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  1. Front seat removal...

    smart Operation and Maintenance
    Had a twelve pack of Dr Pepper sitting in the front seat. Heat got to them, they exploded. Major mess... What is the procedure to remove the front seat, so I can remove carpet, then clean both floor pan and carpet? Any upholstery cleaning machine recommendations? Many Thanks....
  2. 453 Battery Removal

    smart General Discussion
    I was showing a friend how easy it is now to get to the battery (compared to the old model), but the question came: "How to you remove or replace it?" I couldn't see an easy way to do it. Does the window cowling have to come off first? I wonder why it was done that way?
  3. 2008 Alternator removal/install

    Technical "stickies"
    Hello, I'm looking for any advice on how to remove/install an Alternator on a 2008 Smart fortwo. All I've seen is how to remove it on older models, but it's not the same on mine. Can you still lower one side of the engine to get to it like the older models? I see the three bolts on top of the...
  4. Horn and Various Front End Mods.

    smart Modifications
    Upon realizing that the stock horn that comes with our Smart is the equivilent of the shiny bulb horn I had on my first bicycle, I've decided to replace the horn with something that has a little more "umpf." However, im unsure of not only the best way to access the horn but also as how to remove...
  5. A trim panel question...

    smart Modifications
    We have automatic toll paying here in the Lone Star State. Formerly called either "DOT tags" (with which I started, back in the early 1990's) or "EZ Tags" (the version that the general public used), they have since morphed into something called the "TexTag", allowing us to zip around any of the...
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