Missing smart bar

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Re: Missing smart bar

Post by RustyPW » Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:05 pm

flattire wrote:
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:47 am
What kind of trouble were you having that needed a new smart bar to fix?
The lights on the panel for the lockers and sway bar disconnect went out. Nothing worked. :angry:
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Re: Missing smart bar

Post by flattire » Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:51 pm

My SERV light just came on again along with flashing RR light. I've already replaced rear locker three times. I think sway bar still works.


Good news is I moved to Florida last year from southern Cali. Don't think there is any use for lockers here anyway. Black tape will cover lights and call it a fix.

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Re: Missing smart bar

Post by RustyPW » Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:41 pm

flattire wrote:
Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:51 pm
My SERV light just came on again along with flashing RR light. I've already replaced rear locker three times. I think sway bar still works.


Good news is I moved to Florida last year from southern Cali. Don't think there is any use for lockers here anyway. Black tape will cover lights and call it a fix.
3 rear lockers. :jawdrop:
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Re: Missing smart bar

Post by Bill2014 » Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:46 am

RustyPW wrote:
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:41 pm
flattire wrote:
Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:51 pm
My SERV light just came on again along with flashing RR light. I've already replaced rear locker three times. I think sway bar still works.


Good news is I moved to Florida last year from southern Cali. Don't think there is any use for lockers here anyway. Black tape will cover lights and call it a fix.
3 rear lockers. :jawdrop:
Just put a spool in and be done with it!!!!! :lol:
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Re: Missing smart bar

Post by Colibri » Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:17 pm

Or an arb
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Re: Missing smart bar

Post by coder » Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:17 pm

RustyPW wrote:
Sat Jun 08, 2019 12:41 am
coder wrote:
Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:48 pm
Great news, remember the dealer has to program the new smartbar into the trucks computer before it will work.
No they don't. I installed the smartbar and plugged it in. Everything works great. In fact, my lockers lock quicker now. :rockon: The dealer never seen it. :rockon:
Glad you didn't have to pay the dealer for anything. The installation procedure must have changed for 08 because programming was needed for 06-07 at least according to the shop manual.
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Re: Missing smart bar

Post by RustyPW » Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:52 pm

At least on my PW. I proved that wrong. :lol:
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Re: Missing smart bar

Post by flattire » Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:57 pm

Dealer did first one under warranty. I've paid for two already and now it is out again. It's an '05 with less than 80k miles.

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Re: Missing smart bar

Post by Retired BLM Rig » Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:04 am

coder wrote:
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:17 pm
RustyPW wrote:
Sat Jun 08, 2019 12:41 am
coder wrote:
Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:48 pm
Great news, remember the dealer has to program the new smartbar into the trucks computer before it will work.
No they don't. I installed the smartbar and plugged it in. Everything works great. In fact, my lockers lock quicker now. :rockon: The dealer never seen it. :rockon:
Glad you didn't have to pay the dealer for anything. The installation procedure must have changed for 08 because programming was needed for 06-07 at least according to the shop manual.
My 08 FSM says the same thing (programming required with scan tool).
The only thing I can think of is that it's capable of working out of the box but it's probably not communicating with the rest of the network. You would have to have a scan tool that was able to read C-codes (chassis) or U-codes (manufacturer specific/network). I suspect there would be a code #U0114 for "Lost communication with FDCM".

If it works I wouldn't worry too much about it, unless you want to have access to diagnostic data.

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Re: Missing smart bar

Post by RustyPW » Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:04 am

Well, my lockers lock, and my smartbar disconnects. So, it works for me. :lol:
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Re: Missing smart bar

Post by Reloaderguy » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:06 pm

Want to buy my smart bar? It looks almost new.

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Re: Missing smart bar

Post by Bill2014 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:57 am

:poke:
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Re: Missing smart bar

Post by pdavey » Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:12 pm

RustyPW wrote:Well, my lockers lock, and my smartbar disconnects. So, it works for me. Image
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