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Forum: c453 - General discussions relating to the fortwo

A Forum dedicated to the smart fortwo (c453 model) - 2014 onwards

  1. 453 niggles anyone else?

    So, Ive had my ForTwo (c453) for over a year now. And mostly only positive thoughts on it. I have encountered a couple of niggles and wondered if others had encountered the same. 1. The windows mist up a lot. This morning in a bit of rain was a good example, leaving the AC on auto...

    Started by 300bhp/ton, 20th September 2018 10:46
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    24th September 2018 20:39 Go to last post
  2. 453 (non Brabus) Remap

    Hi all, Had a look about to see if anyone else had posted but not really found the answer. I have a 453 Sport Premium Turbo DCT I'd like to get remapped, I got a quote from Celtic Tuning and wondered if anyone has used them for this purpose before? Living in the North East I don't want to...

    Started by thedon88, 6th August 2018 16:15
    453 remap celtic turbo
    • Replies: 3
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    7th August 2018 17:04 Go to last post
  3. Tyre time...

    Need some new tyres in the next month or so. I have the Prime Sport with 16 wheels. Are there any other options than the oem Continentals? Seems most other brands either the front size OR the rear, but not both. Also, anyone found any all weather tyres? Winter I can find.

    Started by ajf350d, 28th May 2018 20:12
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    6th August 2018 16:17 Go to last post
  4. Smart Stuff/Big Performance centre exit exhaust

    http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q11/300bhpton/4C571A46-38C7-4F56-A81E-E17A8F86B158.jpg http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q11/300bhpton/754A0075-187B-493A-B2EB-5E6EF71FA64B.jpg http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q11/300bhpton/41D30AE5-B853-4D16-9C51-8ABDF1276906.jpg ...

    Started by 300bhp/ton, 10th July 2018 19:43
    • Replies: 3
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    22nd July 2018 13:33 Go to last post
  5. A question for our more advanced smart insiders regarding the smart media-system

    I know we have some smarties that have access to information us lay-people don't have, and asking our local smart dealer doesn't really help, so I'm relying on the kindness of strangers to answer this pretty specific Apple → smart Media-System question I bought a demo late 2016 ForTwo with the...

    Started by snorbaard, 17th April 2018 12:32
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    16th July 2018 12:50 Go to last post
  6. Question Smart-Media System: Android Auto and Apple Carplay coming?

    Hey all, I'm reading that the current models of the smart Media System includes (or may include) Android Auto, and some articles mention Carplay coming too. Can anybody confirm this, and maybe say if this is backward compatible somehow? I drove a loan 2017 and noticed the interface is...

    Started by snorbaard, 9th February 2018 05:39
    android auto, apple carplay, smart-media system
    • Replies: 5
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    16th July 2018 12:45 Go to last post
  7. Unhappy A little eco-irony (Eco-Score versus Cruise Control)

    I found a delicious irony in the interaction between the Cruise Control function and the Eco-Score meter. Say you set your car Cruise control to 120km/h, but due to traffic, you slow down to 110 km/h. Cruise control smartly disengages until youre ready again. The road opens up again, so you...

    Started by snorbaard, 6th June 2018 10:09
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    cruise control, eco-score, fuel economy
    • Replies: 11
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    9th July 2018 15:12 Go to last post
  8. Anyone after a phone cradle

    Ive got a spare phone cradle that plugs into the standard stereo. If anyone one is interested shoot me a PM.

    Started by 300bhp/ton, 8th July 2018 22:57
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    8th July 2018 22:57 Go to last post
  9. Distortion - JBL kit (normal head unit)

    Anyone else have a problem with distortion ... not particularly on loud passages I'm becoming more certain it's on the DSP side of things , not the actual speakers .... I can be listening to Piano music say (via the phone, which is via the USB) and get a slight background distortion at times...

    Started by TheAlmostInvisibleMan, 18th June 2018 22:18
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    18th June 2018 22:18 Go to last post
  10. New version of the TomTom MyDrive Connect app now says it's incompatible?

