Ford Warranty: Perforation Warranty Period and Exceptions

Perforation Warranty Period

The perforation warranty starts at the same time as the Ford Base warranty and continues for between 8 and 12 years (depending on model). Refer to your vehicle's Service Portfolio (formerly warranty & service guide) for the warranty periods applicable to your vehicle.


Perforation Warranty Exceptions

Ford is not responsible for any repair that is required as a direct result of:

  • Damage caused by neglect, flooding, accident, or improper use.
  • Failure to properly maintain paint and bodywork by regular cleaning in accordance with Ford instructions.
  • Factors beyond Ford control, such as: airborne contamination, storm damage, stone chips, scratches and the use of unsuitable cleaning agents.
  • Repairs using methods that have not been approved by Ford.
  • Failure to rectify on a timely basis any paint or corrosion damage identified during the annual body & paint check.


Additional Information

Ford Warranty: Coverage and Exclusions



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