2015 Fiat 500l Owner's Manual

2015 Fiat 500l owners manual
Year:
2015
Make:
Fiat
Model:
500l
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
3.66 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
INTRODUCTION
6
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
6
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
8
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
8
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
9
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
11
A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS
13
Ignition Switch
13
Locking Doors With A Key
15
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
16
SENTRY KEY®
16
Replacement Keys
17
General Information
17
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM
17
To Arm The System
17
To Disarm The System
18
Central Lock/Unlock (Switch Safe Lock Device) — If Equipped
19
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE)
20
To Unlock The Doors And Liftgate
21
To Lock The Doors And Liftgate
21
Programming Additional Transmitters
21
Request For Additional Remote Controls
21
Replacing The Battery In The Key With Remote Control
22
General Information
22
DOOR LOCKS
23
Doors Lock With One Or More Doors Open
25
Auto — Relocking (Only For Rear Doors)
26
Child-Protection Door Lock System — Rear Doors
26
To Engage Or Disengage The Child-Protection Door Lock System
26
POWER WINDOWS
27
Power Window Switches
27
Auto-Down
28
AUTO-Up Feature With Anti-Pinch Protection — If Equipped
28
Resetting The Auto Up Feature
29
Wind Buffeting
29
LIFTGATE
30
Liftgate Emergency Release
31
OCCUPANT RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
32
Important Safety Precautions
32
Seat Belt Systems
34
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
34
Lap/Shoulder Belts
36
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
38
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
40
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
41
Seat Belt Pretensioner
41
Energy Management Feature
42
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) — If Equipped
42
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
44
Air Bag System Components
44
Advanced Front Air Bags
45
Advanced Front Air Bag Features
46
Advanced Front Air Bag Operation
47
Knee Impact Bolsters
48
Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag
48
Supplemental Side Air Bags
48
If A Deployment Occurs
53
Enhanced Accident Response System
54
ENHANCED ACCIDENT RESPONSE SYSTEM RESET PROCEDURE
55
Air Bag Warning Light
57
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
58
Child Restraints
59
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
61
Infants And Child Restraints
62
Older Children And Child Restraints
62
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
64
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
65
Lower Anchors And Tethers For Children (LATCH) Restraint System
66
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
67
Locating LATCH Anchorages
69
Locating The Upper Tether Anchorages
70
Center Seat LATCH:
71
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
71
How To Stow An Unused ALR Seat Belt:
72
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
73
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
74
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
76
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage
77
Transporting Pets
79
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
79
SAFETY TIPS
80
Transporting Passengers
80
Exhaust Gas
81
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
82
Seat Belts
82
Air Bag Warning Light
82
Defroster
82
Floor Mat Safety Information
82
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
84
Tires
84
Lights
84
Door Latches
84
Fluid Leaks
84
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
85
MIRRORS
88
Inside Day/Night Mirror
88
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
88
Conversation Mirror — If Equipped
89
Power Mirrors
90
Folding Mirrors
91
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
91
Sun Visors
91
Sun Visor “Slide-On-Rod” Feature
92
SEATS
93
Front Seats
93
Forward/Rearward Adjustment
93
Seat Height Adjustment
94
Recliner Adjustment
95
Power Lumbar — If Equipped
96
Heated Seats — If Equipped
96
Rear Seats
98
Rear Seats Forward/Rearward Adjustment
98
Reclining Rear Seats
99
Fold And Tumble Rear Seat
99
Rear Armrest — If equipped
102
Head Restraints
102
Reactive Head Restraints — Front Seats
103
Rear Head Restraints
105
OPENING AND CLOSING THE HOOD
106
LIGHTS
108
Multifunction Lever
108
Headlights
109
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
109
High Beams
109
Flash-To-Pass
110
Parking Lights
110
Turn Signals
110
Lane Change Assist
110
Follow Me Home/Headlight Delay
110
Activation
110
Deactivation
111
Front Fog Lights — If Equipped
111
Interior Lights
111
Interior Light Timing (Center Position)
114
Interior Light Timing (On/Right Position)
114
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
114
Front Windshield Wiper Operation
114
Windshield Wiper Off
115
Intermittent Speed
115
Low Speed
115
High Speed
115
Manual High Speed/Mist
116
Front Windshield Washer Operation
116
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
117
TILT/TELESCOPING STEERING COLUMN
119
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL
120
To Activate
121
To Set A Desired Speed
121
To Deactivate
122
To Resume Speed
122
To Vary The Speed Setting
122
To Accelerate For Passing
123
Using Electronic Speed Control On Hills
123
REAR PARK ASSIST — IF EQUIPPED
124
Rear Park Assist Sensors
125
Rear Park Assist Audible Alerts
125
Failure Indications
127
Cleaning The Rear Park Assist System
127
Park Assist System Usage Precautions
128
PARKVIEW® REAR BACK UP CAMERA — IF EQUIPPED
130
GARAGE DOOR OPENER — IF EQUIPPED
132
Before You Begin Programming HomeLink®
132
Programming A Rolling Code
133
