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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 09-05-2011, 11:03 PM   #111
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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.
If I'm a sucker, so be it. I paid $1200 for an extended warranty on my last car and it saved me over $5K.
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Old 09-06-2011, 04:20 AM   #112
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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.
when comparing anderson & zeigler click all the way thru the quoting process to the buy screen, as one includes the first day rental in the price and one does not .
I took the best price online print out to my dealer and showed him the quote and he matched it.
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Old 09-06-2011, 08:43 PM   #113
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Whenever I'm asked if I want to purchase an extended warranty, I paraphrase a friend of mine's dad:

"If it ever breaks, I'll never buy another Ford again"
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Old 09-08-2011, 05:50 PM   #114
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Ford needs to increase the warranty as all other major auto's have. That said, I got it. I kept my last car for 10 years, also a Ford. I make sure we get the full value out of it, and really only towards year 5 did I have major repairs that I wished I had warranty, it would have been far less expensive to purchase it. Note, that you can try to negotiate them down a little bit.
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Old 09-09-2011, 10:32 AM   #115
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I have never purchased an extended warranty. I always thought this was just a dealer profit builder. My previous Focus was a 2001 ZX3 purchased new. Ten years and 129K miles later, the major service items other than maintenance/wear and tear were failed front coil springs (covered under a Ford TSB at over 100K miles at the time!) and ignition interlock failure 90% covered by Ford well out of warranty.

The car did develop a slow leak in the AC evaporator at around 100K miles; I just needed to recharge the system once a year. Even if I had the extended coverage, I doubt it would have still been in effect at the eight year mark.

Of course, I realize that every situation is different but I tend to agree with the earlier statements that the "house" usually wins at this game.
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Old 10-02-2011, 09:15 PM   #116
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I Brought my Quote from Zeigler to my dealer and they were pissed!! They told me they couldn't touch that price. They couldn't even buy it that low. They told me the Ford rep was in there the week before telling them to sell more Warranties and they asked if they could get a better price. The Rep said no that is what it is. Then when they found out Zeigler could they were very mad. Well I didn't buy it from them that's for sure. Zeigler got the business. 7 year 100,000 mile with the Rental upgrades for a little over $1500. Worth it with all this Technology..
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Old 10-02-2011, 10:16 PM   #117
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Forgive the stupid question...

I hear everyone talking about Zeigler insurance being better...but when I google Zeigler, I get dealerships, wine, and food nutrition. Where do you go to get a quote?
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Old 10-02-2011, 11:10 PM   #118
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Woo! I checked FordCredit today and my dealer refunded my warranty in-full (even though it was like 63 days after the date of purchase).

And Scalla...
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http://www.zeiglerfordesp.com/
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Old 10-02-2011, 11:14 PM   #119
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Old 10-03-2011, 06:58 AM   #120
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If I buy a Ziegler extended warranty, & I have a problem in the first 3 years, how does it work?

Is it covered by the existing factory warranty or does buying a Ziegler void that?

I only have 250 miles on mine, I was planning on getting one from Ziegler soon....

Thx!
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