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  1. There are hybrids at the moment by other makes,...

    There are hybrids at the moment by other makes, be it plug-in or not plug-in types.

    But again are costly and having a complex drive that will have more to go wrong in future years of use. i pity...
  2. As stated, the poor range puts one off, and the...

    As stated, the poor range puts one off, and the range goes down by a further 25% approx in winter cold, so it is even worse range than that stated.

    Also the price of an electric car is way over...
  3. Is Smart cutting their throats by going all electric soon?

    I see the 453 Fortwo and Forfour which is still available as a fueled car for some of this year in the UK and europe, will be selling only 'all electric' cars soon and no longer having fueled cars.
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  4. Thread: Diesels

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    45 MPG......You must be driving like an F1...

    45 MPG......You must be driving like an F1 driver.

    The only reason I bought the Cdi was the advantage to get far better MPG than the petrol, and it does, no denying that, though it seems some do,...
  5. Thread: Diesels

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    Well, whatever 451 diesel you go for, it does...

    Well, whatever 451 diesel you go for, it does give a good fuel return, as just I stated in above comment you get nearly 80 MPG. Really good.

    Petrol versions of the 451 are in the middle to high...
  6. Thread: Diesels

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    Not had any issues with DPF or burn cycle, touch...

    Not had any issues with DPF or burn cycle, touch wood and thats five years I have owned it, makes it eight years old now.

    As for the 1200 reves instead of 1000, only happened a few times, so...
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    The smaller BHP engine will be an EU4 emissions...

    The smaller BHP engine will be an EU4 emissions car, pre-mid 59 plate, after that like mine is EU5 emissions and has a DPF filter with burn cycles. Earlier models did not have DPF.

    As for...
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    Some info that may help.... ...

    Some info that may help....

    https://www.obd-codes.com/p0805

    https://www.smartcarofamerica.com/forums/f353/p0805-p0900-you-122946/
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    As I said on your other thread, at that mileage...

    As I said on your other thread, at that mileage give it a miss. Get one under 70K miles.

    As for the engine management light, well with a OBII Code reader plugged into the diagnostic plug, you can...
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    I will tell you that the air filter is hellishly...

    I will tell you that the air filter is hellishly hard to get at on a 451 Cdi ;)
    Thanks to those on here who helped me through it, to replace it.

    As for 140,000 mile's forget it, you can buy a...
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    No, its the truth.....STEEL WHEELS ARE CRAP I...

    No, its the truth.....STEEL WHEELS ARE CRAP

    I gave my reasons as above, the ride is crap.
    You lot just say bollocks without backing it up.

    So moral is for any potential buyer of a Fortwo with...
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    I have always had the factory fitted tyres on my...

    I have always had the factory fitted tyres on my Fortwos 450 and 451, but the only problem was with my 450 Pure which had steel wheels as standard.

    Steel wheels are hopeless as the car jumps...
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    451 recall in the USA

    Not sure if this affects us in the UK on 2008 and 2009 Fortwo's.....

    "Smart ForTwo 451 Recall
    Smart ForTwo Cabriolet and Coupe Recalled for Fire Risk
    A rear insulation mat may loosen and ignite,...
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    You got a 599cc petrol 450......... I used to...

    You got a 599cc petrol 450.........

    I used to get around 42 to 52 MPG in my first Smart, a 599cc petrol 450.
    It was better than the 451 petrols are getting today, LOL!

    Think you would have to...
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    I see you had company :D ...

    I see you had company :D

    https://i.imgur.com/g1eykkV.jpg
  16. Captain tolleys creeping crack cure ;) ...

    Captain tolleys creeping crack cure ;)

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Captain-Tolley-s-Creeping-Crack-Cure-leak-crack-sealer-60ml-/162683148776

    Good stuff for windscreen and window leaks, dries...
  17. From launch of the 451 in 2007 to around Oct 2009...

    From launch of the 451 in 2007 to around Oct 2009 is the 45 BHP Cdi without patriculate filter/burn cycle.

    Mine is a January 2010 and is a 54 BHP Cdi with partulate filter/burn cycle.

    You can...
  18. Three weeks life for a fob battery is still...

    Three weeks life for a fob battery is still rubbish, as a key fob battery should last for three years or far more.

    if you are saying its wet carpet around the reciever causing this problem, then...
  19. As said above do not buy an MHD model, there is...

    As said above do not buy an MHD model, there is no real fix.

    Smart went all out with the MHD in the last few years of 451 production, and flooded the market with them, so you see a lot of them....
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    Although there is no handrake adjstment, what you...

    Although there is no handrake adjstment, what you might have is the self adjsters at the drums not working right (rusted up?) and thats why you have too much slack.

    I had my rear drums inspected...
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    Have to agree that the location of the air filter...

    Have to agree that the location of the air filter on the Cdi puts people off, it certainly made me put it off, till I had no option but to do it.
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    OK Guys, and its a month later with the new air...

    OK Guys, and its a month later with the new air filter and TOTAL SUCCESS, car is running great ;)

    So the problem was air starvation due to a seven year old manky air filter. Thanks guys for the...
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    See near the end of this thread for...

    See near the end of this thread for details.....http://www.smartz.co.uk/showthread.php?22878-Key-fob
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    New Breakdown service that will get you home for...

    New Breakdown service that will get you home for Christmas :D

    https://i.imgur.com/OA85AIZ.jpg
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    You are forgiven :D ...

    You are forgiven :D

    https://i.imgur.com/jAQRnuc.jpg
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