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  1. Ford is acknowledging the trouble prone Ford Powershift transmission and is extending the warranties on them. The 6-speed transmission is a dual clutch setup meant to increase fuel economy in Ford's smallest cars. While a solid idea on paper, customers reported a number of problems with them including slippage, hesitations while accelerating, jerkiness through the gears, difficulty downshifting, and premature wear on the clutch packs. The extended warranty will cover 2014 - 2016 model year Ford Focus, and 2014 - 2015 model year Ford Fiesta and will increase the warranty coverage of the clutch from five years/60,000 miles to seven years/100,000 miles. Ford will also reimburse customers in this group who have already paid for clutch repairs out of pockets. The transmission control module will also be warrantied to 10 years/150,000 miles. In addition to that, there is a small group of customers (16%) who need a software update which Ford will provide for free. Affected customers will receive a letter from Ford with instructions on how to proceed. View full article
  2. Ford is acknowledging the trouble prone Ford Powershift transmission and is extending the warranties on them. The 6-speed transmission is a dual clutch setup meant to increase fuel economy in Ford's smallest cars. While a solid idea on paper, customers reported a number of problems with them including slippage, hesitations while accelerating, jerkiness through the gears, difficulty downshifting, and premature wear on the clutch packs. The extended warranty will cover 2014 - 2016 model year Ford Focus, and 2014 - 2015 model year Ford Fiesta and will increase the warranty coverage of the clutch from five years/60,000 miles to seven years/100,000 miles. Ford will also reimburse customers in this group who have already paid for clutch repairs out of pockets. The transmission control module will also be warrantied to 10 years/150,000 miles. In addition to that, there is a small group of customers (16%) who need a software update which Ford will provide for free. Affected customers will receive a letter from Ford with instructions on how to proceed.
  3. Nissan has announced pricing for the 2017 Titan Crew Cab that will be arriving later this year. Prices will range from $35,975 for the base S two-wheel drive model to $56,595 for the top of the line Platinum Reserve. Here is a breakdown of all the trims and their prices. S 4x2 - $35,975 S 4x4 - $39,005 SV 4x2 - $38,885 SV 4x4 - $41,895 Pro-4X (only available as a 4x4) - $46,215 SL 4x2 - $47,575 SL 4x4 - $50,655 Platinum Reserve 4x2 – $53,505 Platinum Reserve 4x4 - $56,595 *All prices include $1,195 destination charge For the time being, all of the Titan Crew Cabs feature a 5.6L Endurance V8 producing 390 horsepower and 401 pound-feet of torque, and a seven-speed automatic. Nissan also announced what it’s calling “America’s Best Truck Warranty” - 5 years/100,000 miles, bumper-to-bumper warranty. If you're wondering, Chevrolet, Ford, GMC, and Ram's bumper-to-bumper warranty are 3 years/36,000 miles. Source: Nissan Press Release is on Page 2 Nissan announces U.S. pricing for 2017 TITAN gasoline models NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan today announced U.S. pricing for the all-new 2017 TITAN Crew Cab half-ton full-size pickup powered by Nissan's new 5.6-liter Endurance® V8 engine. Pricing starts with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price* (MSRP) of $34,780 for the TITAN Crew Cab S 4x2. Pricing was also released for the 2017 TITAN XD Crew Cab equipped with the 390-horsepower gasoline 5.6-liter Endurance® V8. TITAN XD prices* start at $36,290 for the TITAN XD Crew Cab S gasoline V8 model. Nissan also today separately announced "America's Best Truck Warranty"** on its 2017 TITAN and TITAN XD full-size pickups – featuring bumper-to-bumper coverage of 5-years/100,000-miles, whichever comes first. The announcement is part of Nissan's "Year of the Truck" – a new product onslaught of pickups, SUVs and CUVs, including an all-new Armada full-size SUV, a redesigned and more powerful Pathfinder SUV, as well as other upcoming product enhancements such as a new TITAN Single Cab. "Nissan is undertaking an all-out assault on the light truck market in the