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cooling fan not operating

Started this discussion. Last reply by Larry Butler May 24. 7 Replies

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Larry Butler replied to Beachbum's discussion cooling fan not operating
"beachbum, you might also want a head temp guage like the Koso tiny guage and  sensor that fits the spark plug as a washer.  Smart is a design flaw.  If any gas gets into the water passages from a tiny gasket leak, that increasing…"
May 24
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Beachbum replied to Beachbum's discussion cooling fan not operating
"Well, after waiting several weeks for the first available schedule opening, the car went in and, sadly, I was correct. Grand Total: $1104.04 to replace the electric engine cooling fan. I ended up having to take it to the local MB dealer, as my other…"
Mar 22
Beachbum replied to David Rezachek's discussion Smart Car Servicing in Honolulu
"Aloha, Matt Hodges Autoworks at 920 Punahou (shop is behind the houses), 947-6770. He has worked on my 2009 several times, and he is very honest in his dealings. He specializes in Lotus and Volvo, but has worked on smarts since the prior model as…"
Feb 28
Kamaal replied to Beachbum's discussion cooling fan not operating
"Antifreeze in #2 and #3 due to head gasket failure.  Sounds about right if the temp light came on and the engine was badly overheated."
Jan 22
MIKE VENZIANO replied to Beachbum's discussion cooling fan not operating
"My daughter hit that magic number we bought a new motor light went on and she called me and that was the end . Don't have answer why but anti freeze was in #2and3cyl daughter got a new smart city edition and I got the 2008 I'm happy and…"
Jan 12
Beachbum replied to Beachbum's discussion cooling fan not operating
"Wow, not enough room to get a hand in to even try to spin the fan. It definitely is not operating so I will be getting it in to a local mechanic that is familiar with smartcars. I will not be going to the MB/smart dealer, as I have had two very bad…"
Jan 12
jwight replied to Beachbum's discussion cooling fan not operating
"A couple of years back one of the smart USA techs disclosed that the high temperature light (red light on the instrument panel) will come on at 244 deg. F. He also stated that the head gasket will fail at 248 deg.  You are still below those…"
Jan 12

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