2010 Ford Flex Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2010 Ford Flex

2010 Ford Flex Problems

Brake Noise – Front Grunting / Grinding

Defective anchor brackets for the front calipers can cause abnormal brake rotor and pad wear concurrently. Noise can be heard while braking, a grunting or grinding from the front. The caliper anchor brackets should be replaced with revised parts, and also replace the rotors and brake pads.

Transmission (Red) or Power Transfer Unit (PTU) (Brown) Fluid Leaks at Axle Area

A leaking axle shaft seal and / or PTU cover seal can cause transmission (red) or Power Transfer Unit (PTU) (brown) fluid leaks at the axle area. The axle shaft seal and / or PTU cover seal may be leaking and should be replaced as required.

Broken Center Console Latch

Defective materials can cause the center console latch to break. The latch on the console lid should be replaced.

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2010 Ford Flex Questions

Excessive heat from engine compartment when running (1 answer)

We recently bought a 2010 Ford Flex. When the car is running and you are standing next to it, you feel a lot of heat from the engine that blows on you. It that normal or is there something wrong? We have not experienced this in the past with our other cars.

My service advancetrac light comes on and stays on.It goes off when I restart. (1 answer)

It then comes back on sometimes and stays on until I restart the vehicle again. What is the problem and how do I fix this?

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2010 Ford Flex Recalls

Driver's Frontal Air Bag Does Not Inflate Properly

The second stage of air bag deployment may not deploy, resulting in the increased risk of occupant injury. Dealers will inspect and replace the driver's front air bag module as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

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