U.S. this fall with a steady stream of new trucks, SUVs and crossovers," said Fred Diaz, division vice president and general manager, North America Trucks and Light Commercial Vehicles, Nissan North America, Inc. "TITAN's new segment-leading 5-year/100,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty proves to our customers that they have every reason to have supreme confidence in their new truck." The 2017 TITAN and TITAN XD gasoline engine-equipped models are arriving at Nissan dealerships nationwide later this month. TITAN XD models powered by the 310-horsepower Cummins® 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel and Single Cab pricing will be available later in the fall. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) for the 2017 Nissan TITAN Crew Cab: TITAN S Crew Cab 4x2 - $34,780 USD TITAN SV Crew Cab 4x2 - $37,670 USD TITAN SL Crew Cab 4x2 - $46,380 USD TITAN Platinum Reserve Crew Cab 4x2 - $52,310 USD TITAN S Crew Cab 4x4 - $37,810 USD TITAN SV Crew Cab 4x4 - $40,700 USD TITAN PRO-4X Crew Cab 4x4 - $45,020 USD TITAN SL Crew Cab 4x4 - $49,460 USD TITAN Platinum Reserve Crew Cab 4x4 - $55,400 USD Note: All models are equipped with a 5.6-liter Endurance® V8 and 7-speed automatic transmission Destination and handling $1,195 Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) for the 2017 Nissan TITAN XD Crew Cab 5.6-liter Endurance® V8: TITAN XD S Crew Cab 4x2 - $36,290 USD TITAN XD SV Crew Cab 4x2 - $40,200 USD TITAN XD SL Crew Cab 4x2 - $48,460 USD TITAN XD Platinum Reserve Crew Cab 4x2 - $53,830 USD TITAN XD S Crew Cab 4x4 - $39,320 USD TITAN XD SV Crew Cab 4x4 - $43,180 USD TITAN XD PRO-4X Crew Cab 4x4 - $47,180 USD TITAN XD SL Crew Cab 4x4 - $51,490 USD TITAN XD Platinum Reserve Crew Cab 4x4 - $56,910 USD Note: All models are equipped with a 5.6-liter Endurance® V8 and 7-speed automatic transmission Destination and handling $1,195 Nissan announces "America's Best Truck Warranty": 5 Years/100,000 miles bumper-to-bumper for 2017 TITAN and TITAN XD 5-year/100,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty beats competitors' standard protection programs by two years and 64,000 miles Includes powertrain warranty – helping give Nissan full-size truck owners added trust and peace of mind Covers all 2017 TITAN Endurance® V8 gas and 2017 TITAN XD Cummins® diesel and Endurance V8 gasoline-powered models New limited warranty matches that of all models of Nissan Commercial Vehicles, including NV Cargo, NV Passenger and NV200 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan today announced "America's Best Truck Warranty"* on its 2017 TITAN and TITAN XD full-size pickups – featuring bumper-to-bumper coverage of 5-years/100,000-miles, whichever comes first. The announcement is part of Nissan's "Year of the Truck" – a new product onslaught of pickups, SUVs and CUVs. Vehicles covered by the new warranty – which includes basic and powertrain coverage – include all TITAN V8 gasoline-powered models and diesel and V8 gasoline-powered 2017 TITAN XD models, including both 4x4 and 4x2 drive configurations, in Crew Cab and recently revealed Single Cab models. The 2017 TITANs and TITAN XDs are scheduled to begin arriving at Nissan dealers nationwide later this month. "We're pleased to now offer the same confidence-inspiring protection as our commercial vehicles for our entire range of 2017 TITAN and TITAN XD full-size pickups," said Fred Diaz, division vice president and general manager, North America Trucks and Light Commercial Vehicles, Nissan North America, Inc. "The new bumper-to-bumper coverage shows customers that Nissan stands behind the quality of its vehicles – including the ones that are subject to the hardest use." Nissan introduced "America's Best Commercial Van Warranty" – also 5 years / 100,000 miles – in June 2014 as a demonstration of confidence in its expanding light commercial vehicle lineup. The results have been very positive, with Nissan NV Cargo and Passenger van sales up nearly 10 percent in 2016; NV200 cargo van sales have increased 17 percent through July. "Nissan Commercial Vehicle models have experienced remarkable longevity, with some registering more than 500,000+ miles of relatively wear-free service**," added Diaz. "We think that extending the same coverage to our full-size pickups, whether