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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 08-29-2011, 09:21 AM   #101
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Fordesp.ca says that its up to $35/day for rentals even with the PremiumCare (which I thought was highest end).

Why do we have to pay for rentals, should they not be included in the plan?
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Old 08-29-2011, 10:18 AM   #102
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Fordesp.ca says that its up to $35/day for rentals even with the PremiumCare (which I thought was highest end).

Why do we have to pay for rentals, should they not be included in the plan?
I think rentals are included in mine... but as I said earlier, my dealer must have sold me some other type of extended warranty because it was labeled "Wrap" on the sheet... Maybe I should go through with a fine tooth comb and actually see everything it covers...
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Old 08-29-2011, 10:53 AM   #103
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Why would zeigler who is 12 hours away jerk you around? the warranty is good at any ford dealer regardless of who you buy it from.

I feel ya on the other stuff tho.
Does that apply to Canada as well?
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Old 08-29-2011, 11:35 AM   #104
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Since you don't drive much, won't time run out way before you put enough
miles on the car to wear something out?
And if you hate paing for repairs, didn't you already pay for them in advance
with the warranty?
The idea is it is already done. i do not have to mull about it.
And seven years is a long time. the sunroof going out after six years is enough reason alone to opt for the warranty.
The engine to body ground strap. the alternator getting salt water in it (I live in snow belt) Fuel pump from running out of gas. (usually does not die that day, just soon enough)
A wheel bearing..
PLENTY of small stuff can and will go bad in seven years. $1,400. is for Peace of mind. Yeah I want it.
The four extended years on the small stuff.. The added year on powertrain..
Like i said, I had it and it paid for itself in ONE vist on my last car.
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Old 08-29-2011, 11:55 AM   #105
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7 years of driving, cars don't fall apart just sitting there
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Old 08-29-2011, 11:59 AM   #106
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Does that apply to Canada as well?
you will have to check with them and the dealer you have in mind. My GUESS is that since it is a FORD esp. that it would be. but make sure before you make the purchase
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Old 08-29-2011, 10:48 PM   #107
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you will have to check with them and the dealer you have in mind. My GUESS is that since it is a FORD esp. that it would be. but make sure before you make the purchase
Getting quotes from my dealer tomorrow hopefully. Told them to email me the costs and exactly what it includes.
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email me the costs and exactly what it includes.
Also find out:
What is not included.
And, do you have to strickly follow their service plan, ie. the 5000 mile, 10,000 mile, 20,000 mile, 30,000 mile, and on and on check-ups.
These can get quite expensive and add to the overall cost of these "service contracts".
Example: At 30,000 miles, my dealer (previous car) recommended I bring the car in to check everything, belts, fluids, brakes, etc., etc. For only $299.

You may have to spend a lot of money on preventative services to keep your
"service contract" valid. Add these costs to your contract cost for full cost of contract.
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Since it is a FORD ESP, they cannot make you do anything that is not called out in your owners manual. So it SHOULD be stuff that is advisable to do anyway. I agree with you that if stuff is mandated outside of what the manufactuer recommendation can get expensive and any extended warranty that calls for crap like this should be avoided.

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Also find out:
What is not included.
And, do you have to strickly follow their service plan, ie. the 5000 mile, 10,000 mile, 20,000 mile, 30,000 mile, and on and on check-ups.
These can get quite expensive and add to the overall cost of these "service contracts".
Example: At 30,000 miles, my dealer (previous car) recommended I bring the car in to check everything, belts, fluids, brakes, etc., etc. For only $299.

You may have to spend a lot of money on preventative services to keep your
"service contract" valid. Add these costs to your contract cost for full cost of contract.
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Old 09-05-2011, 09:15 PM   #110
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I purchased a Ford Premium Care ESP from Zeigler tonight.
Anderson Koch was $480 and Zeigler was $400 for a 6/60 plan, $100 deductible. I added the rental coverage for $85, so my total was $485. That will double my warranty period and will cover all repairs for the time I have the car. The plan states SYNC is covered, I hope that also includes MFT. I went back and forth on whether or not to purchase a plan and I'm glad I did. Some will say only a sucker purchases an extended warranty, I like the peace of mind.
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