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I just completed the 10,000 mile service on my smart this afternoon. I serviced it per the check list in the owners packet. Fairly simple really, took me about an hour, including the oil change. I did reset the maintenance interval on the dash per instructions given in another thread. I do have one question though, for anyone already over 10k, when I reset the service interval, now when I push the left display twice, two wrenches show up. Is that normal? I have not been able to find any mention of this so far. As far as I'm concerned, there is nothing on the 10K service that an average person with some mechanical ability cannot do themselves. I certainly wouldn't pay the dealership $190+ to do this service.
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When I double-tap the left dash lever I see one spanner wrench and it shows the remaining mileage until next scheduled service.
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I believe the two wrenches signify that your next service will be a service B.
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I believe the two wrenches signify that your next service will be a service B.

What is a service B?
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It is in the manual, page 139, and as mdfortwoguy said, One wrench for service A and two wrenches for service B. Although in the US I think A = 10K interval and B = 20K interval.
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What is a service B?
Service A = Your wallet whimpers
Service B = Your wallet screams out in agony

All kidding aside... a B is more intensive. I'm not sure what all it covers - my maintenance guide is out in the car.
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Service A = Your wallet whimpers
Service B = Your wallet screams out in agony
Best joke I've read in a long time! I'm going to have to steal that one!
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Best joke I've read in a long time! I'm going to have to steal that one!
Yeah, except he's not joking.
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