used for personal or commercial use, is a game changer in the segment." The all-new, category-busting TITAN XD was introduced for the 2016 model year, leading Nissan's all-out assault on the highly competitive full-size truck segment. For the 2017 model year, Nissan adds an all-new TITAN half-ton pickup, powered by Nissan's new 390-horsepower 5.6-liter Endurance® V8 engine, to the expanding TITAN XD lineup. TITAN XD is currently offered in a Crew Cab body with a choice of a powerful Cummins® 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel or the Endurance® V8. New TITAN XD and TITAN Single Cabs, the first single cab variants in TITAN history, join the lineup in late fall. A King Cab body configuration, along with a V6 engine, will follow at a later date. "TITAN will ultimately be available in a total of three cabs, three bed lengths, three engines, 4x4 and 4x2 drive and S, SV, SL, PRO-4X and Platinum Reserve trim levels – covering about 85 percent of the total light pickup marketplace," said Diaz. "And each and every one of them will be covered by the new 5-year/100,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty – the best truck warranty in America."
  4. Nissan has announced pricing for the 2017 Titan Crew Cab that will be arriving later this year. Prices will range from $35,975 for the base S two-wheel drive model to $56,595 for the top of the line Platinum Reserve. Here is a breakdown of all the trims and their prices. S 4x2 - $35,975 S 4x4 - $39,005 SV 4x2 - $38,885 SV 4x4 - $41,895 Pro-4X (only available as a 4x4) - $46,215 SL 4x2 - $47,575 SL 4x4 - $50,655 Platinum Reserve 4x2 – $53,505 Platinum Reserve 4x4 - $56,595 *All prices include $1,195 destination charge For the time being, all of the Titan Crew Cabs feature a 5.6L Endurance V8 producing 390 horsepower and 401 pound-feet of torque, and a seven-speed automatic. Nissan also announced what it’s calling “America’s Best Truck Warranty” - 5 years/100,000 miles, bumper-to-bumper warranty. If you're wondering, Chevrolet, Ford, GMC, and Ram's bumper-to-bumper warranty are 3 years/36,000 miles. Source: Nissan Press Release is on Page 2 Nissan announces U.S. pricing for 2017 TITAN gasoline models NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan today announced U.S. pricing for the all-new 2017 TITAN Crew Cab half-ton full-size pickup powered by Nissan's new 5.6-liter Endurance® V8 engine. Pricing starts with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price* (MSRP) of $34,780 for the TITAN Crew Cab S 4x2. Pricing was also released for the 2017 TITAN XD Crew Cab equipped with the 390-horsepower gasoline 5.6-liter Endurance® V8. TITAN XD prices* start at $36,290 for the TITAN XD Crew Cab S gasoline V8 model. Nissan also today separately announced "America's Best Truck Warranty"** on its 2017 TITAN and TITAN XD full-size pickups – featuring bumper-to-bumper coverage of 5-years/100,000-miles, whichever comes first. The announcement is part of Nissan's "Year of the Truck" – a new product onslaught of pickups, SUVs and CUVs, including an all-new Armada full-size SUV, a redesigned and more powerful Pathfinder SUV, as well as other upcoming product enhancements such as a new TITAN Single Cab. "Nissan is undertaking an all-out assault on the light truck market in the U.S. this fall with a steady stream of new trucks, SUVs and crossovers," said Fred Diaz, division vice president and general manager, North America Trucks and Light Commercial Vehicles, Nissan North America, Inc. "TITAN's new segment-leading 5-year/100,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty proves to our customers that they have every reason to have supreme confidence in their new truck." The 2017 TITAN and TITAN XD gasoline engine-equipped models are arriving at Nissan dealerships nationwide later this month. TITAN XD models powered by the 310-horsepower Cummins® 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel and Single Cab pricing will be available later in the fall. