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2017 Ford Focus Electric (base) $20,536 ON - YMMV

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RedStrikeCa wrote:
Sep 19th, 2017 12:45 pm
I found out that my car has been at the dealer since Monday last week. The predelivery inspection has a backlog. ETA doesn't include PDI
That's terrible. So they would rather give you a rental than getting your PDI done first? Sounds like yours was on the same shipment as dgrn8.
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My understanding is that they are pushing each car by hand from the factory. Like three people per car just pushing on the hatch.

At least that's what I can determine based on the useless amount of information Ford has provided and the 1+ month wait since the original ETA.
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LoveRFD wrote:
Sep 19th, 2017 12:43 pm
Their ETA is like a joke. At this day of age how can they not be able to schedule everything properly and give a decent ETA?
Right? :(

I called Ford today and ETA is now Sept 30 to Oct 5, which we'll see. Considering the car was supposed to be built 1.5 weeks ago it's pretty optimistic to think it can still make it for even Oct 5.
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RedStrikeCa wrote:
Sep 19th, 2017 12:50 pm
Still need to add time for PDI
Yup exactly, and going by when I talked to my salesperson at Yonge-Steeles, that would be 2-3 days.

I wanted to be in Toronto area at Thanksgiving anyway so it would've been _very_ convenient to pick up the car then, but I'm quite sure it ain't going to happen, but oh well
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RedStrikeCa wrote:
Sep 19th, 2017 12:50 pm
Still need to add time for PDI
Once I know the car has arrived the dealership, I'll demand a quick PDI no matter how long the backlog is.

I wish I had purchased the car from Younge and Steeles Ford. The one I bought from would not give me a rental.
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RedStrikeCa wrote:
Sep 14th, 2017 3:23 pm
I upgraded to 200A. Cost was $1500 including tax
From who? Was the service already running to your home and you basically panel upgraded? Must have been for that cost.
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They are updating something now. I had to clear cache on my browser to able to see anything there. The time in the trip/charge log is also 4 hours off (just a UTM time without local adjustment)
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seafish wrote:
Sep 19th, 2017 1:12 pm
They are updating something now. I had to clear cache on my browser to able to see anything there. The time in the trip/charge log is also 4 hours off (just a UTM time without local adjustment)
Interesting.

I'm satisfied with this explanation so long as the issue isn't with the car.
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RedStrikeCa wrote:
Sep 19th, 2017 12:45 pm
I found out that my car has been at the dealer since Monday last week. The predelivery inspection has a backlog. ETA doesn't include PDI
Don't forget the PDI has to be done by a FFE trained Tech. It cant be done by just any tech so if the tech is on training or possible holidays it would have to wait until he returns.
I would give the sales manager a call and find out why.
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virulent wrote:
Sep 19th, 2017 12:49 pm
Right? :(

I called Ford today and ETA is now Sept 30 to Oct 5, which we'll see. Considering the car was supposed to be built 1.5 weeks ago it's pretty optimistic to think it can still make it for even Oct 5.
Picking my car up on next Tuesday (conflicts prevented pick up this week). My build date was August 28th - I was surprised to see it make it here this week so it might be possible for yours?
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Alby27 wrote:
Sep 19th, 2017 6:25 pm
Picking my car up on next Tuesday (conflicts prevented pick up this week). My build date was August 28th - I was surprised to see it make it here this week so it might be possible for yours?
You are lucky that yours didn't go back to the plant. Because of the stupid errors they had some of us have to wait a extra month.
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I undercoated my car, I will take a photo tomorrow to see if there is any rust - those parts you were showing rusted would take 15+ years to rust through, so there is no issue there
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Oh, the times we live in.
You're able to trace a package from Canada Post, Amazon, etc., but a major manufacturer cannot trace your $34,000 brand new car.
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Alby27 wrote:
Sep 19th, 2017 6:25 pm
Picking my car up on next Tuesday (conflicts prevented pick up this week). My build date was August 28th - I was surprised to see it make it here this week so it might be possible for yours?
Triggered.

My car was built after yours and you're taking delivery of it next week, yet Ford can't even tell me when mine will arrive.

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