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  1. smart Operation and Maintenance
    First issue I've had with the engine so far. Check engine light came on. 72,000 miles. Has anyone had to replace their MAP sensor yet? Error Code: P0108 Manifold Absolute Pressure/BARO Sensor High Input indicates that the MAP/BARO sensor had high voltage input for a predetermined period of...
  2. Interior & Exterior
    that how is did upgrade for my 2017 Smart Such a headache to upgrade and replace speaker, so I did instal front and rear speakers, amplifier and subwoofer Definitely I replace stock radio to android 10.25 inch unit, came out so good I add red ambient light, I can control brightness from...
  3. Audio & Video
    Any recommendations for speaker/amp/sub on a 453 with base speaker setup? How many speakers would I need and what sizes?
  4. Interior & Exterior
    Anyone install a short throw shifter in a 453? If so, where did you buy it and do you like it?
  5. smart Vehicle Marketplace
    Anyone looking to sell their manual 453? Must have low miles and be in awesome shape.
  6. smart fortwo Electric Drive
    Hey there fellow smarty-pantses! I recently undertook the installation of a pair of Hella Sharptones into my 2017 ED and thought I'd share a couple of things that might be helpful if anyone else wants to do it. I didn't really take pics as I went but I'll try to illustrate. First of all, I...
  7. New Members Area
    The OEM 12V Starter Battery on the 2018 Smart Electric Drive is a 60Ah lead acid. Is it possible to replace this with a 12V LiFePO4 100Ah battery? Will the electric drive be able to charge LiFePO4 batteries?
  8. 453
    Hey everyone! đź‘‹ I am the happy new owner of a 2017 fortwo with the DCT. It was a lease return, and only has 6,500 miles on it. I understand that this car has a quirky transmission, but am unsure: how quirky is normal for these cars? I've noticed these behaviors: at low speeds (stop/go in...
  9. 453
    Hey! I’m trying to remove the front grille emblem. Any help appreciated!!
  10. New Members Area
    Hello there, Just bought a used 2016 Smart Fortwo Prime (0.9L turbo, dual-clutch auto and with JBL subwoofer) and looking forward to driving it more once the weather gets better (hard to go out with 12" inch of snow on the ground). In the mean time, I am reading up more on this new car of mine...
  11. Three Smarts in One Space

    Three Smarts in One Space

    2016 in front, 2006, 2005 fit in the same parking spot as a single F150.
  12. smart Parts Marketplace
    For sale; four (4) OEM 15" rims and tires from my 2018 (453) Smart Cabrio. Tires have less than 6K miles on them, and the rims are in excellent condition. Car is garage-kept and is owned by an automotive industry professional. (Nothing wrong with this set, however I upgraded to the 16" rims and...
  13. smart General Discussion
    I have a 2017 with about 12000 miles on it. Picked it up Dec 31 2016, and almost since day one my wife has been saying it backfires. Asked the dealer about it a couple of times but they found nothing, so I thought I would mention it here. I don't really usually notice it but my wife asks if I...
  14. smart fortwo Electric Drive
    Electric 453 vs 451, does it have better/adjust regenerative braking? disable creep? Hi guys Haven't driven a 453 electric. Does it have the ability to turn off idle creep mode? Does it have adjustable or more aggressive regen braking than 451 electric? Also if you had a 451 electric, what's...
  15. Interior & Exterior
  16. smart General Discussion
    Hi all, first time posting and only recently acquired my 2015 Smart Fortwo 453. The first modification I'm going to be doing is upgrading the awful factory speakers, I've tried removing the door panel (interior and exterior) but it would appear the wheel arch is in the way of removing the...
  17. Audio & Video
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  18. 453
    Just out of curiosity, where do you keep your garage door remote? Has anyone upgraded their rear view mirror to a one with home link buttons or installed home link buttons directly on the headliner or somewhere in the car? I am currently placing my remote in the storage cabin under gear...
  19. 453
    OEM Brabus 16" Wheel Spec Does anyone know the spec on the 16" front Brabus wheel? I need to know the ET value to be specifically. Thank you in advance!
  20. smart General Discussion
    Took my 2017 Cabrio into the dealer today, thinking I had an oil leak. Turns out it is a seal for the transmission fluid. Guy told me there is a bulletin out, but no recall YET! Keep you eye out for it..