2016 Fiat 500 Abarth Owner's Manual

2016 Fiat 500 Abarth owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
Fiat
Model:
500 Abarth
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
3.25 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
Ignition Key Removal
13
Locking Doors With A Key
15
Replacement Keys
16
To Arm The System:
17
To Unlock The Doors And Liftgate
19
Remote Key Unlock, Driver Door/All Doors 1st Press
19
Opening Power Top Remote Function
19
To Lock The Doors And Liftgate
21
Programming Additional Transmitters
21
Transmitter Battery Replacement
21
Power Door Locks — If Equipped
25
Power Window Switches
26
Auto-Down
27
Wind Buffeting
27
Important Safety Precautions
29
Seat Belt Systems
30
Driver And Passenger BeltAlert (If Equipped)
31
Lap/Shoulder Belts
32
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
35
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
37
Seat Belt Extender
37
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
38
Seat Belt Pretensioner
39
Energy Management Feature
39
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
39
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
42
Air Bag System Components
42
Advanced Front Air Bags
42
Advanced Front Air Bag Features
44
Advanced Front Air Bag Operation
45
Knee Impact Bolsters
46
Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag
46
Supplemental Side Air Bags
46
If A Deployment Occurs
51
Enhanced Accident Response System
52
Enhanced Accident Response System Reset Procedure
53
Air Bag Warning Light
54
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
56
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
57
Child Restraints
58
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
60
Infants And Child Restraints
61
Older Children And Child Restraints
61
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
63
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
64
Lower Anchors And Tethers For CHildren (LATCH) Restraint System
65
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
66
Locating LATCH Anchorages
69
Locating Tether Anchorages
69
Center Seat LATCH
70
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
70
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
73
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
75
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage
76
Transporting Pets
78
Transporting Passengers
79
Exhaust Gas
80
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
81
Seat Belts
81
Air Bag Warning Light
81
Defroster
81
Floor Mat Safety Information
81
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
83
Tires
83
Lights
83
Door Latches
83
Fluid Leaks
83
Lowering The Power Top
88
Raising The Power Top
89
Power Convertible Top Relearn Procedure
90
Inside Day/Night Mirror
91
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
92
Power Mirrors
93
Spotter Mirror — If Equipped
94
Folding Mirrors
95
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
95
Forward/Rearward Adjustment
96
Recline Adjustment
97
Seat Height Adjustment
98
EZ Entry Feature
98
Memory Feature
99
Memory Function Option 1 — Full Seat Back And Track Fore/Aft Position Memory:
99
Memory Function Option 2 — Seat Back Only Memory:
99
Heated Seats — If Equipped
99
Front Non-Adjustable Head Restraints
100
Rear Head Restraints
101
Multifunction Lever
104
Headlights
104
High Beams
105
Flash-To-Pass
105
Parking Lights
105
Daytime Running Lights
106
Turn Signals
106
Lane Change Assist
107
Follow Me Home/Headlight Delay
107
Activation
107
Deactivation
107
Interior Lights
107
Interior Light Timing (Center Position)
108
Interior Light Timing (On/Right Position)
108
Front Windshield Wiper Operation
110
Windshield Wiper Off
110
Intermittent Wiper Operation
110
Low Speed
110
High Speed
110
Manual High Speed/Mist
111
Front Windshield Washer Operation
111
Rear Windshield Wiper
112
Rear Windshield Washer Operation
113
To Activate
115
To Set A Desired Speed
115
To Deactivate
116
To Resume Speed
116
To Vary The Speed Setting
116
To Accelerate For Passing
118
Rear Park Assist Sensors
119
Rear Park Assist Warning Display
119
Rear Park Assist Display
119
Rear Park Assist Audible Alerts
120
Failure Indications
122
Cleaning The Rear Park Assist System
123
To Open
126
To Close
126
Pinch Protect Feature
127
Wind Buffeting
127
Emergency Operation
127
Sun Shade — If Equipped
128
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
128
CIGAR LIGHTER — IF EQUIPPED
131
Glove Compartment
132
Rear Window Defroster
134
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
