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Any new rumors or updates on when ordering will open for MY2023 Lightnings?
I was invited to order during wave 3, but extended my reservation for a PRO. Wishing I had just ordered an XLT
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I put in a second reservation in November last year, guessing that ends up being MY 2024 at this point. Maybe 25?
 
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At least your dealer provided some information. My inquires have been responded with "we have no idea". Every time I interact with the dealership, it confirms the need for a new model.
I actually had the same issue so I switched dealers. But ford corporate told me the same thing when I called to switch dealers.
 

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At least your dealer provided some information. My inquires have been responded with "we have no idea". Every time I interact with the dealership, it confirms the need for a new model.
I feel like I discovered cold fusion by accident or something. I found small dealer with outstanding service and absolutely zero annoying sales tactics or attitude. I moved my MY22 reservation from another (larger) dealer that set off some big red flags before converting the order. Ford made it super easy to move the reservation and the new dealer was almost too good to be true.

I got my MY22 at MSRP June 6 with no unwanted add-ons or hard-sell. After delivery I found a defect in the sunroof (glass not properly bonded to frame causing a very annoying rattle). The fixed it (new parts) in half the estimated time and I got the truck back fully detailed a day later with a full battery :D

Family Ford Carlisle PA. There are good ones out there.
 

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I feel like I discovered cold fusion by accident or something. I found small dealer with outstanding service and absolutely zero annoying sales tactics or attitude. I moved my MY22 reservation from another (larger) dealer that set off some big red flags before converting the order. Ford made it super easy to move the reservation and the new dealer was almost too good to be true.

I got my MY22 at MSRP June 6 with no unwanted add-ons or hard-sell. After delivery I found a defect in the sunroof (glass not properly bonded to frame causing a very annoying rattle). The fixed it (new parts) in half the estimated time and I got the truck back fully detailed a day later with a full battery :D

Family Ford Carlisle PA. There are good ones out there.
They're only 100 miles west of me - I might need to think about working through them if I ever get an invite. Did they ever tell you how many MY22's were allotted to them? Maybe it's a moot point since you moved your reservation from a presumably larger dealership.

What I would like to know for round 2 for the MY23 is if Ford is going to follow the same backwards prioritization system they did for MY22? Now that they favored the low emission states, the big dealerships and supposedly allowed for the better customers to get in line first (I'm generalizing here so no offense to the lucky few), I would like to see them follow the reservation system a little closer so that those of us in the first 2 days of reserving get some love.
 

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Yeah, I know I was told I would have to wait for MY23, but no idea of when that would be. I hope it is soon, too bad to late for tailgate season (No generator required!). Reserved mine 6/3/21. I've seen some that reserved theirs later than me, and have ordered already.
 

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At least your dealer provided some information. My inquires have been responded with "we have no idea". Every time I interact with the dealership, it confirms the need for a new model.
I agree completely. The response I get is "Ford Corporate is handling all Lightning orders, we just act as a conduit." It is bizarre. I think this is just the first phase of Ford switching to a D2C model like Tesla. Just need the legislative bodies to understand that D2C benefits the customer just as much as the corporation.
 

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The response I get is "Ford Corporate is handling all Lightning orders, we just act as a conduit." It is bizarre.
Once MY22 production was scheduled, this process is straight out of the Order Bank Opening Playbook dated 12/7/2021. The dealer is limited to being able to look up customers who have received invitations within each wave.
  • Dealers will receive the list of reservation holders in each wave directly prior to invitations being sent. A dealer can lookup any customer via the F-150 Lightning Reservation to Order Program site to confirm their customer has received an invitation within a specific wave.
  • Once 22MY production capacity is met, all remaining reservation holders will be notified that their next ordering opportunity will be for a subsequent model year. Again, they will be given the option to hold their reservation or cancel for a full refund at anytime.
 
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