Factory Plans is a BBB Accredited Auto Warranty Service in Plainwell, MI
Guarantee Lowest Prices
Ford Protect  Lincoln Protect

Ford Protect ESP PremiumCARE

At Zeigler Auto Group, we offer Ford Protect Extended Service Plans (ESP) that address a number of customer needs, including levels of protection and prices. New, Used and Blue Advantage - Gold Certified Upgrades Ford Protect ESP PremiumCARE Plans extend your vehicle’s Standard Warranty by covering 1,000+ components. Review the Ford PremiumCARE Plan, which is detailed in the brochure below. As always, if you have any questions about any Ford ESP warranty, please give us a call today at 269.685.3557.

Ford Protect

5 Stars
PremiumCARE Brochure

Drive On with Confidence

With a Ford Protect PremiumCARE Extended Service Plan, you are protected from unforeseen covered repairs on your vehicle for up to the earlier of 10 years or 175,000 miles. That's well beyond the New Vehicle Limited Warranty that comes with your vehicle. Now is the time to protect your investment with a Ford Protect PremiumCARE Extended Service Plan.

Why Ford Protect Premium CARE Is Such A Great Value

The price for parts and labor to repair many major components can be significant. One repair bill can easily exceed the price of your Ford Protect Premium CARE coverage. It's clear that this coverage can quickly pay for itself!

  • Engine* $7,063
  • Steering Gear* $1,961
  • Transmission* $7,919
  • Lane-Keeping System $1,711
  • Headlamp & Taillamp Assembly* $2,855
  • AC Evaporator Core* $1,034

*These examples are based on an average estimated U.S. retail cost for a Ford Explorer. Actual repair costs will vary by vehicle and dealer location.

Deductible Options

Standard Optional
New Ford Vehicle Plans $100 $0, $50, $200
Used Ford Vehicle Plans $100 $50, $200

Relax and Drive On

Based on your driving needs, you can customize a Ford Premium CARE Extended Service Plan that's right for you.

New Plan Time and Mileage Options

Available within New Vehicle Limited Warranty
(Coverage ends at the earlier of years or mileage)

Plan Length or
Miles Covered
3 Years 4 Years 5 Years 6 Years 7 Years 8 Years 9 Years 10 Years
36,000 Miles O X X X X XXX
48,000 Miles X X X X X XXX
60,000 Miles X X X X X XXX
75,000 Miles X X X X X XXX
85,000 Miles X X X X X XXX
100,000 Miles X X X X X XXX
125,000 Miles X X X X X XXX
150,000 Miles X X X X X XXX
175,000 Miles X X X X X XXX

O Not Offered

Used Plan Time and Mileage Options

Available beyond New Vehicle Limited Warranty
Coverage lengths range from 1 year/10,000 miles to 6 years/75,000 miles for Model Year 2009 and newer vehicles.

Note: BEV and Hybrid vehicle batteries come with an 8-year/75,000-mile manufacturer warranty and is not covered under any Ford Protect Plan.

Drive On with First-Class Service

Ford Protect PremiumCARE coverage is 100% Backed by Ford Motor Company.
  • Service provided at Ford and Lincoln dealerships in the U.S., Canada and Mexico
  • Ford-authorized parts used for covered repairs
  • Factory-trained and certified technicians

Drive On with Valuable Benefits

Ford Protect PremiumCare coverage is there when you need it with 24-hour Roadside Assistance.
  • Includes tire change, lockout, out-of-fuel and battery jump-start assistance
  • Towing Assistance (up to $100 per occurrence)
  • Emergency Travel Expense (up to $1,000 within the first 5 days per occurrence)
  • Destination Assistance (up to $75)
  • Call 1-800-241-3673

Plus, Rental Vehicle Benefits.

  • Standard coverage of $40 a day for up to 10 days for covered repairs
  • Purchase an Enhanced Rental Option for coverage of $60 a day for up to 10 days for covered repairs

Drive On with Key Services

Key Services is a benefit within our Ford Protect PremiumCARE coverage. The technology in today's keys/key fobs makes them expensive to replace.
  • Your Ford Protect Key Services Option will replace or reprogram your key(s) and/or fob(s) if they are:
    • Misplaced
    • Damaged and will not work

Not available for Cab/Chassis and Incomplete plans.

