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  1. Thread: Towing hook

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    It would have been about the 13th/14th - ie about...

    It would have been about the 13th/14th - ie about 12/13 days ago.
  2. Thread: Towing hook

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    On this web site the only contact detail is a web...

    On this web site the only contact detail is a web form - which I have used to ask a question, but unfortunately have not received any response.
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    Well, I took the car in for a re-test - emissions...

    Well, I took the car in for a re-test - emissions only and free because it was within the allotted time period.

    As previously mentioned I had cleared the Management light using Torque and ran the...
  4. Thread: Emissions problem

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    Thanks again guys. I will talk to the MOT...

    Thanks again guys.

    I will talk to the MOT centre on Monday, but in the meantime I found out why the engine management light was on.

    I used an OBD scanner and the Torque app on my phone to find...
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    Thanks guys. There is no temp gauge on the car...

    Thanks guys.

    There is no temp gauge on the car (which I thought was a bit weird, always been used to having one).

    The car mostly does short trips to town and back (about 3-5 miles at a time)...
  6. Thread: Emissions problem

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    Thanks for the responses. This problem goes...

    Thanks for the responses.

    This problem goes back to 2018 and is puzzling me.

    We had the car MOT'd in 2017 (just after we got it) and it passed no problem

    In 2018 it failed on emissions so on...
  7. Thread: Emissions problem

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    Emissions problem

    Our 2009 1.0 Turbo has recently had a new exhaust and lambda sensors but yesterday failed the MOT on emissions.

    The garage could not tell me what may be causing the problem.

    Can anyone suggest...
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    :rolleyes: That explains it - I missed the CDI...

    :rolleyes: That explains it - I missed the CDI bit.
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    Sorry I didn't word my question well. What I was...

    Sorry I didn't word my question well.
    What I was enquiring about was how you managed to achieve the fuel economy stated. My wifes Smart (a 1ltr 84bhp turbo Highstyle) has never topped more than 39...
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    Unfortunately I'm not aware of any machine shops...

    Unfortunately I'm not aware of any machine shops in our area - will have to investigate.


    If I can't find a local machine shop these will be perfect.
    I have two questions for you tolsen
    1. How...
  11. Thread: Towing hook

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    Sorry - yes I meant the towing eye. Thanks for...

    Sorry - yes I meant the towing eye.
    Thanks for the info - personally I've never come across this thread and am finding it a hell of a job to find any rod with this thread.
    I need to find some bar...
  12. Thread: Towing hook

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    Towing hook

    Does anyone know what thread is used on the towing hook supplied with the 451.
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    Thanks Mj - have sent you a pm

    Thanks Mj - have sent you a pm
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    451 panoramic roof

    Does anyone know where I might get a replacement Poly roof for a 451.
    Mercedes are only doing a glass one now, and they don't supply a replacement fitting kit with it whereas they used to supply a...
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    Took me a while to get round to checking this as...

    Took me a while to get round to checking this as my wife was waiting for an op date and it came through soon after posting.
    The problem was a defective brake shoe which has now been resolved.
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    And sometimes it is because of a fractured wrist...

    And sometimes it is because of a fractured wrist :eek:

    I am assuming that it is the cylinder because that is what caused the sticking last time. In hindsight I should have changed it then,...
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    Sticking rear brake

    The rear wheel on my wifes Smart is sticking again.
    I managed to release the sticking cylinder a while back - but time for a replacement I feel.

    I see that the shoes don't need removing to...
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    Thanks - the link was appreciated. I have...

    Thanks - the link was appreciated.
    I have ordered one and will get it a week earlier than waiting for our next trip to town.
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    I took the switch out of the door panel today. ...

    I took the switch out of the door panel today.

    It is suffering what is, I believe, a common problem - the cap has cracked at the pivot point because the material is very thin so it doesn't 'rock'...
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    The dealer hasn't got any and it'll be after the...

    The dealer hasn't got any and it'll be after the weekend before they can get them in and we won't be back in town for 10 days.
    So I was going to have a go at cleaning them at the weekend - but first...
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    Thanks for the info. My wife was obviously...

    Thanks for the info.
    My wife was obviously misled by the local mechanic a local Merc garage is quoting 14.80 inc vat.- although I did find them on one Smart spares site (new) for 24 + 4.50...
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    Electric window switch

    My wife had a problem today when her driver side electric window stopped working in the open position.
    A local mechanic got it closed for her but said it needed a new window switch and tht she...
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    Who would know that you needed to sit in the...

    Who would know that you needed to sit in the carpark with the engine running before an emissions test????

    I will certainly be taking it up with the DVSA.
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    I have made comment to Halfords Autocentre...

    I have made comment to Halfords Autocentre complaining about the errors made by their tester, as well as the fact he gave incorrect advice (not recommendations) as a result of those errors, and this...
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    Sorry - can you elaborate. I'm not sure I...

    Sorry - can you elaborate. I'm not sure I understand these comments.
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