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Understanding the Fiat Oil Change Indicator System and Service Indicator Lights
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Fiat Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
If you are in the market for a used Fiat vehicle, you may want to consider cars under their certified pre-owned program. Many manufacturers have a certified pre-owned (CPO) program, and each one...
How to Get Fiat Dealership Certified
Fiat car dealerships offer automotive technician jobs to mechanics who are certified through the MOPAR CAP (Career Automotive Program).
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The Fiat 124 Sport Spider is a highly desirable compact convertible produced by the Italian carmaker from 1966 to 1982. Its classic design incorporates sporty performance with sleek European looks, to make it as fun to drive as...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Fiat 500
The 2012 Fiat 500 has reentered into the U.S. market after being absent for the past 27 years. The Fiat 500 is sportier than the Mini Cooper, yet a step above the Toyota...

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I have a metal knocking noise when I am in gear and pull away. I had a new gearbox and clutch a year ago.
Hi there. The noise could be a pilot bearing, clutch release bearing, or a universal joint. Check to see if the noise occurs when the clutch is applied or when the clutch pedal is moving. If there is no sound...
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Ciutch needs to be repaired/replaced,
Hi there. It is probably a good idea to have one of our local mobile mechanics come to your daughter's location and complete a clutch is not working inspection first, so they can determine precisely what needs to be replaced...
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I have a uno and there is a knocking sound coming from the front left hand side, it only happens when I turn slightly
Hello. Thank you for writing in. The vehicle may having issues with the steering and suspension components, or it may be have something in the way. The first thing to do in this situation is to perform a basic visual...
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Theres is a battery sign on dashboard and my steering wheel is hard ti turn especially in reverse
Hello There, This is a commonly known problem in the Fiats. Your car has a power steering system that is electrically powered which is why the steering becomes difficult when the battery is not charging properly. As the system voltage...
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oil drain plug
You would use a bolt-out spiral fluted socket. A common example of this tool is the Craftsman 10 pc. Damaged Bolt/Nut Remover Set Low Profile Bolt-Out (Item # 00952166000P Model # 52166). However, Irwin makes a set as well and...
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when i press on the brake pedal the car accelerates why does this happen?
This has come up several times over the years with other cars. It was said to have happened with Audi in the 1980's and Toyota in the 2000's. In each case, when investigated, it has usually come down to poor...
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grinding noise when driving and turning steering wheel
Hi there. What you are describing is commonly associated with damaged or faulty wheel bearings. One warning sign of a wearing out wheel bearing is a loud grinding or roaring sound that comes from the tire area of your car....
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my car feels like it wants to stall when I have to stop at lights
Hi there. You may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and at...
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Spark plugs
Hi There, There are a number of things to look for when checking your spark plugs. Fuel-fouled plugs may have a shiny coating on the tip and side electrode, which may indicate a too-rich fuel mixture, ignition problems or a...
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My headlights suddenly will not turn off
Hello. If the headlamps will not turn off then I check the obvious first just to make sure that the switch is not in the on position. If the switch is correct then most of the time this is caused...
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New clutch, now car briefly loses power uphill as if the breaks are being lightly tapped. Also sometimes revs high without power.
Hi there. Fiat's are notorious for having clutch system problems. The clutch system on a Fiat is also one of the most difficult to adjust. In fact, a discrepancy of less than 0.010" can cause the clutch to slip. When...
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Check Engine light is on
Hi There, In some cases when there is a problem with the ABS system it may also cause the check engine light to come on. Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which...
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old fiat specialist
Hi Enrique. Our certified mechanics are ASE certified and some have individual component specialties, however, older Fiat's are not among them. The Fiat 600 Multipla is one of the most unique cars ever built, so I hope you can find...
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On a cold mornings, as I'm driving, my car reacts as though it's no longer getting gas. Once warmed up it's o.k.
Hi there. It sounds like the best process to use in this scenario would be to arrange a drop off with the dealership to allow driving time of the vehicle after cold soaks. Check with the dealership about a loaner...
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Coolant to use
Hi There, This can be purchased at any Fiat or Alfa Romeo dealership. As long as you use an ethylene gylcol based antifreeze it can be used. Any ethylene gylcol will mix with any ethylene gylcol so dont be afraid...
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Check engine light comes on, rpm doesn't work
Generally, the check engine light comes on when something fairly serious is going on with the vehicle. This can happen for many different reasons such as a faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty O2 sensor, a bad catalytic converter,...
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The handle on the exterior of my car has snapped off. If I replace to handle will I need to swap over the lock barrel?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Without knowing the model and year of the vehicle, it is difficult to tell what kind of replacement parts you have as true options. With that said, you are likely going to be able...
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Hi, my engine light has started to flash and my car is shuddering and getting worse - especially when stationary. The engine light
Hello, thank you for writing in. The symptoms you are having can come from a range of different issues with the vehicle. There may be a sensor that is failing, low fuel pressure, a spark and ignition issue, or an...
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My car always stuck in neutral I'm trying to put into drive still showing neutral, putting in R still showing N 2015 Fiat 500
Hi there - your Fiat "automatic" transmission is actually a 6-speed, dual-clutch manual transmission, with some rather sophisticated electronics and actuators attached to it. These boxes are notoriously complicated, with incredible complexity in the transmission controllers themselves. Your controller is...
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Loud humming at 55mph through to 65mph coming from the front of car not wheel bearing and had new tyres 2012 Fiat 500
Hi there - not sure how they checked your wheel bearings, but they are still the leading suspect. If the noise is proportional to road speed (increases with road speed), or gets louder when you are on a freeway on/off-ramp,...

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