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@  FlossyTheSmart : (04 August 2015 - 07:11 AM) either way, sounds like overboost to me
@  dmoonen : (04 August 2015 - 07:07 AM) *free up the wastegate. Soot blocks it on the inside :)
@  FlossyTheSmart : (04 August 2015 - 06:58 AM) Overboost perhaps? Might need to lube the wastegate
@  Markjohn : (04 August 2015 - 06:10 AM) Hello mate all has been checked by a smart independent called fudge smart of Cambridge England and that still don't no wot to do yet cos all coming back as ok till u drive car like u have stolen it and then it goes in to limp mode .then u turn car off and restart it and it ok
@  Markjohn : (04 August 2015 - 03:17 AM) will try this ok thanks for your help
@  stickman007 : (03 August 2015 - 06:42 PM) Markjohn: check your engine harness before replacing anymore parts! Most MB dealership are close to useless when it comes to repairing smarts...find a good smart independent mechanic (I recommend smart142)
@  stickman007 : (03 August 2015 - 06:38 PM) Mine just started working again today
@  FlossyTheSmart : (03 August 2015 - 11:56 AM) And on that same topic, if you ARE getting emails, it would also be handy to know that they are in fact going out!
@  FlossyTheSmart : (03 August 2015 - 10:21 AM) If anyone is still having issues with not getting emails from CsC, PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE let me know!
@  FlossyTheSmart : (03 August 2015 - 10:21 AM) OK, I think I've set up a workaround so that emails will go out as usual. Now I need to figure out why the previous config (Which has been working for years) isn't working anymore. The last email I got from CsC was July 22nd
@  Markjohn : (03 August 2015 - 09:47 AM) Hello all my smart 800 diesel keeps going in to limp mode it had 3 boost sensors had dia gnostic at Mercedes andthay don't no wot 2 do next any ideas please
@  FlossyTheSmart : (03 August 2015 - 09:38 AM) Uh oh, just discovered CsC hasn't been able to send emails for a while :\
@  Francesco : (01 August 2015 - 09:31 AM) Cool, thanks
@  CANMAN : (01 August 2015 - 03:55 AM) Yes it's Max
@  Francesco : (01 August 2015 - 12:39 AM) I forget who in the NCR was printing SGII brackets. max? It's that time of year when the heat inside my parked smart causes the heavy duty Velcro to unglue from both surfaces, which puts strain on the wonky RJ45 and causes the SAM to throw a P0113 code...
@  marchanna : (28 July 2015 - 11:51 AM) Yup. Sometimes the simplest is the best.
@  Mike T : (28 July 2015 - 11:07 AM) Best idea yet!
@  marchanna : (28 July 2015 - 08:39 AM) It fits nicely in the back of the Benz if I put the seats down. I just thought it would be novel to put it on the back of the Smart.
@  Francesco : (27 July 2015 - 08:10 PM) Or wheelie bars
@  Mike T : (27 July 2015 - 08:07 PM) Preferably, use a larger vehicle.
@  Francesco : (27 July 2015 - 08:05 PM) I would think a trailer is your only option. The physics is just wrong in a couple of dimensions to be hanging 300 lbs behind the rear wheels
@  marchanna : (27 July 2015 - 07:27 PM) Check it out: can-drift.com
@  marchanna : (27 July 2015 - 07:21 PM) It's an electric drift trike. I wanted to see if I could fab a vertical rack on the back of the Smart. The trike weighs about 200lbs - I could probably build an aluminum rack as light as 50lbs - but that still the exceeds the tongue weight of the hitches, thought maybe the towing bolt holes could hold a little more weight.
@  Francesco : (27 July 2015 - 04:50 PM) even the trunk weight is recommended to be no more than 50 kg...
@  Francesco : (27 July 2015 - 04:49 PM) Wow, I have no idea what you're attempting but that sounds like too much weight for the rear of the smart altogether, not just for the two bolts.
@  marchanna : (27 July 2015 - 08:01 AM) I want to hold about 300lbs across of them.
@  marchanna : (27 July 2015 - 07:59 AM) Yes
@  Francesco : (27 July 2015 - 07:43 AM) Vertical?
@  marchanna : (27 July 2015 - 06:32 AM) Anyone know how much load the towing eye bolt hold in the rear bumper of a 451 can carry?

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#1 Eclectrix

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Posted 29 October 2011 - 10:52 AM

Help!The locksmith does not know how to open the door. The spare key is in my purse inside the car and it is running. The puppy stepped on the key and locked the door and no windows are open. Short of breaking a window is there any way to get in?
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Posted 29 October 2011 - 11:11 AM

Yes there is but I cannot publish the method on an open public forum. Send me a private message if you want to know.

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Posted 29 October 2011 - 11:11 AM

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Posted 29 October 2011 - 11:27 AM

If the methods Tolsen suggests doesn't work, tell the locksmith to try the rear hatch. There should be a normal key slot there.

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Posted 29 October 2011 - 12:37 PM

Thank you all. Problem solved. The locksmith was able to open the door. If you want to know how just send a private message please. I do not want to give that information publicly so you are not compromised in any way. eclectrix

If the methods Tolsen suggests doesn't work, tell the locksmith to try the rear hatch. There should be a normal key slot there.


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Posted 31 October 2011 - 09:46 PM

I did indeed send a PM as it would be interesting to learn how a professional locksmith would gain access to a Smart. Told him my fool proof and non destructive access method as well. No response seen so far though. Has eclectrix been overwhelmed with such requests perhaps?

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 06:43 PM

Has eclectrix been overwhelmed with such requests perhaps?Um, no not really. I am not a regular visitor anymore. I remembered that I should check in because of the recent post requesting help and did reply to a couple (only ) of pm's. tadaeclectrix
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#8 tolsen

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 06:55 PM

Being a regular visitor or not is not the issue. You have received several private messages that you have plainly ignored. Not the right attitude in my book.

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 07:20 PM

Being a regular visitor or not is not the issue. You have received several private messages that you have plainly ignored. Not the right attitude in my book.

It is exactly the attitude demonstrated herein this post why I do not frequent this site anymore. To clarify the situation, I did not ignore the messages. The inbox count in my controls read 0 new messages. I assumed there were none, that being correct. It was not until I read this post that I decided to ignore the stat counter and check. Low and behold there wer a half dozen new messages, and all have been addressed, as well as an alert sent to note the message counter not working. My apology to those who sent messages that were not addressed. They are now, better late than never. And if I was not a regular visitor, how would I know there were private messages? It would not be considered ignoring them if I did not see them. :o
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Posted 27 February 2012 - 07:48 PM

You must have set up your account to not receive an email notification when a PM is received. Either that or changed email addresses and did not update your account here.See ya!

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#11 Eclectrix

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 09:38 PM

You must have set up your account to not receive an email notification when a PM is received. Either that or changed email addresses and did not update your account here. See ya!

I did set up my account not to receive email notification and also changed email addresses. However; it was the site that said 0 messages...you know, the little underlined notification under My Controls in the upper right hand corner under Search and Help. Does it not show the number of messages waiting in the inbox held on the server for clubsmartcar?
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#12 Mike T

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Posted 28 February 2012 - 07:32 AM

Oh well.

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