    Hey People! Short version: Tried to check to updates from Tomtom. TomTom MyDrive app now complains that I need an app called Smart Media Connect, and redirects me to the TomTom smart page, but this "new" software is nowhere to be found. Longer version: I just plugged in my Smart Media...

    Started by snorbaard, 29th May 2018 14:03
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    30th May 2018 21:36 Go to last post
  11. Start / stop never really works

    Hi all, How is everyone's Start / Stop? I do about 10 miles a day to / from work, and it never kicks in. If I do the odd 100 mile journey, towards the end, it might kick in once, but then not again. I've recently had the first service, and like a fool completely forgot to mention this to...

    Started by Petem, 7th May 2018 10:11
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    29th May 2018 10:00 Go to last post
  12. Red face My new Smarty

    This is my new Smarty, bought used with 14500km, 1.0L Passion 71HP. i have added some feature: Very very dark Windows, front fog light LED front H4 LED rear turn light LED Painted front/rear spoiler Front Brabus spolier

    Started by SmartITA, 28th April 2017 06:01
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    29th May 2018 09:37 Go to last post
  13. New Smartie is trying to kill me......

    Hello everyone, Sorry to post immediately asking for help but I am really not sure where to go with this now. Driven smarties ever since I learned to drive – owned, second hand, each of the shapes J I bought a brand new Prem Plus Sport on an 67 plate in November last year – on finance. I...

    Started by tygermoth, 9th May 2018 14:18
    • Replies: 8
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    28th May 2018 20:29 Go to last post
  14. Manual vs auto comparison

    So I bought my 5 speed manual ForTwo in the summer. Its just been in for its first service and I had an auto as a loan car. Which gave me the chance to perform a direct comparison. Im also an (ex) Roadster owner. So familiar with past smart offerings. Overall I was impressed with several...

    Started by 300bhp/ton, 16th April 2018 23:09
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    28th May 2018 20:25 Go to last post
  15. 453 Electric Drive

    Hello all, I've just joined - I am taking delivery of my first smart, and first electric car, on Thursday this week. I managed to jump the wait list by fortunately taking over a cancelled order in the exact spec I wanted (Black/Green Premium Plus Electric design package). Is anyone else...

    Started by jamieg, 11th September 2017 12:37
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    15th May 2018 19:20 Go to last post
  16. Gaiter on gear stick.

    I have already added the brabus handbrake and gearstick. Wondering if anyone has changed the gearstick gaiter. Mine is looking slightly worn and cheap looking!

    Started by honbeat, 2nd June 2017 23:39
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    13th April 2018 18:14 Go to last post
  17. Rain sensing wipers (Retrofit)

    UPDATE - THIS MOD DOESN'T WORK......... AS YET, BEING INVESTIGATED WATCH THIS SPACE - FOR NOW Nice mod to the car if you haven't got the premium/plus pack 15 minutes to do.

    Started by TheAlmostInvisibleMan, 23rd August 2016 15:42
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    • Replies: 15
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    3rd April 2018 05:03 Go to last post
  18. My navigation card has been formatted. How can I restore it?

    My navigation card has been formatted. How can I restore it?

    Started by crecywang, 9th July 2017 05:10
    • Replies: 7
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    28th March 2018 22:18 Go to last post
  19. Question Smart Media System / Mirrorlink

    Hi folks - got myself a 2016 forfour and was wondering if anyone has managed to get mirrorlink to work - according to the manual there should be a mirrorlink app in the services section of the menu (in the car) but I dont have it - just the usual tomtom live options. Any ideas? Tried a couple...

    Started by ripkord, 17th March 2017 19:10
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    android, forfour, mirrorlink, smart media
    • Replies: 15
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    12th March 2018 12:00 Go to last post
  20. Smart Cross Connect App - Iphone with OIS 11

    I have downloaded the cross connect app from Itunes, but when trying to connect via Bluetooth the app turns itself off. I am using an Iphone 6s with ois 11 operating system I have tried with my Andriod phone (less sim) and it all works accessing my home wi fi. Anyone got an idea why?

    Started by postnote, 12th October 2017 15:54
    • Replies: 8
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    28th February 2018 00:05 Go to last post

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