Jump to content
  • Custom Search


EyesWideShut

Avaitor Reserve 2 still waiting

Recommended Posts

With all the recalls and delays that have plagued the Avaitor’s release. Has anyone that has placed a pre order received their vehicle yet. I have a date of 6-19-19 on the bottom and 6-27-19 on the top of my window sticker. No word from Ford ( that’s what the dealership told me), as to what’s going on with it. Are retail orders delivered before “special” orders. So frustrating the waiting game especially since it did pre order , put down my deposit and have had my loan offer approved and extended twice now( every 90 days). Any info would be helpful. 

84D38CAB-CD83-4BB3-9046-5D5C0C95030A.jpeg

3B5077B7-058A-4FA7-984C-A088D815A1B0.jpeg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

What's your VIN, I can look up the status on your vehicle.   Mine was ordered in MAY, built 7/19 and has been in Limbo for over two months.  I believe it's in Detroit now.  No word when it will show up at my dealer, but I can see from the lincoln Way app that it also has not been inspected for the single recall issue.

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
27 minutes ago, jfischetti said:

What's your VIN, I can look up the status on your vehicle.   Mine was ordered in MAY, built 7/19 and has been in Limbo for over two months.  I believe it's in Detroit now.  No word when it will show up at my dealer, but I can see from the lincoln Way app that it also has not been inspected for the single recall issue.

I’m not sure I fully trust the Lincoln app. For like a month my window sticker disappeared and said it hadn’t been released yet. Then it magically appeared. When I look in ETIS nothing is displayed as far as outstanding. 

5LM5J7XC3LGL03337

 

27 minutes ago, jfischetti said:

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Yours was built 7/15 and it looks like its got a destination to go somewhere (Origin Received / In Production), it could be Detroit for more inspections or to your dealer.   Time will tell.

 

For reference, my was build 7/19 and my car status just changed to Shipped Rail / In Transit after having your status for a few weeks and then it moved to Released / Awaiting Shipment 

 

Hopefully yours will move to RELEASED - then you know its on it's way to you.

 

 

 image.png.5b7268499f49e732ef24c15f52198e84.png

Edited by jfischetti

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The dealership informed me it’s in Chicago awaiting shipping and it will be put on the transport truck and not rail car. Concierge had been telling me since July it’s still in production . Thanks for the info I will keep my fingers crossed it gets here in October I am trying to be patient. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It must be super frustrating to be unable to get an ETA.

 

FWIW mine was built on the 10th of September and has an ETA (in Ontario Canada) of October 13. My salesperson mentioned they had one with a build date just a few days before mine delivered today. Seems to be all over the map!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

L03390 arrived at my dealer on Wednesday, was built same day as yours, and purchased by me this AM!  The one I ordered in March is stuck as well and probably 6 weeks out as it was produced on 8-26.  Looks like they are getting to the mid July builds just about now.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
23 hours ago, EyesWideShut said:

Concierge had been telling me since July it’s still in production 

 

 

Concierge is worthless.  I've gotten more info about my car from randos on the internet.

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 9/27/2019 at 12:04 PM, jfischetti said:

Yours was built 7/15 and it looks like its got a destination to go somewhere (Origin Received / In Production), it could be Detroit for more inspections or to your dealer.   Time will tell.

 

For reference, my was build 7/19 and my car status just changed to Shipped Rail / In Transit after having your status for a few weeks and then it moved to Released / Awaiting Shipment 

 

Hopefully yours will move to RELEASED - then you know its on it's way to you.

 

 

 image.png.5b7268499f49e732ef24c15f52198e84.png

Any news on yours yet. Concierge emailed yesterday and told me it looks like Q.C checks are complete. Just waiting for it to be released to shipping. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 9/27/2019 at 12:04 PM, jfischetti said:

Yours was built 7/15 and it looks like its got a destination to go somewhere (Origin Received / In Production), it could be Detroit for more inspections or to your dealer.   Time will tell.

