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Servicing guides and mods

Roadster Service Schedule

How often does a smart Roadster need to be serviced?

Modification Details




Roadster Intervals

Non Brabus

1st service A at 9,000 miles or 1 year (which ever sooner)
2nd service B at 18,000 miles or 2 years (which ever sooner)
3rd service A at 27,000 miles or 3 years (which ever sooner)
4th service C at 36,000 miles or 4 years (which ever sooner)
Etc.

Brabus

1st service A at 7,000 miles or 1 year (which ever sooner)
2nd service B at 14,000 miles or 2 years (which ever sooner)
3rd service A at 21,000 miles or 3 years (which ever sooner)
4th service C at 28,000 miles or 4 years (which ever sooner)
Etc.

Service intervals

A, B, A ,C, A, B, A ,C, A, B, A ,C

Service Inspection 'A'

Checks and inspections: 
  • Read ECU for faults
  • Conduct a visual inspection of the brake lines
  • Test smart on dynamometer
  • Clean and oil guide rails
Check: 
  • Lights and indicators
  • All electrical additions
  • Wipers
  • Seat belts and buckles
  • Expiry date on tyre seal (if available)
  • Battery fluid level
  • Condition of tyres and wheels
  • Tyre pressures
  • Windscreen washer fluid
  • Brake fluid level
  • Underside of smart for signs of damage
  • Engine for leaks
  • Exhaust does not leak and isn't loose
  • Transmission oil and look for leaks
  • Condition and tension of V-belt
  • Coolant level
  • Antifreeze concentration in coolant
  • Axle shaft collars for damage
  • Rubber bearings and joints for damage
  • Amount of travel in handbrake
  • Brake pads for wear
  • Brake discs
  • Wheel mounted brake cylinders on front axle
  • Steering mechanicals
  • Functioning of sunroof
  • Hard top fits securely
  • Storage tray correctly installed
  • Expiry date on first aid pouch
Work carried out: 
  • Oil change
  • Oil filter change
  • Oil hinges and locks
  • Tighten wheels to correct torque
  • Check tyre pressures
Top up fluids: 
  • Battery
  • Windscreen washer
  • Brake fluid
  • Coolant/antifreeze
Service inspection 'B'

Checks and inspections: 
  • Read ECU for faults
  • Conduct a visual inspection of the brake lines
  • Test smart on dynamometer
  • Clean and oil guide rails
Check:
  • Lights and indicators
  • All electrical additions
  • Wipers
  • Seat belts and buckles
  • Expiry date on tyre seal (if available)
  • Battery fluid level
  • Condition of tyres and wheels
  • Tyre pressures
  • Windscreen washer fluid
  • Brake fluid level
  • Underside of smart for signs of damage
  • Engine for leaks
  • Intercooler
  • Exhaust does not leak and isn't loose
  • Transmission oil and look for leaks
  • Condition and tension of V-belt
  • Coolant level
  • Antifreeze concentration in coolant
  • Axle shaft collars for damage
  • Rubber bearings and joints for damage
  • Amount of travel in handbrake
  • Brake pads for wear
  • Brake discs
  • Wheel mounted brake cylinders on front axle
  • Steering mechanicals
  • Functioning of sunroof
  • Hard top fits securely
  • Storage tray correctly installed
  • Expiry date on first aid pouch
Work carried out: 
  • Oil change
  • Oil filter change
  • Oil hinges and locks
  • Replace air filter
  • Replace spark plugs
  • Replace key batteries
  • Tighten wheels to correct torque
  • Check tyre pressures
  • Change chargecooler seal
Top up fluids: 
  • Battery
  • Windscreen washer
  • Brake fluid
  • Coolant/antifreeze
Every 2 years or 20,000 miles (charged separately) 
  • Replace brake fluid
  • Check body for paint damage and rust
Service inspection 'C'

Checks and inspections: 
  • Read ECU for faults
  • Conduct a visual inspection of the brake lines
  • Test smart on dynamometer
  • Clean and oil guide rails
Check: 
  • Lights and indicators
  • All electrical additions
  • Wipers
  • Seat belts and buckles
  • Expiry date on tyre seal (if available)
  • Battery fluid level
  • Condition of tyres and wheels
  • Tyre pressures
  • Windscreen washer fluid
  • Brake fluid level
  • Underside of smart for signs of damage
  • Engine for leaks
  • Intercooler
  • Exhaust does not leak and isn't loose
  • Transmission oil and look for leaks
  • Condition and tension of V-belt
  • Coolant level
  • Antifreeze concentration in coolant
  • Axle shaft collars for damage
  • Rubber bearings and joints for damage
  • Amount of travel in handbrake
  • Brake pads for wear
  • Brake discs
  • Brake drums
  • Wheel mounted brake cylinders on front axle
  • Steering mechanicals
  • Functioning of sunroof
  • Hard top fits securely
  • Storage tray correctly installed
  • Expiry date on first aid pouch
Work carried out: 
  • Oil change
  • Oil filter change
  • Oil hinges and locks
  • Replace air filter
  • Replace fuel filter
  • Replace spark plugs
  • Replace key batteries
  • Tighten wheels to correct torque
  • Check tyre pressures
  • Change chargecooler seal
Top up fluids: 
  • Battery
  • Windscreen washer
  • Brake fluid
  • Coolant/antifreeze
Every 2 years or 20,000 miles (charged separately) 
  • Replace brake fluid
  • Check body for paint damage and rust
Check your documents and service display

Special edition smarts may require a shorter service schedule.


Extra Maintenance

Every 40,000 km 
(24,000 miles)

Spark plugs replaced
Air filter replaced

After 60,000 km 
(36,000 miles) and then every 2nd service

Drum brake thickness check

Every 60,000 km (36,000 miles)

Poly V-belt replaced

Every 60,000 km 
(36,000 miles) or 4 years

Engine coolant replaced

After 80,000 km 
(50,000 miles) and then every service

Wheel brake cylinder collar seal and brake adjuster checked for damage

Replace transmission fluid (Evilution recommendation, not on smart schedule)

After 90,000 km 
(56,000 miles) and then every service

Wheel brake cylinder collar seal and brake adjuster checked for damage

Every 120,000 km (75,000 miles)

Change the timing chain (not on smart schedule)


Every 2 years

Brake fluid replaced (this seems excessive, I'd suggest 4 years).

What Or Where Is The Chargecooler Seal

It's a good question. I don't know and smart don't know.
I wonder if it was a poor translation or mistake and they mean to change the chargecooler fluid.

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