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This manual applies to the following models: Fortwo 451 / smart
Smart Fortwo 451 Coupe (2008)
Smart Fortwo 451 Cabriolet (2008)
Production/model years: 2008
Manual Language: English
Printable: Yes, all printers
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"Repair Your Compact City Car with Ease: Purchase the Smart Fortwo 451 Shop Manual in PDF Format"
If you own a 2008 Smart Fortwo 451, a compact and efficient city car, you understand the importance of proper maintenance and repair to keep your car running smoothly. To assist you in your repair endeavors, we are pleased to offer you the opportunity to purchase the official Smart Fortwo 451 Shop Manual in convenient PDF format. This comprehensive handbook provides detailed information on engine specifications, maintenance intervals, common issues and their solutions, tuning tips, available accessories, and much more. Read on to discover everything you need to know about the 2008 Smart Fortwo 451.
Engine Specifications/Technical Data:
• The 2008 Smart Fortwo 451 is equipped with a rear-mounted, three-cylinder gasoline engine designed for efficiency in urban driving.
• Engine Displacement: The Fortwo 451 has a displacement of 999 cc, providing a balance of power and fuel economy.
• Engine Type: The car features a turbocharged, intercooled, and multi-point fuel injection system for efficient combustion.
• Horsepower: The engine produces approximately 70 horsepower, delivering ample power for city driving.
• Torque: The torque output is around 68 lb-ft, providing responsive acceleration and low-end power.
• Transmission: The Fortwo 451 comes with a five-speed automated manual transmission, offering seamless gear changes.
• Fuel Economy: The car boasts impressive fuel efficiency, with an average of around 35-40 miles per gallon (MPG) in city driving.
• Emissions: The Fortwo 451 meets the emission standards and regulations set for urban environments.
• Cooling System: The liquid cooling system ensures optimal engine temperature, even during stop-and-go city traffic.
• Suspension: The car is equipped with McPherson struts in the front and a De Dion rear suspension, providing a comfortable and stable ride.
• Brakes: The Fortwo 451 features disc brakes at the front and drum brakes at the rear, offering reliable stopping power.
• Weight: The car has a curb weight of approximately 1,800 pounds, contributing to its nimble handling and maneuverability in tight city spaces.
Facts and Details:
- The Smart Fortwo 451 is known for its compact dimensions, making it exceptionally easy to park and navigate through crowded city streets.
- Despite its small size, the Fortwo 451 offers a surprising amount of interior space, comfortably seating two occupants.
- The car's unique and distinctive design stands out on the road, showcasing a modern and futuristic appearance.
- The Fortwo 451's tight turning radius allows for quick and effortless maneuvering, making it ideal for urban driving.
- It features a comfortable cabin with well-designed ergonomics and easy-to-reach controls, ensuring a pleasant driving experience.
- The car's fuel efficiency and small engine size make it an environmentally friendly choice, reducing emissions and fuel consumption.
- The Fortwo 451's safety features include a reinforced steel safety cell, multiple airbags, and stability control, providing peace of mind for city driving.
- It offers excellent visibility with large windows and a high seating position, allowing for better awareness of the surroundings.
- The Fortwo 451's compact size and agility make it easy to park in tight spaces and navigate narrow city streets.
- The car's small turning circle allows for U-turns in narrow streets and parking in challenging spots.
Maintenance Intervals, General Maintenance Tips, and Common Issues:
► Follow the manufacturer's recommended maintenance intervals for engine oil changes, filter replacements, and spark plug replacements.
► Regularly check and maintain proper tire pressure to ensure optimal fuel efficiency and tire life.
► Keep the cooling system in good condition by checking coolant levels and addressing any leaks or overheating issues promptly.
► Inspect and replace worn brake pads and discs to ensure optimal braking performance and safety.
► Pay attention to the electrical system, including the battery, alternator, and wiring, and address any issues promptly.
► Regularly clean and lubricate the door seals to prevent water leaks and maintain their effectiveness.
► Perform regular inspections of suspension components, such as shock absorbers and bushings, and address any signs of wear or damage.
► Keep the exterior clean and protected to prevent paint damage and corrosion.
► Common issues with the Smart Fortwo 451 may include electrical problems, transmission-related issues, and sensor malfunctions.
► Regular maintenance and addressing issues promptly can help prevent and resolve common problems.
Popular Tuning Tips or Modifications:
* Upgrading the suspension with aftermarket components can improve the car's handling and stability.
* Installing a performance exhaust system can enhance the car's sound and potentially improve engine performance.
* Adding a cold air intake system can improve airflow to the engine, potentially boosting power and fuel efficiency.
* Upgrading the wheels and tires can enhance the car's appearance and improve grip and traction.
* Installing a chip tuning module can optimize engine performance and responsiveness.
Available Accessories and Aftermarket Options:
■ Exterior accessories such as body kits, spoilers, and mirror caps for personalization and aerodynamic enhancements.
■ Interior accessories including seat covers, floor mats, and storage solutions to enhance comfort and convenience.
■ Entertainment and technology upgrades such as audio systems, smartphone integration, and navigation units.
■ Wheel and tire upgrades for enhanced style and performance.
■ Safety and security accessories including parking sensors, backup cameras, and alarm systems.
Owner Reviews and Opinions:
☺ Strengths: Owners appreciate the Smart Fortwo 451's compact size, making it easy to park in tight city spaces.
☺ Strengths: The car's fuel efficiency is often praised, allowing for cost-effective commuting in urban environments.
☺ Strengths: Owners enjoy the car's nimble handling and responsiveness, providing an enjoyable driving experience in the city.
☻ Weaknesses: Some owners have mentioned concerns about the car's limited cargo space and passenger capacity.
☻ Weaknesses: A few owners have reported issues with transmission-related problems or electrical faults in older models.
Repairs that Need to be Carried Out Most Frequently and Commonly Broken Parts:
→ Regular maintenance tasks such as oil and filter changes, air filter cleaning/replacement, and spark plug replacements.
→ Replacement of worn brake pads and discs to ensure proper braking performance.
→ Regular inspections and maintenance of the cooling system, including addressing coolant leaks or radiator-related issues.
→ Addressing electrical issues such as faulty sensors, wiring problems, or issues with the battery or alternator.
→ Suspension component replacements, such as shock absorbers, control arms, or bushings, due to wear or damage.
→ Regular inspections and maintenance of the transmission system, including addressing any shifting issues or fluid leaks.
→ Replacement of worn-out tires to ensure proper traction and handling on the road.
→ Exterior body repairs, including addressing paint damage, dents, or scratches.
→ Interior repairs, including addressing issues with seat mechanisms, door handles, or dashboard components.
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