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  1. Accelerator drops out then comes back

    smart Operation and Maintenance
    I have a 2009 Passion. Sometimes when I go to accelerate, the throttle or accelerator will seem to drop signal to the car and I can't continue for a second or two. Happens regardless of tank level, and I usually fill it at the half way mark to try and keep the fuel pump happy. And if I had to...
  2. Instant assh...: just add Smart ED

    smart fortwo Electric Drive
    So, I've been the proud lessee of a Smart ED for a little over three weeks now and although I enjoy driving that little street-legal rocket tremendously I also hate what kind of a driver it has turned me into - again - in only such short amount of time. I'm generally the impatient kind when it...
  3. Exhaust smell on hard acceleration?

    smart Operation and Maintenance
    I have a 2009 Passion and this has bothered me as long as I have owned the car and I am trying to finally figure out what is causing it... :confused: On hard acceleration (pedal to the floor) I always notice a strong exhaust smell in the cabin when the windows are closed. Its strong enough I...
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