2017 Fiat 500x Owner's Manual

2017 Fiat 500x owners manual
Year:
2017
Make:
Fiat
Model:
500x
Rating:
(10)

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Size:
5.92 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
INTRODUCTION
6
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
6
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
7
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
8
ROLLOVER WARNING
8
CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE
9
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
10
Prepare For The Appointment
10
Prepare A List
10
Be Reasonable With Requests
10
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
10
FIAT Customer Center
11
FIAT Canada Customer Center
11
In Mexico Contact
11
Puerto Rico And U.S. Virgin Islands
11
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
12
Service Contract
12
WARRANTY INFORMATION
13
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
13
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
13
In Canada
13
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
14
GRAPHICAL TABLE OF CONTENTS
15
FRONT VIEW
16
REAR VIEW
17
INSTRUMENT PANEL
18
INTERIOR
19
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE
21
KEYS
25
Electronic Key Fob
25
Key Fob Operation
26
Unlocking Doors And Liftgate
26
Locking Doors And Liftgate
27
Replacing The Battery In The Key Fob With Remote Control
27
Request For Additional Keys
28
General Information
29
IGNITION SWITCH
29
Operation
29
Electronic Key
29
General Information
31
REMOTE STARTING SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
31
Remote Start Cancel Message — If Equipped
32
How To Use Remote Start
32
To Enter Remote Start Mode
33
To Exit Remote Start Mode Without Driving The Vehicle
33
To Exit Remote Start Mode And Drive The Vehicle
33
Remote Start Comfort Systems — If Equipped
34
Remote Start Windshield Wiper De–Icer Activation — If Equipped
34
General Information
34
SENTRY KEY
34
General Information
35
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM
35
To Arm The System
36
To Disarm The System
37
Disabling
38
DOORS
38
Manual Locking/Unlocking
38
Central Lock/Unlock
39
Keyless Enter-N-Go
40
General Information
46
Child Locks
46
SEATS
48
Manual Adjustment Front Seats
48
Power Adjustment Front Seats — If Equipped
50
Heated Seats — If Equipped
51
Rear Seats
52
HEAD RESTRAINTS
55
Front Head Restraints
55
Rear Head Restraints
56
STEERING WHEEL
57
Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
57
Heated Steering Wheel — If Equipped
58
MIRRORS
59
Inside Day/Night Mirror
59
Auto Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
59
Outside Mirrors
60
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
61
BLIND SPOT MONITORING (BSM) — IF EQUIPPED
61
Rear Cross Path (RCP)
66
Mode Of Operation
67
Blind Spot Monitoring Fault Warnings
68
General Information
68
EXTERIOR LIGHTS
68
Headlights
68
Automatic Lighting — If Equipped
69
Daytime Running Lights (DRL) — If Equipped
70
Front Fog Lights — If Equipped
70
Parking Lights
70
Headlight Delay
70
High Beams
71
Turn Signals
72
INTERIOR LIGHTS
72
Front Courtesy Light
72
Dome Light Timing
73
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped
74
Lower Glove Compartment Light
74
Rear Dome Light — If Equipped
75
Vehicles With Retractable Roof
75
Cargo Area Lights
75
Instrument Panel Dimmer And Ambient Light Control
76
WIPERS AND WASHERS
77
Front Wiper Operation
77
Rain Sensor — If Equipped
78
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
80
Windshield Wiper De-Icer — If Equipped
81
CLIMATE CONTROLS
82
Air Outlet And Diffuser Locations — Passenger Compartment
82
Manual Climate Controls Overview
83
Manual Climate Control Descriptions
84
Automatic Climate Control Overview
88
Automatic Climate Control Descriptions
89
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
96
Operating Tips
97
Summer Operation
97
Winter Operation
98
Vacation/Storage
98
Window Fogging
98
Outside Air Intake
98
Cabin Air Filter
98
Operating Tips Chart
99
WINDOWS
100
Driver's Door Controls
100
Reset Auto-Up
102
Wind Buffeting
102
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
102
Opening The Sunroof
103
Closing The Sunroof
104
Wind Buffeting
104
Sun Shade
104
Anti-Pinch Safety Device
104
Emergency Operation
104
Power Sunroof Relearn Procedure
105
HOOD
106
Opening
106
Closing
107
LIFTGATE
108
Opening
108
Opening From Outside
108
Internal Emergency Release
108
Closing
109
Cargo Area Features
109
Cargo Box — If Equipped
112
INTERNAL EQUIPMENT
112
Glove Compartments
112
Sun Visors “Slide-On-Rod”
113
Power Outlets
114
Cigar Lighter — If Equipped
115
Ashtray — If Equipped
117
Front Armrest
117
Cupholders
118
Grab Handles
119
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK — IF EQUIPPED
119
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
121
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
122
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM (OBD II)
123
Onboard Diagnostic System (OBD II) Cybersecurity
124
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY
125
Instrument Cluster Display Description
125
