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Is the Mach-E maintenance schedule available yet?
Ford will include it in the owners manual as they usually do but its still not available. Does anyone have access to the schedule or know where we can look?
Curious to see what's required to keep it running although its known that EVs don't need much.
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You can download a copy of Tesla Model Y at Tesla.com to get a good idea of the maintenance required. (page 168 in manual). It should be similar for the MME. Rotate tires every 6-10k miles, check brake linings and lube caliper slides every year, replace cabin air filter every 2 years, check brake fluid every 2 yrs and replace as necessary. That is about it. If you do not check the fluids level yourself, then make sure someone does it. Also the high voltage parts of the system are not for the DIY mechanics. The 12 volt battery should last as long or longer than on an ICE car since it has much less stress. I'm pretty much a DIY guy so my car will likely be in only for tire rotation.

One point I have thought of is to find out where the correct lift points for putting the car up on a hoist. I don't want some grease monkey lifting anywhere near the HV battery case and damaging that in any way. So we await the owners manual on Ford.com. I check weekly.
 

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Great! I hope they also have a pdf version available soon so I don't have to go to my MME big screen tv to see.
 

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Great! I hope they also have a pdf version available soon so I don't have to go to my MME big screen tv to see.
It will be in the FordPass app, which reminds you as the timeframe or mileage approaches for a specific interval. You can even schedule the appointment.

Sample schedule looks like this:

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Is the Mach-E maintenance schedule available yet?
Ford will include it in the owners manual as they usually do but its still not available. Does anyone have access to the schedule or know where we can look?
Curious to see what's required to keep it running although its known that EVs don't need much.
Thanks.
I have the Owners Manual and Maintenance Schedule ordered from Helm and hope to receive them on 11-10-2020. I’ll try to scan it when it comes. Helms has most of the 2021 Mustang Mach E manuals ready to order. The CD-ROMS and Shop Manuals will be available later (December 2020).
 

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Many features are turned off for you at the moment. I assume that will change once you take possession of the vehicle.

The manual will be accessible through the app as well.
Or you can gain access right now by ordering the Owners Manual and Maintenance Manual from Helm. I ordered both on Thursday (11-6-20) and hope to receive them 11-10-20.
 

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It will be in the FordPass app, which reminds you as the timeframe or mileage approaches for a specific interval. You can even schedule the appointment.

Sample schedule looks like this:

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They do! Not in PDF form but an Owners Manual and Maintenance Manual (in the cloth Glove Box pocket) RIGHT NOW! I ordered mine Thursday (11-6) and it should come Tuesday (11-10).
 

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They do! Not in PDF form but an Owners Manual and Maintenance Manual (in the cloth Glove Box pocket) RIGHT NOW! I ordered mine Thursday (11-6) and it should come Tuesday (11-10).
Also, I don’t know when the FordPass App will have this available; most likely when you get your VIN number.
 

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Great! I hope they also have a pdf version available soon so I don't have to go to my MME big screen tv to see.
See my replies; not a PDF version (Ford will put that up at a future date) BUT the Owners Manual and Maintenance Schedule are available RIGHT NOW at Helm. Hope o get mine Tuesday (11-10).
 

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Is the Mach-E maintenance schedule available yet?
Ford will include it in the owners manual as they usually do but its still not available. Does anyone have access to the schedule or know where we can look?
Curious to see what's required to keep it running although its known that EVs don't need much.
Thanks.
See my other replies; they are available NOW from Helm!
 

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They do! Not in PDF form but an Owners Manual and Maintenance Manual (in the cloth Glove Box pocket) RIGHT NOW! I ordered mine Thursday (11-6) and it should come Tuesday (11-10).
Do you have a link to the Mach E manuals? I couldn’t find anything 2021.
 

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So I should cancel the maintenance plan they talked me into? They said it estimated $3200 in maintenance over 7 years and I got a deal for $1800 🤔
If I had to choose, I would spend the money towards a FordProtect extended warranty rather than a maintenance package.

As for the maintenance package, are new brake-pads or tires included? If so, it may be worth it.
 

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If I had to choose, I would spend the money towards a FordProtect extended warranty rather than a maintenance package.

As for the maintenance package, are new brake-pads or tires included? If so, it may be worth it.
Just my $.02:

From my understanding with regenerative braking, on Tesla's for example, brakes are lasting between 80,000 and 100,000 miles. I would assume the same with the MME.

I also thought most warranties specifically exclude "normal wear and tear items" such as brakes, windshield wiper blades, etc.

I also thought one of the main advantages of an EV vs. an ICE is the minimal cost of maintenance on an EV vs. an ICE.

As to an extended warranty, those usually cover mechanical parts, which do not exist on an EV.

Finally, the pricing of either a maintenance or extended warranty is based on an ICE - that is the pricing model. Keep in mind that Consumer Reports over many years has found that while these policies may give you "peace of mind" they rarely pay for themselves.

Personally I would wait until some time has passed and we actually know what service an EV is needed and I would expect the price of these warranties will drastically come down in price - if they even exist and/or are necessary.
 

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Just my $.02:

From my understanding with regenerative braking, on Tesla's for example, brakes are lasting between 80,000 and 100,000 miles. I would assume the same with the MME.

I also thought one of the main advantages of an EV vs. an ICE is the minimal cost of maintenance on an EV vs. an ICE.

As to an extended warranty, those usually cover mechanical parts, which do not exist on an EV.

Finally, the pricing of either a maintenance or extended warranty is based on an ICE - that is the pricing model. Keep in mind that Consumer Reports over many years has found that while these policies may give you "peace of mind" they rarely pay for themselves.

Personally I would wait until some time has passed and we actually know what service an EV is needed and I would expect the price of these warranties will drastically come down in price - if they even exist and/or are necessary.
It is recommended that you have your vehicle in for preventative maintenance at least once a year. Things still have to be inspected, tightened, lubricated, etc, to keep everything like new. This service probably runs about $100, plus things like wipers and cabin air filters. Also, this time is also spent on no-charge service bulletins and recalls, as needed. I don’t think buying a maintenance plan is cost effective for the MMe.

Regarding extended warranties: FordProtect top plans cover the electronic components too, and in a vehicle like the MMe, that could be critical when looking seven years out. The top plans pretty much cover anything that is not ‘wear-and-tear’ An owner has until before the original 3/36k warranty expires to decide.
 
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