Is Rust Covered under Warranty?

If any part of the original bodywork of the vehicle is perforated by rust corrosion on vehicle ownership during the Ford New Vehicle Warranty period, the panel(s) affected by the perforation will be repaired or replaced by any Ford Authorised Repairer, free of charge, except where rust corrosion has been caused by external influence (eg.accident, prior repair procedure, sand, salt, stones, hail, chemicals or industrial fallout).

Note: The term 'perforation' means a hole that penetrates through the bodywork caused by corrosion from the inside or underside as a result of faulty manufacture.

Note: The term 'bodywork' does not include road wheels and attachments such as, bright trim, bumpers, chassis rails, suspension components, exhaust, mouldings and hinges.