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  1. ABS light stays on at highway speeds after installing snow tires

    smart Operation and Maintenance
    Hi All, After 3 winters without snow tires, I decided to get some this year. Based on my budget and past experiences, I decided to just get them for the rear. With the guidance of my car nut dad, I got Blizzak 185/55R-15's. We got our first snow here in Wisconsin, so we put on the new tires...
  2. How to Shut Off Traction Control 451

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    Here's a video tutorial explaining how:
  3. Lifted smart problems

    smart General Discussion
    I recently had a thread about lifting my smart. Everyone was so helpful :) I now have the 2" daystar lift and rear steels with 295/60/r15's at all 4 corners. The steering feels "touchy". It feels as if I could easily "oversteer" the car. Would rear wheel spacers help bring back the geometry...
  4. Hello everybody

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    Hello my name is Sergio I'm from Venezuela but I live in Uruguay. I own 2 smart fortwo here in Uruguay, but I'm having trouble with some issues. I have a 1999 and a 2000 fortwo. One of the problems that I have with one of them is that when I'm on the road and I stop on a traffic light the...
  5. Disabling ESP?

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    Any word on whether or not it is possible to disable the ESP on 451s? I had asked the the dealer about this, and they said no, but I imagine it is possible by removing a fuse (maybe ABS?), or otherwise tricking the car with the handbrake slightly on or something. Does anyone have more info on...