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) for the 2017 Nissan TITAN Crew Cab: TITAN S Crew Cab 4x2 - $34,780 USD TITAN SV Crew Cab 4x2 - $37,670 USD TITAN SL Crew Cab 4x2 - $46,380 USD TITAN Platinum Reserve Crew Cab 4x2 - $52,310 USD TITAN S Crew Cab 4x4 - $37,810 USD TITAN SV Crew Cab 4x4 - $40,700 USD TITAN PRO-4X Crew Cab 4x4 - $45,020 USD TITAN SL Crew Cab 4x4 - $49,460 USD TITAN Platinum Reserve Crew Cab 4x4 - $55,400 USD Note: All models are equipped with a 5.6-liter Endurance® V8 and 7-speed automatic transmission Destination and handling $1,195 Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) for the 2017 Nissan TITAN XD Crew Cab 5.6-liter Endurance® V8: TITAN XD S Crew Cab 4x2 - $36,290 USD TITAN XD SV Crew Cab 4x2 - $40,200 USD TITAN XD SL Crew Cab 4x2 - $48,460 USD TITAN XD Platinum Reserve Crew Cab 4x2 - $53,830 USD TITAN XD S Crew Cab 4x4 - $39,320 USD TITAN XD SV Crew Cab 4x4 - $43,180 USD TITAN XD PRO-4X Crew Cab 4x4 - $47,180 USD TITAN XD SL Crew Cab 4x4 - $51,490 USD TITAN XD Platinum Reserve Crew Cab 4x4 - $56,910 USD Note: All models are equipped with a 5.6-liter Endurance® V8 and 7-speed automatic transmission Destination and handling $1,195 Nissan announces "America's Best Truck Warranty": 5 Years/100,000 miles bumper-to-bumper for 2017 TITAN and TITAN XD 5-year/100,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty beats competitors' standard protection programs by two years and 64,000 miles Includes powertrain warranty – helping give Nissan full-size truck owners added trust and peace of mind Covers all 2017 TITAN Endurance® V8 gas and 2017 TITAN XD Cummins® diesel and Endurance V8 gasoline-powered models New limited warranty matches that of all models of Nissan Commercial Vehicles, including NV Cargo, NV Passenger and NV200 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan today announced "America's Best Truck Warranty"* on its 2017 TITAN and TITAN XD full-size pickups – featuring bumper-to-bumper coverage of 5-years/100,000-miles, whichever comes first. The announcement is part of Nissan's "Year of the Truck" – a new product onslaught of pickups, SUVs and CUVs. Vehicles covered by the new warranty – which includes basic and powertrain coverage – include all TITAN V8 gasoline-powered models and diesel and V8 gasoline-powered 2017 TITAN XD models, including both 4x4 and 4x2 drive configurations, in Crew Cab and recently revealed Single Cab models. The 2017 TITANs and TITAN XDs are scheduled to begin arriving at Nissan dealers nationwide later this month. "We're pleased to now offer the same confidence-inspiring protection as our commercial vehicles for our entire range of 2017 TITAN and TITAN XD full-size pickups," said Fred Diaz, division vice president and general manager, North America Trucks and Light Commercial Vehicles, Nissan North America, Inc. "The new bumper-to-bumper coverage shows customers that Nissan stands behind the quality of its vehicles – including the ones that are subject to the hardest use." Nissan introduced "America's Best Commercial Van Warranty" – also 5 years / 100,000 miles – in June 2014 as a demonstration of confidence in its expanding light commercial vehicle lineup. The results have been very positive, with Nissan NV Cargo and Passenger van sales up nearly 10 percent in 2016; NV200 cargo van sales have increased 17 percent through July. "Nissan Commercial Vehicle models have experienced remarkable longevity, with some registering more than 500,000+ miles of relatively wear-free service**," added Diaz. "We think that extending the same coverage to our full-size pickups, whether used for personal or commercial use, is a game changer in the segment." The all-new, category-busting TITAN XD was introduced for the 2016 model year, leading Nissan's all-out assault on the highly competitive full-size truck segment. For the 2017 model year, Nissan adds an all-new TITAN half-ton pickup, powered by Nissan's new 390-horsepower 5.6-liter Endurance® V8 engine, to the expanding TITAN XD lineup. TITAN XD is currently offered in a Crew Cab body with a choice of a powerful Cummins® 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel or the Endurance® V8. New TITAN XD and TITAN Single Cabs, the first single cab variants in TITAN history, join the lineup in late fall. A King Cab body configuration, along with a V6 engine, will follow at a later date. "TITAN will ultimately be available in a total of three cabs, three bed lengths, three engines, 4x4 and 4x2 drive and S, SV, SL, PRO-4X and Platinum Reserve trim levels – covering about 85 percent of the total light pickup marketplace," said Diaz. "And each and every one of them will be covered by the new 5-year/100,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty – the best truck warranty in America." View full article
