2017 Fiat 500 Abarth Owner's Manual

2017 Fiat 500 Abarth owners manual
Year:
2017
Make:
Fiat
Model:
500 Abarth
Rating:
(9)

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Size:
3.58 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
INTRODUCTION
6
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
6
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
8
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
8
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
9
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
11
A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS
13
Mechanical Ignition Key Removal
13
Locking Doors With A Key
15
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
15
SENTRY KEY
15
Replacement Keys
16
General Information
16
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM
16
To Arm The System
16
To Disarm The System
16
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY
17
To Unlock The Doors And Liftgate
17
Remote Key Unlock, Driver Door/All Doors 1st Press
18
Opening Power Top Remote Function
18
To Lock The Doors And Liftgate
19
Programming Additional Key Fobs
19
Key Fob Battery Replacement
19
General Information
20
DOOR LOCKS
21
Power Door Locks — If Equipped
22
Auto Door Locks
23
POWER WINDOWS
23
Power Window Switches
23
Auto-Down
24
Wind Buffeting
24
LIFTGATE
24
OCCUPANT RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
25
Occupant Restraint Systems Features
25
Important Safety Precautions
25
Seat Belt Systems
27
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System
27
Lap/Shoulder Belts
28
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
31
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
32
Seat Belt Extender
33
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
33
Seat Belt Pretensioner
34
Energy Management Feature
34
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
34
Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS)
36
Air Bag System Components
36
Air Bag Warning Light
36
Front Air Bags
37
Driver And Passenger Front Air Bag Features
38
Front Air Bag Operation
39
Knee Impact Bolsters
40
Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag
40
Supplemental Side Air Bags
41
Air Bag System Components
44
If A Deployment Occurs
44
Enhanced Accident Response System
45
Enhanced Accident Response System Reset Procedure
46
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
47
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
48
Child Restraints
49
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
50
Infant And Child Restraints
51
Older Children And Child Restraints
52
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
53
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
54
Lower Anchors And Tethers For CHildren (LATCH) Restraint System
55
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
55
Locating The LATCH Anchorages
57
Locating The Upper Tether Anchorages
58
Center Seat LATCH
58
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
58
How To Stow An Unused Switchable-ALR (ALR) Seat Belt
59
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
60
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
61
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR):
62
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage
64
Transporting Pets
65
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
65
SAFETY TIPS
66
Transporting Passengers
66
Exhaust Gas
67
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
67
Seat Belts
67
Air Bag Warning Light
68
Defroster
68
Floor Mat Safety Information
68
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
70
Tires
70
Lights
70
Door Latches
70
Fluid Leaks
70
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
71
POWER CONVERTIBLE TOP — IF EQUIPPED
74
Lowering The Power Top
74
Raising The Power Top
75
Power Convertible Top Relearn Procedure
76
Wind Stop
77
MIRRORS
77
Inside Day/Night Mirror
77
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
78
Power Mirrors
78
Spotter Mirror — If Equipped
79
Folding Mirrors
79
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
80
Sun Visors
80
SEATS
80
Forward/Rearward Adjustment
81
Recline Adjustment
82
Seat Height Adjustment
82
EZ Entry Feature
82
Memory Feature
83
Memory Function Option 1 — Full Seat Back And Track Fore/Aft Position Memory:
83
Memory Function Option 2 — Seat Back Only Memory:
83
Heated Seats — If Equipped
83
Front Non-Adjustable Head Restraints
84
Rear Head Restraints
85
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
86
LIGHTS
87
Multifunction Lever
87
Headlights
88
High Beams
88
Flash-To-Pass
88
Parking Lights
88
Daytime Running Lights
88
Turn Signals
89
Lane Change Assist
89
Follow Me Home/Headlight Delay
89
Activation
