2016 Fiat 500l Owner's Manual

2016 Fiat 500l owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
Fiat
Model:
500l
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
4.2 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 Switch
13
Locking Doors With A Key
15
Replacement Keys
16
To Arm The System
17
To Disarm The System
18
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
Doors Lock With One Or More Doors Open
26
Auto — Relocking (Only For Rear Doors)
26
Child-Protection Door Lock System — Rear Doors
26
Power Window Switches
27
Auto-Down
28
AUTO-Up Feature With Anti-Pinch Protection — If Equipped
28
Resetting The Auto Up Feature
29
Important Safety Precautions
32
Seat Belt Systems
34
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert) — If Equipped
34
Lap/Shoulder Belts
36
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
39
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
41
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
41
Seat Belt Pretensioner
42
Energy Management Feature
42
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
42
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
45
Air Bag System Components
45
Advanced Front Air Bags
45
Advanced Front Air Bag Features
47
Advanced Front Air Bag Operation
48
Knee Impact Bolsters
49
Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag
49
Supplemental Side Air Bags
49
If A Deployment Occurs
55
Enhanced Accident Response System
56
Enhanced Accident Response System Reset Procedure
57
Air Bag Warning Light
58
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
60
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
61
Child Restraints
62
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
63
Infants And Child Restraints
64
Older Children And Child Restraints
65
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
66
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
67
Lower Anchors And Tethers For CHildren (LATCH) Restraint System
68
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
69
Locating LATCH Anchorages
72
Locating The Upper Tether Anchorages
72
Center Seat LATCH:
73
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
74
How To Stow An Unused ALR Seat Belt:
75
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
76
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
76
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
77
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage
79
Transporting Pets
80
Transporting Passengers
82
Exhaust Gas
82
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
83
Seat Belts
83
Air Bag Warning Light
84
Defroster
84
Floor Mat Safety Information
84
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
85
Tires
85
Lights
85
Door Latches
85
Fluid Leaks
86
Inside Day/Night Mirror
90
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
91
Conversation Mirror — If Equipped
92
Power Mirrors
92
Folding Mirrors
93
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
93
Sun Visors
94
Front Seats
95
Forward/Rearward Adjustment
95
Seat Height Adjustment
96
Recliner Adjustment
97
Power Lumbar — If Equipped
98
Heated Seats — If Equipped
98
Rear Seats
99
Rear Seats Forward/Rearward Adjustment
99
Reclining Rear Seats
100
Fold And Tumble Rear Seat
101
Rear Armrest — If Equipped
103
Head Restraints
104
Reactive Head Restraints — Front Seats
105
Rear Head Restraints
106
Multifunction Lever
110
Headlights
110
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
111
High Beams
111
Flash-To-Pass
111
Parking Lights
112
Turn Signals
112
Lane Change Assist
112
Follow Me Home/Headlight Delay
112
Activation
112
Deactivation
113
Front Fog Lights — If Equipped
113
Interior Lights
113
Interior Light Timing (Center Position)
115
Front Windshield Wiper Operation
116
Windshield Wiper Off
117
Intermittent Speed
117
Low Speed
117
High Speed
117
Manual High Speed/Mist
117
Front Windshield Washer Operation
117
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
119
To Activate
122
To Set A Desired Speed
123
To Deactivate
123
To Resume Speed
123
To Vary The Speed Setting
123
To Accelerate For Passing
125
Rear Park Assist Sensors
126
Rear Park Assist Audible Alerts
127
Failure Indications
128
Cleaning The Rear Park Assist System
129
Park Assist System Usage Precautions
129
Before You Begin Programming HomeLink
134
Programming A Rolling Code
135
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button (Rolling Code)
137
Programming A Non-Rolling Code
137
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button (Non-Rolling Code)
138
Canadian/Gate Operator Programming
138
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button (Canadian/Gate Operator)
140
Using HomeLink
140
Security
140
Troubleshooting Tips
141
To Open
144
To Close
144
Wind Buffeting
144
Power Sun Blind
144
POWER OUTLETS
145
CIGAR LIGHTER — IF EQUIPPED
146
Glove Compartment
148
Securing Your Load
155
Rear Window Defroster
157
Rear Window Defroster
160
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
