2016 Fiat 500 Owner's Manual

2016 Fiat 500 owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
Fiat
Model:
500
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
3.34 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
Ignition Key Removal
14
Locking Doors With A Key
16
Replacement Keys
17
To Arm The System:
18
To Unlock The Doors And Liftgate
19
Remote Key Unlock, Driver Door/All Doors 1st Press
19
Opening Power Top Remote Function
20
To Lock The Doors And Liftgate
21
Programming Additional Transmitters
21
Transmitter Battery Replacement
21
Power Door Locks — If Equipped
26
Power Window Switches
27
Auto-Down
28
Wind Buffeting
29
Important Safety Precautions
30
Seat Belt Systems
32
Driver And Passenger BeltAlert (If Equipped)
32
Lap/Shoulder Belts
34
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
36
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
38
Seat Belt Extender
39
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
40
Seat Belt Pretensioner
40
Energy Management Feature
41
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
41
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
43
Air Bag System Components
43
Advanced Front Air Bags
44
Advanced Front Air Bag Features
45
Advanced Front Air Bag Operation
46
Knee Impact Bolsters
47
Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag
47
Supplemental Side Air Bags
48
If A Deployment Occurs
52
Enhanced Accident Response System
54
Enhanced Accident Response System Reset Procedure
54
Air Bag Warning Light
56
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
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 Tether Anchorages
70
Center Seat LATCH
70
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
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
94
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
Head Restraints
100
Reactive Head Restraints — Front Seats
101
Rear Head Restraints
102
Multifunction Lever
106
Headlights
106
High Beams
107
Flash-To-Pass
107
Parking Lights
107
Daytime Running Lights
108
Turn Signals
108
Lane Change Assist
109
Follow Me Home/Headlight Delay
109
Activation
109
Deactivation
109
Interior Lights
109
Interior Light Timing (Center Position)
110
Interior Light Timing (On/Right Position)
110
Front Windshield Wiper Operation
112
Windshield Wiper Off
112
Intermittent Wiper Operation
112
Low Speed
112
High Speed
112
Manual High Speed/Mist
113
Front Windshield Washer Operation
113
Rear Windshield Wiper
114
Rear Windshield Washer Operation
114
To Activate
117
To Set A Desired Speed
117
To Deactivate
118
To Resume Speed
118
To Vary The Speed Setting
118
To Accelerate For Passing
119
Rear Park Assist Sensors
120
Rear Park Assist Warning Display
121
Rear Park Assist Display
121
Rear Park Assist Audible Alerts
122
Failure Indications
124
Cleaning The Rear Park Assist System
124
To Open
128
To Close
128
Pinch Protect Feature
128
Wind Buffeting
128
Emergency Operation
129
Sun Shade — If Equipped
129
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
130
CIGAR LIGHTER — IF EQUIPPED
132
Glove Compartment
134
Rear Window Defroster
135
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
137
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
140
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
141
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER — ECO
144
Red Telltale Indicator Lights
151
Air Bag Warning Light
151
Seat Belt Reminder Warning Light
152
Electric Power Steering Fail Warning — If Equipped
153
Brake Warning Light
153
Charging System Warning Light
156
Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Warning Light
157
Oil Pressure Warning Light
158
Engine Temperature Warning Light
159
Door Open Warning Light
160
Liftgate Open Warning Light
161
Transmission Fault Warning Light
161
Hood Open Warning Light
162
Yellow Telltale Indicator Lights
162
Tire Pressure Monitoring Indicator Light
162
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light
165
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF Indicator Light
166
Engine Check/Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)
167
Rear Fog Light Indicator — If Equipped
169
Rear Defrost Light
169
Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) Indicator Light
171
Generic Warning Indicator Light
172
Icy Road Condition Indicator Light
172
Exterior Bulb Failure Indicator Light
173
Stop Light Failure Indicator Light
173
Glow Plug Light — If Equipped