89
Deactivation
89
Interior Lights
90
Interior Light Timing (Center Position)
90
Interior Light Timing (On/Right Position)
90
Cargo Area Lights
91
Fog Lights — If Equipped
91
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
91
Front Windshield Wiper Operation
92
Windshield Wiper Off
92
Intermittent Wiper Operation
92
Low Speed
92
High Speed
92
Manual High Speed/Mist
92
Front Windshield Washer Operation
92
Rear Windshield Wiper
93
Rear Windshield Washer Operation
94
TILT STEERING COLUMN — IF EQUIPPED
94
SPEED CONTROL
94
To Activate
95
To Set A Desired Speed
95
To Deactivate
96
To Resume Speed
96
To Vary The Speed Setting
96
To Accelerate For Passing
97
Using Speed Control On Hills
97
REAR PARK ASSIST — IF EQUIPPED
97
Rear Park Assist Sensors
98
Rear Park Assist Warning Display
98
Rear Park Assist Display
98
Rear Park Assist Audible Alerts
98
Failure Indications
100
Cleaning The Rear Park Assist System
100
Park Assist System Usage Precautions
101
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
102
To Open
103
To Close
103
Pinch Protect Feature
103
Wind Buffeting
103
Emergency Operation
104
Sun Shade — If Equipped
104
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
104
CIGAR LIGHTER — IF EQUIPPED
106
CUPHOLDERS
107
STORAGE
108
Glove Compartment
108
CARGO AREA FEATURES
108
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
109
Rear Window Defroster
109
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
111
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
113
TURBO BOOST GAUGE
114
SPORT INSTRUMENT CLUSTERS
115
SPORT TURBO INSTRUMENT CLUSTERS
119
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
123
WARNING AND INDICATOR LIGHTS
125
Red Telltale Indicator Lights
126
Air Bag Warning Light
126
Seat Belt Reminder Warning Light
126
Electric Power Steering Fail Warning Light — If Equipped
127
Brake Warning Light
127
Battery Charge Warning Light
129
Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Warning Light
129
Oil Pressure Warning Light
130
Engine Temperature Warning Light
130
Door Open Warning Light
131
Liftgate Open Warning Light
131
Transmission Fault Warning Light
132
Hood Open Warning Light — If Equipped
133
Yellow Telltale Indicator Lights
133
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Light
133
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light
136
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF Indicator Light
137
Engine Check/Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)
137
Rear Defrost Light
138
Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) Indicator Light
139
Generic Warning Indicator Light
140
Icy Road Condition Indicator Light
140
Exterior Bulb Failure Indicator Light
140
Vehicle Security Indicator Light
141
Stop Light Failure Indicator Light
141
Low Fuel Warning Light
142
Glow Plug Light — If Equipped
142
Green Telltale Indicator Lights
143
Turn Signal Indicator Lights
143
Park/Headlight On Indicator Light
143
Front Fog Indicator Light — If Equipped
143
Cruise Control Engaged Indicator Light — If Equipped
144
Blue Telltale Indicator Lights
144
High Beam Indicator Light
144
White Telltale Indicator Lights
145
Cruise Control Ready Indicator Light
145
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY
145
Instrument Cluster Display And Controls
146
Display Menu Set-Up
147
Oil Change Message Reset
149
Trip Computer
149
Trip Button
149
New Trip
149
Start Of Trip Procedure
150
Exit Trip
150
Tire Pressure
150
Trip Functions
150
Values Displayed
151
Range
151
Distance Traveled
151
Average Fuel Economy
151
Instantaneous Fuel Economy
151
Average Speed
151
Travel Time
151
Submenu Personal Settings
152
Buzzer Volume (Adjusting The Failure/Warning)
152
Service – If Equipped
153
Headlight Adjustment – If Equipped
153
Trip B Data (Trip B On)
154
Audio Repetition — If Equipped
155
Navigation Repetition — If Equipped
156
CYBERSECURITY
156
UCONNECT RADIOS
158
IPOD/USB/MEDIA PLAYER CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
158
UCONNECT SETTINGS
158
Buttons On The Faceplate
159
Buttons On The Touchscreen
159
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect 5.0/5.0 NAV Settings
159
Display
160
Units
160
Voice
161
Clock & Date
162
Safety/Assistance
162
Lights
163
Doors & Locks
163
Engine Off Options
164
Audio
164
Phone/Bluetooth
165
SiriusXM Setup — If Equipped
166
Restore Settings
167
Clear Personal Data
167
UCONNECT 5.0/5.0 NAV VOICE RECOGNITION QUICK TIPS
168
Introducing Uconnect
168
Get Started
168
Basic Voice Commands
169
Radio
170
Media
170
Voice Text Reply
171
Radio Operation And Mobile Phones
172
Harmful Interference Statement
172
Additional Information
172
STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS
173
Radio Operation
