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:
Offside Front Drive shaft joint constant velocity boot split or insecure, no longer prevents the ingress of dirt gii Occurs:11 times
Offside Front Anti-roll bar has excessive play in a pin/bush  Occurs:14 times
Nearside Side repeater not working aii Occurs:15 times
Nearside Headlamp not working on main beam aii Occurs:11 times
Nearside Front Suspension arm has excessive play in a pin/bush  Occurs:158 times
Rear Direction indicator incorrect colour  Occurs:27 times
Nearside Front Side repeater not working  Occurs:34 times
Nearside Front Front suspension has excessive play in a lower suspension ball joint  Occurs:55 times
Parking brake lever insecure  Occurs:40 times
Nearside Rear passenger door cannot be opened from outside the vehicle  Occurs:24 times
Central Stop lamp not working aii Occurs:30 times
Nearside Front Ball joint dust cover excessively damaged so that it no longer prevents the ingress of dirt  Occurs:16 times
Nearside Rear Shock absorber has an excessively worn bush  Occurs:59 times
Offside Front Position lamp not working (4.2.1 (a) (ii)) Occurs:92 times
Nearside Front Headlamp not working on dipped beam (4.1.1 (a) (ii)) Occurs:26 times
Exhaust carbon monoxide content after 2nd fast idle exceeds default limits (8.2.1.2 (b)) Occurs:11 times
Nearside Stop lamp(s) not working (4.3.1 (a) (ii)) Occurs:69 times
Nearside Front Ball joint dust cover excessively damaged so that it no longer prevents the ingress of dirt  Occurs:16 times
Offside Rear Rear wheel bearing has excessive play  Occurs:37 times
Nearside Rear Direction indicator incorrect colour  Occurs:472 times
Offside Rear rear brake recording little or no effort  Occurs:29 times
Brake pipe excessively corroded Occurs:2,276 times
Nearside Rear Stop lamp not working  Occurs:925 times
Nearside Front Suspension arm pin or bush excessively worn ai Occurs:34 times
Offside Front Wheel nut missing  Occurs:30 times
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