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Forum: smart Operation and Maintenance   Yesterday, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By jzchen
Hmmm. Maybe it's stuck in gear and is the...

Hmmm. Maybe it's stuck in gear and is the shifter as you believe after all. Mine was in D so I couldn't restart her during my incident.

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Forum: smart Operation and Maintenance   Yesterday, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 95
Posted By jzchen
I'm afraid I have way way less experience than...

I'm afraid I have way way less experience than you...

But the shifter in the wrong position, ie not park or N, will not prevent the engine from turning off immediately once the key is turned CCW...
Forum: smart Operation and Maintenance   Yesterday, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 95
Posted By jzchen
So the key came out before the engine stopped? ...

So the key came out before the engine stopped? Sounds like the ignition switch (key lock) has gone bad.

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Forum: smart Operation and Maintenance   Yesterday, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 95
Posted By jzchen
You kept the battery connected during the work? ...

You kept the battery connected during the work? (Not sure if that would possibly throw things off)...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   08-09-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 11,933
Posted By jzchen
Even 0.25 A. At 300 V the math I'm sure you'd...

Even 0.25 A. At 300 V the math I'm sure you'd know but for others who might not:

P=IV

P = 0.25 x 300
P = 75 W

I would not dare touch a 75 W light bulb....

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Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   08-09-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 11,933
Posted By jzchen
I honestly don't see how discharging such a huge...

I honestly don't see how discharging such a huge battery can be considered some sort of failsafe. That amount of energy is best kept inside the battery. I suspect some sort of defect. How would it...
Forum: smart Operation and Maintenance   08-09-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By jzchen
OliverB, I noticed MaryG noted “oil changed”. ...

OliverB, I noticed MaryG noted “oil changed”. [emoji6]
Forum: smart Operation and Maintenance   08-09-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By jzchen
If not or it stops working go to ...

If not or it stops working go to

www.startekinfo.com

On the left side:

MB Workshop Resources

Reset Service Indicator
Forum: smart Operation and Maintenance   08-09-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By jzchen
Crossing my fingers this works: ...

Crossing my fingers this works:

https://www.startekinfo.com/StarTek/outside/220592/?requestedDocId=220592
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   08-01-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 11,933
Posted By jzchen
Yinzer, the Ford would keep marginal/weak 12 V...

Yinzer, the Ford would keep marginal/weak 12 V from dying on their owners.

Thank you for the explanation. I’m sorry I’m ignorant but Lithium batteries may have a life cycle that is 10x longer...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   08-01-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 11,933
Posted By jzchen
EV battery replacement.

My wife’s Ford C-MAX Energi would charge the 12 V while connected to the EVSE. Why MB decided this was not a crucial design decision I have no clue. 12 V dies, all 12 V circuits cease to work. HV...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   08-01-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 11,933
Posted By jzchen
One thing I noticed as newer models come along is...

One thing I noticed as newer models come along is a change in startekinfo/smarttekinfo. All the information turned to the format Remove/Install, and practically no diagnostic steps. All diagnostics...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   08-01-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 11,933
Posted By jzchen
https://www.benzworld.org/forums/general-mercedes-...

https://www.benzworld.org/forums/general-mercedes-benz/3013210-need-star-system-help-really-confused.html#/topics/3013210
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   08-01-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 11,933
Posted By jzchen
EV battery replacement.

Hi Len,

I wish I had a subscription, but I don’t. What I do is subscribe for a day or maximum a week
and print to .pdf all I can for the specific VIN in the household. Then I have my “repair...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   07-25-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 11,933
Posted By jzchen
Better hold on parting out until all avenues...

Better hold on parting out until all avenues (including legal) are followed. They’d make it another excuse not to take the car back if it’s in pieces or missing parts...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   07-24-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 11,933
Posted By jzchen
Sounds like the next step is to get a replacement...

Sounds like the next step is to get a replacement BMS somehow and swap it in...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   07-20-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 11,933
Posted By jzchen
Hopefully you can figure it out. I don’t have...

Hopefully you can figure it out. I don’t have the capability so will work towards finding a tool like the Autel unit. Currently using the Foxwell tool I mentioned somewhere, tinkering with it as a...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   07-19-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 11,933
Posted By jzchen
So is the pyro fuse okay? (Sorry if I don’t...

So is the pyro fuse okay? (Sorry if I don’t remember if you checked it).

Regarding Star machine, newer ones do connect via Ethernet as I understand, but has to connect to the mother ship/no...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   06-29-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 11,933
Posted By jzchen
Do you have a link to this knowledge base? I’m...

Do you have a link to this knowledge base? I’m afraid I went to the site and could not find it for some reason. Thanks!
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   06-29-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 11,933
Posted By jzchen
007bond, that’s kind of good in a way. No hassle...

007bond, that’s kind of good in a way. No hassle with choosing between the two which one to return....
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   06-28-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,348
Posted By jzchen
Seems like member 007bond is able to with Autel...

Seems like member 007bond is able to with Autel units.
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   06-27-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 11,933
Posted By jzchen
I reread the terms on the CarFax website and...

I reread the terms on the CarFax website and registration is not required to file a claim. Reading through the claim requirements I came across #4...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   06-27-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 11,933
Posted By jzchen
I hope you registered for the CarFax Guarantee?

I hope you registered for the CarFax Guarantee?
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   06-27-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 11,933
Posted By jzchen
People here seem knowledgeable: ...

People here seem knowledgeable:

https://github.com/MyLab-odyssey/ED_BMSdiag/issues/19
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   06-27-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 11,933
Posted By jzchen
007, someone above mentioned having success...

007, someone above mentioned having success trying the service reset procedure.
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