173
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE PHONES
174
CLIMATE CONTROLS
174
Manual Climate Control Overview
174
Manual Climate Control Descriptions
174
Automatic Temperature Control Overview
178
Control Descriptions
178
Climate Control Functions
182
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
183
Automatic Operation
183
Manual Operation Override
184
Operating Tips
184
Summer Operation
184
Winter Operation
184
Vacation/Storage
185
Window Fogging
185
Outside Air Intake
185
A/C Air Filter
185
Operating Tips Chart
186
STARTING AND OPERATING
187
STARTING PROCEDURES
190
Manual Transmission — If Equipped
190
Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
190
Normal Starting
190
Cold Weather Operation
191
Extended Park Starting
191
If Engine Fails To Start
192
After Starting
192
Turbocharger “Cool Down”
192
MANUAL TRANSMISSION — IF EQUIPPED
192
Five-Speed Manual Transmission
192
Recommended Shift Speeds
194
Downshifting
194
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION — IF EQUIPPED
195
Key Ignition Park Interlock
196
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
196
Six-Speed Automatic Transmission
196
Gear Ranges
197
PARK (P)
197
REVERSE (R)
199
NEUTRAL (N)
199
DRIVE (D)
200
Transmission Limp Home Mode
200
AUTOSTICK
201
Operation
201
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
202
Acceleration
202
Traction
203
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
203
Flowing/Rising Water
203
Shallow Standing Water
204
POWER STEERING
205
PARKING BRAKE
206
SPORT MODE
207
Manual Transmission — If Equipped
207
Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
207
BRAKE SYSTEM
208
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
208
Four-Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
209
Brake Assist System (BAS)
210
Traction Control System (TCS)
210
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
211
HSA Activation Criteria
211
Disabling/Enabling HSA
211
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
211
ESC Operating Modes
213
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light And ESC OFF Indicator Light
214
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
215
Tire Markings
215
Tire Sizing Chart
216
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
218
Tire Terminology And Definitions
219
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
220
Tire And Loading Information Placard Location
220
Tire And Loading Information Placard
222
Loading
222
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
225
Tire Pressure
225
Safety
225
Fuel Economy
225
Tread Wear
226
Ride Comfort And Vehicle Stability
226
Tire Inflation Pressures
226
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
227
Radial Ply Tires
227
Tire Types
228
All Season Tires — If Equipped
228
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
228
Snow Tires
229
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
229
Spare Tires — If Equipped
229
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
230
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
230
Collapsible Spare Tire — If Equipped
231
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
231
Limited Use Spare — If Equipped
232
Tire Spinning
232
Tread Wear Indicators
232
Life Of Tire
233
Replacement Tires
234
TIRE CHAINS (TRACTION DEVICES)
235
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
235
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
236
Treadwear
236
Traction Grades
236
Temperature Grades
236
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)
237
TPM System With Comfort Cluster
239
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
239
TPMS Warnings
240
TPM System With (TFT) Tire Pressure Display Screen
241
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
241
TPMS Warning
242
General Information
243
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
244
Reformulated Gasoline
244
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
244
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
245
CNG And LP Fuel System Modifications
245
MMT In Gasoline
246
Materials Added To Fuel
246
Fuel System Cautions
247
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
247
ADDING FUEL
248
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
248
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Message
249
TRAILER TOWING
249
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
250
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
250
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
251
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
252
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
252
TIRE SERVICE KIT — IF EQUIPPED
253
Tire Service Kit Storage
253
