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Close Yeah, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable. Select cars to narrow search BasicsBench TestingChassisElectricalEngineExteriorHints & TipsICEInfoInteriorLEDsMB StarMiscPanelsReviewsServicingTeam EvilWater IngressWheelsWiring & PinoutsX-Gauge Login / Signup Select Language Translate to English Translate to German Translate to France Translate to Spanish To replace the headlight wiring and by-pass the SAM connector we charge £185 inc vat. Loading... have a peek here

Pull the switch ring carefully off the frame, you may need to twist it about 5 degrees back in order for it to release. Guy Costello 505,810 views 2:40 Smart Repair - Duration: 4:12. The Quick Way Disconnect the battery or the connector to the light stalk. Conclusion Repairing a car's headlights is a relatively easy solution for all headlight problems, except for those that involve shorts or breaks in the vehicle's wiring.

Have you tried the bulbs??? Step one is replace a bulb.Bil Share this post Link to post Share on other sites KKSMART05 0 Regular Members 0 176 posts Gender:Male Location:LaSalle, Ontario. Always check to see that the headlight is working properly before driving the vehicle.

First, disconnect the battery - Remember to have your radio code to hand! A short circuit means that one of the wires is touching ground. If only one headlight is working, then the other headlight bulb is probably burnt out. If everything is aligned properly, the parts should slip right into place without your having to struggle with them.

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Oh it's in my rear view mirror! This procedure should take about 10 to 15 minutes per light, and makes the headlight lens look as good as new. Finding these problems on a car is very difficult and requires having a schematic and a multimeter. Reply With Quote 02-10-2009,08:58 AM #6 ThatSmarts!

Once removed, the switch is visible, allowing replacement. If they went out in quick succession he may not have noticed one was out, and now both are. http://clubsmartcar.com/index.php?showtopi...rt=#entry301276 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Originally there was a recall for this problem so it's worth trying to get smart to sort it, also if you have warranty left go and let smart do the honours.

Loading... navigate here Smart Car Forums > Model Discussions > Original (450) smart fortwo > Modifications and Repairs > (low beam) Headlights stopped working. While the crack is still visible, the repair effectively seals the crack, preventing moisture from entering and preventing the crack from widening. Never force these parts, as this can cause them to break.

Rating is available when the video has been rented. So.... Troubleshooting Car Headlights As with troubleshooting any electrical problem, the first step is always to define the problem. Check This Out A burnt-out bulb is usually discolored.

One must determine under which conditions they do not work, whether there are any conditions in which they do work, or if only one of them works. it's glandular! (Ali G Reference there!) RS133 CUP Black and White Id - gone RS200 EDC Deep Black Reply With Quote 04-12-2009,09:53 PM #9 bedsbrabus View Profile View Forum Posts Private Smart E.R. 7,476 views 4:50 Change headlight 2005 Smart Fortwo 450 - Duration: 8:31.

Replacing Headlight Bulbs Most modern cars use high-intensity discharge (HID) bulbs, otherwise known as xenon bulbs.

We snip off the relevant wires at the damaged SAM connector and connect them to a feed taken from their respective fuses. Before spending money on parts, it is important to know for sure what is wrong. Nick Stegmeier 46,886 views 2:19 smart car Front LED Install - Duration: 6:07. Results 1 to 10 of 10 Thread: Headlights not working Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch to Threaded Mode 02-10-2009,08:09

I'll look at the diagram and see if I can come up with something more plausible. Fixing "Fogged" or "Yellowed" Lenses A very common problem with modern headlight assemblies is that they become fogged or yellowed over time. Published on Oct 23, 2011No need to removed the whole front end of a Smart Car just to replace a bulb. http://atomirc.net/smart-car/smart-car-no-dash-lights.html To replace the headlight wiring, by-pass the SAM connecter and replace the connecter itself if badly damaged, we charge £265.00 all inclusive.  Prices subject to change. (When replacing a badly damaged

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Essex County ·#1 Posted May 31, 2012 · Report post Hey!I do some part time work at a boat launch in the spring and summer. Sign in to make your opinion count. d3weyTube 66,942 views 3:38 How to Install the SMART MADNESS HID Lights - Duration: 13:52. This also sometimes leads to a damaged 11-3 connector to the SAM unit as seen above.

If the O-ring around the connector does not want to enter into the recess in the back of the light housing, it can be lightly lubricated. karl Karl Roth is offline Quote Quick Reply post #4 of 12 (permalink) Old 03-06-2009, 11:05 AM lebikerboy Join Date: Nov 2008 Location: North Vancouver/British Columbia Posts: 597 I realized how that was rather stupid after the fact.Edit: for the 2008 Smart Car ForTwoEdit: A warning from someone who utilized this video -- "Be Careful to not lose the Another possibility is an issue with the control module.

I had a fellow SMART450 driver stop by mentioning that the evening before when he went to turn on his low beams both lights did not work. Most of the time, they are held in place by hex-head screws that require a 10mm socket to remove. d3weyTube 66,942 views 3:38 Restoring yellow head lights with toothpaste! Read More Contact Info 0121 632 6070 [email protected] Unit 5, Proof House Business Park,Andover Street, Birmingham B5 5RG Copyright © 2016 www.smarttecnic.co.uk Home About Us Servicing and Repairs Gallery For

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The likelihood of both bulbs burning out at the same time is very minimal. frickkkkkkkkin heck he said to himself Didn't stop me turning into one of those ignorant drivers with the extra bright headlights though!! Show more Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading...