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Post: Smart fortwo power loss (2004)
Forum: Modifications and Repairs
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Posted by: tioino
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Known fixes and bulletins
Bulletin
Affected vehicles
Smart City Coupe: VIN WME4503321 J090204-J117324.
Smart Roadster/Coupe: VIN WME4523341 L021205-L029699.
Problem
Cause
Lack of power.
Control rod lock nut for turbocharger (TC) wastegate regulating valve incorrectly installed or loose, causing lack of boost.
Remedy
Check fastening of lock nut.
If control rod loose, reset to manufacturer's specifications.
NOTE: After resetting control rod, lock nut must be coated with temperature resistant sealing paint.
 
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