Directors 148 29,254 posts Gender:Male Location:Ladysmith, Vancouver Island, BC CDN ·#12 Posted December 19, 2010 · Report post Damn, is it the original windshield? Click if Info HelpfulContact us about modTranslateBack to top Cookies Terms and Conditions Site Disclaimer © Copyright 2013, all rights reserved. What is involved, if anything, in "programming" the new SAM unit to the car? Essentially it is a fuse box with internal relays and a microprocessor that controls almost all of the electrical functions of the car. his comment is here
Sadly this doesn't work on all models and seems to be SAM unit dependant. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites mineralfarmer 0 Regular Members 0 26 posts ·#13 Posted December 19, 2010 · Report post Bought it from a used After a period of time you'd hear a click and alls back to normal!!!! So we must be looking at some sort of solid state black box that is not repairable in itself, eh? http://www.forfour.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=3493.0
If yours is still near the battery then the dealership will replace and relocate it under a TSB (in other words, even outside warranty). Up next Smart Car Crash Test #TBT- Fifth Gear - Duration: 9:17. When I did so I noticed that the seat well under the carpet is absolutley drenched in water.
Fix the source of the leak before thinking about replacing the SAM.About the SAM, you could try to resussitate it by cleaning off the visible arcing etc and spraying it with To compound matters, the battery has drained, so something is amiss, which could point at a battery problem, although the garage I took it to should have tested that and pointed Christian Bitter 3,097 views 4:17 How To Fix Fast Turn Signal/Blinker - Duration: 1:33. Smart Car Wont Start You might need a new SAM, mate.
My 2006 CDI turn signals do not operate at all. Smart Car Sam Unit Repair A new SAM and programming at a Canadian delaer is in the $1000-1200 range. Show more Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... Homepage Password: Confirm Password: Email Address Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
They are not that easy to get to especially at the front. Halfords I'm stuck! If you don't have a source for warranty service or parts -- assuming the problem is indeed the E-box -- you'll have to find a way to get the E-box. Reply With Quote 29th November 201013:27 #8 smartsparky View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Visit Homepage FQ101.co.uk Join Date Apr 2006 Location Hitchin Posts 674 Re: Indicator Light Problem
There is nothing you can take out or change, everything is soldered directly to the PCBs. Edited December 13, 2010 by mineralfarmer Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Francesco 65 CsC BoD Member Directors 65 6,208 posts Location:West Island of Montreal ·#7 Smart Car Sam Unit Location Salt water, or pretty much any other liquid, you might as well forget salvaging anything. Smart Car Central Locking Fault You'll have to have it trailered hundreds of miles, simple.
Quickly Checked The Bulbs All Ok. http://vidivit.com/smart-car/smart-car-washer-not-working.html Later on I'll look for the bulletin to be sure. My wife phoned me from her work to say she'd noticed on the way to work that nothing happened when you operated them. Proudly powered by WordPress Smartz Smart Car Forum > Smartz Central > Smartz, Smarts and nothing else! > Indicators just stopped working!! Smart Roadster Sam Unit Repair
and it has the EXACT problem, we've tried to hook up for the last year (so I could see if I could assist) but so far it hasn't worked. Thanks 'Old smart', I too was just going to post Kane's http://evilution.co.uk/ Last edited by JPaul; 10-26-2008 at 05:56 AM. Today 12:19 PM by Neonspinnazz 1 4 Attachment(s) Stress cracks in 453... weblink Sign in to report inappropriate content.
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External to SAM or solid state on a SAM circuit board? Smart Car Diagnostic Services Smart Car Diagnostics in West Yorkshire Search Main menu Skip to primary content HomeSmart Car Diagnostic ServiceSmart Key 450 ResyncingMercedes Benz DiagnosticsSmart Car Retro Fit AdditionsSmart Fortwo Inside The SAM Unit Remove the three Torx10 screws. What part of the country are you in?
It is also fed with a constant live (circuit 30) so that the boot release can be operated without the key in the ignition. Forum Today's Posts Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links View Forum Leaders What's New? Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... check over here Look for leaks in the urethane glue.
BRISTOL, UK Re: SAM unit and electrical problems « Reply #13 on: January 09, 2014, 10:02:36 PM » what is the definition of a SAM??looking at the list of relays, things Other causes include gearbox fault, failing actuator and wiring/earth faults and electrical spikes causing a loss of memory on the SAM (Water Ingress on Smart Roadsters) On later 450's and the I have highlighted a few but if you look closely, you'll see many more. have we any news as to were the relays are please.
I also noted broken glass fragments under the mat, so at sometime I think either the windscreen or one of the door windows must have been replaced. JPaul is offline Quote Quick Reply post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old 10-26-2008, 05:40 AM Old smart Closed Join Date: Aug 2007 Location: Gone my own way Posts: 3,834 Close Yeah, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable. Thanks!!!