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Will not start (three bar symbol)

My 52 plate smart will not start, all it electrics are working, ive took the battery off and its been charged, its displaying a three bar symbol on the gear select. when turning the key to posision 2 it just makes a electric noise (wherring) and dont even attempt to turn over? do you know what might make it run again? please help

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  • sappleby839 Apr 13, 2009

    03 i think

  • sappleby839 Apr 13, 2009

    its showing threebars on the dashboard and dont even attempt to start :(

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    Dave C May 11, 2010

    It sounds like you need the starter motor replaced.

  • Dave  C
    Dave C May 11, 2010

    Isn't this a warranty issue? What year is this one?


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Sounds like the starter motors bust. Not an easy repair best left to the professionals and some times we don't like em so Shop round. Steve Baldam

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