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Ford Flex Problems

Miscellaneous -- Verified

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

Brakes -- Verified

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.

Drive Train -- Verified

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.

Brakes -- Verified

Misaligned or corroded caliper anchor brackets can cause the rear brakes to drag, and make a rhythmic sound. The rear caliper anchor brackets and brake pads should be replaced.

Ford Flex Recalls (Recent)

Engine, May 31, 2013

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The fuel delivery module, which is located at the fuel tank, can crack, resulting in a fuel leak. Any fuel leak always increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel delivery module in the affected vehicles to correct this concern. 

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Ford Flex Questions and Answers

Joant, 2013 Ford Flex, Lawrenceville, GA

How often should I wax the car?

wirenet29, 2009 Ford Flex, River Forest, IL

my 2009 ford flex is leaking fluid either through the power transfer area or though the axle shaft seal.could you quote me a price for the chicagoland area for either repair.

ateams3, 2010 Ford Flex, Fredericksburg, VA

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?

FordFlex2011, 2011 Ford Flex, w/o Turbo, Tempe, AZ

My 2011 flex has not even covered 35000 miles and it started jerking while driving. Took it to a dealer and they say i have to replace transmission, ptu, drive shaft and ptu bracket. i have full wa...

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