Smart ForTwo Cabriolet and Coupe Recalled for Fire Risk

Mercedes-Benz USA is recalling thousands of 2008 and 2009 Smart ForTwo cabriolet and coupe vehicles in the U.S. because of a potential fire risk in the engine compartment.

The problem involves the rear insulation mat in the engine compartment, which can deform or deteriorate and then come loose. This may result in the mat coming into contact with the hot exhaust system components, leading to a fire in the engine compartment.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there have not been any injuries or deaths associated with this recall… Read more on ConsumerReports.org

Sean ReyesSmart ForTwo Cabriolet and Coupe Recalled for Fire Risk