2015 Fiat 500e Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
2.34 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
INTRODUCTION
6
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
7
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
9
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
9
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
10
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
11
IMPORTANT VEHICLE INFORMATION
14
High Voltage Battery
14
500e ELECTRIC VEHICLE FEATURES
16
Audible Pedestrian Warning System
16
Single-Speed Transmission
17
Auto Park
17
E-Park
17
Climate Control (HVAC System)
18
Electric Air Conditioning Compressor
18
Electric Power Steering
18
Smartphone Features
18
ELECTRIC SYSTEM OPERATION
22
Level 1 Charging (120V — Requires NEMA 5–15 Outlet)
22
Level 2 Charging (240V — Requires A 40 Amp Circuit Breaker Or Greater)
22
Charge Times
23
Vehicle Charge Cord
23
EVSE Operation And Status Information
25
Charging The High Voltage Battery
27
Vehicle Charge Indicators
30
A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS
34
Ignition Key Removal
34
Locking Doors With A Key
36
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
36
SENTRY KEY®
36
Replacement Keys
37
General Information
38
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) — IF EQUIPPED
38
To Unlock The Doors And Liftgate
39
Remote Key Unlock, Driver Door/All Doors 1st Press
39
To Lock The Doors And Liftgate
39
Transmitter Battery Replacement
40
General Information
42
DOOR LOCKS
42
Power Door Locks — If Equipped
44
Auto Door Locks
45
POWER WINDOWS
46
Power Window Switches
46
Auto-Down
47
Wind Buffeting
47
LIFTGATE
47
OCCUPANT RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
48
Important Safety Precautions
48
Seat Belt Systems
50
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
50
Lap/Shoulder Belts
51
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
54
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
56
Seat Belt Extender
56
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
57
Seat Belt Pretensioner
57
Energy Management Feature
58
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) — If Equipped
58
How To Engage The Automatic Locking Mode
60
How To Disengage The Automatic Locking Mode
60
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
61
Air Bag System Components
61
Advanced Front Air Bags
61
Advanced Front Air Bag Features
63
Advanced Front Air Bag Operation
64
Knee Impact Bolsters
65
Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag
65
Supplemental Side Air Bags
65
If A Deployment Occurs
70
Enhanced Accident Response System
71
System Reset Procedure
71
Air Bag Warning Light
73
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
75
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
76
Child Restraints
77
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
78
Infants And Child Restraints
79
Older Children And Child Restraints
80
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
81
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
83
Lower Anchors And Tethers For Children (LATCH) Restraint System
84
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
85
Locating LATCH Anchorages
88
Locating Tether Anchorages
89
Center Seat LATCH
89
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
90
How To Stow An Unused ALR Seat Belt:
91
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
92
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
92
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
94
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage
95
Transporting Pets
97
SAFETY TIPS
97
Transporting Passengers
97
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
98
Seat Belts
98
Air Bag Warning Light
98
Defroster
98
Floor Mat Safety Information
99
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
100
Tires
100
Lights
100
Door Latches
100
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
101
MIRRORS
104
Inside Day/Night Mirror
104
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
105
Power Mirrors
106
Spotter Mirror — If Equipped
107
Folding Mirrors
107
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
107
Sun Visors
108
BLUE&ME™ HANDS-FREE COMMUNICATION
108
Blue&Me™ Hands-Free Communication Overview — If Equipped
108
The Hands-Free Kit
109
Message Reader
112
Media Player
113
SEATS
116
Forward/Rearward Adjustment
116
Recline Adjustment
117
Seat Height Adjustment
118
EZ Entry Feature
118
Memory Feature
119
Memory Function Option 1 — Full Seat Back And Track Fore/Aft Position Memory:
119
Memory Function Option 2 — Seat Back Only Memory:
119
Heated Seats
119
Head Restraints
120
Reactive Head Restraints — Front Seats
121
Rear Head Restraints
122
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
123
LIGHTS
125
Multifunction Lever
125
Headlights
125
High Beams
126
Flash-To-Pass
126
Parking Lights
126
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
126
Turn Signals
126
Lane Change Assist
127
Follow Me Home/Headlight Delay
127
Activation
127
Deactivation
128
Interior Lights
128
Interior Light Timing (Center Position)
128
Interior Light Timing (On/Right Position)
129
Front Fog Lights — If Equipped
129
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
130
Front Windshield Wiper Operation
130
Windshield Wiper Off
130
Intermittent Wiper Operation