 

For reference, my was build 7/19 and my car status just changed to Shipped Rail / In Transit after having your status for a few weeks and then it moved to Released / Awaiting Shipment 

 

Hopefully yours will move to RELEASED - then you know its on it's way to you.

 

 

 image.png.5b7268499f49e732ef24c15f52198e84.png

Any news on yours yet. Concierge emailed yesterday and told me it looks like Q.C checks are complete. Just waiting for it to be released to shipping. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2 hours ago, EyesWideShut said:

Any news on yours yet. Concierge emailed yesterday and told me it looks like Q.C checks are complete. Just waiting for it to be released to shipping. 

 

 

Yes.  it's on a train.  I get detailed status from the Ford employee in this forum on Fridays, so i'll have more current info tomorrow.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Wonder if he can find out what’s going on with mine. I drove past a dealership in an area I was working today and saw 2 of them sitting in the lot. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
18 hours ago, EyesWideShut said:

Any news on yours yet. Concierge emailed yesterday and told me it looks like Q.C checks are complete. Just waiting for it to be released to shipping. 

 

Got word this morning that the car arrived to the Port of Newark in NJ.

Now it unloads and sits in lot until a truck gets it and brings it to my dealership.  Hopefully 1 week.   

 

In Transit - Arrived Rail - Railcar # TTGX941206 (Norfolk Southern Corp )  Dorautram, NJ Oct-03-2019, 18:42 ET

 

By the way, that status check I shared with you seems to be very delayed.  Mine hasn't updated in a number of days regardless of a lot of movement and various status thresholds.   Take that status with a grain of salt.

 

This is the forum that you have to post your VIN for him to look up.  He has a lot of rules to be part of his process.  Make sure you follow rules to get updates.

https://blueovalforums.com/forums/index.php?/forum/80-vehicle-locator-by-ford-employees/

 

Regards

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 10/3/2019 at 5:19 PM, jfischetti said:

 

 

Yes.  it's on a train.  I get detailed status from the Ford employee in this forum on Fridays, so i'll have more current info tomorrow.

 

Did you take delivery yet. I’m still waiting. Reached out to the dealership and asked them to escalate this to the Lincoln dealer Rep. And the wait continues. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
17 hours ago, EyesWideShut said:

Did you take delivery yet. I’m still waiting. Reached out to the dealership and asked them to escalate this to the Lincoln dealer Rep. And the wait continues. 

 

 

Yes,   Got car on Friday and have put about 300 miles on it.   Drives really well (smooth) and very quiet.   The interior is incredible and the look of the car is so great.

Really happy with the purchase.   I towed my son's 18' 420 sailboat for about 100 miles on Monday and actually forgot the trailer was on the car.  The car is truly Quiet Flight.

 

I'm still getting used to it and have not seen any issues.   I'll do a long post once I have more time with the car.

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 10/16/2019 at 12:09 PM, jfischetti said:

 

 

Yes,   Got car on Friday and have put about 300 miles on it.   Drives really well (smooth) and very quiet.   The interior is incredible and the look of the car is so great.

Really happy with the purchase.   I towed my son's 18' 420 sailboat for about 100 miles on Monday and actually forgot the trailer was on the car.  The car is truly Quiet Flight.

 

I'm still getting used to it and have not seen any issues.   I'll do a long post once I have more time with the car.

 

 

I am still waiting no word what’s going in yet. Not sure what to do o Th we than wait at this point. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 10/16/2019 at 12:09 PM, jfischetti said:

 

 

Yes,   Got car on Friday and have put about 300 miles on it.   Drives really well (smooth) and very quiet.   The interior is incredible and the look of the car is so great.

Really happy with the purchase.   I towed my son's 18' 420 sailboat for about 100 miles on Monday and actually forgot the trailer was on the car.  The car is truly Quiet Flight.