Drive On with Personal Service

Ford Protect Pickup and Delivery Option provides convenient, personalized service, which allows you more free time rather than spending your valuable time in a dealership. Service includes:
  • Round-trip service drop-off of pickup and delivery
  • For loaner benefits, First-Day Rental Option must be included

Drive On with Savings

Ford Protect PremiumCare coverage is an affordable way to limit your out-of-pocket expenses.
  • Protects you from the rising cost of future repair bills
  • Pay only your deductible, if any, per covered repairs
  • 100% transferable, which may increase your vehicle's resale value (transfer fee applies)

For NEW Ford Protect Plans

  • Coverage begins with the original in-service date (New Vehicle Limited Warranty start date) and zero miles or hours. Your selected coverage expires upon reaching the earliest of time or mileage.

For USED Ford Protect Plans

Vehicles within the New Vehicle Limited Warranty

  • Eligible Ford and Lincoln vehicles that have a New Vehicle Limited Warranty remaining at the time of purchase. Coverage ends at the earlier of the number of months purchased or the number of miles purchased from the expiration of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty.

Vehicles outside the New Vehicle Limited Warranty

  • Coverage for Ford and Lincoln vehicles beyond the New Vehicle Limited Warranty begins at the signature date and current mileage.

Ford Cab and Chassis/Incomplete Vehicles

  • A variety of time/mileage/hour options and deductibles are available:
    • For Incomplete: within 5 years or 100,000 miles or 4,000 hours of the original in-service date
    • For F-650/750: within the New Vehicle Limited Warranty
  • Coverage begins with the original in-service date (New Vehicle Limited Warranty start date) and zero miles or hours.

Ford Protect PremiumCARE

Covers 1000+ Components (Partial List)


  • All Internally Lubricated Parts
  • Cylinder Block
  • Cylinder Heads
  • Diesel Fuel Injectors
  • Deisel Injector Lines
  • Diesel Injector Pump
  • Diesel Lift Pump
  • Engine Mounts
  • Flywheel
  • Exhaust (Manifold and Bolts)
  • Flywheel Ring Gear
  • Fuel Tank and Metal Lines
  • Gas Fuel Injectors
  • Gas Injector Lines
  • Harmonic Balancer and Bolt
  • Intake (Manifold and Bolts)
  • Oil Pan
  • Oil Pump
  • PCM Module
  • Radiator
  • Radiator Fan (Clutch or Motor)
  • Seals and Gaskets
  • Thermostat
  • Thermostat Housing
  • Timing Chain Cover
  • Timing Chain (Gears or Belt)
  • Turbocharger/Supercharger Unit (Factory-Installed)
  • Valve Covers
  • Water Pump


  • All Internally Lubricated Parts
  • Release Hubs and Bearings
  • Seals and Gaskets
  • Torque Converter
  • Transfer Case (Including All Internal Parts)
  • Transmission Case
  • Transmission Linkage
  • Transmission Module (External)
  • Transmission Mounts


  • LED Lighting or Lamp Assemblies—Interior and Exterior (Factory- Installed)**
  • Alternator
  • Audiophile Sound System
  • Charge and Volt Gauges
  • Clock (Electric)
  • Control Trac® 4WD System
  • Driver's Seat Position Sensor
  • Dual-Zone Electronic Auto Temp Control
  • Electronic Ignition Module
  • Fuel Pump
  • Heated Backglass (Electrical Only—Not Glass Damage or Breakage)
  • High-Intensity Discharge (HID) Headlamps*, Igniter, Ballast**
  • Ignition Coil and Lock
  • Ignition Module (Electric)
  • Ignition Switch
  • Incandescent/Halogen Bulbs—Interior and Exterior**
  • Intelligent 4WD Systems
  • Power Mirrors (Electrical Only—Not Mirror or Glass Damage or Bulbs)
  • Power Running Boards
  • Radiator Fan Relay
  • Rear Window Power Sunshade
  • Speedometer/Odometer (Electrical and Mechanical)
  • Starter Motor
  • Starter Motor Solenoid
  • Switches (Manually Operated, Electrical)
  • Temperature Gauge
  • Voltage Regulator
  • Wiper-Activated Headlamps
  • Wiper Motors
  • Wiring Harnesses (Excluding Spark Plug Wires)