161
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
164
Red Telltale Indicator Lights
168
Brake Warning Light
168
Engine Temperature Warning Light
170
Seat Belt Reminder Warning Light
171
Air Bag Warning Light
172
Oil Pressure Warning Light
173
Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Warning Light
174
Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) Indicator Light
175
Yellow Telltale Indicator Lights
176
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Activation / Malfunction Indicator Light
176
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF Indicator Light
177
Rear Defrost Light
177
Low Fuel Indicator Light
178
Passenger Air Bag Indicator Light
179
Engine Check/Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)
180
Tire Pressure Monitoring Indicator Light
182
Glow Plug Light — If Equipped
185
Green Telltale Indicator Lights
186
Turn Signal Indicator Lights
186
Park/Headlight ON Indicator Light
187
White Telltale Indicator Lights
187
Cruise Control Cancelled Light
187
Blue Telltale Indicator Lights
188
EVIC Screen
189
EVIC Control Buttons
189
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) Setup Menu
190
Change Engine Oil Indicator System
192
Trip Computer
192
Trip Button
192
New Trip
193
Start Of Trip Procedure
194
Exit Trip
194
Trip Functions
194
Values Displayed
195
Range
195
Distance Traveled
195
Average Economy
195
Instantaneous Economy
195
Average Speed
195
Travel Time
195
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
196
Dimmer
196
Speed Buzzer (Speed Limit)
196
Headlight Sensor (Automatic Headlight/Dusk Sensor Sensitivity Adjustment)
197
Cornering Lights (Activation/Deactivation Of Cornering Lights)
198
Rain Sensor (Rain Sensor Sensitivity Adjustment)
198
Trip B Data (Trip B On)
199
Set Time (Clock)
199
Set Date
201
First Page (Display Of Information On The Main Screen)
202
Audio Repetition (Repeat Audio Information)
202
Autoclose
203
Units (Set Units)
204
Language (Selecting The Language)
205
Buzzer Volume (Adjusting The Failure/Warning Buzzer Volume)
206
Seat Belt Buzzer (Buzzer Activation For BeltAlert Indication)
206
Service (Scheduled Servicing)
207
Airbag/Passenger Bag (Activation/Deactivation Of Passenger Side Front Airbag And Side Bag For Pelvis, Chest And Shoulder Prot
207
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
208
Hill Start Assist
209
City Brake Control (Collision Mitigation)
209
Tire Reset
210
Exit Menu
210
Buttons On The Faceplate
212
Buttons On The Touchscreen
213
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect 6.5N Settings
213
Display
214
Units
215
Voice
217
Clock
217
Safety & Driving Assistance
218
Lights
219
Doors & Locks
221
Auto Comfort Systems — If Equipped
224
Engine Off Options
224
Audio
225
Phone/Bluetooth
227
SiriusXM Setup — If Equipped
227
Restore Settings
228
Clear Personal Data
228
UCONNECT RADIOS
228
Radio Operation
230
Player Operation
230
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
231
Manual Climate Control System
232
Controls
232
Rear Window Defrosting
235
Air Recirculation
235
Air Distribution Selection
236
Additional Electric Heater (If Equipped)
236
System Maintenance
237
Automatic Dual Zone Climate Control System (If Equipped)
237
Controls
237
Description
240
Switching On The Climate Control System
242
Adjusting The Air Temperature
243
Air Distribution Selection
243
AUTO Button
245
SYNC Button
246
Air Recirculation
246
Climate Control System Compressor
247
Rapid Window Demisting (MAX-DEF function)
247
Rear Window Defrosting
248
Switching Off The Climate Control System
249
Introducing Uconnect
250
Get Started
251
Basic Voice Commands
252
Radio
254
Media
255
Phone
256
Navigation (6.5N)
258
Voice Text Reply
259
General Information
260
Additional Information
261
Manual Transmission — If Equipped
267
Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
267
Normal Starting
267
Cold Weather Operation
268
Extended Park Starting
268
If Engine Fails To Start
269
After Starting
270
Key Ignition Park Interlock
274
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
274
Six-Speed Euro Twin Clutch Transmission — If Equipped
274
Gear Ranges
276
Six-Speed Automatic Transmission (Aisin AW6F25) — If Equipped
285
Acceleration
292
Flowing/Rising Water
294
Shallow Standing Water
294
ELECTRIC POWER STEERING
295
PARKING BRAKE
296
Four-Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
298
Brake Assist System (BAS)
300
Traction Control System (TCS)
301
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
301
HSA Activation Criteria
301
Disabling/Enabling HSA
302
Dynamic Steering Torque (DST)
302
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
303
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light And ESC OFF Indicator Light
304
ESC Operating Modes
305
Tire Markings
308
Tire Sizing Chart
309
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
312
Tire Terminology And Definitions
313
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
315