174
Green Telltale Indicator Lights
175
Turn Signal Indicator Lights
175
Park/Headlight ON Indicator Light
175
Front Fog Indicator Light — If Equipped
176
Cruise Control Engaged Indicator Light
176
Blue Telltale Indicator Light
177
High Beam Indicator Light
177
White Telltale Indicator Light
178
EVIC Control Buttons
180
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Setup Menu
180
Change Engine Oil Indicator System
182
Change Engine Oil
182
Trip Computer
182
Trip Button
183
New Trip
183
Start Of Trip Procedure
183
Exit Trip
183
Tire Pressure
184
Trip Functions
184
Values Displayed
184
Range
184
Distance Traveled
185
Average Economy
185
Instantaneous Economy
185
Average Speed
185
Travel Time
185
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
185
Dimmer
185
Speed Beep (Speed Limit)
186
Trip B Data (Trip B On)
187
Audio Repetition (Repeat Audio Information)
187
Navigation Repetition — If Equipped
188
Speed Display
189
Buzzer Volume (Adjusting The Failure/Warning Buzzer Volume)
189
GSI (Gear Shift Indicator)
190
Exit Menu
190
CYBERSECURITY
191
UCONNECT RADIOS
193
Buttons On The Faceplate
195
Buttons On The Touchscreen
195
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect 5.0 Settings
195
Display
196
Units
197
Voice
197
Clock & Date
198
Safety/Assistance
199
Lights
199
Doors & Locks
199
Engine Off Options
200
Audio
200
Phone/Bluetooth
201
SiriusXM Setup — If Equipped
201
Restore Settings
203
Introducing Uconnect
204
Get Started
204
Basic Voice Commands
206
Radio
207
Media
208
Voice Text Reply
209
Radio Operation And Mobile Phones
209
Harmful Interference Statement
210
Radio Operation
212
Manual Heating And Air Conditioning
213
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC)
215
Climate Control Functions
218
Automatic Operation
219
Manual Operation
220
Operating Tips
221
Window Fogging
221
Summer Operation
221
Winter Operation
222
Vacation Storage
222
Operating Tips Chart
223
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
237
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
237
Six-Speed Automatic Transmission
237
Gear Ranges
238
PARK (P)
239
REVERSE (R)
241
NEUTRAL (N)
241
DRIVE (D)
242
Acceleration
245
Flowing/Rising Water
247
Shallow Standing Water
247
POWER STEERING
248
Manual Transmission — If Equipped
252
Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
253
Four-Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
254
Brake Assist System (BAS)
256
Traction Control System (TCS)
256
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
257
HSA Activation Criteria
257
Disabling/Enabling HSA
258
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
258
ESC Operating Modes
261
Tire Markings
263
Tire Sizing Chart
265
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
267
Tire Terminology And Definitions
268
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
270
Tire And Loading Information Placard Location
270
Tire And Loading Information Placard
271
Tire Pressure
275
Safety
275
Fuel Economy
276
Tread Wear
276
Ride Comfort And Vehicle Stability
276
Tire Inflation Pressures
276
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
278
Radial Ply Tires
278
Tire Types
279
All Season Tires — If Equipped
279
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
279
Snow Tires
280
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
280
Spare Tires — If Equipped
281
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
281
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
282
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
282
Limited-Use Spare — If Equipped
283
Tire Spinning
283
Tread Wear Indicators
284
Life Of Tire
285
Replacement Tires
285
TIRE CHAINS (TRACTION DEVICES)
287
Premium TPM System With Comfort Cluster
292
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
293
TPMS Warnings
293
Premium TPM System With (TFT) Tire Pressure Display Screen
294
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
295
TPMS Warning
296
Reformulated Gasoline
299
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
299
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
300
MMT In Gasoline
300
Materials Added To Fuel
300
Fuel System Cautions
301
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
303
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
304
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
305
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
307
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
