The Car Guide – Everything Automotive, 54 Years Running


Recall date
System Engine
Models afftected
  • 2008 smart Fortwo
Units affected 7,028

On certain vehicles, the rear insulation mat within the engine compartment might deform, deteriorate and loosen, allowing it to contact hot exhaust system components.

This could lead to ignition of the insulation mat and increase the risk of an engine compartment fire causing injury and/or damage to property.

Correction: Dealers will replace the rear insulation mat.

Additional information may be available on Transport Canada's website