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post #1 of 10 Old 03-11-2002, 07:38 PM Thread Starter
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Does Ford Give Loaner Vehicles for Warranty Service?

Took my car to have some stuff fixed today - it's going to take longer than expected. I was under the impression that I'd be getting a loaner vehicle, but service guy said "no, Ford doesn't do that".

I know they DO do that, but what do you have to do to get one? Does it have to be w/in the first year of in-service date?

Funny, since the main reason it went in was for recall work, but now they say they've found something additional amiss with the rear susp. (don't ask - wasn't clear what they said was the prob). Ford should ALWAYS provide loaners for recall customers if you have to be w/o a car overnight.

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I thought you guys (SVT owners) got loaners too. Most places if you buy the car from will give you one anyway. If you have ESP, you should've got one.


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Yes the dealer is to give you a rental car for any service other then a oil change. They do have to be a SVT dealer to be bound to these terms. There's a copy of the bullitin that went out to the dealers either on here in the archives or on blueoval archives.

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The free loaner is only for those that purchased a 2001 or later SVT vehicle. SVT will cover up to $28 of rental fees, any more is out of the owner's pocket.

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It must depend on the dealer.

When I booked an appointment he asked if I needed a loaner.

When I said yes, I had to wait a few days extra for a car to be available.

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I got a loaner car when my starter went, but I have the extended warranty and I believe those were part of the terms of the warranty. I was also under the impression that SVT dealerships were supposed to give loaner cars, but I know besides this incident I have never gotten one.

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My experience is loaner cars are granted if you are on an extended warranty plan or if the service department is in a good mood.

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2001 SVT Cobra came with a premium standard warranty which is why we get a rental paid for. I have had my in the shop for the CD player, pinging, leaking p/s pump and something else(can't remember). Each time they paid for a rental.

The first vehicle the rental place gave me was a Chevy TrailBlazer. It came back with a crossed out bowtie drawn on the rear window with shoe polish. Then they gave me a Jeep GC. I drove that though a mud hole a couple of times. The last two times, they gave me an F150 extended cab. They finally learned what to give me.

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My 96 Cobra is in the shop for a new tranny under warranty....

I'm sporting a 2001 Red Ford Escort rental car right now...

you should have gotten one.


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as of 2014, most ford dealers refuse to give any loaners unless they need it for more than a full day. Even with an extended warranty that is supposed to cover car rentals, they won't give you one if its a recall.

beware, ford doesn't give loaners.

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