Broken Center Console Latch on Ford Flex

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

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Average mileage: 59,940 (20,000–154,800)
4 model years affected: 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014
41 people reported this problem
24 people shared problem details
2010 Ford Flex100,000
Latch broke on the center console
Oneday the center console Latch just broke
2009 Ford Flex22,000
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
2013 Ford Flex50,000
Just broke one day. Haven't fixed it yet.
2010 Ford Flex68,000
It was broken and removed when we bought it in 11/15.
2014 Ford Flex36,000
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
2010 Ford Flex70,000
Pulled up on the handle on the front console. It snapped.
2014 Ford Flex23,833
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
2014 Ford Flex42,000
Latch broke for no obvious reason, have not repaired yet
2013 Ford Flex28,000
Broken center counsel latch
2009 Ford Flex62,000
The center console latch broke and no longer holds the lid shut. I haven't repaired it yet.
2010 Ford Flex71,000
Broken center latch and need to know if I can get s replacement peace or have to get home new top
2009 Ford Flex80,000
Front Console lid bracket broke with normal use.
2010 Ford Flex56,425
Latch for center arm rest Broke out of the blue
2010 Ford Flex48,000
broken center console latch broken
2009 Ford Flex75,000
Latch broken on center console
2009 Ford Flex154,800
latch is broken when i purchased it used.
2010 Ford Flex47,236
Has been crackling for awhile...just took apart and found the only thing holding it together was four screws that screw into small plastic holes and the latch is only held in with two small plastic hooks. The part will cost us over $200 to replace this cheap plastic lid that will probably break again. We are senior citizens and had planned on this being our last car. We have had problems with rear brake problems (covered) as well as front brake problems (locking up and not covered). We even bought the extended coverage. Weren't we smart?
2010 Ford Flex34,000
Broken center console lid,
2009 Ford Flex48,000
Center Console latch broken - no solution
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