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Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   09-12-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By sokoloff
Thanks Mike. Keep us in the loop and keep us...

Thanks Mike. Keep us in the loop and keep us updated. You never know - someone here might stumble onto something that could help you and vise versa. As Mercedes disappears from the picture for us,...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   09-11-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By sokoloff
Here's mine. Len 2014 EV Coupe 19,000...

Here's mine.

Len
2014 EV Coupe 19,000 miles
2014 EV Cabriolet 13,500 miles
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   09-11-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By sokoloff
Can you tell us more about what's going on with...

Can you tell us more about what's going on with your car? We have had multiple discussions here about HV battery issues a few owners have had and we are trying to figure out the causes and...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   09-05-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By sokoloff
Good questions - had the same ones myself. First...

Good questions - had the same ones myself. First question to you is did you have the one service campaign done that might possibly fix the issue? You can find out by contacting any Mercedes...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   09-05-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,142
Posted By sokoloff
Different strokes for different folks. I totally...

Different strokes for different folks. I totally understand the reason you don't want to go electric. However, I own two of them and they are the best things I could have done. They are absolutely...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   09-04-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By sokoloff
https://www.plugshare.com/ Len 2014 EV...

https://www.plugshare.com/

Len
2014 EV Coupe 19,000 miles
2014 EV Cabriolet 13,500 miles
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   08-31-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 593
Posted By sokoloff
Well that's not a very good sales pitch. :) ...

Well that's not a very good sales pitch. :)

Len
2014 EV Coupe 19,000 miles
2014 EV Cabriolet 13,500 miles
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   08-30-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 593
Posted By sokoloff
Thanks - yeah, the way I drive mine, I'll...

Thanks - yeah, the way I drive mine, I'll probably just leave it as it came from the factory - more work for me if I would then have to rotate my tires. :)

Len
2014 EV Coupe 19,000 miles
2014...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   08-30-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 593
Posted By sokoloff
Okay, not thrilled with only 16K on the rears,...

Okay, not thrilled with only 16K on the rears, but what about the fronts - 25K on the coupe and 13.5 on the cabriolet - same car almost - same tires - half the mileage.

Lots of posts about...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   08-30-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 593
Posted By sokoloff
Interesting tire wear

Had to replace the rears on my coupe at 16,000 miles. Looks like that's about the mileage when I'll need to replace the rears on the cabriolet. I not thrilled with that.

Fronts on the coupe are...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   08-30-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,142
Posted By sokoloff
I just did a 150 mile trip in mine a few weeks...

I just did a 150 mile trip in mine a few weeks ago. I did opt for non-interstates and kept my mpg to under 50 mph for the most part. I was good for mid-80's range. For you I'd plan on finding a...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   08-27-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By sokoloff
If you press the door lock or unlock button, the...

If you press the door lock or unlock button, the cluster will light up and in a few seconds the line with the eight little rectangles will indicate where you are in the charging and it will also give...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   08-26-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 16,035
Posted By sokoloff
If you aren't reading all of the posts in this...

If you aren't reading all of the posts in this forum, you may want to read the last post here and probably the first post in that thread to get the whole story.
...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   08-21-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 16,035
Posted By sokoloff
Jon - sorry to hear that Jon. Thank you for the...

Jon - sorry to hear that Jon. Thank you for the HUGE effort you made.

Len
2014 EV Coupe 18,500 miles
2014 EV Cabriolet 13,500 miles
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   08-19-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,237
Posted By sokoloff
Okay, thanks to the posts in this thread and...

Okay, thanks to the posts in this thread and Yinzer's photos, my son and I attacked this issue and did a preemptive strike before a problem occurred. We used quarter inch split loom tubing as you...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   08-19-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,402
Posted By sokoloff
Upper 80's estimated range on both of mine in the...

Upper 80's estimated range on both of mine in the summer, but I almost never use the AC and I also play the game of seeing how much range I can get. Winter time usually is never lower than 70 miles....
Forum: smart Wheels & Tires   08-14-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,255
Posted By sokoloff
I put two on the rear of my coupe a year or so...

I put two on the rear of my coupe a year or so ago. No complaints so far. No virtues to extol either. I'm satisfied with them so far. I just hope they give me more than the 16K the originals did....
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   08-13-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By sokoloff
The first one did come off during a wash. I...

The first one did come off during a wash. I noticed the second two in the driveway after blow drying the cabriolet after a wash. This fourth one was hanging on by a thread, so I tore it off and...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   08-12-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By sokoloff
Electric Drive sticker falling off

Had three of the four "Electric Drive" stickers on my two Smarts fall off. The fourth one I R&R'ed just to be safe. Fortunately they were all either on my garage floor or my drive way. Reattached...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   08-09-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 16,035
Posted By sokoloff
Glad I didn't see such a thread before I bought...

Glad I didn't see such a thread before I bought my Smarts. It could have changed my mind. All things considered, including this thread, I am not at all unhappy that I bought mine. We absolutely...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   08-09-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 16,035
Posted By sokoloff
Please tell us more about "protected legally" and...

Please tell us more about "protected legally" and "thoroughly investigated."

Len
2014 EV Coupe 18,500 miles
2014 EV Cabriolet 13,000 miles
Forum: smart Operation and Maintenance   08-08-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By sokoloff
Isn't there a sticker in the vicinity that gives...

Isn't there a sticker in the vicinity that gives you that info?

Len
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   08-06-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 16,035
Posted By sokoloff
I haven't looked, but the Evilution site gets...

I haven't looked, but the Evilution site gets lots of positive comments about various Smart car repairs. Has anyone looked there to see if there is much regarding our electrics and battery issues? ...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   08-02-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,321
Posted By sokoloff
One more point to note about my car. Prior to...

One more point to note about my car. Prior to delivering a car to a customer all recalls and service campaigns are supposed to be performed. On my coupe delivered in August, 2015, there was only...
Forum: smart fortwo Electric Drive   08-02-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 16,035
Posted By sokoloff
Jon - what about the contactor? Have you dealt...

Jon - what about the contactor? Have you dealt with that in any way or been able to test it?

Len
2014 EV Coupe 18,500 miles
2014 EV Cabriolet 13,000 miles
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