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  1. smart fortwo Electric Drive
    I started receiving disturbing errors upon first starting my 2017 453 EV after it had been sitting unused for several days to a couple weeks. The errors were brake system errors of various kinds that would pop up, then immediately disappear. I did some short drives around the neighborhood to...
  2. smart fortwo Electric Drive
    I learned last week that the 12V was not up to capacity. The EV dash said Engine Off, but I was able to successfully boost it and got it started as per the manual. I drove it back home. The HV battery was fully charged at the time. I took the 12V battery out and had it tested and indeed it...
  3. smart fortwo Electric Drive
    Does anybody know what might hapen to the HV Battery if the car is not driven for 4 months? Must the 12V battery be trickle-charged the whole time? Can I trickle-charge the 12V battery using the 12V socket in the car instead of taking out all the foam etc to get at the battery on the passenger side?
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