2017 Fiat 500l Owner's Manual

2017 Fiat 500l owners manual
Year:
2017
Make:
Fiat
Model:
500l
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
4.03 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
Ignition Switch
13
Locking Doors With A Key
14
Replacement Keys
15
To Arm The System
16
To Disarm The System
17
To Unlock The Doors And Liftgate
18
To Lock The Doors And Liftgate
19
Programming Additional Key Fobs
19
Request For Additional Remote Controls
19
Replacing The Battery In The Key With Remote Control
19
Doors Lock With One Or More Doors Open
22
Auto — Relocking (Only For Rear Doors)
22
Child-Protection Door Lock System — Rear Doors
22
Power Window Switches
23
Auto-Down
24
Auto-Up Feature With Anti-Pinch Protection — If Equipped
24
Resetting The Auto-Up Feature
24
Occupant Restraint Systems Features
27
Important Safety Precautions
27
Seat Belt Systems
28
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System
29
Lap/Shoulder Belts
30
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
32
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
34
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
34
Seat Belt Pretensioner
35
Energy Management Feature
35
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
35
Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS)
37
Air Bag System Components
37
Air Bag Warning Light
38
Redundant Air Bag Warning Light
39
Front Air Bags
39
Driver And Passenger Front Air Bag Features
40
Front Air Bag Operation
41
Knee Impact Bolsters
42
Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag
42
Supplemental Side Air Bags
42
Air Bag System Components
46
If A Deployment Occurs
46
Enhanced Accident Response System
47
Enhanced Accident Response System Reset Procedure
47
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
49
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
50
Child Restraints
50
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
51
Infant And Child Restraints
52
Older Children And Child Restraints
53
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
54
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
55
Lower Anchors And Tethers For CHildren (LATCH) Restraint System
56
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
56
Locating The LATCH Anchorages
58
Locating The Upper Tether Anchorages
59
Center Seat LATCH
60
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
60
How To Stow An Unused Switchable-ALR (ALR) Seat Belt
61
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
61
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
62
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR):
63
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage:
65
Transporting Pets
66
Transporting Passengers
67
Exhaust Gas
68
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
68
Seat Belts
68
Air Bag Warning Light
69
Defroster
69
Floor Mat Safety Information
69
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
70
Tires
70
Lights
71
Door Latches
71
Fluid Leaks
71
Inside Day/Night Mirror
76
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
76
Conversation Mirror — If Equipped
77
Power Mirrors
78
Folding Mirrors
78
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
78
Sun Visors
79
Front Seats
80
Forward/Rearward Adjustment
80
Seat Height Adjustment
80
Recliner Adjustment
81
Power Lumbar — If Equipped
82
Heated Seats — If Equipped
82
Rear Seats
83
Rear Seats Forward/Rearward Adjustment
83
Reclining Rear Seats
84
Fold And Tumble Rear Seat
85
Rear Armrest — If Equipped
87
Head Restraints
87
Reactive Head Restraints — Front Seats
88
Rear Head Restraints
89
Multifunction Lever
91
Headlights
92
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
92
High Beams
93
Flash-To-Pass
93
Parking Lights
93
Turn Signals
93
Lane Change Assist
93
Follow Me Home/Headlight Delay
93
Activation
93
Deactivation
94
Front Fog Lights — If Equipped
94
Interior Lights
94
Interior Light Timing (Center Position)
96
Front Windshield Wiper Operation
97
Windshield Wiper Off
97
Intermittent Speed
97
Low Speed
97
High Speed
97
Manual High Speed/Mist
97
Front Windshield Washer Operation
98
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
98
To Activate
101
To Set A Desired Speed
101
To Deactivate
102
To Resume Speed
102
To Vary The Speed Setting
102
To Accelerate For Passing
103
Rear Park Assist Sensors
104
Rear Park Assist Audible Alerts
104
Failure Indications
106
Cleaning The Rear Park Assist System
106
Park Assist System Usage Precautions
106
Before You Begin Programming HomeLink
110
Programming A Rolling Code
111
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button (Rolling Code)
112
Programming A Non-Rolling Code
112
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button (Non-Rolling Code)
113
Canadian/Gate Operator Programming
114
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button (Canadian/Gate Operator)
115
Using HomeLink
115
