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Hi everyone,

I had a curious issue with my 451.

After a long ride without problem, i didnt use the car for 3 days.
After the 3 days, i wanted to open the car with the remote command, but nothing happened.
I opened the car with the key and i just constated the battery was dried.
So, i use a booster for this time to launch the motor and it was good.
But some weeks later, the problem appears again and i decided to change de battery.
After that, i didnt had problems with the car, but :
The mileage lost about 9000 km ! :oops: (it's a french car).
Well, i dont know what happened.

My mechanic never saw this problem

Did you already saw this issue ?

Thanks and sorry for my english
 

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Well, the screen displayed a key and i tried to remove it, but honestly maybe i made à mistake because it was the first time i did this on a smart (it s my wife's car).
But when i did it, the mileage was already displaying the wrong mileage.

Thanks for your answer ;)
 

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I am not familiar with the French versions of the 451, but the US spec 451 uses a wrench symbol, one for A service and two for B service reminders..
 

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I dont remember if it was one or two wrenches was displayed.
But right now i dont have any wrench on the screen, probably because my mechanic reset the reminder after the B service
 

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The trip mileage will reset (usually to zero) if we screw up the service reminder procedure, but the car's actual mileage should not change. :unsure:
 

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Absolutly, that s why i m a little disappointed 😅
I suspect the booster can made this kind of issues, what do you think about it ?
 

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It's not a battery charger, it's a booster for help to start the car when the battery is discharged.
Like this one :Booster
 

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Over here, those are called "Jump Boxes". They are used by many car dealers to jump start a car on the lot with a flat battery.
 

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Hi guys.

I gone to see a specialist of smarts, and for him, the odometer was probably modified by someone, at 56 000 km.
He said for verifying this it could cost a lot of money for investigate, because maybe there is really a problem with a memory or the calculator.

Well, i just feel stupid right now, i cant sell this car with an issue like that and i dont know what to do.

Thanks everyone for the help
 
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