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Reverse gear not working in my automatic car
If the vehicle is having trouble shifting I would suggest having your transmission inspected by a knowledgable technician, such as one from YourMechanic, as there are many reasons why this could happen. I would first check to make sure that...
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Seatbelt, moonroof, and USB port broken
Hi there. If the seatbelt is damaged, I would have the vehicle inspected as soon as possible, to determine if it needs a new seatbelt, as it is not safe to ride in any vehicle without a seatbelt. The moonroof,...
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AC blowing cold air on right side only
Hello. The AC may not be working because, if the car is overheating, the AC may be shutting off to avoid adding heat to the cooling system and engine. A scanner should be connected to the car to see if...
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Car did not engage going forward, nor in reverse
Hi we will be happy to help. The issue you are experiencing is likely due to a form of preventive maintenance that your vehicle needs. The maintenance that I'm referring to is the clutch actuator adjustment. Overtime, the clutch will...
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Engine cranks, ignition is slow, and car won't start
It sounds to me like you have an issue with your battery or your starter. The battery could be weak or bad, unable to supply the sufficient voltage when needed to start the vehicle. The starter could also be bad...
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Engine light came on and the gas cap is stuck
Hello. Your particular vehicle has what is known as the smart pin which will lock the gas when the vehicle itself is locked. If you unlock the vehicle with the key fob, the pin should disengage and you will be...
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Water in battery box also flows into electronics and computer
Hello. It is likely that you have an AC drain port that is restricted which will cause water to build up and overflow, or a drain port leaking before the water can properly exit. The AC produces water from the AC compressor and...
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When moving the shifter in reverse, it won't engage
Yes, your description is that of a common problem. The issue usually results from a clutch being out of adjustment. The adjustment that you likely need is known as the clutch actuator adjustment. To adjust the clutch, the technician must loosen...
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Engine switch off
Hey there, thanks for asking about your 2005 Smart Fortwo. When a car overheats in traffic, it's a pretty sure sign your cooling fans are not working. You can test this by letting your car fully warm up and observing...
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it doesn't want to shift into reverse sometimes and it doesn't want to shift up to the next gear without letting off on the gas why
Hello. It sounds like the car has a valve body issue. Most of the time, this is caused by one of the valves getting hung up in the transmission valve body or one of the solenoids sticking. I usually scan...
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Car will not accelerate while driving
Hi, is there any more information you can give us about the acceleration issue? These cars are known to have a slight hesitation when starting from a stop so it may be normal. Since the car is under 5 years...
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SMART FORFOUR (54 Plate) w/Non-standard Wheels. Do i need non standard brakes to fit?
Hello. My reasearch indicates that there is no difference in brakes Unless your vehicle was retrofitted with different brakes when the wheels were installed it should take the original, or OEM replacement parts. If the wheels came with an accompanying...
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I keep getting a cylinder 3 misfire code P0303. I have replaced the spark plugs and ignition coils and have had no luck.
Hello There, You may want to try checking things like mass air flow sensor, fuel pressure, injector connections/pulses, etc. Often times, when these components are not working properly or causing a lean fuel condition, this may cause a misfire...
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radio does not turn on with car, seat heating will not turn on, and windshield wipers do not work.
Hi there. In general, when you have multiple electrical problems that occur as you've described, it's typically caused by a damaged electrical relay that powers accessories and ancillary components such as the windshield wipers. It's best to have a professional...
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Battery replacement.
Your battery can be installed at any repair facility and does not have to be installed by a dealer. In fact, one of our qualified professionals can even come to your location (home or work) and install a battery for...
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tail light
Sounds like the immobilizer for the security system may have an issue with the flashing lights circuit. I recommend seeking out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you diagnose the flashing lights issue.
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Car vibrates when shifting at 3krpm but not 2 or 4 and vibrates when moving at 3krpm why?
Hi there. The engine's harmonic balancer or the flex plate could be bent causing the engine to have a vibration when operated between 2,500 to 3,000 rpm's. I recommend seeking out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to...
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Seeping rear right axle seal
Hello, thank you for writing in. Apologies for the difficulty in obtaining a quote. Smart Cars are a little harder to price out, and our website may not have been automatically able to do so. The average price range for...

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