Defective materials can cause the center console latch to break. The latch on the console lid should be replaced.
Average mileage: 60,865 (20,000–154,800)
44 people reported this problem
Latch broke on the center console
latch broke (or spring came loose). Dealer repaired under warranty. broke again at 46K I'm going to go buy the torx tools and take it apart myself
2014 Ford Flex - Hinge would not let center console open and very hard to close, then whole lid popped off. It was just held on with 4 small screws in plastic.
Just broke one day. Haven't fixed it yet.
Center console had popping noise and resisance when trying to open it. This was with normal use and no missuse or damage. The whole console lid came off... Now I have to repair or replace
Oneday the center console Latch just broke
Snapped from normal use. Still usable as is.
the lever that you pull to open the hatch broke off. now must pull on the metal piece
It was broken and removed when we bought it in 11/15.
Pulled up on the handle on the front console. It snapped.
It was popping and catching. Now it has completely broken. I'm at the dealership NOW. And they are trying to tell me it may not be under warranty. It happened from misuse
Latch broke for no obvious reason, have not repaired yet
Broken center counsel latch
The center console latch broke and no longer holds the lid shut. I haven't repaired it yet.
Broken center latch and need to know if I can get s replacement peace or have to get home new top
Front Console lid bracket broke with normal use.
Latch for center arm rest Broke out of the blue
broken center console latch broken
Latch broken on center console
latch is broken when i purchased it used.