137
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
140
TURBO BOOST GAUGE
141
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — ECO
142
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
146
Red Telltale Indicator Lights
153
Air Bag Warning Light
153
Seat Belt Reminder Warning Light
154
Electric Power Steering Fail Warning — If Equipped
155
Brake Warning Light
155
Charging System Warning Light
158
Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Warning Light
159
Oil Pressure Warning Light
160
Engine Temperature Warning Light
161
Door Open Warning Light
162
Liftgate Open Warning Light
163
Transmission Fault Warning Light
163
Hood Open Warning Light
164
Yellow Telltale Indicator Lights
165
Tire Pressure Monitoring Indicator Light
165
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light
168
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF Indicator Light
169
Engine Check/Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)
170
Rear Fog Light Indicator — If Equipped
172
Rear Defrost Light
172
Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) Indicator Light
174
Generic Warning Indicator Light
175
Icy Road Condition Indicator Light
175
Exterior Bulb Failure Indicator Light
176
Stop Light Failure Indicator Light
176
Glow Plug Light — If Equipped
177
Green Telltale Indicator Lights
178
Turn Signal Indicator Lights
178
Park/Headlight ON Indicator Light
178
Front Fog Indicator Light — If Equipped
179
Cruise Control Engaged Indicator Light
179
Blue Telltale Indicator Light
180
High Beam Indicator Light
180
White Telltale Indicator Light
181
EVIC Control Buttons
182
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Setup Menu
183
Change Engine Oil Indicator System
184
Change Engine Oil
184
Trip Computer
185
Trip Button
185
New Trip
186
Start Of Trip Procedure
186
Exit Trip
186
Tire Pressure
186
Trip Functions
187
Values Displayed
187
Range
187
Distance Traveled
188
Average Economy
188
Instantaneous Economy
188
Average Speed
188
Travel Time
188
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
188
Dimmer
188
Speed Beep (Speed Limit)
189
Trip B Data (Trip B On)
190
Audio Repetition (Repeat Audio Information)
190
Speed Display
191
Buzzer Volume (Adjusting The Failure/Warning Buzzer Volume)
192
GSI (Gear Shift Indicator)
192
Navigation Repetition — If Equipped
193
Exit Menu
193
UCONNECT RADIOS
194
Buttons On The Faceplate
196
Buttons On The Touchscreen
196
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect 5.0 Settings
196
Display
197
Units
198
Voice
198
Clock & Date
199
Safety/Assistance
200
Lights
200
Doors & Locks
200
Engine Off Options
201
Audio
201
Phone/Bluetooth
202
SiriusXM Setup — If Equipped
202
Restore Settings
203
Introducing Uconnect
204
Get Started
205
Basic Voice Commands
207
Radio
208
Media
209
Voice Text Reply
210
Radio Operation And Mobile Phones
211
Harmful Interference Statement
211
Radio Operation
213
Manual Heating And Air Conditioning
214
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC)
216
Climate Control Functions
219
Automatic Operation
220
Manual Operation
221
Operating Tips
222
Window Fogging
222
Summer Operation
223
Winter Operation
223
Vacation Storage
223
Operating Tips Chart
224
Manual Transmission — If Equipped
229
Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
229
Normal Starting
229
Cold Weather Operation
230
Extended Park Starting
230
If Engine Fails To Start
231
After Starting
232
Five-Speed Manual Transmission
232
Recommended Shift Speeds
234
Key Ignition Park Interlock
236
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
236
Six-Speed Automatic Transmission
237
Gear Ranges
238
PARK (P)
238
REVERSE (R)
241
NEUTRAL (N)
241
DRIVE (D)
242
Acceleration
245
Flowing/Rising Water
246
Shallow Standing Water
246
POWER STEERING
248
Manual Transmission — If Equipped
251
Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
252
Four-Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
254
Brake Assist System (BAS)
255
Traction Control System (TCS)
256
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
256
HSA Activation Criteria
257
Disabling/Enabling HSA
257
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
258
ESC Operating Modes
260
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
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
Premium TPM System With Comfort Cluster
290
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
291
TPMS Warnings
291
Premium TPM System With (TFT) Tire Pressure Display Screen
293
