SMART Vehicle check

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Vehicle check

Amalgamated Vehicle checks of SMART vehicles

Our proprietary algorithms have number crunched over 179,241 SMART Vehicle checks and ranked the reasons that SMARTs fail their tests. Use this service to help find a new vehicle that’s right for you or get ready for your own SMART's check.

Some examples of the most common issues are:
Rear brake application uneven Occurs:274 times
Headlamp aim not tested  Occurs:11 times
Nearside Headlamp not working on main beam  Occurs:172 times
Nearside Front Anti-roll bar has excessive play in a pin/bush  Occurs:11 times
Centre Stop lamp not working  Occurs:214 times
Front brake application uneven Occurs:233 times
Registration plate lamp issues Occurs:9,272 times
Mechanical brake component has restricted free movement Occurs:17 times
Front engine mounting deteriorated resulting in excessive movement  Occurs:30 times
Nearside Front suspension ball joint dust cover excessively damaged so that it no longer prevents the ingress of dirt  Occurs:11 times
Nearside Front Track rod end ball joint dust cover excessively damaged so that it no longer prevents the ingress of dirt  Occurs:115 times
Rear Direction indicator incorrect colour  Occurs:27 times
Nearside Front Suspension arm ball joint dust cover no longer prevents the ingress of dirt bii Occurs:29 times
Nearside Headlamp aim not tested  Occurs:96 times
Nearside Rear Direction indicator incorrect colour  Occurs:472 times
Nearside Rear Shock absorber has a serious fluid leak  Occurs:103 times
Offside Front brake disc excessively pitted  Occurs:128 times
Nearside Rear position lamp adversely affected by the operation of another lamp  Occurs:15 times
Rear fog lamp tell tale not working  Occurs:30 times
Exhaust emissions carbon monoxide content after 2nd fast idle excessive  Occurs:733 times
Nearside Front Direction indicator incorrect colour (4.4.3 (a)) Occurs:13 times
Nearside Headlamp aim beam image kick up to the offside  Occurs:155 times
Nearside Front Lower Front suspension ball joint dust cover excessively deteriorated so that it no longer prevents the ingress of dirt  Occurs:14 times
Front brake disc in such a condition that it is seriously weakened Occurs:1,136 times
Nearside Front Suspension arm rubber bush deteriorated resulting in excessive movement  Occurs:128 times
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