Mapping And Reconfigurable Zone Display — If Equipped
125
Instrument Cluster Display Control Buttons
126
Engine Oil Change Reset
127
Instrument Cluster Display Main Menu
127
Instrument Cluster Display Menu/Submenu Items
127
Trip
128
Drive Mode Selector
129
Vehicle Info
129
Driver Assist
129
Audio
130
Messages (Stored)
130
Settings
130
WARNING AND INDICATOR LIGHTS
134
Red Telltale Indicator Lights
134
Air Bag Warning Light
134
Seat Belt Reminder Warning Light
135
Brake Warning Light
135
Battery Charge Warning Light
137
Coolant Temperature Warning Light
138
Door Open Warning Light
138
Electric Power Steering Fail Warning Light — If Equipped
139
Hood Open Warning Light — If Equipped
139
Oil Pressure Warning Light
139
Transmission Fault Warning Light
140
Vehicle Security Warning Light — If Equipped
141
Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Warning Light
141
Yellow Telltale Indicator Lights
142
Low Fuel Indicator Light
142
Engine Check/Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)
142
Wait To Start Light — If Equipped
144
Vehicle Security Indicator Light
144
Transmission Temperature Indicator Light
145
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Light
146
Stop Light Failure Indicator Light
148
Service Warning Indicator Light – If Equipped
148
Service Stop/Start System Indicator Light — If Equipped
149
Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) Indicator Light
149
Electric Park Brake Fail Light
150
Exterior Bulb Failure Indicator Light
150
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Indicator Light — If Equipped
151
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF Indicator Light
152
Green Telltale Indicator Lights
152
Turn Signal Indicator Lights
152
Park/Headlight On Indicator Light
153
Front Fog Indicator Light — If Equipped
153
Cruise Control Engaged Indicator Light — If Equipped
153
White Telltale Indicator Lights
154
Cruise Control On Indicator Light
154
Blue Telltale Indicator Lights
154
High Beam Indicator Light
154
SAFETY
155
BRAKE SYSTEM
156
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
156
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)
157
Brake System Warning Light
157
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
157
Anti-Lock Brake Warning Light
158
Brake Assist System (BAS)
159
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
159
Disabling And Enabling HSA
160
Traction Control System (TCS)
161
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
161
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
163
Dynamic Steering Torque (DST)
163
OCCUPANT RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
164
Occupant Restraint Systems Features
164
Important Safety Precautions
164
Seat Belt Systems
165
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
166
Lap/Shoulder Belts
167
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
169
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
171
Adjustable Upper Shoulder Belt Anchorage
171
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
173
Seat Belt Pretensioner
174
Energy Management Feature
174
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR)
174
Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS)
176
Air Bag System Components
176
Air Bag Warning Light
176
Redundant Air Bag Warning Light
178
Front Air Bags
178
Driver And Passenger Front Air Bag Features
179
Front Air Bag Operation
180
Knee Impact Bolsters
181
Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag
181
Supplemental Side Air Bags
181
Air Bag System Components
185
If A Deployment Occurs
186
Enhanced Accident Response System
187
Enhanced Accident Response System Reset Procedure
187
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
189
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
189
Child Restraints
190
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
192
Infant And Child Restraints
192
Older Children And Child Restraints
193
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
194
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
196
Lower Anchors And Tethers For CHildren (LATCH) Restraint System
197
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
197
Locating The LATCH Anchorages
200
Locating The Upper Tether Anchorages
200
Center Seat LATCH
201
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
201
How To Stow An Unused Switchable-ALR (ALR) Seat Belt
202
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
202
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
203
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR):
204
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage:
206
Transporting Pets
207
SAFETY TIPS
207
Transporting Passengers
207
Exhaust Gas
208
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
209
Seat Belts
209
Air Bag Warning Light
209
Defroster
209
Floor Mat Safety Information
209
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
211
Tires
211
Lights
211
Door Latches
211
Fluid Leaks
211
STARTING AND OPERATING
213
STARTING THE ENGINE
216
Tip Start Feature
217
If Engine Fails To Start
217
Cold Weather Operation
218
Extended Park Starting
