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  1. Hello - but with a Battery query.

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    My newly acquired 2008, 451, 999cc + turbo, has a 42 kWh battery - I assume the car's system draws some current even when the 451 is not in use, so bearing in mind I won't use it much in the winter, how long should a charged battery last before being unable to start the engine ? :| And if I...
  2. 08 Smart 451 Piston collision with spark plug?

    smart Operation and Maintenance
    Smart 451 Piston collision with spark plug? I have Smart 2008 451. It all started with a blown engine. My mechanic replaced the engine with a used engine. It failed in under 100 km due to a bent valve. They feel the piston hit the valve. Maybe the engine was defective? The engine was...
  3. Will a 2010 engine fit a 2008 Smart 451

    smart fortwo (451 - US vehicle)
    Hello! I have a Smart 451 convertible with a blown engine after only 110K Km Benz wants $10,000 for a new one which they later changed to 5000 as the car is just out of warrantee. Rebuilding would be 5K Since the car is worth 8K at best my best option is the junk yard... $2500 with 12000km...
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