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink® Button (Rolling Code)
135
Programming A Non-Rolling Code
135
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink® Button (Non-Rolling Code)
136
Canadian/Gate Operator Programming
136
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink® Button (Canadian/Gate Operator)
138
Using HomeLink®
138
Security
138
Troubleshooting Tips
139
General Information
140
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
140
To Open
142
To Close
142
Wind Buffeting
142
Power Sun Blind
142
POWER OUTLETS
143
CIGAR LIGHTER — IF EQUIPPED
144
CUPHOLDERS
145
STORAGE
146
Glove Compartment
146
Front Center Armrest Storage — If Equipped
148
REAR CARGO STORAGE FEATURES
149
Securing Your Load
153
Storage Compartments
155
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
155
Rear Window Defroster
155
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK-IF EQUIPPED
156
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
159
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
161
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
162
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
163
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC)
173
EVIC Screen
173
EVIC Control Buttons
174
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Setup Menu
175
Change Engine Oil Indicator System
176
Trip Computer
177
Trip Button
177
New Trip
178
Start Of Trip Procedure
178
Exit Trip
178
Trip Functions
178
Values Displayed
179
Range
179
Distance Traveled
179
Average Economy
180
Instant Economy
180
Average Speed
180
Travel Time
180
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
180
Belt Buzzer (Buzzer Activation For BeltAlert® Indication)
180
Buzzer Volume (Adjusting The Failure/Warning Buzzer Volume)
181
Speed Buzzer (Speed Limit)
181
Dimmer
182
Hill Start Assist
183
Exit Menu
183
Uconnect® RADIOS
183
iPod®/USB/MEDIA PLAYER CONTROL
183
STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS
184
Radio Operation
185
Player Operation
185
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
186
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE PHONES
186
CLIMATE CONTROLS
187
Manual Climate Control System
187
Controls
187
Rear Window Defrosting
190
Air Recirculation
190
Air Distribution Selection
191
Additional Electric Heater (If Equipped)
191
System Maintenance
192
Automatic Dual Zone Climate Control System (If Equipped)
193
Controls
193
Description
196
Switching On The Climate Control System
197
Adjusting The Air Temperature
198
Air Distribution Selection
199
AUTO Button
200
SYNC Button
201
Air Recirculation
201
Climate Control System Compressor
202
Rapid Window Demisting (MAX-DEF function)
203
Rear Window Defrosting
204
Switching Off The Climate Control System
205
Additional Heater (If Equipped)
205
Uconnect® VOICE RECOGNITION QUICK TIPS
206
Introducing Uconnect®
206
Get Started
207
Basic Voice Commands
209
Radio
210
Media
211
Phone
213
Navigation (6.5A/6.5AN)
214
Voice Text Reply
216
Additional Information
217
STARTING AND OPERATING
219
STARTING PROCEDURES
223
Manual Transmission — If Equipped
223
Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
223
Normal Starting
223
Cold Weather Operation
224
Extended Park Starting
224
If Engine Fails To Start
225
After Starting
225
Turbo Charger “Cool Down”
225
MANUAL TRANSMISSION — IF EQUIPPED
226
Downshifting
227
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION — IF EQUIPPED
228
Key Ignition Park Interlock
229
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
229
Six-Speed Euro Twin Clutch Transmission — If Equipped
230
Gear Ranges
231
Six-Speed Automatic Transmission (Aisin F21-250 HD) — If Equipped
240
Gear Ranges
241
AUTOSTICK
246
Operation
246
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
248
Acceleration
248
Traction
248
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
249
Flowing/Rising Water
249
Shallow Standing Water
249
ELECTRIC POWER STEERING
251
PARKING BRAKE
251
BRAKE SYSTEM
253
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
254
Four-Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
254
Brake Assist System (BAS)
255
Traction Control System (TCS)
256
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
257
HSA Activation Criteria
257
Disabling/Enabling HSA
257
Dynamic Steering Torque (DST)
258
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
258
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light And ESC OFF Indicator Light
259
ESC Operating Modes
260
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
262
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
263
Tire Markings
263
Tire Sizing Chart
264
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
266
Tire Terminology And Definitions
268
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
269
Tire And Loading Information Placard Location
269
Tire And Loading Information Placard
270
Loading
271
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
274
Tire Pressure
274
Safety
274
Fuel Economy
275
Tread Wear
275
Ride Comfort And Vehicle Stability
275
Tire Inflation Pressures
275
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
277
Radial Ply Tires
277
Tire Types
278
All Season Tires — If Equipped
278
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
278
Snow Tires
279
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
280
Spare Tires — If Equipped
280
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
280
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
281
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
282
Limited-Use Spare — If Equipped
282
Tire Spinning
283
Tread Wear Indicators
283
Life Of Tire
284
Replacement Tires
284
TIRE CHAINS (TRACTION DEVICES)
286
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
287
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)
288
Base System
291
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
292
Check TPMS Warnings
292
General Information
294
