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Hey. I have had my 2013 Smart ForTwo for almost 2 years now. At the moment, it is trying to turn over, but it just can't start. I have just recently replaced both the starter and battery, and I have no idea what it could be. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

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An OBD code reader might be one of the "tools" that the McParts stores will loan you. I sure wouldn't continue to throw parts at a problem you don't know the reason for.

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A diesel Mercedes of mine had a bad crank position sensor about a year ago. It would not start the car when hot, but would start it when cold. OBD code pointed right to it.

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If it cranks ok, but won't start, I'd suggest that either the crankshaft position sensor, or perhaps the fuel pump has failed.
This suation occured on my smart just past 30k miles. I hooked up the car scanner to it and it told me the engine wasn't getting fuel even though it had a full tank(I did a few other manual tests to make sure this was right because the fuel pump was $340). Replaced the fuel pump on it and it still runs like a champ going on 70k miles averaging 42-46 mpg.



Try to barrow a ODB 2 car scanner and hook it into the ODB 2 port just underneath the steering wheel and see what it says


-2012 Smart Fortwo Pure W451-Model: Fuel Pump died at 29,432 miles
 
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