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Requesting opinions regarding "service/maintenance" relationship

Vettfvr

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Purchased my 21 ST earlier in the year from a large, reputable, Buick dealership. Should I take the car to them for warranty service or should I establish myself with a Ford dealer, also large and reputable? Obviously, I guess I am asking because of the assumption the Ford dealer would be, by definition, more experienced with ST-related issues. Have I answered my own question?
 

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I believe you have sir. Ford.
 

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Purchased my 21 ST earlier in the year from a large, reputable, Buick dealership. Should I take the car to them for warranty service or should I establish myself with a Ford dealer, also large and reputable? Obviously, I guess I am asking because of the assumption the Ford dealer would be, by definition, more experienced with ST-related issues. Have I answered my own question?
You have answered your own question.
 

powerboatr

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did you buy a ford ESP when you picked up the 21
if not you can buy one from ziegler and a few others under used ford ESP, for very good prices
but a buick place looking after the st...nope
 

Cruising68

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Just to add, I don’t think Ford allows non-Ford dealerships to do warranty work.


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Just to add, I don’t think Ford allows non-Ford dealerships to do warranty work.


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This is true. Only Ford dealers can administrate Ford warranties work.
 

gafool25

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But the warrenty work takes a backseat to all others, they basically go through all the trouble to not do any work im guessing due to it will take them forever to get the money from ford? ive got mine in for the famous smoking issue, said its gonna take them a couple days before they can look at it casue they gotta send info to ford then look at it, then report issues to ford to see if ford will say yes do the work! yes warrenty work is good when its done but takes forever to get it going.
 



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