** Interior/Exterior Lighting – coverage included only if Lighting Option is purchased.


  • Anti-Lock Brake Module and Sensor
  • Brake Booster (Power)
  • Calipers
  • Combination Valve
  • ETA Pump Hose Assembly
  • Metal Lines and Fittings
  • Master Cylinder
  • Parking Brake Linkage and Cables
  • Retainers and Clips
  • Self-Adjusters
  • Shaft (Brake Pedal)
  • Springs
  • Wheel Cylinders


  • Ball Joints (Upper and Lower)
  • Control Arms (Upper and Lower)
  • Control Arm Shafts and Bushings
  • Linkage and Bushings
  • Load Leveler Suspension System
  • MacPherson Struts
  • Roll Stability Control
  • Spindle and Spindle Support Springs
  • Stabilizer Bar
  • Tie Rods


  • Axle Shafts
  • Bearings (Front and Rear)
  • Rear: Drive Axle Housing and Front Axle Housing for 4x4 (Including All Internal Parts)
  • Front: Final Drive Housing and Rear Axle Housing for AWD (Including All Internal Parts)
  • Driveshaft
  • Locking Rings (Four-Wheel Drive)
  • Seals and Gaskets
  • Universal and Constant Velocity Joints
  • Viscous Coupler/Flexible Coupler


  • Air Check Valve Assembly
  • Air Control Valve
  • Air Idle Vacuum Valve
  • Air Supply Valve (Hose and Tube)
  • Barometric Pressure Sensor
  • DEF System (Excludes Catalyst)
  • ECC Relay Assembly
  • EGR Control Valve
  • EGR Pressure Sensor
  • EGR Regulator Assembly
  • EGR Valve Adapter
  • Electronic Throttle Control
  • EVAP Vapor Storage Canister
  • Idler Air Control Valve
  • Knock Sensor
  • Mass Air Flow/Intake Air Temp Sensor
  • Oxygen Sensor
  • PCV Hose Assembly
  • PCV Valve
  • PCV Vapor Filter
  • Reductant Urea System
  • Temperature Sensor (Engine Coolant)
  • Vacuum Restrictor
  • VAF Sensor
  • Variable Camshaft Timing (VCT) Phasers


  • A/C Accumulator
  • A/C Clutch
  • A/C Clutch Bearings
  • A/C Compressor
  • A/C Compressor Clutch Switch
  • A/C Compressor Head
  • A/C Compressor Seals
  • A/C Condenser
  • Auto Temp Control
  • Evaporator
  • Field Coil
  • Heater Blower Motor
  • Heater Control Assembly
  • Heater Core Assembly
  • Instrument Panel Registers and Air Ducts
  • Pulley


  • Airbag Module Assembly
  • Collision Avoidance System
  • Diagnostic Module Assembly (Airbag)
  • Door Ajar Warning Switch Assembly
  • Guides, Bezels, Brackets and Supports (Safety Belts/Shoulder Straps)
  • Head Restraint Retainers and Sleeves (Safety Belt)
  • Key, SecuriLock® (Microchip- Encoded Key)
  • Lock Cylinder (Door)
  • Lock Lever Assembly (Door)
  • Lock Lever Assembly (Tailgate)
  • Lock Lever Retainers, Clips and Brackets
  • Module (Passive Restraint)
  • Safety Belt Buckle (Front and Rear)
  • Safety Belt Motor Drive Assembly
  • Safety Belt Restraint Carrier
  • Safety Belt Retractors
  • Safety Belt Track Assembly
  • Safety Belt Warning Chime Assembly
  • Safety Canopy
  • Sensors (Airbag)
  • Shoulder Strap Track Assembly
  • Wiring Assembly (Airbag)


  • Column Lock (Tilt Wheel)
  • Control Valve
  • Cooler and Metal Lines
  • Electronic Power-Assisted Steering
  • Idler Arm
  • Power Steering Pump/Electric Power Steering Actuator
  • Pulley Assembly
  • Seals and Gaskets
  • Steering Column
  • Steering Gear Housing, Manual and Power (Including All Internal Parts)
  • Steering Shaft
  • Underbody Linkages and Couplings


