Smart Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Smart
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Smart ProblemsMalfunctioning "Automated Manual" Tranmission
Dealer replaced Clutch Auctuator under an extended repair policy. Total cost of repair was $950. My deductible was $100. Ongoing problem with many 2009 Smart Cars. Tranny still malfunctions on occassion. Very aggrevating!
Smart QuestionsWhat does SNOW SIGN mean in speedometer (1 answer)
Front end is damaged; no structural damage, just need replacement of plastic body panels.
Occasionally when moving shifter from park to reverse, chime sounds and gear selector display is blank. Transmission will not shift into reverse. Sometimes moving the gear selector thru the gears works, or shutting off the vehicle and starting over. This can resolve itself in as little as 2 minut...
Smart RecallsSteering Gear Mounting Bolt Failure
The steering gear mounting bolts can break, causing difficulty controlling the vehicle. The dealership will replace the steering gear mounting bolts free of charge to correct the problem.