Security
115
Troubleshooting Tips
116
To Open
118
To Close
118
Wind Buffeting
118
Power Sun Blind
118
POWER OUTLETS
119
CIGAR LIGHTER — IF EQUIPPED
120
Glove Compartment
122
Securing Your Load
127
Rear Window Defroster
128
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK-IF EQUIPPED
129
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
131
Red Telltale Indicator Lights
137
Brake Warning Light
137
Engine Temperature Warning Light
139
Seat Belt Reminder Warning Light
139
Air Bag Warning Light
140
Oil Pressure Warning Light
140
Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Warning Light
141
Yellow Telltale Indicator Lights
142
Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) Indicator Light
142
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light
143
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF Indicator Light
143
Rear Defrost Light
144
Low Fuel Indicator Light
145
Passenger Air Bag Indicator Light
145
Engine Check/Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)
146
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Light
147
Glow Plug Light — If Equipped
149
Green Telltale Indicator Lights
150
Turn Signal Indicator Lights
150
Park/Headlight On Indicator Light
150
White Telltale Indicator Lights
151
Cruise Control Cancelled Light
151
Blue Telltale Indicator Lights
151
Instrument Cluster Display Control Buttons
152
Instrument Cluster Display Setup Menu
152
Change Engine Oil Indicator System
154
Trip Computer
154
Trip Button
155
Trip Button Features
156
Values Displayed
156
Personal Settings (Customer-Programmable Features)
157
Dimmer
157
Speed Buzzer (Speed Limit)
157
Headlight Sensor (Automatic Headlight/Dusk Sensor Sensitivity Adjustment)
158
Cornering Lights (Activation/Deactivation Of Cornering Lights)
159
Rain Sensor (Rain Sensor Sensitivity Adjustment)
159
Trip B Data (Trip B On)
159
Set Time (Clock)
160
Set Date
161
First Page (Display Of Information On The Main Screen)
161
Audio Repetition (Repeat Audio Information)
162
Autoclose
162
Units (Set Units)
163
Language (Selecting The Language)
164
Buzzer Volume (Adjusting The Failure/Warning Buzzer Volume)
164
Seat Belt Buzzer (Buzzer Activation For BeltAlert Indication)
164
Service (Scheduled Servicing)
165
Air Bag/Passenger Bag (Activation/Deactivation Of Passenger Side Front Air Bag And Side Bag For Pelvis, Chest And Shoulder Pr
165
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
166
Hill Start Assist
166
City Brake Control (Collision Mitigation)
167
Tire Reset
167
Exit Menu
167
Buttons On The Faceplate
169
Buttons On The Touchscreen
169
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect 5.0 Settings
170
Display
171
Voice
172
Clock & Date
172
Safety & Driving Assistance
173
Lights
173
Doors & Locks
174
Audio
174
Phone/Bluetooth
175
SiriusXM Setup — If Equipped
176
Restore Settings
177
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect 6.5 NAV Settings
177
Display
178
Units
179
Voice
180
Clock
180
Safety & Driving Assistance
181
Lights
182
Doors & Locks
184
Auto Comfort Systems — If Equipped
186
Engine Off Options
187
Audio
188
Phone/Bluetooth
189
SiriusXM Setup — If Equipped
190
Restore Settings
191
Clear Personal Data
192
UCONNECT RADIOS
192
Radio Operation
193
Player Operation
194
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
194
Manual Climate Control Overview
195
Manual Climate Control Descriptions
195
System Maintenance
199
Automatic Climate Control Overview
199
Automatic Climate Control Descriptions
200
Climate Control Functions
203
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
204
Automatic Operation
204
Manual Operation Override
205
Operating Tips
205
Summer Operation
205
Winter Operation
205
Vacation/Storage
206
Window Fogging
206
Outside Air Intake
206
A/C Air Filter
206
Introducing Uconnect
208
Get Started
209
Basic Voice Commands
210
Radio
210
Media
211
Phone
212
Navigation (6.5 NAV)
213
Voice Text Reply
214
General Information
215
Additional Information
215
Automatic Transmission
220
Normal Starting
220
Cold Weather Operation
220
Extended Park Starting
221
If Engine Fails To Start
221
After Starting
222
Key Ignition Park Interlock
223
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
223
Six-Speed Automatic Transmission
223
Acceleration
230
Flowing/Rising Water
231
Shallow Standing Water
231
ELECTRIC POWER STEERING
232
PARKING BRAKE
232
Four-Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
234
Brake Assist System (BAS)
235
Traction Control System (TCS)
236
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
236
HSA Activation Criteria
236
Disabling/Enabling HSA
237
Dynamic Steering Torque (DST)
237
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
237
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light And ESC OFF Indicator Light
238
ESC Operating Modes
239
Tire Markings
242
Tire Sizing Chart
243
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
