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Smart ForTwo (2014 – 2015)

Published on 10 June 2016

At high vehicle speed, combined with strong wind, the plastic front service hatch (located between the windscreen and headlights) can detach from the vehicle and fall into the traffic area.

The recall concerns vehicles which have been produced between April 2014 and October 2015.

Source: Alert A12/0730/16


Is my car affected?

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Type of alert
Production periodIV. 2014 - X. 2015
Type/number of modelType: 451 EC type approval: e1*2001/116*0413*22 ff
Country of originGermany
Alert submitted byGermany
Products were found and measures were taken also in
Measures taken by economic operators
Published by Rapex2016-06-10 16:25:55

What the owner should do?

If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a Smart dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.

How to contact your dealer

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

Check the vehicle


UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.

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