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      10-12-2005, 11:17 AM   #23
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Congrats on the confirmation. Now, you are in Chicago, I'm in Chicago ....

I'll post any new update I get from my dealer,

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      10-13-2005, 09:31 AM   #24
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OK finally also the web site update to "at the preparation center"

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Left the VPC: 10/14/05 3:40pm
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Delivery: 10/18/05 10:00 am
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      10-13-2005, 12:54 PM   #25
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My OC is saying the same thing. With the tracking sources being delayed, they could be released today like your CA said....
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      10-13-2005, 03:57 PM   #26
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I noticed that 10/15/05 is the "Estimated Dealer Delivery" =
is when the dealer will receive the car and is not the delivery to
customer date.
Anyway I stop by my delaership and they told me that if the car
is in in the morning I should be able to get it in the evening. If not
I have to wait till monday,

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Arrived At VPC: 10/11/05
Left the VPC: 10/14/05 3:40pm
Arrived at the Dealer: 10/15/05 3:00pm
Delivery: 10/18/05 10:00 am
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      10-13-2005, 04:43 PM   #27
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At VPC

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Originally Posted by fdc
mine went into "in transit" ~ Sept 30 (2 days after Franconia
departure from Bremerhaven). Also during production has been
consistently off by 2-3 days.
Now it is still "en route to the processing center".

fdc
800# and Owners Circle shows at VPC. CA advises Monday or Tuesday pickup next week.
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      10-14-2005, 08:09 AM   #28
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I will call my CA this morning to see if he has an updated status and see if I can finalize financing (needed to sort out my insurance)....

I wish he would have been more responsive throughout the process. He hasn't contacted me once and every single time I've called him (about 3-4 times since ordering), he always says I was just about to call you...
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      10-14-2005, 09:08 AM   #29
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My CA is out today.....So no updates from me sorry.
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      10-14-2005, 10:21 AM   #30
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My CA is out today.....So no updates from me sorry.
Chrissa, I will try later today and post what my CA tells me. Status at OC is still at VPC.
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      10-14-2005, 03:07 PM   #31
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Franconia / VPC update

CA just emailed me that my car is still at the VPC due to a "campaign" issue. Suggested it might be a software update but would try and clarify. What is a campaign? Why would they have to update software on a car made Sept. 12th?
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      10-14-2005, 03:20 PM   #32
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That sucks. Did you do a search for "Campaign"?

Your car has the latest software - that change happened on September 5th

Keep us in the loop
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      10-14-2005, 05:03 PM   #33
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OK I have an update too. My car left the VPC 1 day later than the
scheduled (Oct. 13). According to the new status it left VPC
on Oct. 14th at 3:40pm hey that's 4:40 pm central that is 20min
ago .... wow that's real time info ....

Anyway it looks that my delivery shifted also to next week,

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Left the VPC: 10/14/05 3:40pm
Arrived at the Dealer: 10/15/05 3:00pm
Delivery: 10/18/05 10:00 am
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      10-14-2005, 05:33 PM   #34
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Status change

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OK I have an update too. My car left the VPC 1 day later than the
scheduled (Oct. 13). According to the new status it left VPC
on Oct. 14th at 3:40pm hey that's 4:40 pm central that is 20min
ago .... wow that's real time info ....

Anyway it looks that my delivery shifted also to next week,

fdc
How did you find out it left today? Mine still shows at the VPC and have not heard back from my CA what the heck a "campaign" is?
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      10-14-2005, 05:52 PM   #35
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How did you find out it left today? Mine still shows at the VPC and have not heard back from my CA what the heck a "campaign" is?
My CA gave me the update. We interact via e-mail, as soon as there
is a stutus change (in his system this is really in-real-time)
I get the update.
Ask your CA to e-mail you the VPC status (estimated/actual arrival/departure)

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      10-14-2005, 06:21 PM   #36
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My CA advised me the latest update is it is still at the VPC with another group of cars from the Franconia that were covered under a "campaign". I have left the CA a message to find out exactly what that is.
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      10-14-2005, 07:04 PM   #37
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My CA advised me the latest update is it is still at the VPC with another group of cars from the Franconia that were covered under a "campaign". I have left the CA a message to find out exactly what that is.
boas1 let us know I am really curious about this 'campaign' story.
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      10-15-2005, 09:32 PM   #38
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Saturday and not much new

FDC, received email update from my CA that VPC reported back there is still an issue with my and other cars due to "campaign issue" but no further details. My CA thinks it is due to a software update. From what I read at bimmerfest.com it appears a software update comes up about every week. Now have to wait until Monday for update but I am glad your's made it out. Maybe it's the way I have it configured; Steptronic, Xenon, Park Assist, Prem, Cold weather 325xi.
Will get update on Monday; and the 800# still says my car is waiting for a ship.
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      10-15-2005, 09:56 PM   #39
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FDC, received email update from my CA that VPC reported back there is still an issue with my and other cars due to "campaign issue" but no further details. My CA thinks it is due to a software update. From what I read at bimmerfest.com it appears a software update comes up about every week. Now have to wait until Monday for update but I am glad your's made it out. Maybe it's the way I have it configured; Steptronic, Xenon, Park Assist, Prem, Cold weather 325xi.
Will get update on Monday; and the 800# still says my car is waiting for a ship.
It is possible. My car is 325xi manual with not option.
Probably the software for the automatic/park assist is different.
I also checked the 800 and funny enough the status changed to back
to "waiting at the port of exit for a vessel" ... really funny ....

I have got a call from the dealer and he confirmed that today they
received 40 cars. Mine is in this group.
Unfortunately it arrived too late for prep. so I will get it monday or
at the latest Tuesday.

I'm really looking forward for taking delivery. This waiting/tracking
and sharing with you has been really nice.


Good luck with yours,

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      10-15-2005, 10:16 PM   #40
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Good luck Monday

fdc,

Enjoy your new ride on Monday. Let me know how it goes; will let yo know when I get mine.
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      10-16-2005, 06:54 AM   #41
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Hi Guys, I got a message yesterday morning that my car got in. I was out all yesterday so I didn't get a chaqnce to call him back. Hopefully I will be able to pick it up on Monday.

Good luck with your deliveries.
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      10-16-2005, 08:10 AM   #42
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Auto or manual

Chrissa, is your car with auto or manual? IDrive? I am trying to see if a specific configuration may be why my car is being held up at the VPC.
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      10-16-2005, 08:43 AM   #43
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I have a manual with SP and Nav.
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      10-16-2005, 08:50 AM   #44
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Thanks for the reply

Well, we have the missing link! Thanks for the prompt reply. fdc's and your cars were manuals; another member advised software update of v19 or 19.1 which included an update to address issue with the automatic transmission. Hope it gets updated and released tomorrow. Owe you one.
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