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@  TheBestJohn : (15 December 2014 - 04:01 PM) gonna pull it out and re lube
@  kdubya : (15 December 2014 - 02:47 PM) Figures right? I usually go a week between issues.
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@  twobytwo : (09 December 2014 - 12:06 PM) Pre-Owned Electric Drive Coupe for sale if anyone is interested... details in Dealer Showroom section...
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@  Th3Guardian : (09 December 2014 - 08:24 AM) just posted a how to on installing a heater pad on 451s, if anyone is thinking of adding this before winter actually hits take a look here.
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@  mowser : (07 December 2014 - 10:10 AM) oil filter for the 450
@  dmoonen : (04 December 2014 - 12:42 PM) Yeah you kinda craped out maybe check out some wreckers and see what they have.
@  LeoBarbosa : (04 December 2014 - 12:12 PM) I have seen many wrapped, but you have to be responsible for what you sell. If many people have had the same problem in one specific colour, it is a production problem. I have this problem, but the other colours don't. Is it my lottery ticket? LOL I am looking for used panels now.
@  KyotoCar : (04 December 2014 - 12:07 PM) What's the cheapest option for replacing a turbo for a 2005 smart?
@  KyotoCar : (04 December 2014 - 12:03 PM) cheapest option for replacing turbo
@  dmoonen : (04 December 2014 - 10:38 AM) Personally my friend from Cali just wrapped his a satin red color which looks pretty cool
@  dmoonen : (04 December 2014 - 10:37 AM) Yeah it seems to be a common problem and your SOL. Just keep fighting and see where it gets you
@  LeoBarbosa : (04 December 2014 - 10:16 AM) Mercedes-Benz Canada just refused to fix the Clear coat peeling off from my RED RALLY 2009 Smart. Feeling idiot. :(
@  dmoonen : (04 December 2014 - 09:42 AM) Add some nose bears to the side and your good to go lol
@  Mike T : (04 December 2014 - 09:26 AM) 4 stars is very good and better than either the 450 or 451....the test was made a lot more difficult recently.
@  dmoonen : (04 December 2014 - 08:06 AM) The comments is where it's sketchy "pole extreamly close to striking the head". Seems they're planing updates for the MK2 version allready
@  FlossyTheSmart : (04 December 2014 - 07:55 AM) The results aren't exactly horrible, being 4/5 stars. Side impact results are a little worrisome though. Supposed to be improvements by March or something though, so :dunno:
@  dmoonen : (04 December 2014 - 07:32 AM) Did anyone check out the euroncap crash test for the new smart apperently is horrible. http://www.euroncap....fortwo/579.aspx

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How to turn off the service "wrench"?


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#1 Kent&Alex

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Posted 11 September 2010 - 07:59 AM

My wife took the smart into the local mechanic for the B service, and the guy tried to turn off the "need service wrench" thing using the code reader and couldn't. He said it might be a combination of actions that turns it off (like hitting the breaks four times while starting, whatever). First, how do you turn it off.Now my second issue, when he tried to turn off the wrench, and after I tried a few combination after we left, the car's odometer increased 1000km!! We went in at 69,568 and left at 70,573! Ever hear of that happening?Update: found out how to turn off the service wrench doing a google search...its not particularly easy to accomplish. Still don't know why it reset the mileage an extra thousand km.

Edited by Kent&Alex, 11 September 2010 - 09:03 AM.


#2 Francesco

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Posted 11 September 2010 - 09:19 AM

Now my second issue, when he tried to turn off the wrench, and after I tried a few combination after we left, the car's odometer increased 1000km!! We went in at 69,568 and left at 70,573! Ever hear of that happening?

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#3 Mike T

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Posted 11 September 2010 - 09:44 AM

Thanks to your numb-nuts indie mechanic, you just lost 1000 km of warranty....The procedure is well described in this forum and the OBDII port is not used for that. Just the button on the instrument pod and the starter key.

Edited by Mike T, 11 September 2010 - 09:45 AM.

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#4 Mike T

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Posted 11 September 2010 - 09:51 AM

Resetting the 450 service indicator.

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#5 Kent&Alex

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 12:44 PM

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Yeah, that's what I suggested to my wife. She doesn't think so, they recorded the mileage when she brought it in, and they only had three hours to play with the car.

Thanks to your numb-nuts indie mechanic, you just lost 1000 km of warranty....

The procedure is well described in this forum and the OBDII port is not used for that. Just the button on the instrument pod and the starter key.

We're way beyond the warranty. You'd think the odometer would be a protected area you can't mess with, funny how we managed it.

Edited by Kent&Alex, 12 September 2010 - 12:46 PM.





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