2016 Fiat 500x Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
5.89 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
INTRODUCTION
6
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
7
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
9
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
9
ROLLOVER WARNING
9
Prepare For The Appointment
13
Prepare A List
13
FIAT Customer Center
14
FIAT Canada Customer Center
14
In Mexico Contact
14
Puerto Rico And U.S. Virgin Islands
15
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
15
Service Contract
15
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
17
In Canada
17
Treadwear
19
Traction Grades
19
Temperature Grades
20
GRAPHICAL TABLE OF CONTENTS
21
FRONT VIEW
22
REAR VIEW
23
INSTRUMENT PANEL
24
INTERIOR
25
Mechanical Key Fob
32
Electronic Key Fob
33
Key Fob Operation
34
Unlocking Doors And Liftgate
34
Locking Doors And Liftgate
35
Replacing The Battery In The Key Fob With Remote Control
36
Request For Additional Keys
39
Operation
40
Mechanical Key
40
Electronic Key
42
Remote Start Cancel Message — If Equipped
45
How To Use Remote Start
46
To Enter Remote Start Mode
47
To Exit Remote Start Mode Without Driving The Vehicle
47
To Exit Remote Start Mode And Drive The Vehicle
47
Remote Start Comfort Systems — If Equipped
48
Remote Start Windshield Wiper De–Icer Activation — If Equipped
48
To Arm The System
51
To Disarm The System
52
Manual Locking/Unlocking
54
Central Lock/Unlock
55
Keyless Enter-N-Go
57
General Information
64
Manual Front Seats
67
Power Adjustment (Front) — If Equipped
68
Heated Seats — If Equipped
70
Front Head Restraints
75
Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
78
Inside Day/Night Mirror
81
Auto Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
82
Outside Mirrors
83
Rear Cross Path (RCP)
90
Mode Of Operation
92
Blind Spot Monitoring Fault Warnings
93
Headlights
94
Automatic Lighting — If Equipped
95
Daytime Running Lights (DRL) — If Equipped
95
Front Fog Lights — If Equipped
96
Parking Lights
96
Headlight Delay
96
High Beams
97
Front Courtesy Light
98
Dome Light Timing
99
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped
100
Lower Glove Compartment Light
100
Rear Dome Light — If Equipped
101
Vehicles With Retractable Roof
102
Cargo Area Lights
102
Front Wiper Operation
104
Rain Sensor — If Equipped
105
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
107
Air Outlet And Diffuser Locations — Passenger Compartment
109
Manual Climate Controls — If Equipped
111
Rear Window Defrosting
113
Air Recirculation
114
System Maintenance
114
Automatic Climate Controls — If Equipped
115
Description
118
Turning On The Climate Control System
120
Adjusting The Air Temperature
120
Air Distribution Selection
121
Adjusting The Fan Speed
122
AUTO Button
123
SYNC Button
123
Air Recirculation
124
Climate Control System Compressor
125
MAX A/C
125
Rapid Window Demisting (MAX-Defrost function)
125
Rear Window Defrosting
126
Turning Off The Climate Control System
127
Driver's Door Controls
128
Reset AUTO-Up
132
Opening The Sunroof
134
Closing The Sunroof
134
Wind Buffeting
134
Sun Shade
134
Anti-Pinch Safety Device
135
Emergency Operation
135
Opening
136
Opening
139
Opening From Outside
139
Internal Emergency Release
140
Closing
141
Cargo Area Features
142
Glove Compartments
145
Sun Visors “Slide-On-Rod”
147
Power Outlets
148
Cigar Lighter — Optional
150
Ashtray — If Equipped
152
Front Armrest
152
Cupholders
154
Grab Handles
154
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK — IF EQUIPPED
155
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
157
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
158
EVIC Description
160
Mapping And Reconfigurable Zone Display (EVIC) — If Equipped
161
EVIC Control Buttons
162
Engine Oil Change Reset
164
EVIC Main Menu
164
EVIC Menu/Submenu Items
165
Trip
166
Drive Mode Selector
167
Vehicle Info
167
Driver Assist
168
Audio
168
Messages (Stored)
168
Quantities Displayed
173
Red Telltale Indicator Lights
175
Air Bag Warning Light
175
Seat Belt Reminder Warning Light
176
Brake Warning Light
177
Charging System Warning Light
179
Coolant Temperature Warning Light
180
Door Open Warning Light
181
Electric Power Steering Fail Warning — If Equipped
182
Hood Open Warning Light
182
Oil Pressure Warning Light
183
Transmission Fault Warning Light
184
Vehicle Security Warning Light — If Equipped
184
Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Warning Light
185
Yellow Telltale Indicator Lights
186
Low Fuel Indicator Light
186
Engine Check/Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)
187
Wait To Start Light — If Equipped
189
Vehicle Security Indicator Light
189
Transmission Temperature Indicator Light
190
Tire Pressure Monitoring Indicator Light
191
Stop Light Failure Indicator Light
194
Service Warning Indicator Light – If Equipped
195
Service Stop/Start System Indicator Light — If Equipped
196
Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) Indicator Light
197
Electronic Park Brake Fail Light
198
