Yeah, that sounds like a great price!  It sounds like you don't have to do the 
annual "checkups" for battery warranty...


Have a renewable energy day,

Mark

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-----Original Message-----
From: Bill Collins [mailto:ph...@bill-collins.net] 
Sent: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 5:38 PM
To: Mark Hanson
Cc: ev@lists.evdl.org
Subject: Re: Smart ED battery

Probably not, but I think I got my $4,500 worth with the used one I bought.

> On October 25, 2017 at 3:46 PM Mark Hanson <markehans...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> Hi Bill etc
> So is Mercedes or Smart now going to match other EVs with a 100k mile 8 year 
> battery/drive train warranty and provide a service manual with a Canbus obd2 
> reader and not require annual bogus dealer padding checkups to keep the 
> battery warranty in place?
> Have a renewable energy day
> Mark in Roanoke Va 
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
> > On Oct 24, 2017, at 5:16 PM, Bill Collins <ph...@bill-collins.net> wrote:
> > 
> > Here's what my local expert says:
> > 
> > "Go take a look at the Smart Club of America forums because this has been 
> > discussed and Mercedes Benz is not only turning off that program but they 
> > have no interest in going after the vehicles that came off lease. In fact 
> > the legal responsibility is on whoever bought the vehicle at auction they 
> > signed the paperwork and they're the ones that are on the hook for it, if 
> > it's changed hands at a couple dealerships you got nothing to worry about. 
> > I want to say yours the battery was bought out right because the guy who 
> > originally owned it lived in Sanford and that's why it's got such high 
> > mileage"
> > 
> > I will check out the forums when I have a chance.
> > 
> > No, it does not have a way to shut it off remotely. I suppose they could 
> > try to keep the car if I took it in for service, but I don't think they 
> > would have any legal grounds, since I have no contract with them.
> > 
> > Bill
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >> On October 24, 2017 at 4:52 PM Mark Hanson <markehans...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> 
> >> 
> >> Hi Bill
> >> When I called smart 2 years ago they said that they track used cars and 
> >> force the new owner to either pay an additional $5k or about $99 battery 
> >> payments. How did you get around that?  Did they change their policy?
> >> Best regards
> >> 
> >> Sent from my iPhone

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