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I have a 2008 smart car that won't turnover. Battery's good.

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I have a 2008...

I have a 2008 smart car that won't turnover. Battery's good. It's got to be in the starting interlocksystem I think.

Mechanic's Assistant: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?

Head lights go on both high and low beams.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '08 smart?

Basic model. Roll up windows

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

I put a set of heavy jumper cables to the battery, moved the shift lever and tried to start many times. Starter did not engage.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Not really

Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Mercedes
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Mercedes Mechanic: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 1 year ago
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Hi,

I am sorry that you have not been helped yet. I just came online and saw your question

I need to get the vin number in order to pull the starting system and key interlock schematics to see where the issue may be and walk you thru any testing. You will need a multimeter for testing

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Thanks but we had it towed to the local Mercedes dealer.
Mercedes Mechanic: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 1 year ago

ok

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