2011 Smart FORTWO Engine Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2011 Smart FORTWO Engine Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID941410
 Internal NHTSA #10475775
 ManufacurerSMART USA DISTRIBUTOR LLC
 BrandSMART
 ModelFORTWO
 Model Year2011
 File date17/09/12
 ComponentENGINE
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemThis car is just over a year old, only 24,928 miles on it. It will not come out of park. I called the smart dealership of buckhead, ga and they told me to try to "re-train" it by turning it on part way 3 times with my foot on the brake and then it would shift. Nope. I called them back up and they said that i was over my 24,000 mile warranty (even if only by 928 miles which is less than 2 weeks worth of driving for me) and because i did my oil changes somewhere else they won't do this as warranty work. (even though i told them i had the records!) how can a transmission fail within 24,000 miles! I am very upset i ever bought a smart car from these people. Who would allow this type of "quality" out there. This is the worst car i've ever owned! And i will be happy to tell everyone about all the issues i've had with this piece of garbage. I have a dodge ram that's 8 years old and has never had a problem! Bad smart car people!
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure24928
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateVILLA RICA, GA
VIN pattern WMEEJ3BA1BKXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase24/11/20
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders3
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 Vehicle speed0
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 Date of manufacture
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  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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