Exterior Bulb Failure Indicator Light
198
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Indicator Light — If Equipped
199
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF Indicator Light
200
Green Telltale Indicator Lights
200
Turn Signal Indicator Lights
200
Park/Headlight ON Indicator Light
201
Front Fog Indicator Light — If Equipped
201
Cruise Control Engaged Indicator Light
202
Blue Telltale Indicator Light
202
High Beam Indicator Light
202
SAFETY
203
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)
206
Brake System Warning Light
206
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
206
Anti-Lock Brake Warning Light
208
Brake Assist System (BAS)
209
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
209
Disabling And Enabling HSA
211
Traction Control System (TCS)
212
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
212
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
214
Important Safety Precautions
215
Seat Belt Systems
217
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
217
Lap/Shoulder Belts
219
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
221
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
224
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
224
Second Row Center Belt Operating Instructions
226
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
229
Seat Belt Pretensioner
229
Energy Management Feature
230
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) — If Equipped
230
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
232
Air Bag System Components
232
Advanced Front Air Bags
233
Advanced Front Air Bag Features
234
Advanced Front Air Bag Operation
235
Knee Impact Bolsters
236
Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag
236
Supplemental Side Air Bags
237
If A Deployment Occurs
242
Enhanced Accident Response System
243
Enhanced Accident Response System Reset Procedure
244
Air Bag Warning Light
246
Redundant Air Bag Warning Light
247
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
248
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
248
Child Restraints
249
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
251
Infants And Child Restraints
252
Older Children And Child Restraints
252
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
254
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
255
Lower Anchors And Tethers For CHildren (LATCH) Restraint System
256
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
257
Locating LATCH Anchorages
260
Locating Tether Anchorages
260
Center Seat LATCH:
261
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
262
How To Stow An Unused ALR Seat Belt:
263
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
264
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
264
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
266
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage:
267
Transporting Passengers
269
Exhaust Gas
270
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
271
Seat Belts
271
Air Bag Warning Light
271
Defroster
271
Floor Mat Safety Information
272
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
273
Tires
273
Lights
273
Door Latches
273
Fluid Leaks
273
Tip Start Feature
280
If Engine Fails To Start
280
Cold Weather Operation
281
Extended Park Starting
282
After Starting — Warming Up The Engine
283
Stopping The Engine
283
Turbocharger “Cool Down” — If Equipped
284
Auto Park Brake
289
SafeHold
290
Shifting
293
Recommended Vehicle Shift Speeds
293
Downshifting
294
Shift Lever
298
Gear Ranges
300
Transmission Limp Home Mode
306
Key Ignition Park Interlock
306
Activation
308
Setting A Desired Speed
309
Deactivation
309
Resume Speed
309
Varying The Speed
310
Accelerating For Passing
311
Brake Control
313
Turning Brake Control ON Or OFF
315
Changing Brake Control Sensitivity
316
Brake Control Limited Warning
317
Service Brake Control Warning
317
Precautions While Driving With Brake Control
319
ParkSense Sensors
322
Enabling And Disabling ParkSense
324
Service The Rear Park Assist System
325
LaneSense Operation
328
Turning LaneSense ON Or OFF
328
LaneSense Warning Message
329
Changing LaneSense Status
333
Base System
339
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
339
Check TPMS Warnings
340
1.4L Turbo Engine
342
2.4L Engine
342
Reformulated Gasoline
343
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
343
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
344
MMT In Gasoline
344
Materials Added To Fuel
344
Fuel System Cautions
345
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
346
Certification Label
350
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
350
Payload
351
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
351
Tire Size
351
Rim Size
351
Inflation Pressure
351
Curb Weight
351
Acceleration
353
Flowing/Rising Water
354
Shallow Standing Water
354
POWER STEERING
356
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
358
Recreational Towing
359
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY
361
General Information
