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July 18, 2019 | by: Support

How to transfer coverage when you sell your vehicle.

Contract transfers can be performed by both selling and non-selling dealerships in the ESPS system per the guidelines provided. Fees associated with the transfer of a contract will be charged to the dealership performing the transfer for the customer.

  • Supporting documentation for all requests should be retained on file at the dealership
  • Ford/Lincoln Protect Extended Service Plan coverage cannot be transferred to the dealership's name while the vehicle is in stock for resale
  • A transfer must be initiated within 180 days of the vehicle sale/title transfer, effective 2015 plan year – except Premium Maintenance Plans that can be transferred anytime during plan coverage
  • Transferred contracts are not eligible for cancellation
  • Coverage changes must be requested by the original selling dealer prior to the transfer
  • Installment Payment Plan (IPP) contracts must be paid in full before they can be transferred

Plans Not Eligible for Transfer

  • Basic Maintenance Plans, Engine Maintenance Plans and Limited Maintenance Plans
  • Component Wraps (Non-CPO)
  • SurfaceCARE Pre-Load Plans
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Vehicles Not Eligible for Transferred Contracts

  • Vehicles that have been repossessed with a Ford/Lincoln Protect Extended Service Planfinanced contract
  • Vehicles with a Ford/Lincoln Protect Extended Service Plan contract that have been cancelled
  • Salvaged or reconditioned/branded vehicles
  • Vehicles where the actual mileage cannot be determined due to an altered, broken or repaired/replaced odometer

Note: Vehicles with replaced odometers are eligible for Ford/Lincoln Protect Extended Service Plan coverage when accompanied by a letter from the dealership stating that the odometer has been replaced. A sticker verifying this information must be present on the vehicle in compliance with state laws.

Transfers Processed by Customer

  • The customer must mail signed waiver from previous owner, new owner's name and address, and appropriate fee to:
  • Ford/Lincoln Protect Extended Service Plan Program Headquarters
    P.O. Box 6045
    Dearborn, MI 48121

Transfer Waiver Form

Transfer waiver form

From the Author: Disclaimer


Disclaimer: The views expressed on this page are the views of the author. While many years of dealership experience may have gone into the content of this article, the policies and procedures at dealerships around the country may vary. The information is for informational purposes only. It is not intended as legal or professional advice. Please consult with your vehicle manufacturer and warranty provider for specific details regarding warranty coverage.

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