130
Low Speed
131
High Speed
131
Manual High Speed/Mist
131
Front Windshield Washer Operation
131
Rear Windshield Wiper
132
Rear Windshield Washer Operation
133
TILT STEERING COLUMN — IF EQUIPPED
133
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL
134
To Activate
135
To Set A Desired Speed
135
To Deactivate
135
To Resume Speed
136
To Vary The Speed Setting
136
To Accelerate For Passing
137
Using Electronic Speed Control On Hills
137
REAR PARK ASSIST
138
Rear Park Assist Sensors
138
Rear Park Assist Warning Display
139
Rear Park Assist Audible Alerts
139
Failure Indications
141
Cleaning The Rear Park Assist System
141
Park Assist System Usage Precautions
142
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
144
To Open
145
To Close
145
Pinch Protect Feature
146
Wind Buffeting
146
Emergency Operation
146
Sun Shade — If Equipped
146
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
147
CIGAR LIGHTER — IF EQUIPPED
150
CUPHOLDERS
150
STORAGE
151
Glove Compartment
151
CARGO AREA FEATURES
152
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
153
Rear Window Defroster
153
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
155
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
157
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
159
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
160
ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC)
168
EVIC Control Buttons
169
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Setup Menu
170
Trip Computer
172
Trip Button
172
Trip Functions
173
Values Displayed
174
SALES CODE (RAB) RADIO
175
Introduction
175
Suggestions
175
Road Safety
175
Reception Conditions
176
Care And Maintenance
176
CDs
176
Technical Specifications
178
Quick Guide
179
Radio Controls
179
General Information
182
Radio Section
182
CD Section
182
CD/MP3 Section
182
Audio Section
183
Functions And Adjustments
183
Turning The Car Radio On
183
Turning The Car Radio Off
183
Selecting The Radio Functions
183
Selecting The CD Function
184
Volume Adjustment
184
Mute/Pause Function
184
Audio Adjustment
184
Tone Adjustment
185
Balance Adjustment
185
Fader Adjustment
186
Loudness Function — If Equipped
186
Preset/User/Classic/Rock/Jazz Functions — If Equipped
187
User EQ Settings Function — If Equipped
187
Menu
188
Speed Volume Function — If Equipped
188
On Volume Limit
189
Radio Off Function
190
System Reset Function
190
Radio
190
(Tuner) Introduction
190
Frequency Band Selection
191
Preset Buttons
191
Automatic Tuning
191
Manual Tuning
191
Stereophonic Broadcasters
192
SiriusXM Satellite Radio — If Equipped
192
SiriusXM Satellite Radio
192
SiriusXM Satellite Radio Program Types
193
Re-Subscribe To SiriusXM Satellite Radio
193
Sirius Subscription Issues When Replacing A Sirius Radio
194
Satellite Radio Antenna — If Equipped
195
CD Player
195
Introduction
195
CD Player Selection
195
CD Loading/Ejecting
196
Possible Error Messages
196
Display Information
197
Track Selection
197
Track Fast Forward/Rewind
197
Pause Function
197
CD MP3 Player
197
Introduction
197
MP3 Mode
198
Selecting MP3 Sessions With Hybrid Discs
198
Display Information
199
Selection Of Next/Previous Folder
199
Structure Of The Folders
199
Troubleshooting
200
General
200
CD Player
200
MP3 File Reading
200
Operating Instructions — Hands-Free Phone
201
Personal/Portable Navigation Device (PND)
201
iPod®/USB/MEDIA PLAYER CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
201
STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS
202
Radio Operation
203
CD Player Operation
203
Operating Instructions — Hands-Free Phone (If Equipped)
203
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
203
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE PHONES
204
CLIMATE CONTROLS
204
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC)
204
Climate Control Functions
208
Automatic Operation
209
Manual Operation
210
Operating Tips
210
Window Fogging
210
Summer Operation
211
Winter Operation
211
Vacation Storage
211
Operating Tips Chart
212
STARTING AND OPERATING
213
STARTING PROCEDURES
216
Single-Speed Transmission
216
Normal Starting
216
SINGLE–SPEED TRANSMISSION
218
Key Ignition Park Interlock
220
Gear Ranges
220
PARK (P)
220
REVERSE (R)
222
NEUTRAL (N)
223
DRIVE (D)
223
Auto Park
223
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
224
Acceleration
224
Traction
225
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
225
Flowing/Rising Water
226
Shallow Standing Water
226
POWER STEERING
227
PARKING BRAKE
229
BRAKE SYSTEM
231
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
231
Four-Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
231
Brake Assist System (BAS)
233
Traction Control System (TCS)
233
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
234
ESC Operating Modes
235
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light And ESC OFF Indicator Light
236
Regenerative Braking System (RBS)
237
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
238
Tire Markings
238
Tire Sizing Chart
239
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
242
Tire Terminology And Definitions
243
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
245
Tire And Loading Information Placard Location
245
Tire And Loading Information Placard
246
Loading
247
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
250
Tire Pressure
250
Safety