Tire Service Kit Components And Operation
254
Using The Mode Select Knob And Hoses
254
Tire Service Kit Usage Precautions
255
Sealing A Tire With Tire Service Kit
256
(A) Whenever You Stop To Use Tire Service Kit:
256
(B) Setting Up To Use Tire Service Kit:
257
(C) Injecting Tire Service Kit Sealant Into The Deflated Tire:
257
(D) Drive Vehicle:
259
(E) After Driving:
260
(F) Sealant Bottle And Hose Replacement:
261
WHEEL AND TIRE TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
261
Torque Specifications
261
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURE
263
Preparations For Jump-Start
263
Jump-Starting Procedure
264
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
266
GEAR SELECTOR OVERRIDE
267
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
268
Automatic Transmission
269
Manual Transmission
269
ENHANCED ACCIDENT RESPONSE SYSTEM (EARS)
270
EVENT DATA RECORDER (EDR)
270
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
271
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 1.4L TURBO
273
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
274
Onboard Diagnostic System (OBD II) Cybersecurity
274
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
275
REPLACEMENT PARTS
276
DEALER SERVICE
276
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
277
Engine Oil
277
Checking Oil Level
277
Change Engine Oil
278
Engine Oil Selection
278
Engine Oil Viscosity (SAE Grade)
278
Materials Added To Engine Oil
279
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
279
Engine Oil Filter
279
Engine Oil Filter Selection
279
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
279
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Selection
280
Maintenance-Free Battery
280
Air Conditioner Maintenance
281
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling R134a — If Equipped
282
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling R1234yf — If Equipped
282
A/C Air Filter
282
Body Lubrication
285
Windshield Wiper Blades
285
Rear Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
286
Adding Washer Fluid
287
Exhaust System
287
Cooling System
288
Coolant Checks
289
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
289
Selection Of Coolant
290
Adding Coolant
290
Cooling System Pressure Cap
291
Disposal Of Used Engine Coolant
292
Coolant Level
292
Points To Remember
293
Brake System
293
Brake Master Cylinder
294
Manual Transmission — If Equipped
295
Lubricant Selection
295
Fluid Level Check
295
Frequency Of Fluid Change
296
Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
296
Selection Of Lubricant
296
Special Additives
296
Fluid Level Check
297
Fluid And Filter Changes
297
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
297
Protection Of Body And Paint From Corrosion
297
What Causes Corrosion?
298
Washing
298
Special Care
298
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
299
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure — If Equipped
300
Interior Care
301
Cleaning Headlights
302
Glass Surfaces
302
Instrument Panel Cover
302
Instrument Panel Bezels
302
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
303
Seat Belt Maintenance
303
FUSES
303
Interior Fuses
304
Underhood Fuses
306
VEHICLE STORAGE
308
REPLACEMENT BULBS
309
BULB REPLACEMENT
310
Interior Bulbs
310
Rear Cargo Lamp
310
Exterior Bulbs
310
Headlamps Low Beam And High Beam
310
Front Turn Signal, Parking And Daytime Running Lamps
310
Front Fog Lamps
311
Front/Rear Side Marker Lamps
311
Rear Tail, Stop, Backup And Turn Signal Lamps
312
Center High Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
312
FLUID CAPACITIES
313
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
313
Engine
313
Chassis
315
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
317
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
318
Maintenance Chart
319
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
323
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
324
Prepare For The Appointment
324
Prepare A List
324
Be Reasonable With Requests
324
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
324
FIAT Customer Center
325
FIAT Canada Customer Center
325
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
325
Service Contract
325
WARRANTY INFORMATION
326
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
326
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
326
In Canada
327
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
327
INDEX
329

FAQ about the 2017 Fiat 500 Abarth Manual

What contains the 2017 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 2017 owner's manual:

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Fiat 500 Abarth owners can do

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