309
Tire Service Kit Storage
311
Tire Service Kit Components And Operation
311
Using The Mode Select Knob And Hoses
312
Tire Service Kit Usage Precautions
312
Sealing A Tire With Tire Service Kit
315
(A) Whenever You Stop To Use Tire Service Kit:
315
(B) Setting Up To Use Tire Service Kit:
315
(C) Injecting Tire Service Kit Sealant Into The Deflated Tire:
316
(D) Drive Vehicle:
318
(E) After Driving:
319
Jack Location
323
Spare Tire Removal
324
Preparations For Jacking
326
Jacking Instructions
327
Road Tire Installation
333
Vehicles Equipped With Wheel Covers
333
Vehicles Without Wheel Covers
334
Preparations For Jump-Start
336
Jump-Starting Procedure
338
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
339
Automatic Transmission
343
Manual Transmission
344
ENHANCED ACCIDENT RESPONSE SYSTEM
344
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
347
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 1.4L
349
Onboard Diagnostic System (OBD II) Cybersecurity
351
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
352
REPLACEMENT PARTS
354
Engine Oil
355
Checking Oil Level
355
Change Engine Oil
356
Engine Oil Selection — 1.4L Engine
356
Engine Oil Selection — 1.4L Turbo Engine
357
American Petroleum Institute (API) Engine Oil Identification Symbol
357
Engine Oil Viscosity — 1.4L Engine (SAE Grade)
357
Engine Oil Viscosity — 1.4L Turbo Engine (SAE Grade)
358
Synthetic Engine Oils
358
Materials Added To Engine Oil
358
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
358
Engine Oil Filter
359
Engine Oil Filter Selection
359
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
359
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Selection
360
Maintenance-Free Battery
360
Air Conditioner Maintenance
361
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling R134a — If Equipped
362
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling HFO 1234yf — If Equipped
362
A/C Air Filter
362
Body Lubrication
365
Wiper Blades
365
Rear Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
366
Adding Washer Fluid
368
Exhaust System
368
Cooling System
371
Coolant Checks
371
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
371
Selection Of Coolant
372
Adding Coolant
373
Cooling System Pressure Cap
374
Disposal Of Used Engine Coolant
375
Coolant Level
375
Points To Remember
375
Brake System
376
Brake Master Cylinder
377
Manual Transmission — If Equipped
379
Lubricant Selection
379
Fluid Level Check
379
Frequency Of Fluid Change
379
Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
379
Selection Of Lubricant
379
Special Additives
380
Fluid Level Check
380
Fluid And Filter Changes
381
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
381
Protection Of Body And Paint From Corrosion
381
What Causes Corrosion?
382
Washing
382
Special Care
383
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
384
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure — If Equipped
384
Interior Care
385
Cleaning Headlights
386
Glass Surfaces
386
Instrument Panel Cover
387
Instrument Panel Bezels
387
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
387
Seat Belt Maintenance
388
Convertible Top Care — If Equipped
388
Washing
389
Interior Fuses
391
Underhood Fuses
393
VEHICLE STORAGE
396
Headlamps Low Beam and High Beam
398
Front Turn Signal, Parking And Daytime Running Lamps
399
Front Fog Lamps
400
Front/Rear Side Marker Lamps
400
Rear Tail, Stop, Backup And Turn Signal Lamps
400
Center High Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
401
Engine
403
Chassis
405
Maintenance Chart
410
Prepare For The Appointment
417
Prepare A List
417
FIAT Customer Center
418
FIAT Canada Customer Center
418
In Mexico Contact
418
Puerto Rico And U.S. Virgin Islands
419
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
419
Service Contract
419
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
421
In Canada
421
Treadwear
423
Traction Grades
423
Temperature Grades
424
INDEX
425

FAQ about the 2016 Fiat 500 Manual

What contains the 2016 500 manual?

The Fiat 500 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Fiat to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Fiat 500. 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 2016 owner's manual:

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Fiat 500 owners can do
  • Best practice for driving your Fiat 500

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