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Cleaning convertible top and inside material

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kamaal Jun 6, 2012. 4 Replies

Hi Gang     I have the convertible soft top 2011.  I wondered if anyone had suggestions for cleaning the black outside soft top plus the inside grey material.  I do not want to do any damage but am…Continue

Prices on checkups

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin Gebraski Feb 21, 2012. 4 Replies

Is it just me or do the checkups after 10,000 start getting steep?  Little worried here.Continue

 

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Kamaal replied to Barb Olivarez's discussion Cleaning convertible top and inside material
"I have discovered that using a vacuum cleaner with hose attachments is quite helpful for stubborn lint, dust, dirt, etc,."
Jun 6, 2012
Madness Mike replied to Barb Olivarez's discussion Cleaning convertible top and inside material
"I agree with mike and carol use a product specifically designed to clean convertible rag tops. "
Apr 25, 2012
Mike & Carol replied to Barb Olivarez's discussion Cleaning convertible top and inside material
"I use RAGGTOPP Convertible Care products for the outside, easy to use and hold up well. Interior is still a problem, wish we could remove the liner to clean it."
Apr 25, 2012
Barb Olivarez replied to Richard D. Shell's discussion 20,000 maintenance or service and oil change
"wow i was wondering what it would cost    hubby not going to be too happy.  if we do the work ourselves does that not void the warranty "
Mar 24, 2012
Eric Angeloro - smart USA replied to Barb Olivarez's discussion Cleaning convertible top and inside material
"Barb, I would check out page 157 in the manual first. Here is a link to make it easy.  It's a PDF.  Personally, I have had success (at least on the black soft top) with the red lint brush like this one:…"
Mar 22, 2012
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Cleaning convertible top and inside material

Hi Gang     I have the convertible soft top 2011.  I wondered if anyone had suggestions for cleaning the black outside soft top plus the inside grey material.  I do not want to do any damage but am finding that the grey interior soft material is getting dirty.  Any suggestions would be appreciated.                           Thanks Barb & sweet pea.See More
Mar 22, 2012
Jill Hobbs replied to Barb Olivarez's discussion where is paul in the group COlorado SMart OwnerS
"Barb if you go to the main page of Smartusa.com. Click on "full website", then on "Owners" choose "Owners Site", Then "Operate and Service you vehicle",  then " Maintenance Schedule" and you can…"
Mar 20, 2012
Ed Glassgow replied to Barb Olivarez's discussion where is paul in the group COlorado SMart OwnerS
"20000 mile maintenance includes cabin dust filter, engine air filter, key battery, and brake fluid replacements as well as the oil and filter change and usual inspection"
Mar 20, 2012
Barb Olivarez added a discussion to the group COlorado SMart OwnerS
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where is paul

Hey gang anyone find Paul yet....this is the smart car mystery of Carmen San Diego. Does anyone have an idea of what a 20000 checkup is. I am headed to Canada in my smart car for three weeks. Tobias I want to get your book back to you. Hi all. Barb and sweetest
Mar 20, 2012
Robert Stout replied to Barb Olivarez's discussion Prices on checkups
"I just had my 20,000 routine maintenance done at my Roger Penske Mercedes based Smart dealership in Chandler , AZ...$448.80 seems a little steep for a glorified oil change, especially using the cheaper substitute 5W40 synthetic motor…"
Feb 2, 2012
Barb Olivarez replied to Barb Olivarez's discussion Prices on checkups
"Thanks Joe I know that it is exclusive but wow thats a lot."
Jan 19, 2012
Joe Dumm replied to Barb Olivarez's discussion Prices on checkups
"It's not just you. From all I've read here, many many M-B/Smart centers (including mine) typically overprice independent garages by 300-500% for the same maintainence services. The only way around this is to get your maintainence done at a…"
Jan 19, 2012
Barb Olivarez posted a discussion

Prices on checkups

Is it just me or do the checkups after 10,000 start getting steep?  Little worried here.See More
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I've been a smart owner since
July 8, 2011
Location
Colorado
My favorite things about smart
She is peppy and the gas millage amazing
About Me
I am 55, married for 11 years and have four kids, two grandaughters. Now it is time for mom and dad. Empty nesters and having a two seater will state that to the kids. Love to travel, meet new people, cook, computer and enjoy life.
My smart's name
Miss Daisy

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At 8:15pm on September 27, 2011, Russell Glissmann said…
Hi Barb! Welcome to Cosmos!
At 1:22am on July 12, 2011, spicejax said…

Barb, gary Bryers has a hitch on has smart and pulls a small trailer, http://www.smartusainsider.com/profile/GaryBryers If you have a RV and want to you your smart as a 'toed' look here.  http://www.smartusainsider.com/group/smartrvowners

 

 

At 4:57am on July 11, 2011, spicejax said…

Try this to upload your profile pic:

then type or copy paste your.jpg

 

go to bottom of the 'My Settings' page and click SAVE.

 

MJB

At 3:33am on July 11, 2011, spicejax said…

Barb, here's a way to keep spam away see my blog.

 

MJB

 
 
 

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