244
Tire Terminology And Definitions
245
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
246
Tire And Loading Information Placard Location
246
Tire And Loading Information Placard
248
Tire Pressure
251
Safety
251
Fuel Economy
252
Tread Wear
252
Ride Comfort And Vehicle Stability
252
Tire Inflation Pressures
252
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
253
Radial Ply Tires
253
Tire Types
254
All Season Tires — If Equipped
254
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
254
Snow Tires
255
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
255
Spare Tires — If Equipped
255
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
256
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
256
Collapsible Spare Tire — If Equipped
257
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
257
Limited Use Spare — If Equipped
258
Tire Spinning
258
Tread Wear Indicators
258
Life Of Tire
259
Replacement Tires
260
TIRE CHAINS (TRACTION DEVICES)
261
Treadwear
263
Traction Grades
263
Base System
266
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
266
Check TPMS Warnings
266
Reformulated Gasoline
268
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
269
CNG And LP Fuel System Modifications
269
MMT In Gasoline
269
Materials Added To Fuel
270
Fuel System Cautions
270
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
271
ADDING FUEL
271
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
274
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
275
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
276
Torque Specifications
277
Jack Location
282
Spare Tire Removal
283
Preparations For Jacking
283
Jacking Instructions
284
Preparations For Jump-Start
288
Jump-Starting Procedure
289
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
291
GEAR SELECTOR OVERRIDE
293
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
294
IGNITION KEY REMOVAL OVERRIDE
295
CAP-LESS FUEL FILL FUNNEL
296
ENHANCED ACCIDENT RESPONSE SYSTEM (EARS)
297
EVENT DATA RECORDER (EDR)
297
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
299
Onboard Diagnostic System (OBD II) Cybersecurity
302
REPLACEMENT PARTS
303
Engine Oil
304
Checking Oil Level
304
Change Engine Oil
304
Engine Oil Selection
305
Engine Oil Viscosity — 1.4L Turbo Engine (SAE Grade)
305
Materials Added To Engine Oil
305
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
305
Engine Oil Filter
305
Engine Oil Filter Selection
306
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
306
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Selection
306
Maintenance-Free Battery
306
Air Conditioner Maintenance
307
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling HFO 1234yf
308
A/C Air Filter
308
Body Lubrication
310
Wiper Blades
311
Service Position Strategy
311
Front Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
312
Rear Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
312
Adding Washer Fluid
313
Exhaust System
313
Cooling System
315
Coolant Checks
316
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
316
Selection Of Coolant
316
Adding Coolant
317
Cooling System Pressure Cap
318
Disposal Of Used Engine Coolant
318
Coolant Level
319
Points To Remember
319
Brake System
320
Brake Master Cylinder
320
Automatic Transmission
321
Selection Of Lubricant
321
Special Additives
321
Fluid Level Check
322
Fluid And Filter Changes
322
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
322
Protection Of Body And Paint From Corrosion
322
What Causes Corrosion?
323
Washing
323
Special Care
324
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
324
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure — If Equipped
326
Interior Care
326
Cleaning Headlights
327
Glass Surfaces
327
Instrument Panel Cover
327
Instrument Panel Bezels
328
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
328
Underhood Fuses
329
Interior Fuses
331
Rear Interior Fuses
334
VEHICLE STORAGE
335
Headlamps Low Beam And High Beam
337
Front Turn Signal, Parking And Daytime Running Lamps
339
Front Fog Lamps
340
Front, Rear Roof Lamps
340
Rear Tail, Stop, Backup And Turn Signal Lamps
340
Center High-Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
340
Engine
341
Chassis
343
Maintenance Chart
347
Prepare For The Appointment
352
Prepare A List
352
FIAT Customer Center
353
FIAT Canada Customer Center
353
In Mexico Contact
353
Puerto Rico And U.S. Virgin Islands
353
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
353
Service Contract
354
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
355
In Canada
355
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
355
INDEX
357

FAQ about the 2017 Fiat 500l Manual

What contains the 2017 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 2017 owner's manual:

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Best practice for driving your Fiat 500l

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