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Soft Top Will Not Close

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Devinney Sep 20, 2010. 4 Replies

I can get it to close the first section but it will not close the second. It attempts and stops. Yes, I do have the side rails properly installed. It has worked fine in the past and just starting…Continue

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Soft Top

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sean Apr 16, 2010. 1 Reply

i just got my Bumble and i was wondering how to care for the soft top. any ideas?Continue

 

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Tim Devinney replied to Tim Devinney's discussion Soft Top Will Not Close
"actually now they are telling me $1800 to fix. they stated that it appeared someone had attempted to manually open or close the roof and damaged the parts. however when the insurance adjuster contacted the dealership and interviewed the mechanic,…"
Sep 20, 2010
Forest left a comment for Tim Devinney
"Nevermind, I thought you had a Pano Roof, Don't know nothing about the cabrio"
Sep 15, 2010
Forest left a comment for Tim Devinney
"call the 1800 number for smart, fight that. They know they have a problem. Or just wrap it and forget about it"
Sep 15, 2010
Tim Devinney replied to Tim Devinney's discussion Soft Top Will Not Close
"Thanks for the reply Wallace. Took it to the dealer this morning and one of the brackets is broken. My warranty expired 4 miles and 20 days ago so it is going to cost me about 700 to 1300 to fix. joy, joy. "
Sep 7, 2010
Tim Devinney posted a discussion

Soft Top Will Not Close

I can get it to close the first section but it will not close the second. It attempts and stops. Yes, I do have the side rails properly installed. It has worked fine in the past and just starting doing this today. Any ideas?
Sep 5, 2010
Sean replied to Tim Devinney's discussion Soft Top
"Welcome to the fold! I use a soft convertible brush for regular washing and go in one direction to keep it clean. For routine maintenance i.e. water proofing, UV protection and stain removing. I have been using Ragg Topp every Spring and…"
Apr 16, 2010
Tim Devinney commented on Tim Devinney's blog post Smart Maintenance Schedule
"thanks Fred"
Mar 29, 2010
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Smart Maintenance Schedule

does anyone know where i might find a maintenance schedule for the smart. the local dealership just read it over the phone to me but it was quite lengthy so i was hoping it was written down somewhere. thanks
Mar 29, 2010
Tim Devinney replied to Julie O'Malley's discussion Smart Dealerships closing
"i agree with your niche thoughts. i bought this vehicle becuase of what it represents. minimalism with flair. i have no interest in being mainstream. i am an independent business person and my entire business is founded upon word of mouth. there are…"
Mar 20, 2010
Tim Devinney replied to Julie O'Malley's discussion Smart Dealerships closing
"seems to me the fact that people are walking up to you and enquiring about your car is pretty good advertisement. i have multiple people every day commenting on mine. i remember when honda civics were first introduced in the US, there was little to…"
Mar 20, 2010
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I've been a smart owner since
February 15, 2010
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Cary NC
My favorite things about smart
people just stare and stare
About Me
52 year old real estate broker, triathlete, baseball umpire, choral singer, museum speaker, father of two, step dad of 3, bald and beautiful
My smart's name
Bumble

This is my Bumble

wasnt that the monster in Rudolf the rednosed reindeer, hmmm.

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Smart Maintenance Schedule

Posted on March 29, 2010 at 12:02pm 2 Comments

does anyone know where i might find a maintenance schedule for the smart. the local dealership just read it over the phone to me but it was quite lengthy so i was hoping it was written down somewhere. thanks

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At 4:30pm on September 15, 2010, Forest said…
Nevermind, I thought you had a Pano Roof, Don't know nothing about the cabrio
At 4:28pm on September 15, 2010, Forest said…
call the 1800 number for smart, fight that. They know they have a problem. Or just wrap it and forget about it
 
 
 

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