Smart Fortwo Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Smart Fortwo

Smart Fortwo Problems

Malfunctioning "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!

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Smart Fortwo Questions

How can I resolve an error code C1446? (1 answer)

Hi, how do I correct an error code C1446 for a 2011 Smart Fortwo (1L engine)? Thank you!

What does SNOW SIGN mean in speedometer (1 answer)

Where can I get body work done? (1 answer)

Front end is damaged; no structural damage, just need replacement of plastic body panels.

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Smart Fortwo Recalls

Steering 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.

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Smart Fortwo Reviews

Have owned the car since new 6 years ago. I have replaced one light bulb. The transmission is the weak spot. Always works, but not a great design. Very unresponsive and design not up the the standards of the rest of the car,(reliable though) The clear roof is prone to crazing. Doesn't bother anything. Wonderful suburban car and will do 90mph when necessary!

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