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View Poll Results: did you buy an extended warranty?
Nope. Included warranty only. 73 47.10%
Yes. PowertrainCARE (29 key components covered). 1 0.65%
Yes. BaseCARE (84 key components covered). 1 0.65%
Yes. ExtraCARE (113 key components covered). 5 3.23%
Yes. PremiumCARE (500+ key components covered). 75 48.39%
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Old 10-12-2012, 09:50 AM   #251
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I declined the dealer warranty at time of purchase. The dealer then offered the warranty at "their cost" for $1200. I still declined. After finding the forums and reading about DCT issues I think I will purchase the Premium Warranty. Are there any restrictions on when you can purchase the warranty? I purchased the car 8/30/12. I am not having any DCT issues but have only driven 1400 miles. My build date is May something '12.
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Old 10-12-2012, 10:15 AM   #252
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I declined the dealer warranty at time of purchase. The dealer then offered the warranty at "their cost" for $1200. I still declined. After finding the forums and reading about DCT issues I think I will purchase the Premium Warranty. Are there any restrictions on when you can purchase the warranty? I purchased the car 8/30/12. I am not having any DCT issues but have only driven 1400 miles. My build date is May something '12.
Just want to be sure you know the original powertrain warranty is for 5yr/60k miles. You must purchase before 12 months or 12k miles to get new car pricing.
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:25 AM   #253
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Just want to be sure you know the original powertrain warranty is for 5yr/60k miles. You must purchase before 12 months or 12k miles to get new car pricing.
Correct - but it only goes up about $100 after 12 months/12K miles. Not sure if it jumps again at 24M/24K and not sure if you can even buy it after 36M/36K, but the powertrain (which would include the DCT) is 60M/60K from the factory.
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Old 10-15-2012, 09:20 AM   #254
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Good point - OTOH, I believe the warranty is also transferable from previous to current owner - so you can possibly leave the warranty in place and increase the selling price to cover it.
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Old 10-16-2012, 03:16 AM   #255
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Got my extra 2 years full warranty and all maintenance for said time for $1900CDN. Could not pass it up as now I'll never have to budget for any regular maintenance. If it was not for the latter, I would not have bothered with the "extended".
Hey DanteCaspian,

Sorry, stupid question, but where did you get your ESP? Was it directly through your Ford dealer?
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Old 10-16-2012, 08:16 AM   #256
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Links have been posted previously.

Note that the maintenance plans and the ESP warranty are two different things - although the dealer can sell them both together or do unofficial maintenance (i.e. free oil changes at THEIR service department only.)
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Old 11-27-2012, 11:24 PM   #257
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So if you get the enhanced rental option do you need the standard first day rental?

It looks like the enhanced is 170 where as you are paying 90 for the first day rental. I would rather just cancel out the first day rental and get the enhanced if possible since it sounds like the enhanced would cover you for the first day as well. On zeigler ford I am not able to do this but anderson and kock appears to let me.
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Old 11-28-2012, 07:25 AM   #258
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I usually telephone Jason at Anderson and Koch with questions like that.

My understanding is the enhanced puts you in a Focus or a Taurus instead of a Fiesta or a Chevy Aveo, and the first day rental puts you in a rental if your car will be more than an hour or two (or I think any time if you want to rent a car for a half-hour).

Not the same thing, but I could be wrong.

Personally, I'd opt for the first day and drop the enhanced - assuming my interpretation above is correct.
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