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When headlight lenses become fogged, it reduces the ability of the light to shine through the lens. Can anybody help? 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. Smart Car forTwo Headlights Collapse X Collapse Posts Latest Activity Search Page of 1 Filter Time All Time Today Last Week Last Month Show All Discussions only Photos only Videos only his comment is here

Replacing a bulb or even a headlight housing is a fairly simple, straightforward task. If not, check the fuses (700cc Fortwo, 451, Roadster) Still Doesn't Work! (Or The Bulb Is Dim) Check the bulb connector with a multimeter. On my 450. Now pull the stalk end whilst twisting further. http://www.smartcarofamerica.com/forums/f70/low-beam-headlights-stopped-working-ideas-20433/

Replacing it requires removing part of the steering wheel column cover or dashboard, depending on the car's model. Corroded connector plugs.... Fifth Gear 3,318,812 views 9:17 The Smart Fortwo vs the Toyota IQ - Duration: 16:34.

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It is either: 1. Tony Morton 400,314 views 6:36 Smart ForTwo Review - Everyday Driver - Duration: 4:27. Comment Cancel Post nikb Has a sticky actuator Join Date: May 2010 Posts: 251 #4 26-02-11, 08:01 PM Re: Smart Car forTwo Headlights indicator switch is knackered, here is a replacement http://www.smartz.co.uk/showthread.php?10982-Headlights-not-working Published on Nov 20, 2012For the low beam bulbs.

I will let you know how it goes and if it fixes the problem. Working... The process, as described above, consists of removing the outer part of the plastic that has been affected by the sun. Why Is This?

Fit a new bulb. Before I get into helping him out I mentioned I'd ask for suggestions from other members on sequence of activities I should consider in identifying and solving the problem.Suggestions please. I watched your video and then the clip came out of the little prongs so then I did a bunch of research on the clip and found out its common for Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists...

To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. http://vidivit.com/smart-car/smart-rev-counter-not-working.html Smart E.R. 7,476 views 4:50 Smart Car Front Panel Removal Change Headlamp headlight bulb light - Duration: 7:57. 365drills 235,109 views 7:57 Change headlight 2005 Smart Fortwo 450 - Duration: 8:31. The filament inside the bulb is definitely burnt, which is usually visible as either a gap in the filament or loose pieces of the filament inside the bulb. Published on Oct 23, 2011No need to removed the whole front end of a Smart Car just to replace a bulb.

Sign in 212 22 Don't like this video? Me and I will help some more. ( does not require a trip to the dealer for SAM replacement )Canman Share this post Link to post Share on other sites smartnhappy Headlights Do Not Turn On If neither headlight turns on, the problem is probably not that the bulbs burned out. weblink I noticed one day that the Headlights were flickering on and off intermittently.

If left unrepaired, the crack widens. For smaller bulbs, such as the turn-signal bulb, the socket is usually removed from the housing by a quarter turn. Nimbus & Cirrus 128,071 views 2:54 Loading more suggestions...

Remove the fuse and visually inspect it.

Sign in to make your opinion count. There is a chance that with the headlights on, you will still get a reading of approximately 12 volts. To do so, you need to remove the connectors and bulbs, as you would to replace the headlight bulb. First, disconnect the battery - Remember to have your radio code to hand!

You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Over-tightening hardware that is going through plastic can cause the plastic to break. It has a wiring harness going to the back of it with a connector into which the headlight bulb plugs directly. check over here There are usually two of these screws holding the top of the headlight housing to the top-front engine compartment crossmember.

Loading... You ain't the first person on Smart forums to say both headlight bulbs/tail/brake bulbs have both gone. Sign in to report inappropriate content. I have tested the fuses and they are all ok.

With the retainer removed, the connector can be pulled out. karl Karl Roth is offline Quote Quick Reply post #8 of 12 (permalink) Old 08-22-2011, 02:05 PM SmartTexass Join Date: Aug 2011 Location: Dallas Posts: 1 Thanks: 0 Thanked Jump to content Operation and Maintenance: 450 Model, 2005-2006, diesel Existing user? I had both dip beam go a while ago (non Smart car) and it was just the bulbs.

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The arc causes spark erosion on the contacts and you get asmall patch of burnt metal which doesn't conduct electricity. When buying used, look closely at the pictures provided to ensure that the lens is not fogged, yellowed, or cracked. If everything is aligned properly, the parts should slip right into place without your having to struggle with them. The 4 wires that feed the lights are shown below. 450 & Roadster 1 - Grey/Red - Left Low Beam 2 - Blue/Green - Right Low beam 3 - White -

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