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change the alternator on my 2013 smart car and when I was done , instead of "P" for park I had 3 lines blinking . What those it mean ?
 

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change the alternator on my 2013 smart car and when I was done , instead of "P" for park I had 3 lines blinking . What those it mean ?
Smarts often need to have the transmission retaught after removing power. The procedure is:


  • Apply the brake and keep it applied
  • Turn the key to the on position, but do t start the car
  • Shift the car into reverse, wait a moment
  • Shift to neutral, wait a moment
  • Shift to drive, wait a moment
  • Shift back to park

This should retract the transmission and the “3 bars” should go away and the car should shift normally
 

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change the alternator on my 2013 smart car and when I was done , instead of "P" for park I had 3 lines blinking . What those it mean ?
Means you need to do a reteach of the transmission. Do a search on here for the whole proceedure.

Basics are: turn the car on, but don't start it. Put your foot on the brake, SLOWLY go through each gear with the shifter P R N D,then back. Should get the "P" back...

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