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
293
TPMS Warning
294
Reformulated Gasoline
298
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
298
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
299
MMT In Gasoline
299
Materials Added To Fuel
300
Fuel System Cautions
300
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
302
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
304
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
304
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
307
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
309
Tire Service Kit Storage
310
Tire Service Kit Components And Operation
311
Using The Mode Select Knob And Hoses
311
Tire Service Kit Usage Precautions
312
Sealing A Tire With Tire Service Kit
314
(A) Whenever You Stop To Use Tire Service Kit:
314
(B) Setting Up To Use Tire Service Kit:
315
(C) Injecting Tire Service Kit Sealant Into The Deflated Tire:
315
(D) Drive Vehicle:
318
(E) After Driving:
318
Jack Location
323
Preparations For Jacking
323
Preparations For Jump-Start
330
Jump-Starting Procedure
332
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
334
Automatic Transmission
338
Manual Transmission
339
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
341
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 1.4L TURBO
343
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
344
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
344
REPLACEMENT PARTS
346
Engine Oil
347
Checking Oil Level
347
Change Engine Oil
348
Engine Oil Selection
349
Engine Oil Viscosity (SAE Grade)
349
Materials Added To Engine Oil
349
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
349
Engine Oil Filter
350
Engine Oil Filter Selection
350
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
350
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Selection
350
Maintenance-Free Battery
351
Air Conditioner Maintenance
352
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling R134a — If Equipped
353
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling HFO 1234yf — If Equipped
353
A/C Air Filter
354
Body Lubrication
356
Windshield Wiper Blades
357
Rear Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
357
Adding Washer Fluid
359
Exhaust System
359
Cooling System
362
Coolant Checks
362
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
362
Selection Of Coolant
363
Adding Coolant
364
Cooling System Pressure Cap
365
Disposal Of Used Engine Coolant
366
Coolant Level
366
Points To Remember
366
Brake System
367
Brake Master Cylinder
368
Manual Transmission — If Equipped
370
Lubricant Selection
370
Fluid Level Check
370
Frequency Of Fluid Change
370
Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
370
Selection Of Lubricant
370
Special Additives
371
Fluid Level Check
371
Fluid And Filter Changes
372
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
372
Protection Of Body And Paint From Corrosion
372
What Causes Corrosion?
373
Washing
373
Special Care
374
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
375
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure — If Equipped
375
Interior Care
376
Cleaning Headlights
377
Glass Surfaces
378
Instrument Panel Cover
378
Instrument Panel Bezels
378
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
378
Interior Fuses
380
Underhood Fuses
382
VEHICLE STORAGE
385
Headlamps Low Beam and High Beam
387
Front Turn Signal, Parking And Daytime Running Lamps
388
Front Fog Lamps
388
Front/Rear Side Marker Lamps
389
Rear Tail, Stop, Backup And Turn Signal Lamps
389
Center High Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
390
Engine
392
Chassis
394
Maintenance Chart
398
Prepare For The Appointment
402
Prepare A List
402
FIAT Customer Center
403
FIAT Canada Customer Center
403
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
403
Service Contract
404
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
405
In Canada
406
Treadwear
407
Traction Grades
408
Temperature Grades
408
INDEX
411

FAQ about the 2016 Fiat 500 Abarth Manual

What contains the 2016 500 Abarth manual?

The Fiat 500 Abarth owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Fiat to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Fiat 500 Abarth. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Fiat 500 Abarth 2016 owner's manual:

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Best practice for driving your Fiat 500 Abarth
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications

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