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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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oil level not showing correctly on the dipstick
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WHY IS WHITE SMOKE COMING FROM EXHAUST.??
Keep in mind there are several "classifications" of white smoke. If it is thin and dissipates quickly you should not be majorly concerned. Most white smokes are a sign of coolant being consumed and burned in the engine. This can...
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Steering wheel controls problem - 2012 Fiat GP
Hello. If the steering wheel control buttons are not functioning it may be possible that there is an issue with the steering wheel or the associated wiring. If you have already changed the component that controls the functions, and the...
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car is overheating and leaking water and anti freeze
Coolant leaks can occur because of cracked hoses, leaking gaskets, faulty water pumps, or damaged radiators. When the coolant level goes low, the engine will start to overheat due to the low coolant level. I would first recommend giving the...
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P0045 code and acceleration problems
Hello. This is an issue is caused by a turbo boost control issue. Most of the time, it is caused by either a dirty air filter, a leak in the air intake system or the turbo actuator or the turbo...
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car wont start
Hi there. The starting system needs to be checked to see if it is getting voltage. If there is no power getting to the starter then the clutch switch needs to be checked. If the clutch switch fails then the...
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My air conditioning isn't working
Hi there: If your air conditioning is not blowing cold air, then the issue may be as simple as needing to be recharged with the correct refrigerant. However, it could also be an air compressor or a coolant leak that...
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Transmission or clutch slipping
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. If you are hearing a slipping sound, then the clutch pressure plate is allowing the clutch disk to slip. There is probably a broken spring on the pressure plate that apply's pressure to the...
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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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2006 fiat punto - Temp guage
Hi there. The sound you are hearing is a short in the wiring buzzing or a contact issue. Check the wiring to the coolant temperature sensor (CTS). Look for any corrosion and any burnt terminals. If there is corrosion, clean...
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Suppose my car has temperature sensors, and if my car ignition is off, then it will allow me to connect my car to a mobile app
Hello, an app for accessing your car temp sensors (whether engine coolant or ambient air temp), will require access to the cars electronics through the OBD-II port, and a programmable communications device. The OBD-II port, and any temperature sensors on...
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Loss of power. New fuel filters, timing belt, power plugs, and fuel sensors
Hello. Are there any fault codes stored in the engine control system that may shed some light on the problem? Boost leaks from loose hoses or clamps can cause acceleration problems on turbo vehicles as well as a clogged engine...
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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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Wrong starter motor fitted by a garage
If you have the starter motor (the wrong one), the easiest way to prove your case is to get from the manufacturer, or re-manufacturer, the cataloging information. In other words, the "part" should have a part number and that part...
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Brake Fluid Level Insufficient Warning Sign Error
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There's a smell when I drive my car is it the clutch? My car has 23000 miles.
Hi there: When a clutch is wearing out or gives off a smell, it's usually similar to rotten eggs or burning rubber if it's actual clutch disks. There will be other indicators such as slipping of the clutch once the...
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My gas mileage dropped after an oil change.
If you were using one type of oil and then replaced with a different oil that does not meed specifications of the motor by being too thick then it would affect fuel mileage by maybe 1 mpg. If you are...
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My seat is sliding back and forward
You should not let anyone sit in seat until the dealer has fixed the latch of the seat. You may have a stuck lever or the seat track malfunctioned and needs replaced. You could have a mechanic like one from...
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my car doesn't start it crunks
Hi there: Unfortunately, we need more information from you about what your Fiat is doing when you attempt to start the vehicle in order to give you some good advice. There are multiple issues that could be wrong, but in...

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