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Anyone ever took apart a battery from a Smart electric drive? Cant find anything on youtube or over here.
 

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I haven't even seen a Smart ED (and don't expect to, here), so I certainly haven't seen inside the battery pack; however, EV West sells salvage modules from one of the versions of the Smart ED with a Tesla battery; their listing shows a module and provides some technical data:
Tesla Smart Lithium Ion Battery 18650 EV Module - 57 Volt, 3kWh
Since the listing was added in 2014, these are presumably the ED2 battery (the second generation, which was the first with a Tesla lithium battery).
 

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They arent easy to figure out the first time.
The 6 modules come out together, no way to do one at a time.
Disconnect busbars first, put the orange covers back on.
There are 2 bolts on each end of every module, you have to get a long tool to get them.
There are also the obvious 3 mounts on top.
The cooling port on the side, nothing complex there.
Once you do those and all the wiring, there are 6 more bolts underneath the pack. I do those last.
The way i did it when i had no forklift, was flipping the pack upside down and rested the MODULES on something, not the shell. A few 2x4 will work.
That way, when you have the screws out, you are lifting the much lighter shell off instead of the heavy modules out.
Good luck!
 
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