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We'll use this thread for any current and future production constraints that we're aware of.

April 2018 production constraints:

Please be aware that the following features are available for dealer ordering, however these features are constrained and may delay the scheduling of orders:

Jeep Wrangler (JL) – LPX (LED Headlamps)





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So ordering LED headlamps in a Rubi or Sahara right now may delay delivery through May?
 

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So ordering LED headlamps in a Rubi or Sahara right now may delay delivery through May?
Yeah, seriously....Adding LED headlights will now delay an order?! WTF. :angry::angry::no::computerrage::headbang:
 

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@JAY what do you mean when you say April, is this for orders placed recently or for upcoming orders for production in April?
 

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Dang, that sucks. I wonder if it's a supply chain issue or they didn't expect that most people will want the LED package
 

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Wow this 2018 wrangler looks like won’t be ready till 2019. This release has been less than smoothe lol. And that’s putting it politely.
 

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And to be clear I want one as soon as all my features are available. But if I’m waiting till May/June or possibly later for the power top than I might as well wait for a 2019, Cuz your gonna lose equity on a 2018 being a MY older regardless of when you actually got it.
 

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Wow this 2018 wrangler looks like won’t be ready till 2019. This release has been less than smoothe lol. And that’s putting it politely.
No kidding...I am going in to order mine on Saturday and now this crap. Hopefully it is not a long delay...
 

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Wow this 2018 wrangler looks like won’t be ready till 2019. This release has been less than smoothe lol. And that’s putting it politely.
They have managed to build over 30,000 of them.
 

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We'll use this thread for any current and future production constraints that we're aware of.

April 2018 production constraints:

Please be aware that the following features are available for dealer ordering, however these features are constrained and may delay the scheduling of orders:

Jeep Wrangler (JL) – LPX (LED Headlamps)
Thanks. I appreciate this thread.
 

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Wow this 2018 wrangler looks like won’t be ready till 2019. This release has been less than smoothe lol. And that’s putting it politely.
However to be fair, it seems like a supplier issue, as FCA likely has no involvement in making LEDs, so they like everyone is at the mercy of their supplier’s abilities to meet demand.

As mentioned earlier, I wouldn’t be surprised if everyone expected a lot more Sport sales in the early JLUs, and when they started being very heavily weighted as fully equipped Sahara & Rubicons that they overwhelmed the projected demand.

Minor issue... but another in a multitude of minor issues... which definitely tarnishes the launch.
 

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However to be fair, it seems like a supplier issue, as FCA likely has no involvement in making LEDs, so they like everyone is at the mercy of their supplier’s abilities to meet demand.

As mentioned earlier, I wouldn’t be surprised if everyone expected a lot more Sport sales in the early JLUs, and when they started being very heavily weighted as fully equipped Sahara & Rubicons that they overwhelmed the projected demand.

Minor issue... but another in a multitude of minor issues... which definitely tarnishes the launch.
I am surprised by the number of Sahara's that have been built. Pretty close to the number of Sports.

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As per the above, can you clarify if this is affecting every Jeep moving forward to April or they're forecasting a constraint in the April scheduled production? Thanks.
 

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