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Ford offers an extended warranty of 8 years, 60,000 for $2100 (PremiumCARE), interest free - paid over 18 or 24 months. Please give me your thoughts on this... I am sure I will never drive the car more than 5000 miles per year...so that's why I would opt for this particular plan, but did any of you buy an extended warranty? Thoughts, experience? Thanks-Bill
 

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in my opinion, with all the electronics in modern vehicles, I would get it without hesitation and have on the last 4 vehicles I have purchased for my family.
 

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^^^very true, the dealers can offer different packages at different prices.
 

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As long as its the Ford Warranty and not some re-seller insurance company. Probably not a bad idea. Shop the dealers in your area, sometimes there are pricing differences. Good luck.
Yes, through Ford...definitely. $1700 approx for 8 year 48,000 miles (which, should be fine for how often I drive this car)...but very good point, I agree.
 

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I am waiting for Ford to give me better offers for extended warranty offers. Ater just 10 months of Covid driving, just over 5k miles, so I would be looking for longer miles, longer years. And then shop other dealerships for price. Each dealership can set a price. Will probably be holding back on extended warranty purchase based upon year 2 vs year 3 mileage . Will be our true roadtripper past year 3 OEM warranty. We will be putting some miles on BLLT2 just past then.
So far, no issues noticed. Only performance mods are JLT Air-Oil separator and Steeda H-pipe. Will not affect the OEM warranty.
But I am concerned about the Gertrag trans, espcially since Ford is putting the Tremec in the Mach 1.
 

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Ford offers an extended warranty of 8 years, 60,000 for $2100 (PremiumCARE), interest free - paid over 18 or 24 months. Please give me your thoughts on this... I am sure I will never drive the car more than 5000 miles per year...so that's why I would opt for this particular plan, but did any of you buy an extended warranty? Thoughts, experience? Thanks-Bill
I recently purchased the Ford ESP plan.
I purchased the 8 yr 48,000 mi Premium Plan.
I purchased it from Flood Ford, they offered a considerable discount.
In addition to the discount, you could also use your Ford Pass points for an additional discount.
They were the only dealer that mentioned using your Ford Pass points.
Take a look at their website for all the info.
Hope this helps.
Good Luck
 

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Excellent question . I today received the information from Ford about extended warranty.

My 2019 has less than a thousand miles. The virus has destroyed the plans and fun we expected to enjoy with it .

The warranty expires in 13 months as I picked it up October 2018 .
It will never see 50 K for sure in my life even thinking I can make another 8 years myself. lol

I'm going to go for the premium one next spring. My Ford dealer advised me to wait until then so I could get closers to the Ford warranty ending and then come back and see him about extending.

Larry
 

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FWIW, my son's 2016 GT had a major a/c issue this summer & his factory warranty expired 1-month prior. Dealer quoted $2,600 repair...>.<

Luckily he previously had car in f/ a/c fix under warranty (year prior) & dad (me) got involved. I discussed situation w/ Service Mgr & only paid $500 to cover their tech's labor (dealer ate remainder).

Moral of the story is...these cars are rolling computers so the days of self-fix are dwindling. Unless you're a certified tech - extended warranty isn't a bad deal. Other option is to put $$$ aside f/ rainy-day (future service).
 

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I've owned an S550 Mustang since 2014 (first, a 2015 GT, and now a 2019 Bullitt). The biggest, possible trouble areas for which I would buy an extended warranty would be the AC system (however, there was a part revision in the suspect area a few years back so you shouldn't face that in the Bullitt), the transmission (I've had no trouble with either car), the 2019's engine since it is a dual fuel delivery system of port and direct injection, or the infotainment system.

I feel fairly confident in the 2019 and 2020 Bullitt reliability because they were released 5 years after the S550 was introduced and 1 year after the 2018 model year refresh. It's my assertion that tires and fuel are probably the biggest concerns in the first 5 years of these cars service life. After that, if you haven't had a failure that's been covered by the 3/36, shopping around for an extended warranty that would be lower in price than $2100 is prudent, if you want an extended warranty.
 

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Suggest you go to Ford website to get a baseline quote. My dealer (now former dealer) quoted a 50% premium over direct from Ford.

I have PP022 and unfortunately Ford set the in-service date as April 2018 even though as of 10/2019 it only had 22 miles on it. I bought it 12/19 and it only has 4000 miles now. Not enough to drive out production issues so before this March I’ll buy an extended warranty.

I found out that the center dash controls (screen down to ac/heat controls to USB port/toggles) is one unit made by a sub-k to Ford. The USB didn’t work because it turns out it wasn’t plugged into the harness but if the USB was defective the entire unit would have had to be replaced (the usb inside the center console is a $49 part).

That would pay for warranty in one shot.
 

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Picking up my Bullitt this weekend barring any issues (I was the guy who wanted to know if anyone thought it was a good idea to buy a Bullitt with a warranty replaced motor... looks like some cars out there need warranty repairs. Found another with just 60 miles on it that I will register after I pick it up!!)

According to the carfax sales date I'll have until June 2022 on the original warranty. I do plan on getting an extended warranty on the car. There are so many electronics and bells and whistles, I don't see how something couldn't go wrong at some point.

I'm only 27 but sometimes think the direction cars are moving in isn't always the best. My 05 v6 has almost 0 features and added electronics and has given me almost 0 problems other than a lack of power. Served me well from when I got it almost 10 years ago, with very few headaches but I am ready to upgrade. I will want Ford to cover Ford's problems if any arise during my time with the car.
 

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Let us know when you get it! Regarding the warranty, whatever you can do to minimize the cost will certainly help. I suggest comparing that to the cost of replacing the Sync infortainment system and the digital cluster if you are looking at value. If it's much less than the total cost of those 2 things, then there's a bang for the buck there. That assumes those things would be covered, of course.
 
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