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Normal Mod 451 Glovebox Lock Removal451 Fortwo

If you bought a 2nd hand glove box with a lock in it that your key won't operate, you'll have to remove it so you can replace it with one that does. Removing the old one does damage it but who gives a toss. It's going in the bin. Here is the offending glove box lock....

Premium Mod 451 Glow Plug Wiring451 Fortwo

Key:
E = Earth
C4/8 = Connection plug 4, pin 8
Fuse* or F* = Direct connection fuse number
Black Yellow = Wire colour

Modules are labeled in the picture.

Normal Mod 451 Handle Removal451 Fortwo

The handle is removed or loosened to aid the removal of the door panel or to gain access to the bowden cables that operate the door catch.

Normal Mod 451 Hatch Not Closing451 Fortwo

Your 451 glass hatch won't latch closed, it just springs back open. There are 4 parts to this mechanism. The main catch is what grabs the loop on the glass hatch as you close it. Spray some penetrating lubricant into the mechanism and manipulate the latch back and...

Normal Mod 451 Headlight Pin Out451 Fortwo

Nearside Headlight 6. 5. 4  3. 2. 1. Pin Number Wire Colours Function 1 Brown Headlight Adjuster Ground 2 Green/Red Headlight Adjuster Data 3 Grey/Yellow Low Beam & Headlight Adjuster + 4 Black/White Indicator 5 Brown Bulb Ground 6 White/Red High Beam  ...

Premium Mod 451 Heated Seat Retrofit451 Fortwo

There is an easy way and a less easy way to retrofit heatet seats to your 451. It really depends on the year your smart was made. From around 2008 onwards, smart started to include all the wiring for the heated seats so all you have to do is plug in a few things. How...

Premium Mod 451 Heated Seat Wiring451 Fortwo

Key:
E = Earth
C4/8 = Connection plug 4, pin 8
Fuse* or F* = Direct connection fuse number
Black Yellow = Wire colour

Modules are labeled in the picture.

Normal Mod 451 Heater Blower Failure451 Fortwo

For some unknown reason, the America cabin heater blower fan fails. I have yet to see this happen outside of the US.

Normal Mod 451 Heater Controller Disassembly451 Fortwo

Heater Controller This is the last and hardest part to change the LEDs on because it's awkward to open. Remove the heater controller by following the 1st part of this guide. Set the fan speed to setting 2 and the heat to setting 22. (This lines up internal tabs). Look...

Premium Mod 451 Heater Controller Fix451 Fortwo

If you are having heater or climate controls issues as mentioned here, site viewer Shaun L reckons he's found the issue. If he's correct, it's a fairly easy fix. This is the potentiometer (pot) that moves with the temperature selector inside the heater controller....

Premium Mod 451 Heater Fan Brushes451 Fortwo

451 Heater Motor Brushes For some reason, it's mainly the American 451s that suffer with brush problems. Dunno why but it does affect non Americans as well. The standard brushes seem low quality and seem to wear very quickly. Probably because the commutator gets a...

Premium Mod 451 Horn Not Working451 Fortwo

It has taken 10 years for this issue to appear but I knew it would eventually occur. When I looked at the 451 wheel back in 2007 I could see a weak point in the system. I'm sure it'll soon become a common problem. Smart knew it'd be a problem as they changed the...