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Ford Protect ESP BaseCARE

Right here at Zeigler Auto Group, we deliver Ford Protect Extended Service Plans (ESP) to address customer's many desires, including price and time levels of protection. Ford Protect BaseCARE covers 84 components. The Ford BaseCARE Extended Service warranty is available for New, Used and Blue Advantage - Gold Certified vehicles. We invite you to take some time to look over the BaseCARE plan, which is detailed in the brochure and below. And, if you have addition questions, please give us a call today at 269.685.3557.

Ford Protect BaseCARE

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BaseCARE Brochure

Drive On with First-Class Service

The Ford Protect BaseCARE Extended Service Plan is 100% backed by Ford Motor Company.
  • Service provided at Ford or Lincoln dealerships in the U.S., Canada and Mexico
  • Ford-authorized parts are used for repairs
  • Factory-trained and certified technicians

Drive On with Valuable Benefits

The Ford Protect BaseCARE Extended Service Plan is there when you need it with 24-hour Roadside Assistance 800.241.3673.
  • Includes tire changes, 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)

    Plus, Rental Vehicle Benefits

    • Standard coverage includes $35 a day 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 for Miles

    There's nothing like buying a new vehicle. It looks good. It runs great. And, of course, it has that new vehicle smell. We want you to have that feeling with your new Ford vehicle for many miles to come. That's why Ford offers coverage like Ford Protect BaseCARE Extended Service Plan. So, you can drive on for miles, long after that new vehicle smell has faded away.

    Based on your driving needs, you can customize a Ford Protect ExtraCARE 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 MilesOXXXXXXX
    48,000 MilesXXXXXXXX
    60,000 MilesXXXXXXXX
    75,000 MilesXXXXXXXX
    100,000 MilesXXXXXXXX
    125,000 MilesXXXXXXXX
    150,000 MilesXXXXXXXX
    175,000 MilesXXXXXXXX

    O Not Offered

    Used Plan Time and Mileage Options

    Available beyond the New Vehicle Limited Warranty

    Coverage lengths ranging from 6 months/6,000 miles to 6 years/75,000 miles for Model Year 2009 and newer vehicles.

    Note: BEZ and Hybrid vehicle batteries come with an 8-year/100,000-mile manufacturer warranty and is not covered under any Ford Protect Plan.

    Drive On with Key Services

    Key Services is a benefit within your Ford Protect BaseCARE Extended Service coverage.* The technology in today's key(s)/key fob(s) makes it 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 Savings

    The Ford Protect BaseCARE Extended Service Plan is an affordable way to limit your out-of-pocket expenses.

    • Protects you from the rising cost of future repair bills
    • Pay only the deductible, if any, per covered repair visit
    • 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, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles that have New Vehicle Limited Warranty remaining at the time of purchase – coverage begins at the signature date and current mileage. 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, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles beyond the New Vehicle Limited Warranty and all competitive-make vehicles begins at the signature date and current mileage. Your selected coverage expires upon reaching the earliest of time or mileage

    For Cab and Chassis/Incomplete Vehicles

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

    Why Ford Protect BaseCARE Plans Coverage is Such A Great Value

    With A Ford Protect BaseCARE Extended Service Plan, you are protected from unforeseen covered repairs on your vehicle for up to the earlier of 10 years and 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 BaseCARE Extended Service Plan.

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

    • Engine* $6,996
    • Steering Gear* $2,367
    • Transmission* $4,453
    • AC Evaporator Core* $1,211

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

    BaseCARE

    Covers 84 Key Components


    ENGINE

    • All Internally Lubricated Parts
    • Cylinder Block
    • Cylinder Heads
    • Diesel Injector Pump
    • Exhaust (Manifold and Bolts)
    • Flywheel
    • Harmonic Balancer and Bolt
    • Intake (Manifold and Bolts)
    • Metal Fuel Lines
    • Oil Pan
    • Oil Pump
    • Seals and Gaskets
    • Thermostat
    • Thermostat Housing
    • Timing Chain Cover
    • Timing Chain (Gears or Belt)
    • Turbocharger/Supercharger Unit (Factory-Installed)
    • Valve Covers
    • Water Pump

    TRANSMISSION

    • All Internally Lubricated Parts
    • Seals and Gaskets
    • Torque Converter
    • Transfer Case (Including All Internal Parts)
    • Transmission Case

    ELECTRICAL

    • Alternator
    • Electronic Ignition Module
    • Fuel Pump
    • Heated Backglass (Electrical Only – Not Glass Damage or Breakage)
    • Ignition Switch
    • Radiator Fan Relay
    • Speedometer/Odometer (Electrical and Mechanical)
    • Starter Motor
    • Starter Motor Solenoid
    • Switches (Manually Operated, Electrical)
    • Voltage Regulator
    • Wiper Motors
    • Wiring Harnesses (Excluding Spark Plug Wires)

    BRAKES

    • Brake Booster (Power)
    • Calipers
    • Combination Valve
    • Master Cylinder
    • Metal Lines and Fittings
    • Parking Brake Cables
    • Parking Brake Linkages
    • Retainers and Clips
    • Self-Adjusters
    • Shaft (Brake Pedal)
    • Springs
    • Wheel Cylinders

    FRONT SUSPENSION

    • Ball Joints (Upper and Lower)
    • Control Arms (Upper and Lower)
    • Control Arm Shafts and Bushings
    • Linkage and Bushings
    • Spindle and Spindle Supports
    • Stabilizer Bar
    • Tie Rods

    REAR/FRONT-WHEEL-DRIVE AXLE

    • Axle Shafts
    • 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

    STEERING

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

    AIR CONDITIONING AND HEATING

    • 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
    • Evaporator
    • Field Coil
    • Pulley

    The Installment Payment Plan with 0% APR interest-free and 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 BaseCARE Extended Service Plan offered by Ford Protect. It was printed for the October 2023 plan year. Prices and plans details may have changed after the brochure was printed. Plan availability, benefits, coverage and provider may vary by state. Please refer to your plans contract for actual terms and conditions, including a list of covered repairs.

    In Florida, Ford Protect on Ford vehicles is a Service Contract from Ford Motor Company (License #22-38-3364381).

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

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

    12-13-2022