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      08-12-2019, 10:49 AM   #1
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2020 M550i Week 36 Build

Anyone else a Week 36 build date which I believe is 9/1?
Any chance of that date moving in?
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      08-12-2019, 11:34 AM   #2
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Factory usually closed for most of August, so doubt any movement closer.
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      08-12-2019, 12:21 PM   #3
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I have production week 38 for another M550ix. Like you, I'd love to have them move it up, but my order is individual paint and I know that they have specific production weeks scheduled for special orders.
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Anyone else a Week 36 build date which I believe is 9/1?
Any chance of that date moving in?
Not sure how BMW does it, but for most manufacturers build dates don't change much after they're issued unless there's a problem.
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      08-12-2019, 03:27 PM   #5
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Anyone else a Week 36 build date which I believe is 9/1?
Any chance of that date moving in?
Not sure how BMW does it, but for most manufacturers build dates don't change much after they're issued unless there's a problem.
BMW has been known to move forward build dates on Priority 1 orders.
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BMW has been known to move forward build dates on Priority 1 orders.
Good to know, thanks.
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      08-12-2019, 03:36 PM   #7
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Factory usually closed for most of August, so doubt any movement closer.
Closed most of August... and then September 21 - October 6th is Oktoberfest. Sounds like productivity drops drastically this time of year...
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      08-13-2019, 10:40 PM   #8
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My dealer has a 2020 M550i on the lot, drove it yesterday. Very nice, sounds great!
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I am waiting on delivery of a 2020 m550 but it is delayed at the Baltimore port due to a stop sale on this model as well as other models. Mine has a camshaft sensor issue. No ETA given.
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      08-14-2019, 11:59 AM   #10
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My dealer has a 2020 M550i on the lot, drove it yesterday. Very nice, sounds great!
with the new updated engine?
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      08-14-2019, 01:01 PM   #12
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with the new updated engine?
All 2020 M550i's have the upgraded engine.
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      08-14-2019, 03:55 PM   #13
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I'm W37. No movement for a while. (I have P1 options if it matters) Hoping I find a case of Spaten Oktoberfest in the trunk. :-)
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I am stuck waiting for any movement on my 2020 530e. It has been "Scheduled for Production" since 8/5/2019 and my CA is on vacation until 8/24. The wait is definitely long.
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      08-15-2019, 01:18 PM   #15
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I have PD#38. It's been in "order accepted" since mid June until this morning when it switched to "production scheduled." Still listed as week 38. Individual paint special order so I knew the process would take longer, but at least it moved forward a notch!
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I have PD#38. It's been in "order accepted" since mid June until this morning when it switched to "production scheduled." Still listed as week 38. Individual paint special order so I knew the process would take longer, but at least it moved forward a notch!
Week 38 start is September 15th. So if all stays on schedule you should change to production started about 1 week prior to actual build start. Maybe more than 1 week since you have individual paint.
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      08-16-2019, 09:58 AM   #17
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Here's hoping you're right Claykin. I can't wait to get my hands on that rosso corsa!
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My dealer has a 2020 M550i on the lot, drove it yesterday. Very nice, sounds great!
with the new updated engine?
Yes- new engine.
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      08-21-2019, 08:12 PM   #19
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Anyone else a Week 36 build date which I believe is 9/1?
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Week 36 Build- Update....
VIN assigned
"PRODUCTION BEGINS
Today's the day: your BMW has entered the production queue".
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Week 36 Build- Update....
VIN assigned
"PRODUCTION BEGINS
Today's the day: your BMW has entered the production queue".
Nice! The same thing happened for me on my 530e today as well!

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      08-21-2019, 08:55 PM   #21
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So, car has been at Baltimore port for 2 weeks waiting for government to approve part to fix camshaft sensor. Dealer telling me they are hopeful to have it in early September. Very frustrating process.
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My 2020 550 has been at NJ port for three weeks waiting on similar camshaft sensor. Fingers crossed every day for good news, but nothing yet.
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