  5. Despite the hoopla and endless praise for Tesla and their vehicles, there are a number of owners who aren't happy with the company. Go on to any Tesla forum and you're bound to fin endless posts from owners of the Model X listing issues from poor paint quality to doors not closing. The Model S is no stranger to problems with batteries failing and the infotainment system freezing. This is a big issue for Tesla as they have been burning cash for the past two years, with a good amount of this cash coming going to repairs and warranty costs. CEO Elon Musk has promised investors to slow down the burn and curtail costs retaining to repairs. With Tesla announcing their results later today, we'll see if that promise was kept. But how much is Tesla spending when it comes to repairs? Reuters did some analysis on Tesla's recent annual report by looking at the total vehicles sold and total spending from warranty repairs and accruals - money set aside for future warranty work. Their analysis showed Tesla spent $1,043 per vehicle on repairs and set aside $2,036 per vehicle for future warranty work. The good news is these numbers are 17 and 34 percent lower than 2014. But compared to the likes of General Motors, Ford, and Daimler, Tesla's numbers are quite high. General Motors: $400 per vehicle on repairs, $332 for future work Ford: $429 per vehicle on repairs, $308 for future work Daimler: $970 per vehicle on repairs, $1,294 for future work It should be noted that Tesla only sold 50,000 vehicles last year, while GM, Ford, and Diamler sold millions. Nevertheless, spending just over $150 million of the total $700 million burnt for repair work isn't a good sign. Telsa in a statement to Reuters said it has reduced the cost of repair claims in the first year along with the amount it reserves for future repairs. Source: Reuters View full article
  6. Despite the hoopla and endless praise for Tesla and their vehicles, there are a number of owners who aren't happy with the company. Go on to any Tesla forum and you're bound to fin endless posts from owners of the Model X listing issues from poor paint quality to doors not closing. The Model S is no stranger to problems with batteries failing and the infotainment system freezing. This is a big issue for Tesla as they have been burning cash for the past two years, with a good amount of this cash coming going to repairs and warranty costs. CEO Elon Musk has promised investors to slow down the burn and curtail costs retaining to repairs. With Tesla announcing their results later today, we'll see if that promise was kept. But how much is Tesla spending when it comes to repairs? Reuters did some analysis on Tesla's recent annual report by looking at the total vehicles sold and total spending from warranty repairs and accruals - money set aside for future warranty work. Their analysis showed Tesla spent $1,043 per vehicle on repairs and set aside $2,036 per vehicle for future warranty work. The good news is these numbers are 17 and 34 percent lower than 2014. But compared to the likes of General Motors, Ford, and Daimler, Tesla's numbers are quite high. General Motors: $400 per vehicle on repairs, $332 for future work Ford: $429 per vehicle on repairs, $308 for future work Daimler: $970 per vehicle on repairs, $1,294 for future work It should be noted that Tesla only sold 50,000 vehicles last year, while GM, Ford, and Diamler sold millions. Nevertheless, spending just over $150 million of the total $700 million burnt for repair work isn't a good sign. Telsa in a statement to Reuters said it has reduced the cost of repair claims in the first year along with the amount it reserves for future repairs. Source: Reuters
