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Old 10-19-2014, 06:46 PM   #1
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Flat tow "Smart" car?

Just wondering if you can flat-tow a "Smart" car (You know the one that looks like it came out of a Cracker Jack box). I saw one on the CG today but couldn't see if it was set up for towing. Thanks!
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Smart Car for Two has at least two models that can be towed four wheels down with no restrictions.
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Since 2008 the smart car is towable - the official word is that you need to disconnect the battery, but we've never done that with our 2008 and haven't had any problems. The pre-2008 "grey-market" version is NOT towable, however.
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Thanks everyone! Just curious....
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Yes you can tow a Smart car but make sure to get a battery "Kill Switch" installed. I didn't and had a problem with my ABS braking system that cost me $3000 to repair. Now I have a Kill Switch on my battery!
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Please provide more technial information about the Smart Car ABS Problem, was there an electrical fire or were he brakes overheated etc. I have towed a Smart car more than 20k miles. I use a ready brake. Never had an issue. There can be problems with the battery disconect if the proper sequence is not followed.
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Or, you can get a toy hauler floor plan and carry it inside.
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Yes you can tow a Smart car but make sure to get a battery "Kill Switch" installed. I didn't and had a problem with my ABS braking system that cost me $3000 to repair. Now I have a Kill Switch on my battery!
Hey just strap it on the roof LOL
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