218
After Starting — Warming Up The Engine
219
Stopping The Engine
219
Turbocharger “Cool Down” — If Equipped
219
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
219
ELECTRIC PARK BRAKE (EPB)
220
Auto Park Brake
223
SafeHold
224
Brake Service Mode
224
MANUAL TRANSMISSION
225
Shifting
226
Recommended Vehicle Shift Speeds
227
Downshifting
227
Maximum Recommended Downshift Speeds
228
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
228
Gear Selector
230
Gear Ranges
231
Transmission Limp Home Mode
236
Ignition Park Interlock
237
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
237
SPEED CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
237
Activation
238
Setting A Desired Speed
238
Deactivation
238
Resume Speed
238
Varying The Speed
238
Accelerating For Passing
239
ALL WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) — IF EQUIPPED
240
DYNAMIC SELECTOR — IF EQUIPPED
240
Warning Messages
241
BRAKE CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
241
Brake Control
241
Turning Brake Control On Or Off
243
Changing Brake Control Sensitivity
243
Brake Control Limited Warning
244
Service Brake Control Warning
244
Precautions While Driving With Brake Control
245
General Information
248
PARKSENSE REAR PARK ASSIST — IF EQUIPPED
248
ParkSense Sensors
249
Enabling And Disabling ParkSense
250
Service The Rear Park Assist System
251
ParkSense System Usage Precautions
251
LANESENSE — IF EQUIPPED
253
LaneSense Operation
253
Turning LaneSense On Or Off
254
LaneSense Warning Message
254
Changing LaneSense Status
256
PARKVIEW REAR BACK UP CAMERA — IF EQUIPPED
257
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)
259
Base System
261
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
261
Check TPMS Warnings
262
General Information
263
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
263
1.4L Turbo Engine
263
2.4L Engine
264
Reformulated Gasoline
264
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
264
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
265
CNG And LP Fuel System Modifications
265
MMT In Gasoline
265
Materials Added To Fuel
266
Fuel System Cautions
266
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
267
ADDING FUEL
267
VEHICLE LOADING
270
Certification Label
270
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
270
Payload
270
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
270
Tire Size
271
Rim Size
271
Inflation Pressure
271
Curb Weight
271
Loading
271
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
272
Acceleration
272
Traction
272
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
273
Flowing/Rising Water
273
Shallow Standing Water
273
POWER STEERING
274
TRAILER TOWING
275
Common Towing Definitions
275
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
275
Gross Trailer Weight (GTW)
275
Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR)
276
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
276
Tongue Weight (TW)
276
Frontal Area
276
Trailer Sway Control — Mechanical
276
Weight-Carrying Hitch
276
Weight-Distributing Hitch
277
Trailer Hitch Classification
278
Trailer Towing Weights (Maximum Trailer Weight Ratings)
279
Trailer And Tongue Weight
279
Towing Requirements
280
Towing Requirements — Tires
281
Towing Requirements — Trailer Brakes
282
Towing Requirements — Trailer Lights And Wiring (If Equipped)
283
Towing Tips
285
Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
285
AutoStick
285
Speed Control — If Equipped
285
Cooling System
285
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
286
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
286
Recreational Towing
287
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY
289
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
291
BULB REPLACEMENT
291
General Information
291
Replacement Bulbs
292
Replacing Exterior Bulbs
293
Replacing Interior Bulbs
302
FUSES
307
General Information
307
Access To The Fuses
309
Engine Compartment Fuses/Distribution Unit
309
Body Computer Fuse Center
314
Rear Cargo Fuse/Relay Distribution Unit
316
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING
317
Jack Location/Spare Tire Stowage — If Equipped
317
Preparations For Jacking
319
Jacking Instructions
320
Road Tire Installation
324
TIRE SERVICE KIT STORAGE
325
Tire Service Kit — If Equipped
326
JUMP STARTING
329
Preparations For Jump Start
329
Jump Starting Procedure
330
REFUELING IN EMERGENCY
332
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
332
GEAR SELECTOR OVERRIDE
333
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
334
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
336
Front Wheel Drive (FWD) Models
337
All Wheel Drive (AWD) Models
337
TOW EYE USAGE — IF EQUIPPED
338
Front Tow Eye Installation
340
Rear Tow Eye Installation
341
ENHANCED ACCIDENT RESPONSE SYSTEM (EARS)
342
EVENT DATA RECORDER (EDR)
342
MAINTAINING AND CARING FOR YOUR VEHICLE
343
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
345
REPLACEMENT PARTS
346
DEALER SERVICE
346
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
346
Maintenance Chart
348
