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to come off. This could cause an accident.
Be sure to use the correct wheel bolts.
G
WARNING
Only use genuine smart wheel bolts. Other
wheel bolts may come loose.
Do not tighten the wheel bolts when the
vehicle is raised. Otherwise the vehicle
could fall off the jack.
Clean contact surfaces of wheel and wheel
X
hub.
! To avoid paint damage, place wheel flat
against hub and hold it there while
installing first wheel bolt.
Guide the wheel onto the wheel hub and
X
push it on.
Insert two wheel bolts and tighten them
X
slightly.
Vehicles with wheel trim cap on steel
X
rim: Attach the wheel trim cap so that it
is held by the two wheel bolts.
Install last wheel bolt and tighten it
X
slightly.
Lower the vehicle until the vehicle is
X
resting fully on its own weight.
Remove the jack.
X
Tighten the wheel bolts. Observe a
X
tightening torque of 80 lb-ft (110 Nm).
G
WARNING
Have the tightening torque checked after
changing a wheel. The wheels could come
loose if they are not tightened to a torque
of 80 lb-ft (110 Nm).
Steel rim with wheel cover
Vehicles with wheel cover on steel rim:
X
Position wheel cover aperture : so
valve ; fits through.
Push the wheel cover evenly onto the
X
wheel rim with both hands.
Check that the wheel cover is fixed
X
securely to the wheel rim.
i
The Tire Pressure Monitoring System
(TPMS)* only functions on wheels that are
equipped with the proper electronic
sensors (
page 128).
Y
Battery
About the battery
Your vehicle's battery is located in the
passenger footwell below the footrest
(
page 198).
Y
The battery should always be sufficiently
charged in order to achieve its rated
service life. Refer to the Scheduled
Maintenance Guide (USA only) or the
Service booklet (Canada only) for battery
maintenance intervals.
If you use your vehicle mostly for short-
distance trips, you will need to have the
battery charge checked more frequently.
When replacing the battery, always use
batteries approved by smart.
Battery: 12 V and 42 Ah
* optional

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