FUEL REQUIREMENTS — 1.4L Turbo
294
Reformulated Gasoline
295
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
295
MMT In Gasoline
295
Materials Added To Fuel
296
Fuel System Cautions
296
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
297
ADDING FUEL
298
TRAILER TOWING
300
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
301
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
301
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
303
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
305
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
305
WHEEL AND TIRE TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
306
Torque Specifications
307
TIRE SERVICE KIT — IF EQUIPPED
308
Tire Service Kit Storage
308
Tire Service Kit Components And Operation
309
Using The Mode Select Knob And Hoses
309
Tire Service Kit Usage Precautions
310
Sealing A Tire With Tire Service Kit
312
(A) Whenever You Stop To Use Tire Service Kit:
312
(B) Setting Up To Use Tire Service Kit:
313
(C) Injecting Tire Service Kit Sealant Into The Deflated Tire:
313
(D) Drive Vehicle:
316
(E) After Driving:
316
(F) Sealant Bottle And Hose Replacement:
317
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING — IF EQUIPPED
318
Jack Location
319
Spare Tire Removal
320
Preparations For Jacking
321
Jacking Instructions
322
Spare Tire Stowage
326
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURE
326
Preparations For Jump-Start
327
Jump-Starting Procedure
329
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
331
SHIFT LEVER OVERRIDE
333
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
333
Manual Transmission
334
Euro Twin Clutch Transmission
335
Automatic Transmission
335
IGNITION KEY REMOVAL OVERRIDE
336
CAP-LESS FUEL FILL FUNNEL
338
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
339
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 1.4L TURBO
341
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
342
REPLACEMENT PARTS
342
DEALER SERVICE
343
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
343
Engine Oil
344
Checking Oil Level
344
Change Engine Oil
345
Engine Oil Selection
345
Engine Oil Viscosity — 1.4L Turbo Engine (SAE Grade)
345
Materials Added To Engine Oil
346
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
346
Engine Oil Filter
346
Engine Oil Filter Selection
346
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
346
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Selection
347
Maintenance-Free Battery
347
Air Conditioner Maintenance
348
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling HFO 1234yf
349
A/C Air Filter
350
Body Lubrication
352
Wiper Blades
352
Service Position Strategy
353
Front Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
354
Rear Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
355
Adding Washer Fluid
356
Exhaust System
356
Cooling System
358
Coolant Checks
359
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
359
Selection Of Coolant
359
Adding Coolant
360
Cooling System Pressure Cap
362
Disposal Of Used Engine Coolant
362
Coolant Level
363
Points To Remember
363
Brake System
364
Brake Master Cylinder
364
Manual Transmission — If Equipped
366
Lubricant Selection
366
Fluid Level Check
366
Frequency Of Fluid Change
367
Euro Twin Clutch Transmission — If Equipped
367
Selection Of Lubricant
367
Special Additives
367
Fluid Level Check
368
Fluid Changes
368
Automatic Transmission — Aisin F21-250 HD Transmission — If Equipped
369
Selection Of Lubricant
369
Special Additives
369
Fluid Level Check
370
Fluid And Filter Changes
370
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
371
Protection Of Body And Paint From Corrosion
371
What Causes Corrosion?
371
Washing
371
Special Care
372
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
373
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure — If Equipped
374
Interior Care
374
Cleaning Headlights
375
Glass Surfaces
376
Instrument Panel Cover
376
Instrument Panel Bezels
377
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
377
Seat Belt Maintenance
377
FUSES
378
Underhood Fuses
379
Interior Fuses
382
Rear Interior Fuses
382
VEHICLE STORAGE
383
REPLACEMENT BULBS
383
BULB REPLACEMENT
385
Headlamps Low Beam and High Beam
385
Front Turn Signal, Parking And Daytime Running Lamps
388
Front Fog Lamps
388
Front, Rear Roof Lamps
388
Rear Tail, Stop, Backup And Turn Signal Lamps
388
Center High-Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
389
FLUID CAPACITIES
389
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
390
Engine
390
Chassis
392
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
393
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
394
Maintenance Chart
396
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
401
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
402
Prepare For The Appointment
402
Prepare A List
402
Be Reasonable With Requests
402
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
402
FIAT Customer Center
403
FIAT Canada Customer Center
403
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
403
Service Contract
404
WARRANTY INFORMATION
405
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
405
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
405
In Canada
406
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
406
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
408
Treadwear
408
Traction Grades
408
Temperature Grades
409
INDEX
411

FAQ about the 2015 Fiat 500l Manual

What contains the 2015 500l manual?

The Fiat 500l owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Fiat to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Fiat 500l. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Fiat 500l 2015 owner's manual:

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Best practice for driving your Fiat 500l
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

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