Tracking your 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser production and delivery
How to track your Chrysler PT Cruiser
BJ suggests calling Chrysler at 800 992 1997. The sequence he said worked is 2, 1, 3, 3, 3, your phone number, 1. This brings you to a human who can update you on your order status and give you a VON.
Dave NYC posted: " Once you know your PT is scheduled for delivery you can "track" its travel. You will need to get the railcar number (think you can get this from a dealer, as DC's 800 number may be getting a bit [tied up] at all PT calls). Railcar should have 4 letters and up to 6 numbers. Key this info into the railroads' web site (starting point is Union Pacific).
- Union Pacific (800/255-4915)
- Patti Korshalla wrote: The CSX rail carrier has an automated toll free number to check status on the rail car 24/7. It is (800) 235-2352.
- Wayne Toy wrote that CSXT now has a free, no-passwords-required tracking system on their Web site.
- According to Wayne Toy, you can now use the Norfolk Southern public trace system without a password. The URL we had posted here is no longer valid, though. Their main site is NSCorp.com.
Van noted that:
- The build date is a "window" of 1-6 days.
- "Built" means it is in the yard in Toluca, waiting to be loaded onto a UP rail car. You cannot track this. It is usually loaded within three days.
- The next step is to get carried to Laredo, which usually takes one day.
- At Loredo, your Cruizer passes through Customs and switches rails, about 2-3 days, before taking a train across Texas - about another three days.
- Your PT Cruiser then switches to the final railroad carrier (about a day), then goes to the DCX distribution yard (2+ days).
- Finally, your Chrysler PT Cruiser is loaded onto a truck and taken to your dealer (about 1-2 days).
- Therefore, from assembly to you should take between 15 and 20 days (assuming it is not shipped by boat.)
Margaret posted the order codes:
- BB - review by fleet department
- BD - special equipment processing
- BE - edit error
- BG - passed edit n/a for schedule
- BGL - edit ok parts unavailable
- BX - passed edit available for schedule
- C - sub firm
- D - firm schedule - dealer has allocation and all parts available
- D - 1 gateline schedule - scheduled to be built
- E - frame
- F - paint
- G - trim
- I - built not ok'd
- J - built ok'd
- JB - shipped to body vendor
- JE - emission check
- JS - shipped to storage
- KZ - released by plant , invoiced
- KZL - released - not shipped
- KZM - first rail departure
- KZN - first rail arrival
- KZO - delayed/recieved
- KZOA - plant holds
- KZOB - zone/distribution holds
- KZOC - carrier delays
- KZOD - carrier holds
- KZOE - mis-shipped vehicle
- KZOF - show/test vehicle
- KZOG - damaged vehicle
- KZOH - all other reasons
- KZT - second rail departure
- KZU - second rail arrival
- KZX - delivered to dealer
- ZA - canceled
- BS: is what you get for the first couple of months
- BG: for a while
- BX: then back to BG: then it gets exciting
- D: oh boy
- D1: here she comes - after that it's
- H.U.A.W. (Hurry Up And Wait) good luck!
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