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).
If - like me - you can't stand the interminable random chatter of videos like this, jump to 3:30 to avoid pointless chatter and get to the disassembly for about a minute, then to 8:12 for a view of the entire pack (with screwed-on cover removed).
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.
the link below is to a thread is about the li-tec packs... i think these refer to the third gen smart electric drive which starts with 2013 or 2014, not sure... the earlier ones had the tesla batteries
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