250
Fuel Economy
251
Tread Wear
251
Ride Comfort And Vehicle Stability
251
Tire Inflation Pressures
252
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
253
Radial Ply Tires
253
Tire Types
254
All Season Tires — If Equipped
254
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
254
Snow Tires
255
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
256
Spare Tires — If Equipped
256
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
256
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
257
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
258
Limited-Use Spare — If Equipped
258
Tire Spinning
259
Tread Wear Indicators
259
Life Of Tire
260
Replacement Tires
261
TIRE CHAINS (TRACTION DEVICES)
263
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
264
PREMIUM TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM
265
Premium TPM System
268
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
269
TPMS Warning
270
General Information
272
TRAILER TOWING
272
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
273
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
273
EXTENDING YOUR DRIVING RANGE PER CHARGE
274
Driver Behavior Gauge
275
Range Projection
276
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
277
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
278
WHEEL AND TIRE TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
278
Torque Specifications
278
TIRE SERVICE KIT — IF EQUIPPED
280
Tire Service Kit Storage
280
Tire Service Kit Components And Operation
281
Using The Mode Select Knob And Hoses
281
Tire Service Kit Usage Precautions
282
Sealing A Tire With Tire Service Kit
284
(A) Whenever You Stop To Use Tire Service Kit:
284
(B) Setting Up To Use Tire Service Kit:
285
(C) Injecting Tire Service Kit Sealant Into The Deflated Tire:
285
(D) Drive Vehicle:
287
(E) After Driving:
288
(F) Sealant Bottle And Hose Replacement:
289
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURE (12 VOLT BATTERY ONLY)
290
Preparations For Jump-Start
290
Jump-Starting Procedure
292
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
294
MANUAL PARK RELEASE
295
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
297
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
299
UNDERHOOD COMPARTMENT
301
REPLACEMENT PARTS
302
DEALER SERVICE
302
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
303
Power Electronics And Battery Thermal Management Systems
304
Power Electronics and Battery Thermal Management Systems — Coolant Level Check
304
Power Electronics and Battery Thermal Management Systems — Cooling Pressure Caps
306
Selection Of Coolant
307
Adding Coolant
308
Power Electronics and Battery Thermal Management Systems — Drain, Flush And Refill
309
Disposal Of Used Power Electronics and Battery Thermal Management Systems Coolant
310
Points To Remember
310
Maintenance-Free Battery 12 Volt
311
Air Conditioner Maintenance
312
Body Lubrication
313
Wiper Blades
314
Rear Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
314
Adding Washer Fluid
316
Brake System
316
Brake Master Cylinder
317
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
319
Protection Of Body And Paint From Corrosion
319
What Causes Corrosion?
319
Washing
319
Special Care
320
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
321
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure — If Equipped
322
Interior Care
322
Cleaning Headlights
323
Glass Surfaces
324
Instrument Panel Cover
324
Instrument Panel Bezels
324
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
324
Seat Belt Maintenance
325
FUSES
325
Interior Fuses
326
VEHICLE STORAGE
333
REPLACEMENT BULBS
333
BULB REPLACEMENT
334
Headlamps Low Beam and High Beam
334
Front Turn Signal, Parking And Daytime Running Lamps
335
Front Fog Lamps
335
Front/Rear Side Marker Lamps
335
Rear Tail, Stop, Backup And Turn Signal Lamps
336
Center High Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
337
FLUID CAPACITIES
337
FLUIDS, LUBES, AND GENUINE PARTS
338
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
341
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
342
Maintenance Chart
343
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
347
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
348
Prepare For The Appointment
348
Prepare A List
348
Be Reasonable With Requests
348
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
348
FIAT Customer Center
349
FIAT Canada Customer Center
349
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
349
Service Contract
350
WARRANTY INFORMATION
351
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
351
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
351
In Canada
352
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
352
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
353
Treadwear
354
Traction Grades
354
Temperature Grades
354
INDEX
357

FAQ about the 2015 Fiat 500e Manual

What contains the 2015 500e manual?

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

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Best practice for driving your Fiat 500e
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Fiat 500e owners can do
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Maintenance for your Fiat 500e, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

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