2009 SMART ForTwo

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

1 Recalls for 2009 SMART ForTwo

Recall Date Component Summary
April 27, 2018 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2008-2009 smart fortwo cabrio and fortwo coupe vehicles. The rear insulation mat in the engine compartment may deform, deteriorate, and loosen over time, allowing the mat to contact hot exhaust system components.

Remedy:

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear insulation mat with an improved one, free of charge. The recall began in July 2018. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA’s number for this recall is 2018060010.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2009 SMART ForTwo

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Date Component  

90 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2009 SMART ForTwo

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Date Component  
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11002583
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11172272
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11096611
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11073368
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11024388
STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10915682
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10914472
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10994070
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10968584
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11011774
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10904213
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 10939937
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10937491
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10934906
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10927312
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11338873
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11328864
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 11326533
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11323251
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11323846
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11310011
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11278255
FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
ODI Number: 11252270
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11269654
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11267410
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11195845
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11197315
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11139312
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11131081
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11123294
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 11120512
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 11122178
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11122678
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11093459
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11091164
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11093718
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11190941
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11078574
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11075948
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11075348
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11071857
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 11111893
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 11112001
ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11042163
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11035884
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11022108
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11023460
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11022045
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10891495
POWER TRAIN | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10875516
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10870101
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10860443
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10808393
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10790017
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10783535
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10764708
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10745791
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10724032
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN | TIRES | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10705509
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10694916
STRUCTURE:BODY | STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS
ODI Number: 10673110
STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10670497
STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE
ODI Number: 10654214
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 10640838
TIRES | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10619397
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10595802
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 10595006
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10572690
POWER TRAIN | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10559369
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10556623
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10555750
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10555102
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10524174
TIRES | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10512691
STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS
ODI Number: 10504648
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
ODI Number: 10491689
TIRES | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10491528
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10478536
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10465413
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 10460965
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10458572
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10457393
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10454584
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10454579
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10450791
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10447076
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10446907
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10424136
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10424748
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10346474
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2 Investigations for 2009 SMART ForTwo

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
ENGINE
ENGINE
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

40 Service Alerts for 2009 SMART ForTwo

Date Description
February 18, 2014 010000 STEERING

Creaking, grating or grunting noise while steering audible in the steering gear area. The noise can be transferred through the steering gear into the interior. The noise occurs, in particular, at high temperatures, e.g. in the summer.

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January 10, 2014 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

If the Radio 9 was switched off while driving, it can switch itself back on again the next time the engine is started.

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March 3, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Range does not meet customer’s expectations. Customers usually differentiate as follows: 1. Total of distance driven + indicated range remaining with one HV battery charge too low 2. Actual range until the drive system shuts down too low

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March 25, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Highline can only be operated to a limited extent or not at all; the input points (contact points) are shifted horizontally relative to the display; calibration is not possible.

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March 20, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PreConditioning of the vehicle via the Vehicle Homepage or the instrument cluster does not function or is restricted.

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March 7, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PreConditioning of the vehicle via the Vehicle Homepage or the instrument cluster does not function or is restricted.

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August 21, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

Switching noise from climate relay

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May 14, 2018 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Condenser leaking

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July 23, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

smart media system: Telephone connection is made, communication is not possible

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July 23, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

smart media system: Telephone connection is made, communication is not possible

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December 6, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Vehicle Range ? Voltage difference of cells too great

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August 9, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Vehicle does not start

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August 6, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Vehicle does not start

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August 6, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Vehicle does not start

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August 6, 2018 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

Vehicle does not start

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August 6, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Vehicle does not start

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July 3, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ATA operates without obvious cause

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July 3, 2018 116300 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE

ATA operates without obvious cause

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March 7, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Charging socket/charging cable: Charging cable lock jams (P12E900, P13E800)

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March 7, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Charging socket/charging cable: Charging cable lock jams (P12E900, P13E800)

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March 7, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Charging socket/charging cable: Charging cable lock jams (P12E900, P13E800)

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March 7, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Vehicle cannot be started (FC: P0A0A00, P0A0E00, P0D9F00, P1D0BFD, C11C187, P0D5800, P0D5900, P0D9900, P0D9A97)

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May 7, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

ATA triggers without obvious cause

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June 11, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Light switch/combination switch, fault code stored

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April 2, 2015 091200 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

Instrument cluster – Fuel gauge does not indicate “Full”

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April 1, 2015 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

smart media system cannot be operated, touchscreen does not react, interference noise during voice control

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April 1, 2015 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

smart media system cannot be operated, touchscreen does not react, interference noise during voice control

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May 10, 2016 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Outside door handle does not return to end position

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December 7, 2017 016000 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Noise from area of electric steering

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October 14, 2014 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

Fault profiles and measures for Highline radio, SA code 527

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July 15, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Engine diagnosis warning lamp (CEL) is active due to fault codes – P2237 & P2626.

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June 9, 2014 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Brake pedal/carpet seal does not fit properly

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May 24, 2016 073000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM

Smart 453 Engine diagnosis warning lamp activated – Fault code P261000

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May 24, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Smart 453 Engine diagnosis warning lamp activated – Fault code P261000

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March 23, 2015 091200 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

Instrument cluster – Fuel gauge does not indicate “Full”

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May 6, 2014 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

Preparation for Performing Maintenance Service or Status Check of High-Voltage Battery

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June 22, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ATA goes off

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March 5, 2013 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

Charging complaints – Initial analysis

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April 18, 2012 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

SMART: HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY SOFTWARE UPDATE. *JS

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August 1, 2011 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

SMART: THE VECI (VEHICLE EMISSIONS CONTROL INFORMATION) LABEL HAS BE REPLACED ON 2008-2009. *PE

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2009 SMART ForTwo

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