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Old 08-23-2013, 07:05 PM
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Re: 2014 diesel production

I was thinking trans as well and trying to figure out if the 3.6l was affected as well as the CRD and the hemi.
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Old 08-23-2013, 07:11 PM
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Don't think it is the trans.
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Old 08-23-2013, 07:11 PM
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Re: 2014 diesel production

It is holiday time in Europe... Although you would think they planned for that.
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8-speed tranny shortage would be my 1st guess
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Old 08-23-2013, 07:50 PM
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NOOOOOOOO!!!!! Say it ain't so
I hope not either as I'm about to place my order for a V6 Limited within a month ( unless I decide not to chance it with a JGC)
IIRC some time ago, the trannies were already being rationed aside to prep for EcoD production which slowed down SRT production as a result.

Whatever it is, I hope it doesn't last that long....coz it "will" force me to look deeper at other options
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I hope not either as I'm about to place my order for a V6 Limited within a month
V6 tranny is made here in the US. V8 and diesel tranny is not. Wonder if the shortage applies to all models and engines. If it does than for the reason mentioned above it would not make sense that it is tranny.
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Old 08-23-2013, 08:24 PM
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V6 tranny is made here in the US. V8 and diesel tranny is not. Wonder if the shortage applies to all models and engines. If it does than for the reason mentioned above it would not make sense that it is tranny.
I stand corrected-but it's the most obvious choice as the ZF is used by other manufacturers as was hinted by Chevy. Sorry, forgot the the V6 tranny was different.
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Old 08-23-2013, 10:39 PM
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Re: 2014 diesel production



This is terrible news
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Fire at the skittles factory??? Unicorns on strike??? Or just bad karma?? Come back from a week vacation to find out there is no progress on the JGC. Just when I thought this thing would finally materialize. Starting to think that we just might be able take delivery by 2016 (but only for orders placed 8/9). The rest may have to wait for 2017.
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Old 08-24-2013, 12:47 AM
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Re: 2014 diesel production

I also heard rumor there is a world wide shortage of blinker fluid. But seriously, wondering what is causing the delay. Tires? Transmissions? Uconnect problems? Maybe a JGC that got stuck in the paint room (wait a minute, that would be mine - for over a week) Hopefully we find out soon!!!
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It is holiday time in Europe... Although you would think they planned for that.
Everyone from the ZF plant heads to Croatia for the month of August I think. I've been to Croatia in August. The resorts have breweries for the Germans.
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