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    Of course you clean up stub axle with an emery...

    Of course you clean up stub axle with an emery cloth so bearing slides on by hand and grease will make later removal easy.
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    Remember to grease stub axle and bearing. ...

    Remember to grease stub axle and bearing. Bearing contains precious little grease from factory.
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    When fitting dust cap I use a suitable heavy wall...

    When fitting dust cap I use a suitable heavy wall plastic pipe and a lump hammer. Tap gently or you will harm bearing.
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    You must be quick. Heat race ring on opposite...

    You must be quick. Heat race ring on opposite side to sensor. Get it moving before heat transfers to stub shaft.
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    A stuck inner race ring comes off easily by...

    A stuck inner race ring comes off easily by applying heat. Wedge in an old chisel to get race ring moving.
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    Bloody expensive those pistons so lucky these...

    Bloody expensive those pistons so lucky these engines have only three cylinders.
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    Cam shaft sensor only tells ECU where engine is...

    Cam shaft sensor only tells ECU where engine is in firing order. Injection timing is via flywheel rotation sensor.
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    Forgot to mention when doing these so called...

    Forgot to mention when doing these so called "sports starts" there is quite a noticeable smoke cloud behind me. For that reason I don't do sports starts very often.
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    I have only done this in auto although some says...

    I have only done this in auto although some says it works in manual too. Simply floor pedal and Smart will change into next gear at highest possible revs. In my 2002 diesel Cabrio that is about...
  10. Thread: Brake Fluid Cap

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    I am for the piping hot water method. Works on...

    I am for the piping hot water method. Works on most stuck screw lids like jam jars and ring that hold fuel sender unit to tank.
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    Just wonder if the wee speaker works for other...

    Just wonder if the wee speaker works for other warnings like driving off with door not shut or locking car with lights on?
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    The sound surely must come from the flasher relay.

    The sound surely must come from the flasher relay.
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    Do you still have those actuator parts? I have...

    Do you still have those actuator parts? I have several of those in my workshop with unbroken magnets but totally fubared housing bodies with one of more of the three mounting lugs missing thanks to...
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    Delphi can do very little on a Roadster. Read...

    Delphi can do very little on a Roadster. Read your Roadster as a same year 450 and you’ll find Delphi can do most things.
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    Best version of WOW complete with instructions:...

    Best version of WOW complete with instructions:
    https://1drv.ms/f/s!Ah2ay1MO1McSilWT2ZlFId_tBnam
    Study instructions and follow them.
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    No worries mate. All will be wonderful after...

    No worries mate. All will be wonderful after Brex****.
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    I see no point in also reading codes with Star....

    I see no point in also reading codes with Star. You’ll be no wiser only out of pocket unless it is free.
    Buy second hand unit and fit. Delphi should be able to run pump and open valves so you can...
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    Unsure if you can separate control unit from...

    Unsure if you can separate control unit from valve block in situ. Personally I would not attempt that.
    WOW and Delphi are no different diagnosis wise. Different layout but WOW offers more...
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    You have to remove both under trays to get access...

    You have to remove both under trays to get access at least that is how mine is.ABS/ESP unit sits under left side foot well. You can still drive your Smart without the ABS/ESP unit but only parking...
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    Delphi runs perfectly under XP. Yes, you can...

    Delphi runs perfectly under XP.

    Yes, you can open out your ESP unit and most of them can easily be cloned.
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    You have an ESP unit not an ABS unit like the...

    You have an ESP unit not an ABS unit like the older 450 models. On my 2002 Smart Cabrio I can read ABS module and of course not read ESP module which mine does not have.
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    Clutch actuator boot is not available as a spare...

    Clutch actuator boot is not available as a spare so contact a Smart specialist garage and ask kindly if you can have the boot from a knackered actuator.
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    I suspect excessive internal friction in clutch...

    I suspect excessive internal friction in clutch actuator drive mechanism causing it to release with a bang. Unsure about boot on the 451 clutch actuator but boot on the 450 will swell and become...
  24. Clutch replacement is a full days job but may...

    Clutch replacement is a full days job but may take longer if there are complications like seized bolts and nuts.
    Why not do it yourself John? I have no doubt you are fully capable.
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    Poll: Boris is a notorious liar and wanker. ...

    Boris is a notorious liar and wanker.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNjvrTPjVgM&t
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