363
Replacement Bulbs
364
Replacing Exterior Bulbs
366
General Information
384
Access To The Fuses
385
Engine Compartment Fuses/Distribution Unit
385
Body Computer Fuse Center
390
Jack Location/Spare Tire Stowage — If Equipped
396
Preparations For Jacking
398
Jacking Instructions
399
Preparations For Jump Start
412
ENHANCED ACCIDENT RESPONSE SYSTEM RESET PROCEDURE
417
REFUELING IN EMERGENCY
418
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
418
SHIFT LEVER OVERRIDE
419
IGNITION KEY REMOVAL OVERRIDE
421
Front Wheel Drive (FWD) Models
427
Front Tow Eye Installation
431
Rear Tow Eye Installation
432
MAINTAINING AND CARING FOR YOUR VEHICLE
433
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
435
REPLACEMENT PARTS
436
Maintenance Chart
439
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 1.4L TURBO ENGINE
448
Engine Oil
450
Checking Oil Level
450
Change Engine Oil
451
Engine Oil Selection — 1.4L Turbo Engine
452
Engine Oil Selection — 2.4L Engine
452
Engine Oil Viscosity (SAE Grade) — 1.4L Turbo Engine
452
Engine Oil Viscosity (SAE Grade) — 2.4L Engine
452
Materials Added To Engine Oil
453
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
453
Engine Oil Filter
453
Engine Oil Filter Selection
453
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
453
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Selection
454
Maintenance-Free Battery
454
Air Conditioner Maintenance
455
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling HFO 1234yf
456
A/C Air Filter
456
Body Lubrication
457
Wiper Blades
457
Service Position Strategy
458
Front Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
459
Rear Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
460
Adding Washer Fluid
460
Exhaust System
460
Cooling System
463
Coolant Checks
463
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
463
Selection Of Coolant
464
Adding Coolant
465
Cooling System Pressure Cap
466
Disposal Of Used Engine Coolant
466
Coolant Level
467
Points To Remember
467
Brake System
468
Brake Master Cylinder
468
Manual Transmission — If Equipped
470
Lubricant Selection
470
Fluid Level Check
471
Frequency Of Fluid Change
471
Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
471
Selection Of Lubricant
471
Special Additives
472
Fluid Level Check
472
Fluid And Filter Changes
473
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
473
Protection Of Body And Paint From Corrosion
473
What Causes Corrosion?
474
Washing
474
Special Care
475
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
475
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure — If Equipped
476
Interior Care
477
Cleaning Headlights
478
Glass Surfaces
478
Instrument Panel Cover
479
Instrument Panel Bezels
479
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
479
Seat Belt Maintenance
479
Tire Markings
482
Tire Sizing Chart
483
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
485
Tire Terminology And Definitions
487
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
488
Tire And Loading Information Placard Location
488
Tire And Loading Information Placard
489
Tire Pressure
493
Safety
493
Fuel Economy
494
Tread Wear
494
Ride Comfort And Vehicle Stability
494
Tire Inflation Pressures
494
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
496
Radial Ply Tires
496
Tire Types
497
All Season Tires — If Equipped
497
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
497
Snow Tires
498
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
499
Spare Tires — If Equipped
499
Tire Spinning
500
Tread Wear Indicators
500
Life Of Tire
501
Replacement Tires
502
TIRE CHAINS (TRACTION DEVICES)
503
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
505
STORING THE VEHICLE
506
TECHNICAL DATA
509
Torque Specifications
511
Engine
514
Chassis
516
Buttons On The Faceplate
520
Buttons On The Touchscreen
521
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect 5.0 Settings
521
Display
521
Units
522
Voice
523
Clock & Date
523
Safety/Assistance
524
Lights
528
Doors & Locks
530
Engine Off Options
532
Audio
532
Phone/Bluetooth
533
SiriusXM Setup — If Equipped
534
Restore Settings
534
Clear Personal Data
535
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect 6.5AN Settings
535
Display
536
Units
537
Voice
538
Clock
538
Safety & Driving Assistance
539
Lights
544
Doors & Locks
546
Engine Off Options
548
Audio
549
Phone/Bluetooth
550
SiriusXM Setup — If Equipped
550
Restore Settings Defaults
551
Clear Personal Data
551
UCONNECT RADIOS
552
Radio Operation
554
Introducing Uconnect
557
Get Started
558
Basic Voice Commands
560
Radio
561
Media
563
Phone
565
Voice Text Reply
566
Navigation (6.5AN)
567
General Information
568
Additional Information
568
INDEX
569

FAQ about the 2016 Fiat 500x Manual

What contains the 2016 500x manual?

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

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Best practice for driving your Fiat 500x
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

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