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  1. Install a pollen filter? AC not working? 2005 ForTwo Passion Cabrio

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    I have a 2005 ForTwo Passion Cabrio; one of the U.S.G&K mods. Been looking around online for info without success. Can anyone point me to pictorials that instruct how to install a new pollen filter? The few I've seen are obviously for the wrong year/model. Even the guide that came with the...
  2. A/C Recharge Equipment

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    I think by now I have read every thread related to air conditioning on this site. Mine isn't blowing cold air (when the blower motor decides to work at all... thank you SCoA for clearing up that headache. Weekend project coming up!). Back to the A/C troubles. I bought a used 2009 Passion in...
  3. AC blowing hot on long trips?

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    I was driving to LA yesterday for a business trip, and it was about 94 degrees outside. The A/C blew cool for about 150 miles, and then gradually got less and less powerful. The air got warmer and the fan got less strong. I'd heard on the forums that this had happened to other people. I...
  4. Air Conditioning and gas mileage?

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    My sales rep told me that the AC on the smart is not directly driven by the engine, but instead has an electric motor to drive the pump and blower. He also stated that running with the AC on is not going to change the gas mileage of my smart one iota. When I turn the AC on, I hear/feel...