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  1. Anyone got a Star machine, I need my key reprogramming

    I only have one key working and need some kind person with a star machine to help out please, preferably not a merc dealer!

    Started by chezqui, 29th November 2016 07:15
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    28th January 2018 11:00 Go to last post
  2. How to ease the passage of tubing....

    OK ALL childish sniggering, double entendres and innuendo are welcome for this post BUT I AM asking a serious question here!! :angle: :icon_redf :icon_chee I have a 450 03 SFT that has a door seal leak (both passenger and drivers side) and on the advice I have been given I have purchased some...

    Started by angelofdecember, 3rd September 2016 21:39
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  3. City Coupe Passion 450 How to Sell!

    Hello Peeps, Alas, my smart 450 2001 city coupe passion LHD car's engine has seized up and I am having to sell it because of a lack of technical knowledge. I was wondering the best way to go about this? It has long MOT (until next September) and aside from the seized engine there doesn't seem...

    Started by BecksClandrew, 3rd November 2017 15:06
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    20th April 2018 11:51 Go to last post
  4. Exclamation Smart 450 Cabrio Roof Cog replacement

    Hello guys, new here. I own a Smart 450 2003 in UK Cabrio. When I bought it the previous owner told me that the cogs and cables need to be replaced. When I press the button to open the roof you can hear a clicking noise and nothing is moving. As I have asked a mechanic how much it will cost to fix...

    Started by vmicha, 12th February 2017 16:00
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    smart 450 cabrio roof
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    16th February 2017 23:36 Go to last post
  5. 450 Headlight Adjusters Noisey. 2004

    Big annoyance. Headlight adjusters. Kept making a noise. Only one when on full beam is searching for position. I never fiddled around with the switch leaving them on 0. Knowing they tend to cock-up in advance. Is there any way of sorting them without rebuilding the lamp. or is just...

    Started by Jaser, 2nd September 2016 12:49
    450, adjusters, headlamp, headlight
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    1st October 2017 12:52 Go to last post
  6. Roof or windscreen leak fixed.

    Problem solved and the inside of the car is now dry and cosy.

    Started by chezqui, 29th November 2016 07:10
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    29th August 2018 12:44 Go to last post
  7. Steamy Windows.......

    Hi folks, :icon_smil Yup, its that time of year again when you settle your butt into your Smarty and the first hint of a warm body EVERY window fogs up! You set the blowers to FULL FORCE after a gentle breeze and it has no affect..... the heat setting from cold to 'f##k me I'm sweating'... from...

    Started by angelofdecember, 12th November 2015 21:09
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    15th January 2016 07:18 Go to last post
  8. Rubber door seals.

    The rubber door seals on our 1999 Smart ForTwo are looking a bit tired and I believe they may leak in heavy rain. Question is: Does anyone know who sells them, or are they just available from main dealers ? . Many thanks as always for any help.

    Started by dollyssmart, 19th November 2011 07:40
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    26th January 2016 17:11 Go to last post
  9. Cool Backseat cup holders

    A bit goofy question but I really need an answer :p How do you use the backseat cupholders of a smart 450 ?

    Started by vmicha, 30th April 2017 20:46
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    4th May 2017 22:46 Go to last post
  10. Leaks from rear. 2004 450 Smart Car.

    I have sorted out the air intake drain at the front of the car. Changed the door seals. Taped the wing mirror screws. Still pooling under the drivers side. Noticed some water beads top of the rear engine cover at the rear under the carpet only. None on the top. Is it the light clusters or...

    Started by Jaser, 7th June 2016 14:42
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    450, ingress, leaks, rear quarter., water
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    2nd September 2016 12:38 Go to last post
  11. Cost of Starter Motor Replacement

    Hello After lying up for 3 weeks whilst we were on holiday our Smart Passion (600 cc - 2002 model) won't start. I've tried a booster and a new battery but it just whines a bit as it tries to turn over. The rest of the electrics seem to be working. My local garage has quoted me about 8 hours...

    Started by Photo4x4, 12th June 2014 17:48
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    8th July 2014 07:18 Go to last post
  12. Fixing floor mats

    I have just bought a 2001 Smart Passion LHD which came without the Smart rubber floor mats. I just bought a pair of used LHD ones on eBay. The passenger side mat is just laid in the footwell but the thin dangly bits on the driver's side can obviously shift about & get caught under the pedals which...

    Started by nigelbb, 26th March 2016 08:49
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    29th July 2016 05:16 Go to last post
  13. Washer Jets

    Hi all, I have tried searching but can't find anything :( Our 450 seems to be lacking some pressure for the washers. It's all topped up and when you pull the lever (or is it push?) nothing comes out, well it does but trickles down the jets rather than on the windscreen! It's also the same...

    Started by GiGo, 7th January 2017 16:18
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    16th January 2017 12:45 Go to last post
  14. Steering wheel off centre. Cause ?

    My steering wheel used to be level until I had a "mishap". It is now turned slightly to the left for the car to drive in a straight line. Whilst towing on an A frame, that attaches to the front wishbones, I hit a low wall with the nearside rear side whilst turning at walking pace. This dented the...

    Started by WesleyPegden, 2nd June 2018 17:35
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  15. Oil leak - 2001 Pulse (fixed)

    I was concerned that our Smart was dripping oil after a drive. It was hard to tell where from, but it seemed to be running down the outside of the sump from somewhere on the right hand side of the engine, and I worried that it was the oil seal behind the crankshaft pulley. Looking on fq101, I...

    Started by Chris3005, 14th August 2016 16:17
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    15th August 2016 19:43 Go to last post
  16. Removing the Crash Bar bolts

    Hello Everyone! I've got a situation with my mk5 where I need to remove the crash bar to deal with a cycle valve issue but for the life of me I cannot get the bolts off. I've tried using GT85 to loosen the bolts and hot water but with no luck and now, after a slightly ham-fisted attempt, my T45...

    Started by Ocracoke, 12th December 2014 15:08
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    15th December 2014 20:47 Go to last post
  17. smart pulse mcc

    Abs light air bag light stays on all the time pls help

    Started by taz, 30th January 2016 21:30
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    11th February 2016 21:39 Go to last post
  18. 450 some help needed

    Hello everyone I hope someone can help a newbie 450 owner with a few bits please Had the car a small amount of time and now really getting into it (use it at weekends for fun for than a normal day to day car) It just passed its MOT and I am surprised to be honest so wanted to give it...

    Started by smartdizzy, 27th June 2017 12:24
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    4th July 2017 07:18 Go to last post
  19. smart 450 one line on dash

    i have a smart 450 2004 i get one line on dash only happen when i turn on the headlight few times turn the key finaly i get n on dash any help suggestion thank you

    Started by manodi, 24th August 2015 14:49
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    20th August 2016 18:48 Go to last post
  20. 450 Heater knob. verticle one. Snapped off.

    End of it bladed part snapped off inside switch. One of the verticle ones. How do I get it out? Without taking apart the dashboard. superglue? Thanks for all your help in advance.

    Started by Jaser, 20th July 2016 09:52
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    19th July 2018 10:52 Go to last post

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