For those who are considering Smart Link

For those who are considering Smart Link

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    For those who are considering Smart Link

    Quick FYI for you fellow members who are thinking about adding smartlink. Last friday (3/15), ford issued a stop sale and return of all Unused smartlink modules back to ford, they did not give us a specific reason for the stop sale. So as of now there is no more smart link for sale
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    That's stupid.
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    I wonder what their reasoning is behind that??
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    Quote Originally Posted by Envious View Post
    I wonder what their reasoning is behind that??
    my guess is lack of interest + piss poor marketing. Plus when you can get it from the factory for only $275 or so, its not worth it to pay the 600 or so to add it plus the subscription fee

    the dealer where i work, we did not opt in to the program at all
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    Or maybe it was flawed and people were walking out to find their trucks missing in the morning?
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    Or maybe because so many people, like me, are asking - What is Smart Link?
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    I just activated mine. Worked fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scott91370 View Post
    Or maybe because so many people, like me, are asking - What is Smart Link?
    It's a module you can purchase that plugs into the obd2 port that gives your Ford pass app the ability to start the truck, track the truck, lock the truck, see fuel level, etc. Something like $450 iirc.




    Quote Originally Posted by djfllmn View Post
    Quick FYI for you fellow members who are thinking about adding smartlink. Last friday (3/15), ford issued a stop sale and return of all Unused smartlink modules back to ford, they did not give us a specific reason for the stop sale. So as of now there is no more smart link for sale
    I remember before Smartlink was a thing, there were modules we could add and a different subscription service/different app that essentially did the same thing. Is this still possible?

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    Stupid question.....

    My Ford Pass app does all that and I didn't purchase anything or plug anything into my odb port. So do I have something "built in"?

    I also have the AT&T Sim built into some portion of the onboard electronics of the truck. I haven't ever subscribed to a data plan though because it would be incredibly redundant. I carry 2 or 3 various methods of getting cellular bandwidth with me at all times.

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    Quote Originally Posted by snakebitten View Post
    Stupid question.....

    My Ford Pass app does all that and I didn't purchase anything or plug anything into my odb port. So do I have something "built in"?


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    Mine does all that as well, now I'm curious what it is

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