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BaseCARE Service Plan

84 Covered Components

BaseCARE Service Plan

BaseCARE provides coverage of vehicle systems that impact drivability and your vehicle's overall performance.

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Engine

Each Ford Protect Extended Service Plan covers major engine components, plus all gaskets, seals, and internal engine parts. Only Ford Protect PremiumCARE covers the Power Train Control Module (PCM), which monitors the air/fuel mix to improve performance and fuel economy.

Average Savings:

$4,000 - $6,000

(Estimated cost of repairs without BaseCARE)

 

Transmission

All plans cover your transmission, including gaskets, seals, and internal parts. On 4x4 and AWD vehicles, the transfer case and internal components are also covered. Only Ford Protect PremiumCARE protects external items like transmission mounts, cooler lines, and linkage.

Average Savings:

$3,000 - $5,000

(Estimated cost of repairs without BaseCARE)

 

Rear-Wheel Drive

With any Ford Protect Extended Service Plan, you'll get the same coverage for the Rear-Wheel Drive Axle assembly. However, for 4x4 and all-wheel-drive vehicles, the front-drive axle is also covered.

Average Savings:

$1,000 - $2,000

(Estimated cost of repairs without BaseCARE)

 

Front-Wheel Drive

Each Ford Protect Extended Service Plan offers identical coverage for the Front-Wheel-Drive Axle assembly, protecting all internal parts as well as the half shafts. Additionally, on 4x4 and AWD vehicles, this coverage extends to the rear-drive axle

(Estimated cost of repairs without BaseCARE)

Average Savings:

$800 - $1,500

(Estimated cost of repairs without BaseCARE)

 

Steering

Starting with BaseCARE, Ford Protect Extended Service Plan cover most steering components, like the power steering pump, steering gear, and steering linkages. PremiumCARE expands coverage to include items like the steering column and advanced steering components.

Average Savings:

$1,000 - $1,500

(Estimated cost of repairs without BaseCARE)

 

Brakes

Starting with BaseCARE, Ford Protect Extended Service Plan cover basic brake system parts (except for friction components). ExtraCARE and PremiumCARE cover more advanced brake elements, like the anti-lock brake module and sensors.

Average Savings:

$500 - $1,000

(Estimated cost of repairs without BaseCARE)

 

Front Suspension

Most front suspension parts, like ball joints, control arms, and MacPherson struts are covered from Ford Protect BaseCARE to Ford Protect PremiumCARE. If you tow, only Ford Protect PremiumCARE covers rear suspension parts and advanced suspension systems.

Average Savings:

$300 - $700

(Estimated cost of repairs without BaseCARE)

 

A/C and Heating

Ford Protect BaseCARE covers basic air-conditioning components like the compressor, evaporator, and condenser. Ford Protect ExtraCARE and Ford Protect PremiumCARE each add additional coverage of A/C and heating components, including the automatic temperature control system.

Average Savings:

$1,000 - $2,000

(Estimated cost of repairs without BaseCARE)

 

Electrical

From BaseCARE up, Ford Protect Extended Service Plan cover parts like the alternator, voltage regulator, starter, fuel pump, and wiring harnesses. PremiumCARE adds coverage for convenience features like power windows, mirrors, door locks, and sunroof.

Average Savings:

$800 - $1,500

(Estimated cost of repairs without BaseCARE)

 

High Tech

Ford Protect ExtraCARE plans and above cover power seats, windows, locks, electronic instrument panel, compass, and thermometer. Ford Protect PremiumCARE covers factory-installed parts like the anti-theft system, GPS, reverse camera, keyless entry, and hybrid parts (except the battery).

Average Savings:

$500 - $1,000

(Estimated cost of repairs without BaseCARE)

 

Rear Suspension

Most front suspension parts, like ball joints, control arms, and MacPherson struts are covered from Ford Protect BaseCARE to Ford Protect PremiumCARE. If you tow, only Ford Protect PremiumCARE covers rear suspension parts and advanced suspension systems.

Average Savings:

$300 - $600

(Estimated cost of repairs without BaseCARE)

 

Emissions

Only Ford Protect PremiumCARE covers all the vehicle's emissions system parts. These include all advanced electronic emission control modules, sensors, and actuators (excluding the exhaust or catalytic converter).