  7. In a memo released to dealers yesterday, General Motors announced that beginning with 2016 model year vehicles, the powertrain warranty will be shortened from 100,000 miles to 60,000 miles on Chevrolet and GMC models, while still remaining in effect for 5 years. Buick's existing 6 year / 70,000 mile powertrain warranty remains in effect. General Motors began offering 5 year / 100,000 mile powertrain warranties in 2007 at a time when public confidence in the company was low. There is no mention of Cadillac in the memo, so it looks like they will keep the 5 year / 100,000 powertrain warranty they currently offer. Also being scaled back is the amount of included maintenance. Current Chevy, Buick, and GMC vehicles come with 4 scheduled maintenance visits included in the first 2 years of ownership. That will be cut back to 2 scheduled maintenance visits beginning for model year 2016. GM says this move brings the warranties for these brands more in line with their direct competition. This is where the brands stack up for most of their respective models: Family Brands: Fiat: 4 years / 50,000 miles Chevrolet, GMC, Ford, Honda, Nissan: 5 years / 60,000 miles Ram, Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep: 5 years /100,000 miles Toyota: 6 years / 60,000 miles Hyundai, Kia, Mitsubishi: 10 years / 100,000 miles Premium Brands: Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar/LR, Volvo, Porsche: 4 years / 50,000 Cadillac: 5 years / 100,000 miles Buick, Acura, Lexus, Lincoln: 6 years / 70,000 miles\ We obtained a copy of the memo which you can read below. (click to enlarge) View full article
  8. In a memo released to dealers yesterday, General Motors announced that beginning with 2016 model year vehicles, the powertrain warranty will be shortened from 100,000 miles to 60,000 miles on Chevrolet and GMC models, while still remaining in effect for 5 years. Buick's existing 6 year / 70,000 mile powertrain warranty remains in effect. General Motors began offering 5 year / 100,000 mile powertrain warranties in 2007 at a time when public confidence in the company was low. There is no mention of Cadillac in the memo, so it looks like they will keep the 5 year / 100,000 powertrain warranty they currently offer. Also being scaled back is the amount of included maintenance. Current Chevy, Buick, and GMC vehicles come with 4 scheduled maintenance visits included in the first 2 years of ownership. That will be cut back to 2 scheduled maintenance visits beginning for model year 2016. GM says this move brings the warranties for these brands more in line with their direct competition. This is where the brands stack up for most of their respective models: Family Brands: Fiat: 4 years / 50,000 miles Chevrolet, GMC, Ford, Honda, Nissan: 5 years / 60,000 miles Ram, Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep: 5 years /100,000 miles Toyota: 6 years / 60,000 miles Hyundai, Kia, Mitsubishi: 10 years / 100,000 miles Premium Brands: Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar/LR, Volvo, Porsche: 4 years / 50,000 Cadillac: 5 years / 100,000 miles Buick, Acura, Lexus, Lincoln: 6 years / 70,000 miles\ We obtained a copy of the memo which you can read below. (click to enlarge)
  9. G. David Felt Alternative Fuels & Propulsion writer www.CheersandGears.com Tesla Elon Musk extends Auto Warranty to 8yrs unlimited miles It is a good thing to drop into the Tesla Blog every so often as you pick up things that make you go Hmmmmmmmmmmm! Infinite Mile Warranty On August 15th 2014, CEO Elon Musk posted that the Warranty on the Drive unit would now match the Battery pack. So retroactive to the beginning, all Tesla's will now have an 8yr, unlimited mileage warranty on the 85kWh motor and battery pack. Musk states that this should have been the standard warranty from the begining and that the electric motors are more reliable than a more complex moving parts, oily residue polluting gas engine that gets gummed up. To the investors, he does acknowledge that in the short term this will have a negative effect on Tesla as they build up their warranty reserves above current levels as required. With this announcement it does make one think and brings up questions! How many auto's have had electric motor and or battery failures to date? Is this to push off or make go away lawsuits by current auto owners over battery and electric motor issues? What is Tesla trying to hide? Is this a shell game to hide profits? Is this a move to account for on going cash drains? Is this to make you equal to Toyota Prius family warranty of 8 yrs / 100,000 miles warranty on powertrain and battery? Questions, Questions, Questions, What is Elon Musk hiding? What is your thoughts?
