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Old 05-23-2013, 02:02 PM   #11
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Are they transferable if you wreck the car? The other issue I have always had with them is that most of the stuff that goes wrong are wear items that aren't covered anyway.
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Old 05-23-2013, 02:05 PM   #12
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Are they transferable if you wreck the car? The other issue I have always had with them is that most of the stuff that goes wrong are wear items that aren't covered anyway.
No, you'd have to cancel it for a pro-rated refund based on time/ mileage in service vs the length of the warranty.

It can be transferred from owner to owner for a $75 dollar fee, but as far as I'm aware you can't transfer it from one vehicle to another.
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Old 05-23-2013, 06:40 PM   #13
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Thank you everyone for the input. What I think I will do is see how the car goes for a few thousand miles and re-evaluate at that time. Only put about 680 miles on so far.
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I hope you mean 7 year/100k otherwise you're not going to be happy, the longest available warranty is 84 months (7 years) and up to 125k miles.

But yes do shop around online. If you can get your local dealer to match it when buying the car then great, if not no big deal as long as you rejected it then.
Indeed it is 7 years 100k. My local dealer wouldnt sell me the Ford ESP but only offered Wells Fargo extended warranty.
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Old 05-23-2013, 09:04 PM   #15
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Indeed it is 7 years 100k. My local dealer wouldnt sell me the Ford ESP but only offered Wells Fargo extended warranty.
That's how mine was, but offered a different company I had never heard of, so I ended up not going for it. I returned to the dealership to get some more paperwork, and asked the finance guy why they didn't offer the Ford one, and he said because personally they suck. Is that true? I would think they'd be more responsive with getting everything done?
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Old 05-23-2013, 09:36 PM   #16
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They only suck for the dealer because they don't get enough money off of it but they have a higher margin selling the third party policy. There's actually a lot of competition between the Ford dealers selling the Ford backed policy. I got mine when I almost signed up, changed my mind, then got an email with a further discount. My reason for having one is peace of mind of course but also for the rental car. I only have one car and stuck if I don't have one.
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Old 05-23-2013, 09:55 PM   #17
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I have never purchased the extended warranty on any of the new cars I have purchased over the years. I believe they are over priced. If you are concerned with potential repair costs ($2500 for a new transimission for example). I suggest taking the monthly payment of the warranty ($40 to $50 a month) and put into a money market account. If you have to get the repair you'll have the money and if you go repair free, when you are ready to buy a new car you will have some extra cash. You will basically be self insuring.
Interesting thought !! THANKS
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Old 05-23-2013, 10:20 PM   #18
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I got or for my daily from the dealer ship for 6/100k which I should reach in 3-4 years
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Let's be honest guys, car modding is not synonymous with warranty-covered cars.

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Old 05-23-2013, 11:18 PM   #19
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i didn't get mine...you can still get an extended tho...right before ur 3 yrs if u so choose so. dealership wanted me to get one right on the spot...but they wanted another $1400. no thanks!
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Old 05-24-2013, 08:00 AM   #20
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I was offered a 100$ deductible plans for the following

Premiun care - 7 yr / 100,000 mile for $1,100
Basic care - 7 year/ 60,000 mile (not a huge mile driver here) for $600
Basic care - 7 year/100,000mile for $814

The one that interests me the most is the 7 yr/ 60,000 Basic care for 600$

thats only $300 a year for the extra 2 years of coverage with road side assistance (this is what 50-100$ a year?) (plus the extra 3 years of extras on top of the power train warrant in years 3-5)

Im still considering as im only at 1100 km's (in canada here ) so have some time before i make a decision..
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