Average Savings:

$700 - $1,000

(Estimated cost of repairs without BaseCARE)

 

Audio

To protect the radio and CD/tape player, you'll need a Ford Protect PremiumCARE plan. This will cover the vehicle's entertainment system, along with advanced communication systems like Ford SYNC (factory-installed).

Average Savings:

$400 - $600

(Estimated cost of repairs without BaseCARE)

 

Safety

Only Ford Protect PremiumCARE covers your vehicle's safety parts: front and side airbags, air module, airbag sensors, collision avoidance system, seat belts, and more.

Average Savings:

$300 - $500

(Estimated cost of repairs without BaseCARE)

Engine Covered Components

  • Harmonic Balancer and Bolt
  • Manifold (Exhaust and Intake)
  • Manifold and Bolts
  • 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

Engine Non Covered Components

  • Flywheel Ring Gear
  • Fuel Tank and Lines
  • Gas Fuel Injectors and Fuel Lines
  • PCM Module
  • Radiator
  • Radiator Fan (Clutch or Motor)

Transmission Covered Components

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

Transmission Non Covered Components

  • Governor Assembly
  • Kickdown Linkage
  • Release Hubs and Bearings
  • Transmission Linkage
  • Transmission Module (External)
  • Transmission Mounts
  • Vacuum Module

Rear-Wheel Drive Covered Components

  • Axle Shafts
  • Drive Axle Housing (And Front Axle Housing for 4x4) Including All Internal Parts
  • Driveshaft
  • Retainers
  • Seals and Gaskets
  • Universal and Constant Velocity Joints

Rear-Wheel Drive Non Covered Components

  • Bearings (Front and Rear)

Front-Wheel Drive Covered Components

  • Axle Shafts
  • Final Drive Housing (And Rear Axle Housing for AWD) Including All Internal Parts
  • Hubs, Automatic Front Locking (Four-Wheel Drive)
  • Locking Rings (Four Wheel Drive)
  • Seals and Gaskets
  • Universal and Constant Velocity Joints

Front-Wheel Drive Non Covered Components

  • Bearings (Front and Rear)

Steering Covered Components

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

Brakes Covered Components

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

Brakes Non Covered Components

  • Anti-lock Brake Module and Sensor

Front Suspension Covered Components

  • Ball Joints (Upper and Lower)
  • Control Arms (Upper and Lower)
  • Control Arm Shafts and Bushings
  • Kingpins and Bushings
  • MacPherson Struts
  • Spindle and Spindle Support Springs
  • Stabilizer Bar
  • Tie Rods

Front Suspension Non Covered Components

  • Load Leveler Suspension System
  • Roll Stability Control

A/C and Heating Covered Components

  • 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

A/C and Heating Non Covered Components

  • A/C Accumulator
  • Automatic Temperature Control
  • Heater Blower Motor
  • Heater Control Assembly
  • Heater Core Assembly
  • Instrument Panel Registers and Air Ducts

Electrical Covered Components

  • 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)

Electrical Non Covered Components

  • Intelligent 4WD Systems
  • LED lighting or Lamp Assemblies-Interior or Exterior(Factory Installed) - coverage included only if the Lighting option is purchased
  • Mirrors (Electrical Only - Not Glass Damage or Breakage)
  • Power Running Boards
  • Rear Window Power Sunshade
  • Temperature Gauge
  • Vista Roof
  • Wiper-Activated Headlamps

High Tech Covered Components

We're Sorry This is not one of the coverage areas in the BaseCARE plan. For the most complete coverage, checkout the details of our PremiumCARE Plan.

Rear Suspension Covered Components

We're Sorry This is not one of the coverage areas in the BaseCARE plan. For the most complete coverage, checkout the details of our PremiumCARE Plan.

Emissions Covered Components

We're Sorry This is not one of the coverage areas in the BaseCARE plan. For the most complete coverage, checkout the details of our PremiumCARE Plan.

Audio Covered Components

We're Sorry This is not one of the coverage areas in the BaseCARE plan. For the most complete coverage, checkout the details of our PremiumCARE Plan.

Safety Covered Components

We're Sorry This is not one of the coverage areas in the BaseCARE plan. For the most complete coverage, checkout the details of our PremiumCARE Plan.

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