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VIN# Changed?

Discussion in 'Model 3: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by AMIYY4YOU, Apr 5, 2018.

  1. AMIYY4YOU

    AMIYY4YOU Member

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    So I got my VIN assigned as 115xx just at the end of last week, but when I checked my account now the VIN # changed to 102xx. Has this happened to anyone else? I'm only worried if I got too early of a model and there was some production issue that might have been resolved by the 11kth car :p (i realize this is irrational but it makes me slightly concerned regardless)
     
  2. FlyF4

    FlyF4 Son of a MX

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    I wouldn't worry about this. Production wise, they are only a week or so apart. Yes, it can happen from time to time for a few reasons. I would worry more about making sure that when your car is delivered that the paperwork and registration actually matches the vin on the car. Check it at delivery. It's rare for that mistake, yet has happened.

    edit add. Oh another thing, the change in vin MIGHT actually be in your favor rather than work against you. Consider that the change could be that a problem was discovered later in line on your original vin that requires a change. Just one of many reasons that a vin can change.
     
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  3. bmay4343

    bmay4343 New Member

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    This is super interesting. I'm located in the Bay Area. My VIN was 102xx and scheduled for Delivery on Saturday 4/7. Last Wednesday, 4/4 got a call that my delivery was cancelled and would need to be rescheduled. My VIN then changed to 115xx.

    This seems like quite the coincidence. My config is Midnight Silver Metallic, Aero wheels, EAP.

    I wonder if they switched our cars... Has your delivery been rescheduled yet? I was told there was a defect in my 102xx which is why I was being assigned a new car...
     
  4. dckiwi

    dckiwi Member

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    VIN changed? no. Disappeared? Yes. I was the proud owner of a Model 3 VIN for about 3 days, before it disappeared last week and was replaced with my reservation number.

    I still have a 4/27 delivery appointment booked, yet I have no idea whether this will actually happen now.
     
  5. oripaamoni

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    Ya we have a big thread of people that have had their VIN taken away
     
  6. dckiwi

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    I know, I just figure if I complain in more threads it will somehow resolve itself faster :)
     
  7. oripaamoni

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    haha I don't blame you!! whats your config? I would guess blue red or MSM based on how quick you got reVINed
     
  8. dckiwi

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    Ah I see your VIN was pulled as well. My config is the same as yours - white with aero wheels.
     
  9. oripaamoni

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    what was your original VIN out of curiosity.
     
  10. mwu

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    Perhaps they found a problem with parts quality and were able to trace it to certain VINs... There was some talk recently about people having to get their drive units replaced. It could be that or something else.
     
  11. oripaamoni

    oripaamoni Member

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    Most likely scenario.
     
  12. TEG

    TEG Teslafanatic

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    novin2.jpg
     
  13. oripaamoni

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    hahaha, love it, literately rewatched that episode 3 days ago
     
  14. Future4me

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    My VIN was changed last week from 131xx to 147xx and I have delivery scheduled for 4/13 in Marina Del Rey. I'll make sure it's the same as on the purchase documents. Getting excited now. ACHed the final payment today.
     
  15. XLR82XS

    XLR82XS D M C

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    No activity here in a while but anyone have this issue recently? VIN number listed - then gone? On my current order I had a VIN right away the day I ordered and today it is gone.(~under 3 weeks) I checked source code and the VIN has changed.
     

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