Tire And Loading Information Placard Location
315
Tire And Loading Information Placard
316
Tire Pressure
319
Safety
319
Fuel Economy
320
Tread Wear
320
Ride Comfort And Vehicle Stability
320
Tire Inflation Pressures
321
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
322
Radial Ply Tires
322
Tire Types
323
All Season Tires — If Equipped
323
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
323
Snow Tires
324
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
325
Spare Tires — If Equipped
325
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
325
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
326
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
327
Limited Use Spare — If Equipped
327
Tire Spinning
328
Tread Wear Indicators
328
Life Of Tire
329
Replacement Tires
330
TIRE CHAINS (TRACTION DEVICES)
331
Base System
336
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
337
Check TPMS Warnings
337
Reformulated Gasoline
340
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
340
MMT In Gasoline
341
Materials Added To Fuel
341
Fuel System Cautions
342
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
343
ADDING FUEL
343
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
346
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
349
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
351
Torque Specifications
352
Jack Location
359
Spare Tire Removal
360
Preparations For Jacking
361
Jacking Instructions
361
Preparations For Jump-Start
367
Jump-Starting Procedure
368
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
371
Manual Transmission
375
Euro Twin Clutch Transmission
375
Automatic (Aisin AW6F25) Transmission
376
IGNITION KEY REMOVAL OVERRIDE
377
CAP-LESS FUEL FILL FUNNEL
378
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
379
Onboard Diagnostic System (OBD II) Cybersecurity
382
REPLACEMENT PARTS
383
Engine Oil
385
Checking Oil Level
385
Change Engine Oil
386
Engine Oil Selection
386
Engine Oil Viscosity — 1.4L Turbo Engine (SAE Grade)
386
Materials Added To Engine Oil
387
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
387
Engine Oil Filter
387
Engine Oil Filter Selection
387
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
387
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Selection
388
Maintenance-Free Battery
388
Air Conditioner Maintenance
389
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling HFO 1234yf
390
A/C Air Filter
391
Body Lubrication
393
Wiper Blades
393
Service Position Strategy
394
Front Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
395
Rear Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
396
Adding Washer Fluid
397
Exhaust System
397
Cooling System
399
Coolant Checks
400
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
400
Selection Of Coolant
400
Adding Coolant
401
Cooling System Pressure Cap
403
Disposal Of Used Engine Coolant
403
Coolant Level
404
Points To Remember
404
Brake System
405
Brake Master Cylinder
406
Manual Transmission — If Equipped
408
Lubricant Selection
408
Fluid Level Check
408
Frequency Of Fluid Change
408
Euro Twin Clutch Transmission — If Equipped
408
Selection Of Lubricant
408
Special Additives
409
Fluid Level Check
409
Fluid Changes
410
Automatic Transmission — Aisin AW6F25 Transmission — If Equipped
410
Selection Of Lubricant
410
Special Additives
411
Fluid Level Check
411
Fluid And Filter Changes
412
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
412
Protection Of Body And Paint From Corrosion
412
What Causes Corrosion?
412
Washing
413
Special Care
413
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
414
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure — If Equipped
415
Interior Care
415
Cleaning Headlights
417
Glass Surfaces
417
Instrument Panel Cover
417
Instrument Panel Bezels
418
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
418
Underhood Fuses
420
Interior Fuses
423
Rear Interior Fuses
427
VEHICLE STORAGE
428
Headlamps Low Beam And High Beam
431
Front Turn Signal, Parking And Daytime Running Lamps
434
Front Fog Lamps
434
Front, Rear Roof Lamps
434
Rear Tail, Stop, Backup And Turn Signal Lamps
434
Center High-Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
435
Engine
436
Chassis
438
Maintenance Chart
442
Prepare For The Appointment
449
Prepare A List
449
FIAT Customer Center
450
FIAT Canada Customer Center
450
In Mexico Contact
450
Puerto Rico And U.S. Virgin Islands
451
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
451
Service Contract
451
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
453
In Canada
453
Treadwear
455
Traction Grades
455
Temperature Grades
456
INDEX
457

FAQ about the 2016 Fiat 500l Manual

What contains the 2016 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 2016 owner's manual:

  • Best practice for driving your Fiat 500l
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Fiat 500l owners can do
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues

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