  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Adaptive Headlamp System (Excluding Lamp Housing, Bulbs)
  • Air Suspension (Selected Electronic Components)
  • Anti-Theft Alarm (Factory-Installed)
  • Auto Lock and Auto Unlock System
  • Automatic Park Assistant
  • Blind Spot Info System (Electrical Only—Not Mirror or Glass Damage or Bulbs)
  • Cross-Traffic System
  • Enhanced Active Park Assist System
  • FordLinkTM System
  • Ford Work Solutions Asset Security (if equipped)
  • Forward Sensing System
  • Fuel Mixer (Alternative)
  • In-Dash Garmin® Voice-Activated Navigation System (Factory-Installed)
  • Instrument Cluster (Excluding Dash Pad)
  • Intelligent Oil Life Monitor® System
  • Keyless Entry System (Excluding Door Handles)
  • Lane Depart Warning
  • Message Center
  • Power Antenna
  • Power Door Locks and Retainer Clips (Excludes Door Handles)
  • Power Seat Motors
  • Power Window Motors/Regulators
  • Rain-Sensing Wipers
  • Rear Console Refrigeration
  • Reverse Camera System
  • Reverse Sensing System
  • SecuriCodeTM Keyless Entry
  • SecuriLock® Passive Anti-Theft Ignition System
  • Sensor (Alcohol)
  • SOS Post-Crash Alert System
  • Speed Control
  • Stationary Elevated Ride Control
  • SYNC® MyFord Touch® (Excludes Software Upgrades)
  • Trailer Brake Module
  • Unique Hybrid/Electric Vehicle Components (Excluding High-Voltage Battery and Cables)

*High-Tech components in today's vehicles can make the repair process much more complicated. Below is a partial list of high-tech components covered by Ford Protect PremiumCARE ESP.


  • Antenna, Radio (Base Assembly)
  • Brackets
  • Cables and Wiring
  • Cellular Phone, Receiver, Handset, Speaker Assembly and Antenna (Factory-Installed)
  • Compass and Therm Readout Displays
  • Controls (Rear Seat)
  • Radio (AM, AM/FM), Speakers, Digital CD Player, Graphic Equalizer, Premium Sound Amplifier (Factory-Installed)
  • Rear Entertainment System (Factory-Installed)

Exclusions to Coverage

The Ford Protect PremiumCARE Extended Service Plan is so comprehensive, it's easier to refer you to what isn't covered; here are the highlights:

Repairs Related to Your Maintenance Requirements: Items listed in your vehicle's owner guide. Examples include batteries of all types and cables, belts, hoses, hose clamps, brakes (front hub, drums, shoes, linings, disc rotors, pads), manual transmission clutch disc, exhaust system (including catalytic converter), spark plugs, squeaks, rattles, tires, wheel balancing, wheel alignment, all lamps and lights (LED and HID lights, bulbs, sealed beam, and lenses) except when purchased with New or Incomplete PremiumCARE Interior/Exterior Lighting Option, fogging of lamp assemblies, shock absorbers, service adjustments and cleaning, software upgrades, and scheduled maintenance services.

Other Components and Repairs: Fabric, liners, fasteners, carpets, dash pad, wiper blades, knobs, trim, upholstery, physical damage or cosmetic issues, repairs covered by manufacturer recalls, any insurance or if the vehicle is within the time and mileage limits of any warranty, repairs caused by improper or unreasonable use, unauthorized alterations or modifications of the vehicle, and repairs caused by lack of required or recommended maintenance.

A 0% APR interest-free Installment Payment Plan with flexible payment options is available when the extended service plan is not included in the vehicle financing; everyone qualifies, making it the smart choice.

This brochure is intended to provide general information about a PremiumCARE Extended Service Plan offered by Ford Protect. It was printed for the October 2023 plan year. Prices and plan details may have changed after the brochure was printed. Plan availability, benefits, coverage, and provider may vary by state. Please refer to your plan's service contract for the full terms and conditions, including a list of covered repairs.

In Florida, Ford Protect is a Service Contract from Ford Motor Service Company (License #42722).

In Texas, Ford Protect is a Service Contract from Ford Motor Service Company (License #SCP-165).

Learn more about our full range of time and mileage of Ford Protect Extended Service Plans today.