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My wife and I own a 2010 Smart Fortwo. Yesterday I tried to start the car, turned the ignition and nothing happened. The dash lights were bright, but no sound. After the car was towed home, I tried the ignition one more time and it started right up. We had to hand push it to get it on the tow truck. Maybe that made the difference. Does anyone know the cause of this problem? Even more important, does anyone know how the fix the problem?

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Can't really tell what the actual problem is. Have you scanned for any OBD codes? Do the brake lights come on when you step on the pedal? Are the battery connections and voltage good?

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