Ford Flex 2016 2017 2018 Factory Service Manual


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The Ford Flex is a huge measured hybrid wagon that is offered in three trim levels with a lot of choices to look over and seating for up to seven individuals. Standard hardware offered incorporates: 17″ composite wheels, warmed and fueled side mirrors, robotized headlamps, protection glass in the back, stopping sensors (back), keypad entryway section, controlled front seating, tilt and telescope guiding wheel, 60/40 split and overlay second-push seating, 50/50 split third-push seating, 4.2″ touchscreen comfort, Bluetooth/iPod/USB coordination and six-speaker sound framework. Overhauls can include bigger wheels, a bigger touchscreen reassure, haze lights, chrome plated outside accents, remote section/start, GPS, controlled back liftgate, 110-volt electrical plug, stopping camera, impact moderation framework, LED tail lights, fueled second and third-push seating, sunroof, calfskin upholstery, towing bundle and the sky is the limit from there. In the engine is a 3.5-liter V6 motor that creates 287 strength and 254 pound-feet of torque.The 2016 Ford Flex stays a phenomenal decision for the individuals who regret the nonattendance of enormous station wagons available, yet need something undeniably more sharp than truck-like SUVs or carbon copy hybrid vehicles. It drives responsively, rides easily and unobtrusively and is an incredible parkway vehicle. In addition, the Flex’s square shaped shape makes it one of the most open vehicles inside, particularly from a traveler viewpoint. Think about its magnificent security evaluations and champion dynamic wellbeing highlights and it bodes well from a family point of view – making a sumptuous minivan elective, as well.

Models Covered :

2017 Version Compatible with:

Ford Flex 2016
Ford Flex 2017
Ford Flex 2018

Manual Covers :

Accessories & Body, Cab:

Active Park Assist

Anti-Theft – Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS), With Intelligent Access (IA)

Anti-Theft – Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS), Without Intelligent Access (IA)

Anti-Theft System – Perimeter

APIM Hardware Testing

BCM Hardware Testing

Body Closures

Bumper System

Collision Avoidance System

Cruise Control – Adaptive

Cruise Control – Non-Adaptive

Exterior Lighting System

Exterior Trim and Ornamentation

Front End Body Panels

Glass, Frames and Mechanisms

Handles, Locks, Latches and Entry Systems – With Intelligent Access (IA)

Handles, Locks, Latches and Entry Systems – Without Intelligent Access (IA)

Horn System

Information and Entertainment Systems – 4.2-Inch (107 mm) Screen, 6 Speakers

Information and Entertainment Systems – 8-Inch (203 mm) Touchscreen, 7 Speakers

Information and Entertainment Systems – Sony Sound 8-Inch (203 mm) Touchscreen, 12 Speakers

Information Center – Instrumentation, Message Center, and Warning Chimes

Instrument Panel and Console

Instrument Panel and Interior Switches Illumination

Interior Lighting

Interior Trim and Ornamentation

IPC Hardware Testing

Module Communications Network

Module Configuration System

Multifunction Electronic Modules

Parking Aid – Audible

Parking Aid System – Visual

Rear View Mirrors

Remote Convenience System

Roof Opening Panel


Side and Rear Vision

Steering Column Switches

Uni-Body, Subframe and Mounting System

Wipers and Washers

Automatic Stop/ Start Disable:

Automatic Stop/ Start Disable


Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) and Stability Control

Brake System – General Information

Front Disc Brake System

Hydraulic Brake Actuation

Parking Brake and Actuation

Power Brake Actuation – Brake Booster

Rear Disc Brake System

Canadian Model Reference:

Canadian Model Reference

Common Specs and Procedures:

Common Specs and Procedures

Driveline and Axles:

Driveline System – General Information


Front Drive Halfshafts

Rear Drive Axle Differential

Rear Drive Halfshafts

DTC Index:

DTC Index


Battery, Mounting and Cables

Charging System

High Voltage Converter Power Point Inverter

OEM Component Harness Location Charts

OEM Component Harness Location Views

OEM Connector End Views

OEM Connector Repair Procedures

OEM Electrical Wiring Diagram Introduction

OEM Fuse And Relay Location

OEM Ground Distribution

OEM Vehicle Repair Location Charts

OEM Wiring Diagram Symbols

OEM Wiring Diagrams

OEM Wiring Diagrams Component Testing



Control Abbreviations


Engine – 3.5L GTDI

Engine – 3.5L Ti-VCT

Engine Cooling

Engine Ignition System – 3.5L GTDI

Engine Ignition System – 3.5L Ti-VCT

Engine System – General Information

Exhaust System

Fuel System – General Information

Fuel Tank and Lines

Starting System

Engine Performance:

Acceleration Control System

Accessory Drive Belt System

Electronic Engine Controls

Engine Controls – Description & Operation

Engine Controls – Diagnostic Methods

Engine Controls – Introduction

Engine Controls – Pinpoint Tests

Engine Controls – Powertrain DTC Charts & Descriptions

Engine Controls – Reference Values

Engine Controls – Symptom Charts

Engine Emission Control System

Evaporative Emissions System

Firing Order & Cylinder Identification

Fuel Charging and Controls – 3.5L GTDI – Flex

Fuel Charging and Controls – 3.5L Ti-VCT – Flex

Fuel Charging and Controls – Turbocharger, 3.5L GTDI

Intake Air Distribution and Filtering System

Mode 6

General Information:

Anti-Lock Brake Safety Precautions

Clutch Trouble Shooting


Commonly Used Abbreviations

Drive Axle Noise Diagnosis

Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Warning – Basic Information

Engine Displacement Conversion Table

Engine Overhaul Procedures

Engine Performance Diagnostic Routine Outline

Engine Performance Safety Precautions

English-Metric Conversion Chart

Gear Tooth Contact Patterns

General Cooling System Service

Identification Codes

Jacking and Lifting

Maintenance Schedule

Manual Transmission Trouble Shooting

Noise, Vibration and Harshness

Parasitic Load Explanation & Test Procedures

Service Information

State Emission Standards – Gasoline

State Emission Standards

Symptom Check List Worksheets

Trouble Shooting – Basic Procedures


Using Wiring Diagrams

Waveforms – Injector Pattern Tutorial

Wheel Alignment Theory & Operation


Auxiliary Climate Control System

Climate Control

Climate Control System – General Information and Diagnostics

Reminder Indicator Reset Procedures:

Reminder Indicator Reset Procedures


Safety Belt System

Supplemental Restraint System


Electronic Power Assist Steering Component Testing

Power Steering System

Steering Column

Steering System


Ford Wheel Alignment Specifications

Front Suspension

Rear Suspension

Suspension System – General Information

Wheels and Tires System

System Wiring Diagrams:

Wiring Diagrams

Tire Pressure Monitor System:

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Traction Control:

4WD and AWD


Automatic Transaxle Transmission External Controls

Automatic Transmission – 6F50/6F55

Four Wheel Drive (4WD) Systems

Transaxle Transmission Cooling

Transfer Case – Power Transfer Unit (PTU)

Uniform Inspection and Communication Standards:

Brake Systems

Drive Train & Transmission Systems

Electrical Systems

Engine Performance And Maintenance

Exhaust Systems

Heating, Ventilation And Air Conditioning Systems

Routine Inspection Reference Guide

Steering & Suspension Systems

This manual is the same as the manual used by workshops. Service Manual contains detailed instructions and step by step diagrams for all workshop procedures.

Language: English
Format: PDF

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