  10. William Maley Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com December 2, 2012 Ford has been getting a load of complaints dealing with MyFord Touch and MyLincoln Touch systems with speed and ease of use. Ford has issued an update earlier this year to to fix these problems and add new features, but owners are still complaining. Starting this month, Ford will be issuing an update being referred as "version 3.5" of the software. Vehicles that are without navigation will get the update first. Vehicles with navigation will get their version of the update next month, while hybrids, plug-ins and electric vehicles will follow thereafter. Ford is also extending the warranties for vehicles equipped with MyFord Touch and MyLincoln Touch. Vehicles equipped with MyFord Touch will get a five-year, unlimited-mile warranty (up from three-years, 36,000-miles) , while the MyLincoln Touch will have a six-year, unlimited-mile warranty (up from four-year, 60,000-miles). Source: Automotive News (Subscription Required) William Maley is a staff writer for Cheers & Gears. He can be reached at william.maley@cheersandgears.com or you can follow him on twitter at @realmudmonster. View full article
  11. William Maley Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com December 2, 2012 Ford has been getting a load of complaints dealing with MyFord Touch and MyLincoln Touch systems with speed and ease of use. Ford has issued an update earlier this year to to fix these problems and add new features, but owners are still complaining. Starting this month, Ford will be issuing an update being referred as "version 3.5" of the software. Vehicles that are without navigation will get the update first. Vehicles with navigation will get their version of the update next month, while hybrids, plug-ins and electric vehicles will follow thereafter. Ford is also extending the warranties for vehicles equipped with MyFord Touch and MyLincoln Touch. Vehicles equipped with MyFord Touch will get a five-year, unlimited-mile warranty (up from three-years, 36,000-miles) , while the MyLincoln Touch will have a six-year, unlimited-mile warranty (up from four-year, 60,000-miles). Source: Automotive News (Subscription Required) William Maley is a staff writer for Cheers & Gears. He can be reached at william.maley@cheersandgears.com or you can follow him on twitter at @realmudmonster.
  12. Ford Boss 302 TracKey Comes With Different Warranty William Maley - Editor/Reporter - CheersandGears.com October 29, 2011 In the why you should read the fine print files; Mustang Daily says owners who opt to have a TracKey installed in to their Boss 302 at a Ford Dealer will have a shorter warranty. Instead of a five-year, 60,000-mile warranty that comes standard on the Mustang Boss 302, the track key drops the warranty down to three-year, 36,000-mile warranty. Also, Ford has said any modifications done to a Boss 302, including cold air kits, cams, headers or superchargers used alongside the TracKey can cause engine damage and will not be covered by the warranty. Despite the shorten warranty, a Ford Racing spokesman tells Mustang Daily they don’t see any reliability issues with the TracKey. “We’ve done our homework and expect this to be a zero occurrence issue but we have to cover it just in case,” he said. Source: Mustang Daily

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