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 1.4L TURBO ENGINE
355
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 2.4L ENGINE
356
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
356
Engine Oil
357
Checking Oil Level
357
Change Engine Oil
358
Engine Oil Selection — 1.4L Turbo Engine
358
Engine Oil Selection — 2.4L Engine
358
Engine Oil Viscosity (SAE Grade) — 1.4L Turbo Engine
358
Engine Oil Viscosity (SAE Grade) — 2.4L Engine
358
Materials Added To Engine Oil
358
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
359
Engine Oil Filter
359
Engine Oil Filter Selection
359
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
359
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Selection
359
Maintenance-Free Battery
360
Air Conditioner Maintenance
360
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling HFO 1234yf
361
A/C Air Filter
361
Body Lubrication
362
Wiper Blades
362
Service Position Strategy
362
Front Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
363
Rear Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
364
Adding Washer Fluid
364
Exhaust System
364
Cooling System
366
Coolant Checks
366
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
367
Selection Of Coolant
367
Adding Coolant
368
Cooling System Pressure Cap
369
Disposal Of Used Engine Coolant
369
Coolant Level
369
Points To Remember
370
Brake System
370
Brake Master Cylinder
371
Manual Transmission — If Equipped
372
Lubricant Selection
372
Fluid Level Check
372
Frequency Of Fluid Change
373
Automatic Transmission — If Equipped
373
Selection Of Lubricant
373
Special Additives
373
Fluid Level Check
374
Fluid And Filter Changes
374
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
374
Protection Of Body And Paint From Corrosion
374
What Causes Corrosion?
375
Washing
375
Special Care
375
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
376
Stain Repel Fabric Cleaning Procedure — If Equipped
377
Interior Care
378
Cleaning Headlights
379
Glass Surfaces
379
Instrument Panel Cover
379
Instrument Panel Bezels
379
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
380
Seat Belt Maintenance
380
RAISING THE VEHICLE
381
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
382
Tire Markings
382
Tire Sizing Chart
383
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
385
Tire Terminology And Definitions
386
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
386
Tire And Loading Information Placard Location
386
Tire And Loading Information Placard
388
Loading
388
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
391
Tire Pressure
391
Safety
391
Fuel Economy
392
Tread Wear
392
Ride Comfort And Vehicle Stability
392
Tire Inflation Pressures
392
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
393
Radial Ply Tires
393
Tire Types
394
All Season Tires — If Equipped
394
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
394
Snow Tires
395
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
395
Spare Tires — If Equipped
395
Tire Spinning
396
Tread Wear Indicators
396
Life Of Tire
397
Replacement Tires
397
TIRE CHAINS (TRACTION DEVICES)
399
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
400
Treadwear
400
Traction Grades
400
Temperature Grades
400
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
401
STORING THE VEHICLE
402
TECHNICAL DATA
405
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
406
WHEEL AND TIRE TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
406
Torque Specifications
407
FLUID CAPACITIES
409
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
410
Engine
410
Chassis
411
MULTIMEDIA
413
CYBERSECURITY
414
UCONNECT SETTINGS
415
Buttons On The Faceplate
417
Buttons On The Touchscreen
417
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect 5.0 Settings
417
Display
418
Units
418
Voice
419
Clock & Date
420
Safety/Assistance
421
Lights
425
Doors & Locks
426
Engine Off Options
427
Audio
428
Phone/Bluetooth
429
SiriusXM Setup — If Equipped
429
Restore Settings
431
Clear Personal Data
431
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect 6.5 NAV Settings
432
Display
433
Units
434
Voice
435
Clock
435
Safety & Driving Assistance
436
Lights
440
Doors & Locks
441
Engine Off Options
443
Audio
443
Phone/Bluetooth
444
SiriusXM Setup — If Equipped
445
Restore Settings Defaults
446
Clear Personal Data
447
UCONNECT RADIOS
447
USB/MEDIA PLAYER CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
447
STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS
448
Radio Operation
449
Media Mode
449
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE DEVICES
449
Regulatory And Safety Information
449
VOICE RECOGNITION QUICK TIPS
451
Introducing Uconnect
451
Get Started
452
Basic Voice Commands
453
Radio
453
Media
454
Phone
455
Voice Text Reply
456
Navigation (6.5 NAV)
457
Siri Eyes Free — If Equipped
458
General Information
460
Additional Information
460
INDEX
461

FAQ about the 2017 Fiat 500x Manual

What contains the 2017 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 2017 owner's manual:

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

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