PremiumCARE Details

PremiumCARE provides the most comprehensive service contract coverage

Covered Components

PremiumCARE covers the vehicle components highlighted below. Select a component to learn more.

Each Lincoln ESP plan covers major engine components, plus all gaskets, seals, and internal engine parts. Only PremiumCARE covers the Power Train Control Module (PCM), which monitors the air/fuel mix to improve performance and fuel economy and to help control pollution.

Covered components:
  • All Internal Lubricated Parts
  • Cylinder Block
  • Cylinder Heads
  • Diesel Injector and Fuel Lines
  • Diesel Injector Pump
  • Diesel Lift Pump
  • Engine Mounts
  • Flywheel
  • Flywheel Ring Gear
  • Fuel Tank and Lines
  • Gas Fuel Injectors and Fuel Lines
  • Harmonic Balancer and Bolt
  • Manifold (Exhaust and 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 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 PremiumCARE protects external items like transmission mounts, cooler lines, and linkage.

Covered components:
  • All Internal Parts
  • Governor Assembly
  • Kickdown Linkage
  • Release Hubs and Bearings
  • Seals and Gaskets
  • Torque Converter
  • Transfer Case (Including All Internal Parts)
  • Transmission Case
  • Transmission Linkage
  • Transmission Module (External)
  • Transmission Mounts
  • Vacuum Module
Rear-Wheel-Drive Axle

With any Lincoln ESP 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.

Covered components:
  • Axle Shafts
  • Bearings (Front and Rear)
  • Drive Axle Housing (And Front Axle Housing for 4x4) Including All Internal Parts
  • Driveshaft
  • Retainers
  • Seals and Gaskets
  • Universal and Constant Velocity Joints
Front-Wheel-Drive Axle

Each Lincoln ESP 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.

Covered components:
  • Axle Shafts
  • Bearings (Front and Rear)
  • 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

Starting with BaseCARE, Lincoln ESP plans 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.

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)

Starting with BaseCARE, Lincoln ESP plans 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.

Covered components:
  • Anti-lock Brake Module and Sensor
  • 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
Front & Rear Suspension

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

Covered components:
  • Ball Joints (Upper and Lower)
  • Control Arms (Upper and Lower)
  • Control Arm Shafts and Bushings
  • Kingpins and Bushings
  • Linkage and Bushings
  • Load Leveler Suspension System
  • MacPherson Struts (Front and Rear)
  • Spindle and Spindle Supports
  • Springs
  • Stabilizer Bar
  • Tie Rods
Air-Conditioning & Heating

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

Covered components:
  • 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
  • Automatic Temperature Control
  • Evaporator
  • Field Coil
  • Heater Blower Motor
  • Heater Control Cables
  • Heater Core Assembly
  • Instrument Panel Registers and Air Ducts
  • Pulley

From BaseCARE up, Lincoln ESP plans 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.

Covered components:
  • Alternator
  • Audiophile Sound System
  • Charge and Volt Gauges
  • Clock (Electric)
  • Control Trac 4WD System
  • Distributor Assembly
  • Distributor Cap and Rotor
  • Distributor Housing and Shaft
  • Driver's Seat Position Sensor
  • Dual Zone Electronic Automatic Temperature Control
  • DVD Family Entertainment System
  • Electronic Ignition Module
  • Fuel Pump
  • Heated Backglass (Electrical Only - Not Glass Damage or Breakage)
  • Ignition Coil
  • Ignition Lock
  • Ignition Module (Electric)
  • Ignition Switch
  • Intelligent 4WD Systems
  • Mirrors (Electrical Only - Not Glass Damage or Breakage)
  • 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
  • Vista Roof
  • Voltage Regulator
  • Wiper-Activated Headlamps
  • Wiper Motors
  • Wiring Harnesses (Excluding Spark Plug Wires)

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

Covered components:
  • Air Suspension (Selected Electronic Components)
  • Anti-theft Alam (Factory Installed)
  • Compass and Thermometer Readout Displays
  • FordLink(TM) System
  • Fuel Mixer (Alternative)
  • Hybrid Engine Components (Excluding High-Voltage Battery)
  • In-Dash Garmin(TM) Voice Activated Navigation System (Factory and Dealer Installed)
  • Instrument Cluster (Excluding Dash Pad)
  • Keyless Entry System (Excluding Door Handles)
  • Power Antenna
  • Power Door Locks and Retainer Clips (Excluding Door Handles)
  • Power Seat Motors
  • Power Window Motors/Regulators
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Rear Console Refrigeration
  • Reverse Camera and/or Sensing System
  • Roll Stability Control
  • Securicode
  • SecuriLock(TM) Passive Anti-Theft Ignition System
  • Sensor (Alcohol)
  • SOS Post Crash Alert System
  • Speed Control
  • Stationary Elevated Ride Control
  • SYNC

Only 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).

Covered components:
  • Air Control Valve
  • Air Idle Vacuum Valve
  • Air Supply Valve (Hose and Tube)
  • Air Check Valve Assembly
  • Barometric Pressure Sensor
  • ECC Relay Assembly
  • EGA Control Valve
  • EGA Pressure Sensor
  • EGA Regulator Assembly
  • EGA Valve Adapter
  • EVAP Vapor Storage Cannister
  • Idler Air Control Valve
  • Knock Sensor
  • PCV Hose Assembly
  • PCV Valve
  • PCV Vapor Filter
  • Temperature Sensor (Engine Coolant)
  • Vacuum Restrictor
  • VAF Sensor
Ford Audio

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

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

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

Covered components:
  • Airbag Module Assembly
  • 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(TM) (Microchip Encoded Key)
  • Lock Cylinder (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
  • Sensors (Airbag)
  • Shoulder Strap Track Assembly
  • Wiring Assembly (Airbag)
  • Engine
  • Transmission
  • Rear-Wheel Drive
  • Front-Wheel Drive
  • Steering
  • Brakes
  • Suspension
  • A/C and Heating
  • Electrical
  • High-Tech
  • Emissions
  • Ford Audio
  • Safety

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