It’s a great feeling, isn’t it? You’ve just bought a new Smart fortwo and you’ve started cruising the countryside in your modern two-seater, which has now been completely and intelligently redesigned to handle the rigors of the 21st century. Congratulations! It should come as no surprise that the “brain trust” at Mercedes Benz USA have been at the forefront of fortwo since the beginning. That should offer you great peace-of-mind.
The fortwo represents an outstanding choice to handle fuel, economy and travel issues in a world where all the rules are changing.
Now it’s time for some routine maintenance and we are sure you want to keep your fortwo in tip-top running condition, so let’s discuss the best ways to determine your service options:
The smartUSA website is now under the auspices of Mercedes Benz USA. It should be your best option for reviewing and determining when your fortwo needs attention and service. This is a tremendous resource and has excellent material available for owners. It should be your primary source of answers for any questions you have regarding your fortwo.
The web page includes categories for Operate and Service and Service Professionals. For ease of access and relevancy, the Operate and Service Sections should be the only pages you need to access.
Manuals, videos and user-friendly information is available in readily viewable or easy-to-use PDF files are available for download directly from the web site. The 2008-2011 model years are represented.
MBUSA has assumed sole control and there is solid information which is dedicated to keeping your Smart in great automotive health. Since most Smart owners are bright people themselves, the scheduled and routine recommended maintenance information should come in very handy.
Simple navigation of the smartUSA web site allows you to find a host of helpful care and maintenance guides, videos and other documents.
On the Operate and Service Page, there will be five primary headings. On the Operate and Service Page, there will be five primary headings. They are:
1. My Manuals
Manuals for the 2008-2011 model years are available for easy download.
2. Do It Yourself
For the DIY (Do It Yourself) enthusiast, care and procedure tips are readily available for owner-serviceable care and maintenance items like: air filter, battery, oil and filter, spark plugs and wiper blades. Excellent photos and step-by-step information is available for any user-serviceable component or area of the Smart.
Like ANY owner care options on any car – PRACTICE SAFETY AT ALL TIMES
3. Getting to Know Your Smart
A wide variety of highly informative videos and documents are available to cover all aspects of the Smart answers the most asked questions.
4. Maintenance Schedules
Highly detailed and downloadable maintenance schedules for your Smart that begin at 12,000 miles and cover every eventuality through 120,000 miles.
5. Service Locations
This is designed to provide the most convenient dealer location to you by inserting your zip code.