Mod DescriptionDo you like your car NOT bursting into flames? This is the fix for you.
Mod DetailsPremiumYes Difficulty Mod ID1037 Creditevilution For Linkhttps://www.evilution.co.uk/mod/recall-srs1400-p20b1.htm Copy to Clipboard
|Manufacturer Ref :||SRS1400|
|Model :||SMART FORTWO 451|
|Launch Date :||11/09/2014|
|Numbers Involved :||16830|
|Build Start Date :||01/08/2010|
|Build End Date :||30/06/2014|
|Concern :||RISK OF FIRE|
|Description :||On petrol engine versions of the 451 series Fortwo models, it is possible that a short circuit can occur in the electronic heater shutoff valve as a result of extended wear. In extreme cases, this could result in an overheating situation in the electronic heater shutoff valve. This could ultimately result in a vehicle fire.|
|Remedial Action :||Recall all affected vehicles to rework the electrical cable wear for the electronic heater shutoff valve.|
|Vehicle Id :||WME4513322K419029 to WME4514802K802780|
problematic heater shut off valve. It looks as thought the heater shut off valve configuration
was added late 2010. The fix for the turbo version and the MHD version is different and the fix
cannot be accidentally performed to a car that doesn't require the work.
Smart part number A 002 545 73 83,
Sealing compound (silicone sealant).
Heat shrink tubing
When you get back home/garage/workshop, turn the car off, turn the key to position 1 and then back off again.
This causes the heater shut off valve to open and remain open.
Disconnect the battery before doing any electrical work.