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Okay, so I’ve never made a post on any forum before but everyone in my life is so unhelpful so I desperately need some help or at least someone to point me in the right direction. I have a 2016 Smart ForTwo Gasoline and it’s brakes are SHOT. They’re grinding and it’s reverberating throughout my entire vehicle and they need to be fixed, like, yesterday. But nobody seems to care enough to give me ANY advice. I don’t know what I need, do I need just the pads or do I need everything? And if I buy the parts online, what do I buy? I don’t want to go to the dealership because quite frankly they are the absolute worst people that have ever existed and they suck, and they’ll charge me a dumb amount when I could get the same thing or better elsewhere. If I go to someone, who do I go to? I literally don’t know anything and I’m so frustrated because my brakes are sooooooooooo bad and nobody wants to help and I need help. Someone, anyone, please tell me what I’m supposed to do. Thanks, I’m so frustrated so I apologize if this doesn’t say as much as it should
Hi All, i recently purchased a 2014 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive and curious if anyone else in NB has one, if so where do you get it serviced? I called Saint John Mercedes and they mentioned they were not currently set up to perform the recommended maintenance, so I'm thinking I may need to go to Quebec if Moncton and Halifax cannot service either.. Recommendations? Thanks!
I just got back from having our vehicle repaired and serviced by "Uncle Glenn" in London and it was well worth the drive from Toronto! We have a diesel 2006 Smart Cabriolet with 65,000 km. Our local dealer strongly discouraged us from repairing the vehicle and listed over $5,000 worth of repairs that needed to be made. The dealer was pushing us to buy a new vehicle (no surprise). The reality is that the math simply doesn't work having a dealer service an old Smartie...better to do it yourself or find someone as trustworthy as Glenn. Here's the list of what we repaired both front springs...what a smooth ride home replaced front brake pads 2 front bearings broken bolts X2 service actuator and computer actuator sleeve oil change light bulbs new Bosch battery with 3 yr warranty replaced rear crash bar* antifreeze replacement oil spray undercoat *Several years ago our Smartie was rear-ended by a car going about 25 to 30 kpm. At the time I was proud of the fact that the only damage to the Smartie was two slight indents where the screws from the other guy's licence plate impacted. He knocked his bumper loose. The insurance-approved repair shop missed the fact the crash bar had some barely visible but potentially serious damage. It was one of Glenn's first observations. Thanks Glenn! Callum and Sarah