DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford Motor Credit Co. announced it is offering Washington and Oregon customers affected by the flooding and mudslides the opportunity to delay some car payments.

Ford Motor Credit's Disaster Relief Program allows qualified customers to delay one or two monthly payments, resuming their regular payment schedules when their situations improve.

The captive's customers who are eligible for the Disaster Relief Program will be sent letters with instructions on how to register.

The offer is available to customers who are leasing or have purchased vehicles from Ford Credit, Jaguar Credit, Land Rover Capital, Mazda American Credit, Primus or Volvo Car Finance.

Officials said customers also may call the toll-free number listed for their brand to register for the Ford Motor Credit Disaster Relief Program:

Ford Credit: (800) 723-4016

Jaguar Credit: (800) 945-7000

Land Rover Capital Group: (877) 507-2264

Mazda American Credit: (800) 945-4000

Primus Financial Services: (800) 945-4000

Volvo Car Finance: (800) 770-8234