 

I'm still getting used to it and have not seen any issues.   I'll do a long post once I have more time with the car.

 

 

 

Hi jfischetti. Congratulations on getting your new Aviator. One caveat though: If your check your Owners Manual, you will see it warns against towing for the first ~1,000 mile vehicle break-in period. Or to quote, "Do not tow during the first 1,000 mi

(1,600 km)."

 

Good luck with your new Aviator.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Which date is actually the build date?  The window sticker shows two dates (plus the bottom date which seems to change) and the tracking website has a different date. 
 

I’m assuming the lower date is when the vin was generated, the upper coded date is the actual build start date and the one which comes from the tracking site (the one you copy and paste into the web browser and interpret the code) is the date the vehicle rolls off the end of the assembly line.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
3 minutes ago, Professor1234 said:

Which date is actually the build date?  The window sticker shows two dates (plus the bottom date which seems to change) and the tracking website has a different date. 
 

I’m assuming the lower date is when the vin was generated, the upper coded date is the actual build start date and the one which comes from the tracking site (the one you copy and paste into the web browser and interpret the code) is the date the vehicle rolls off the end of the assembly line.

 

Hi Professor. Unless the Aviator is different than every other Lincoln and Ford, the dates listed on the Window Sticker are not Build Dates.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
49 minutes ago, Professor1234 said:

Which date is actually the build date?  The window sticker shows two dates (plus the bottom date which seems to change) and the tracking website has a different date. 
 

I’m assuming the lower date is when the vin was generated, the upper coded date is the actual build start date and the one which comes from the tracking site (the one you copy and paste into the web browser and interpret the code) is the date the vehicle rolls off the end of the assembly line.

6/18 is the date the factory received the order. 6/28 is when it entered production. 7/15 when it was completed. Date on the bottom  of the window sticker is the last date it was pulled / viewed from the system. Mine still states in production. It must be at the back of the line over at Q.C. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
49 minutes ago, Professor1234 said:

Which date is actually the build date?  The window sticker shows two dates (plus the bottom date which seems to change) and the tracking website has a different date. 
 

I’m assuming the lower date is when the vin was generated, the upper coded date is the actual build start date and the one which comes from the tracking site (the one you copy and paste into the web browser and interpret the code) is the date the vehicle rolls off the end of the assembly line.

6/18 is the date the factory received the order. 6/28 is when it entered production. 7/15 when it was completed. Date on the bottom  of the window sticker is the last date it was pulled / viewed from the system. Mine still states in production. It must be at the back of the line over at Q.C. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
20 hours ago, bbf2530 said:

 

Hi jfischetti. Congratulations on getting your new Aviator. One caveat though: If your check your Owners Manual, you will see it warns against towing for the first ~1,000 mile vehicle break-in period. Or to quote, "Do not tow during the first 1,000 mi

(1,600 km)."

 

 

 

This sailboat is super light with a small trailer - not like a 22ft speed boat or anything...   

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
28 minutes ago, jfischetti said:

 

This sailboat is super light with a small trailer - not like a 22ft speed boat or anything...   

 

Hi jfischetti.  Yes, I am familiar with what  "420 sailboat" is. It is your new Aviator and you are obviously free to do what you want. However, Lincoln/Ford do not make any distinction about size or weight being towed, only not to tow for the first 1,000 mile break-in period.

 

I'm only offering the information and advice. Good luck with your new Aviator. 🙂

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Ordered mine in March.  Heard from dealer July 16 that it was in Jacksonville, and would be delivered any day.  Well, as of Sept it still hadn't been released.  Found one 50 miles from me, same color scheme I ordered, but was a Reserve II, and I ordered a Reserve I.  Needless to say, I went and bought it.  Paid almost $6,000 less than sticker (which wouldn't have happened on my preorder).  Couldn't be happier!  Great vehicle so far.  Had it just over a month &  put 800 miles on it so time will tell.  Good luck!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

×