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  1. 2007 ForTwo Reverse issue

    Hi Everyone, I hope you can help me out, as this problem has been with me for a while now and it's getting worse. Whenever I start my Smart ForTwo 2007, I put my foot on the break and select Reverse. I'd say 7 times out of 10, it actually goes into reverse and it's happy days. The other 3...

    Started by CarlRyds, 21st June 2017 01:15
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    2007, fortwo, gears, neutral, reverse
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    19th September 2017 11:16 Go to last post
  2. 2008 fortwo passion 451 power issue heater\engine

    Hello there, wondering if someone can help. Got a 451 fortwo passion 2008. It recently broke down with a flat battery, mechanic found the wrong size installed. Before this happened, and now, I notice when the heater is on it speeds up as the throttle is released, then slows down when throttle is...

    Started by dizzibits, 23rd December 2017 13:59
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    6th January 2018 21:41 Go to last post
  3. Alloys

    Is it possible to buy just one alloy and not a set? How do I know what size I need? I think my smart is 2007-2014 451 Thanks

    Started by fat1, 13th May 2019 17:20
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    21st May 2019 16:34 Go to last post
  4. Star grill badge

    Hi Everyone. Does anyone know if they do the Merc star badge for the W453 Smart please? One for the front grill and the rear of course. Would also like the wheel hubs in same. Any help much appreciated.

    Started by Stevied, 13th May 2016 10:24
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    3rd July 2016 22:58 Go to last post
  5. smart fortwo 2002 gearbox problems

    Hi! Im new here... My smart wont go in gear at all, it's making sounds (like pounding). been cleaning the clutch actuator and this is working like it should I belive. more like the transmission is "stuck"???!!! Any suggestions?! someone please. also...when shifting, the display wont say/read "R"...

    Started by eds, 9th September 2017 12:52
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    14th September 2017 09:13 Go to last post
  6. Question New forfour electric

    In the new spec for new models from Sept build nowhere does it give the rim width of the 15 inch wheels. Can anyone give me the answer as i do not like black wheels they will be the first thing to be changed. Thanks, Mick Newell

    Started by MICK888, 30th November 2018 07:33
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    10th December 2018 07:38 Go to last post
  7. Gas strut lifter recommendations?

    The glass boot lid keeps dropping unless I utilise a scrunched a shopping bag in the gap, so needs changing (something I am for once capable of) ..any brands to steer clear of in terms of hopeless longevity maintaining pressure resistance? Prefer quality & buy once, fit for purpose where I can....

    Started by Mr Gus, 9th January 2019 13:15
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    22nd January 2019 11:51 Go to last post
  8. 2005 ForTwo front bumper

    Hi, I seem to have lost the "front bumper" (if that's what it's called) from my Smart - used to be there - now it isn't. Suggestions please for sourcing a replacement? - John.

    Started by John1, 14th July 2016 16:11
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    12th November 2016 00:02 Go to last post
  9. Smart Car part prices directly from Mercedes Benz

    Thanks to Evilution I found this site http://www.mercedes-benz-parts.co.uk/ So I chucked in a few part numbers that I have recently acquired and it returned prices for parts which were exactly the same as from my local Smart main dealer. I just have to take the 20% VAT off and add GST at 5%. ...

    Started by nlel, 18th May 2016 12:20
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    18th September 2017 15:51 Go to last post
  10. Stereo needed!

    Hi all, so found the panel I need! Now I need a stereo as mine won't turn on, tried fuse 15 and wasn't that. Should have known as interior light works and on same circuit! Unless anyone has any other ideas looks like I need a replacement! Thanks Paul

    Started by Smart PB, 4th February 2019 21:20
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    20th March 2019 19:41 Go to last post
  11. Boot interior panel

    Hi all I'm after an interior boot/tailgate panel for a 2009 451,the black plastic bit as mines been butchered by the previous owner! Thanks Paul http://i64.tinypic.com/2hxayys.jpg

    Started by Smart PB, 4th February 2019 16:17
    451 tailgate boot liner
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    5th February 2019 01:09 Go to last post
  12. Recommend me a cheap but good random orbital polisher

    Seeing as my neighbour hasn't got one to lend me :thx: Seeing as my street just got rid of early morning o.c.d . Car cleaning twat-boy (hi Will) I don't want to wake my neighbours with a noisy machine on a Sunday morning. At 7.15 am with a pressure washer & Is a clay bar pre-run really...

    Started by Mr Gus, 3rd September 2019 19:15
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    19th September 2019 21:59 Go to last post
  13. Front grill on 450 needed in black

    I am looking for a new grill in black like this one where could I get these from anyone any ideas pleasehttps://goo.gl/images/mZqtz7 https://goo.gl/images/mZqtz7 Thanks

    Started by smartdizzy, 11th January 2017 21:21
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    13th January 2017 11:22 Go to last post
  14. Dumbass!

    My front console interior bulb(s) turned up from ali-express yesterday, I went out when I got home in the dark to fit, ...stupid, stupid stupid! Ordered standard T10 instead of the plastic stubbies that are the 509T twist fit ..cant think what I was doing! ..today will be spent seeing if our...

    Started by Mr Gus, 13th January 2019 11:00
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    21st January 2019 16:33 Go to last post
  15. Smart Specialist in Essex

    Hi all, I'm looking for a friendly Smart specialist in Essex area, close to Brentwood. Thank you for your help in advance.

    Started by hknick, 28th May 2019 12:15
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    31st May 2019 11:10 Go to last post
  16. Angry 2003 smart 450 0.7 passion city coupe

    Two items, i am looking for a fibre glass battery cover to fit under the carpet in the left hand footwell as mine has seen better days. I have also found a replacement sump pan with a drain plug can anyone fit this item at a reasonable cost?. Many Thanks, Mick Newell.

    Started by MICK888, 27th August 2019 15:44
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    1st September 2019 06:38 Go to last post
  17. Draught-stop screen for 453 Cabrio.

    I'm looking for a draught-stop screen for my SmartforTwo Cabrio. (This is the removable fabric screen which can be fitted behind the seats to reduce wind buffeting for driver and passenger when the roof is down). It's shown in the accessories list on the Smart website, but no clue is given for...

    Started by Lupin100, 17th February 2017 15:43
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    18th February 2017 23:59 Go to last post
  18. Independent Smart Specialist - East Anglia....

    Can anyone recommend a good Independent Smart Specialist in East Anglia? I'm looking for a professional, friendly, enthusiastic specialist within about two hours' drive of my home which is in the Norwich/Great Yarmouth area, to do the things on my car that are either beyond my capabilities, or...

    Started by 451CabBaz, 1st February 2018 19:37
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    7th February 2018 20:28 Go to last post
  19. Are paddle shifters part of the wheel unit?

    Smart has quoted over 700 for a wheel in-order to remove the airbag light. To save costs I will, source my own. I require a, Steering wheel for 450 0.7 2005. Can anyone tell me whether the paddle shifter is part of the wheel unit?

    Started by Pocetsize, 18th May 2018 13:46
    paddle shifter, steering wheel
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    29th May 2018 07:57 Go to last post
  20. Lightbulb Help with recommending a diagnostic fault reader (noobie)

    Hi, I'd like to get a fault reader to be able to fix the little git when he decides to stop working (in London, middle of rush hour). Would be great if you could point me in the right direction for a good brand. Many thanks Elbow

    Started by Elbow, 26th January 2019 10:42
    diagnostic reader
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    27th January 2019 22:28 Go to last post

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