What's the real deal with the wait? - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Wrangler Forums > Wrangler General Discussion > What's the real deal with the wait?

The Original 3/8" Ruffstuff Diff Cover!Safety Thimble FairleadsEngo winches available at www.rockridge4wd.com! Free shipp

Reply
Unread 06-11-2012, 12:53 PM   #1
Cosmobull
Registered User
2012 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 127
What's the real deal with the wait?

I ordered a JKUR six weeks ago. The sales manager said the following Monday was the start of a build week so if I came in on the Saturday before the build will only take 4 weeks. So I went in on Saturday and filled out all the paperwork and waited. I got an email from Chrysler 2 weeks later and they said it was Scheduled for production. I called a week later and they gave me a VIN # and I figured it may take longer than the four weeks but not by much. The next week I called and they couldn't find any information about the Jeep using either the VIN or the VON, and it's been that way every week since. Any one else experience this? From what I've read 4 weeks is very unlikely to begin with and now that Chrysler can't find any info on it I'm guessing the wait will border on the ridiculous. Thinking about canceling my order and just looking for something that's on a lot.

Cosmobull is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-11-2012, 04:17 PM   #2
LIJeepJC
Registered User
2012 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Merrick, New York
Posts: 1,055
High demand.
LIJeepJC is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-11-2012, 09:03 PM   #3
spyder6
Got that Toyota chit
 
spyder6's Avatar
2010  
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Louisville, KY
Posts: 12,043
its because the plant was shut down for 2013 re-tooling. they JUST started making wranglers again last week
__________________
2010 Magnetic Toyota 4Runner Trail Teams

My builds: Bruiser and The Grey

|Forge Overland| or follow us on Facebook
spyder6 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-11-2012, 09:33 PM   #4
Cosmobull
Registered User
2012 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 127
I ordered a 2012... If they did the 2013 retool am I getting a 2013?
Cosmobull is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-11-2012, 09:47 PM   #5
spyder6
Got that Toyota chit
 
spyder6's Avatar
2010  
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Louisville, KY
Posts: 12,043
if it hasn't been built yet, then yes - they stopped making 2012's a good month ago.
__________________
2010 Magnetic Toyota 4Runner Trail Teams

My builds: Bruiser and The Grey

|Forge Overland| or follow us on Facebook
spyder6 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-11-2012, 09:49 PM   #6
VietVet67
Registered User
2004 LJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Enterprise, Oregon
Posts: 768
most likely YES a 13
__________________
Silver Jeep club member #76 Semper -Fi my brothers
VietVet67 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-11-2012, 09:58 PM   #7
Cosmobull
Registered User
2012 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 127
All the options/pricing I chose were from 2012. Something's not right...
Cosmobull is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-12-2012, 11:01 AM   #8
JeepCares
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: MOPAR World Headquarters, Chrysler Group LLC
Posts: 2,511
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cosmobull View Post
All the options/pricing I chose were from 2012. Something's not right...
They are still building the 2012 MY.

You can try calling Jeep at 877-IAMJEEP (877-426-5337) to see what is going on. Have the VIN handy.
Operating Hours (less some holidays):
M-F 8:00 am - 10:00 pm ET
Sat/Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm ET
This would be the quickest way.

You can PM me the VIN - although it might be a couple of days before I get back to you. If you had a VON (vehicle order nunber) along the way; that might be helpful.
__________________
U.S. Top Care
Chrysler Group LLC
JeepCares is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-13-2012, 07:34 PM   #9
Cosmobull
Registered User
2012 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 127
Well I finally got word, production started yesterday and should be at the dealer on July 5th... Thanks JeepCares for the offer to look it up!
Cosmobull is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-14-2012, 08:02 AM   #10
JeepCares
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: MOPAR World Headquarters, Chrysler Group LLC
Posts: 2,511
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cosmobull View Post
Well I finally got word, production started yesterday and should be at the dealer on July 5th.
Let us know how it progresses.
(Remember - the July 5th is an estimate.)
__________________
U.S. Top Care
Chrysler Group LLC
JeepCares is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-20-2012, 06:09 PM   #11
Cosmobull
Registered User
2012 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 127
Well made a call to Jeep Thursday and they said production had started on 6/12 (Tuesday). Called again today to see how it was progressing, the lady said it hadn't been started yet but it is scheduled to be started 6/12. I told her 6/12 was a week ago and she agreed. I got confused, thanked her and hung up. True story. Lol
Cosmobull is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-21-2012, 06:44 AM   #12
JeepCares
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: MOPAR World Headquarters, Chrysler Group LLC
Posts: 2,511
That was odd, to say the least.

You can still PM if you want.
__________________
U.S. Top Care
Chrysler Group LLC
JeepCares is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 06-21-2012, 07:57 PM   #13
Cosmobull
Registered User
2012 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 127
Quote:
Originally Posted by JeepCares View Post
That was odd, to say the least.

You can still PM if you want.
Thanks for looking up the info for me!! I'll keep my fingers crossed for a quick delivery.
Cosmobull is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-23-2012, 11:55 AM   #14
Cosmobull
Registered User
2012 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 127
Well 12 weeks in an still no Jeep, but it is in transit so it should be here before the snow flies! Did receive my Ace sliders from Krawl off road the other day, thanks Jason!
Cosmobull is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Tags
jeep , order , rubicon , vin , wait

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.
Note: All free e-mails have been banned due to mis-use. (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.)
Don't have a non-free e-mail address? Click here for a solution: Manual Account Creation
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Thread Tools


Suggested Threads





Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.