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  1. Thread: Towing hook

    by lancepar
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    Does this help for a supplier, they have a...

    Does this help for a supplier, they have a outside US contact.

    https://tinyurl.com/suyfq8z

    :smartbs:
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    Some obs' "temp gauge used", might this refer...

    Some obs'

    "temp gauge used", might this refer to a hand held digital thermometer?
    Or maybe a OBD connection used, the SAM unit knows what the coolant temp' is shirley, even if there is no dash...
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    John is correct regarding this as I have now...

    John is correct regarding this as I have now discovered on my 451 because due to the profile of the original Bosch pinch fit Aero Blades they can only be fitted one way to work efficiently so the...
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    I've changed the pinch fit blades on the Smarty a...

    I've changed the pinch fit blades on the Smarty a few times over the years when they become noisy, but as a temporary fix while waiting for new ones to arrive I swapped em over and noticed/forgot...
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    Windscreen wipers RHD 451 ForTwo Cabrio

    Hi,

    Spent the last hour searching the interweb without success so............

    The wipers are 22" and 21".
    I need to know what side of the car they are fitted and before someone suggests...
  6. Someone mentioned they wern't suprised at this...

    Someone mentioned they wern't suprised at this and I haven't been back to ask them why. Anyone have any thoughts?

    Cheers
    :smartbs:
  7. Because this was just to see if repositioning it...

    Because this was just to see if repositioning it would make any difference, which it didn't and marking its location means I can move it back. I now understang the Actuator is self adjusting anyway...
  8. Flashing gear mode indicato and Service spanner together.

    Hi,

    2010 451 Fourtwo Cabrio 69,000 miles

    Firstly the car transmission works as it should in all modes.

    However following me doing as single spanner service like I have for the past seven...
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    Oops, I got the wrong model fortwo, disregard...

    Oops,
    I got the wrong model fortwo, disregard the reference to the MHD in my posts.
    :cool:
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    If like my 2010 MHD you will find there are 2...

    If like my 2010 MHD you will find there are 2 lambda sensors in the standard exhaust system, one upstream in the short pipe from the manifold to the silencer and a downstream one in the big bit.

    I...
  11. Thread: Key fob

    by lancepar
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    :smartbs: Just recently the battery in my 451...

    :smartbs:
    Just recently the battery in my 451 fob has needed changing more often. The car is not an everyday driver.

    I've put yet another battery in it and retired it while I use the 2nd key and...
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    I had the SAM unit read and even the recent...

    I had the SAM unit read and even the recent indicator bulb change is logged!!! Anyway the upstream (No1) Lambda sensor was faulty It usually is this one, so I was advised to sort this fault first and...
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    OK AGM it is then. :smartbs:

    OK AGM it is then.
    :smartbs:
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    No it aint tosh..........it's Male cow...

    No it aint tosh..........it's Male cow excrement.:lol:

    Agree AGM (120,000 starts) if constantly using the ECO mode, I dont, so an AFM/EFB (85,000 starts) will do me.

    Still monitoring the...
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    Right, this morning air temperature was 12C and...

    Right, this morning air temperature was 12C and voltage 11.96V which is not good enough. Car started fine but EMCL won't go off.
    So disconnected battery and put it on charge for a couple of hours,...
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    If no joy on here. Try...........

    If no joy on here.
    Try........
    https://www.evilution.co.uk/index.php?menu=chassis&mod=1141
    It's the other way round to your question but do a search.
    :cool:
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    Car was covered with frost, had to scrape the...

    Car was covered with frost, had to scrape the screen etc, but started instantly and easily as it always does.
    I will check the battery condition thought.
    Today booked it in at friends garage for a...
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    EMCL on again this frosty morning. And today...

    EMCL on again this frosty morning.
    And today discovered the ECO mode is not working, not that I use it a lot anyway, I usually switch it off after start up.
    So I'm thinking brake signal error....
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    Right, This morning I started the car and all...

    Right,
    This morning I started the car and all was OK, no EMCL etc.
    Removed a front indicator bulb and holder.
    Indicated left turn, no EMCL but the flash rate was noticeably faster.
    Switch off...
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    Is there an IQ Ragtop, if not I'll keep my 451...

    Is there an IQ Ragtop, if not I'll keep my 451 Cabrio.
    :cool:
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    :smartbs: What I'm going to do, when I've lost...

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    What I'm going to do, when I've lost my cold, Is see if I can get it to do it again, there's a better word for this but I'm not firing on all cylinders.
    I'll let you know what happens....
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    Engine Management Check Light EMCL

    Here’s one to chew over.
    Needed fuel on my return home from the club I was at yesterday. Started car, no issues, hit a pothole on the drive, usually manage to miss most of them.
    After turning on...
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    :smartbs: I always struggle to reset the service...

    :smartbs:
    I always struggle to reset the service indicator, but eventually manage it. If you search the Web you will find umpteen different procedures that work for owners. I save them and print...
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    :smartbs: My cabrio lives outside, no issues...

    :smartbs:
    My cabrio lives outside, no issues with the ragtop leaking, and its a MHD, just keep an eye on the belt and if it does break in use, switch off the engine.
    :cool:
  25. :smartbs: Is it firing on all three cylinders,...

    :smartbs:
    Is it firing on all three cylinders, just a thought:confused:
    :cool:
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