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Understanding the Fiat Oil Change Indicator System and Service Indicator Lights
Car symbols, or dashboard lights, are a car service reminder. The Fiat Oil Change Indicator system lets you know when and what service your car needs.
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).
How to Buy a Classic Fiat 124 Sport Spider
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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My light switches seems to be leaking electricity
Hi there. Typically when lights are not as bright as they should be, it's caused by a main electrical relay that is faulty and needs to be replaced. It's also possible that there is a parasitic electrical drain coming from...
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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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How do you replace steering angle sensor on a 2013 Fiat 500e?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Often the Steering Angle Sensor can be re-calibrated when it has lost connection. A manufacture qualified technician can perform this programming for you, unless you have access to a quality OBD-II scan tool. If...
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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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heavy truck impact to passenger side of small fiat. After second time at auto body shop when car was "shuddering" while driving,
Before any diagnostic work is performed, the unibody has to first be carefully and completely measured using a "tram" and all measurements confirmed against the specifications published the the factory service manual. An initial suspicion is the frame/unibody is not...
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Car cabin smells of AC refrigerant at times and now the AC is not cooling after about a month of filling it .
If you have detected a refrigerant and oil mist in the cabin, then an evaporator "area" leak is likely. However, any time there is one leak, the entire system should be pressurized (whether pre or post repair) and tested for...
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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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car heating only on hill driving but not on highways why?
Check the front of the a/c condenser and look to see if it is clogged with debris or bugs and clean with water hose not using too much pressure. If it is clean then you will need to have the...
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Clutch is squeaking after 30 mins of driving, when pressed down or released
It may simply be that the pedal needs lubrication. If you can squeeze up under the dashboard with a can of WD 40 you may be able to sort this out yourself. If not, you can contact Your Mechanic to...
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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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Alfaromeo giulietta engine fault code P1064
Hi there. The code you've listed is an OBD-II trouble code that the sensor has detected a fuel pressure problem. In many cases, it's due to a blockage of fuel within the primary fuel rail or the return hose. It...
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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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Fiat dash lights are all on, says check power steering, esc not available, abs not available, etc. looks like all the warnings
It sounds like you may have a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator as the symptoms you describe are common when battery voltage is low. As you may know, the alternator charges the battery while the engine...
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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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