Ford Flex Transmission Overheating: Symptoms + Causes

Overheating is the worst thing that can happen to your Ford Flex’s transmission.  An overheating transmission will drastically shorten its service life.  If you suspect that your transmission is overheating, doing something about it now can keep you from an expensive transmission repair later.  Low transmission fluid is the number one cause of an overheating … Read more Ford Flex Transmission Overheating: Symptoms + Causes

Ford Flex P1000: OBD Readiness Test Not Complete

P1000 is a manufacturer specific trouble code.  In the case of Ford vehicles manufactured by Ford (including the Ford Flex), it indicates that the OBD-II monitor testing has not been completed.  This often occurs when the trouble codes have been reset, or the battery has been disconnected/replaced. Auto manufacturers are required to have their OBD-II … Read more Ford Flex P1000: OBD Readiness Test Not Complete

Ford Flex Radiator Leaking:  Symptoms + Diagnosis

  Your Ford Flex’s cooling system passes antifreeze throughout its engine.  The main parts of the system are the thermostat, radiator, water pump, coolant itself, and the hoses.  If any of these parts go bad, you may experience radiator a leak.  A radiator leak is very common.  You should notice the leak directly under your … Read more Ford Flex Radiator Leaking:  Symptoms + Diagnosis

Ford Flex P0108:  MAP Barometric Sensor → High Input 

  P0108 is a generic OBD-II trouble code.  It indicates your Ford Flex’s MAP (manifold absolute pressure) sensor’s voltage reading is outside of the normal operating range.  The voltage is too high.  It’s most commonly caused by a bad MAP sensor, wiring issue, or vacuum leak. The MAP sensor measures the air pressure coming into … Read more Ford Flex P0108:  MAP Barometric Sensor → High Input