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Hi,

The ABS ring on the right side in the rear of my Smart 451, 2008 has given up.

Mercedes is only selling the ring sitting on the right rear axle part together for a lot of money.

There is a kit containing the ABS ring and the proper glue for about $12.

Does anyone know a store or a weblink where to buy it?

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Those are crazy prices for reluctor rings! I paid about $15/side out of the UK. They are on eBay: Smart Fortwo [451] ABS Reluctor Ring (2007-2015) Rear *FREE RETAINER* | eBay

Once you separate the drive axle, take a wire brush and clean up the rusted hub where the reluctor ring sits. Put the ring in a bench vise and heat with a hand torch (I use MAPP gas) and once it's hot, it will expand and you can easily slip it on the hub and then when it cools it's on snug and tight. I think I put a post up about this 7 or more years ago.

Here's the way I did it with the heat method: Evilution - Smart Car Encyclopaedia
 

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Thank you for the help gashog.

Do you subscribe to evilution, and if, do you think it is worth the money?

Regards,
 
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