Do you recommend manufacturer service plans?
Having just purchased a new Ford, I want to set up a service plan. I know Ford do various plans, but my garage have theirs too, which for more cost has a few more aspects of cover. Do you recommend just the Ford cover or more specific cover?
I don't recommend any service plans unless they specifically include an oil and filter change at least every year or at least every 10,000 miles, whichever comes first. Inadequate oil maintenance (often because cars have been on 'service plans') is one of the greatest killers of engines at three to eight years old.
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