2017 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 2017 SMART fortwo

Recall Date Component Summary
July 14, 2017 STEERING

Mercedes-Benz USA LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017 smart fortwo and smart fortwo Cabriolet vehicles. Casting imperfections may result in the failure of the left front axle steering knuckle.

Remedy:

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the left front axle steering knuckle, replacing any from the affected batch, free of charge. The recall October 13, 2017. Owners may contact smart customer service at 1-877-496-3691.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2017 SMART fortwo

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4 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2017 SMART fortwo

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11127959
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11190596
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11072673
STEERING
ODI Number: 11032875
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46 Service Alerts for 2017 SMART fortwo

Date Description
November 25, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The software for the battery management system control unit does not correspond with the current series production configuration in the vehicles of the above-mentioned model series transferred to you. The possibility thus exists that a faul

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December 19, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

smart media system, reversing camera inoperative after software update and subsequent SCN coding

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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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April 25, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Update battery management system (BMS) control unit software

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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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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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March 26, 2015 105300 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

Slight leakage at right side shaft

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March 26, 2015 106200 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

Slight leakage at right side shaft

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March 26, 2015 106220 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT:SEAL

Slight leakage at right side shaft

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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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July 9, 2016 020000 SUSPENSION

Installation position of suspension springs at rear axle

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July 9, 2016 251000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)

Installation position of suspension springs at rear axle

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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 25, 2015 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

smart audio system – time is not shown

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June 22, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ATA goes off

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June 10, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

smart media system displays Renault R-Link pop-up

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

Charging complaints – Initial analysis

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