2018 Fiat 500e Owner's Manual

2018 Fiat 500e owners manual
Year:
2018
Make:
Fiat
Model:
500e
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
3.32 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
INTRODUCTION
6
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
6
Essential Information
6
Symbols
6
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
7
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
7
GRAPHICAL TABLE OF CONTENTS
9
FRONT VIEW
10
REAR VIEW
11
INSTRUMENT PANEL
12
INTERIOR
13
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE
15
HIGH VOLTAGE BATTERY
18
500e ELECTRIC VEHICLE FEATURES
20
Audible Pedestrian Warning System
20
Single-Speed Transmission
20
Auto Park
20
E-Park
20
Climate Control (HVAC System)
21
Electric Air Conditioning Compressor
21
Electric Power Steering
21
Smartphone Features (Not Available In Canada)
22
HIGH VOLTAGE CHARGING OPERATION
23
SAE J1772 Charging Inlet
23
AC Level 1 Charging (120V, 15 Amp)
24
EVSE Charging Cordset
26
Charging Cordset Operation
26
Troubleshooting Using The Status Indicator Display
29
Vehicle Charge Indicators
35
AC Level 2 Charging (240V, 30 Amp)
37
Charge Times
38
KEYS
38
Key With Remote Control
38
To Unlock The Doors And Liftgate
39
To Lock The Doors And Liftgate
39
Replacing The Battery In The Key With Remote Control
39
Programming Additional Key Fobs
40
Request For Additional Remote Controls
40
General Information
40
IGNITION SWITCH
40
Mechanical Ignition Switch
40
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
42
SENTRY KEY
42
Key Programming
43
Replacement Keys
43
General Information
43
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM
43
To Arm The System
44
To Disarm The System
44
Central Lock/Unlock (Switch Safe Lock Device) — If Equipped
45
DOORS
46
Manual Lock
46
Power Door Locks
47
SEATS
48
Manual Adjustment Front Seats
48
Forward/Rearward Adjustment
48
Seat Height Adjustment
49
Recline Adjustment
49
EZ Entry Feature
50
Heated Seats — If Equipped
51
Manual Folding Rear Seat
52
HEAD RESTRAINTS
52
Reactive Head Restraints — Front Seats
53
Rear Head Restraints
54
STEERING WHEEL
55
Tilt Steering Column — If Equipped
55
MIRRORS
56
Inside Day/Night Mirror
56
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
56
Power Mirrors
57
Folding Mirrors
57
Spotter Mirror — If Equipped
58
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
58
EXTERIOR LIGHTS
58
Multifunction Lever
58
Headlights
58
Daytime Running Lights
59
High Beams
59
Flash-To-Pass
59
Parking Lights
59
Follow Me Home/Headlight Delay
59
Fog Lights — If Equipped
59
Turn Signals
60
Lane Change Assist
60
INTERIOR LIGHTS
61
Interior Light Timing (Center Position)
61
Interior Light Timing (On/Right Position)
61
Dimmer Control
62
Ambient Light
62
Cargo Area Lights
62
WIPERS AND WASHERS
62
Front Windshield Wiper Operation
63
Intermittent Wiper Operation
63
Front Windshield Washer Operation
64
Manual High Speed/Mist
64
Rear Windshield Wiper
64
CLIMATE CONTROLS
65
Automatic Temperature Control Overview
66
Control Descriptions
67
Climate Control Functions
71
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
71
Automatic Operation
71
Manual Operation Override
72
Operating Tips
72
Summer Operation
72
Winter Operation
72
Vacation/Storage
72
Window Fogging
73
Outside Air Intake
73
A/C Air Filter
73
Operating Tips Chart
74
WINDOWS
74
Power Window Controls
74
Auto-Down
75
Wind Buffeting
75
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
75
To Open
76
To Close
76
Wind Buffeting
76
Sun Shade — If Equipped
77
Pinch Protect Feature
77
Emergency Operation
77
HOOD
78
Opening
78
Closing
79
LIFTGATE
80
Opening
80
INTERNAL EQUIPMENT
80
Storage
80
Glove Compartment
80
Cupholders
81
Front Cupholders
81
Rear Cupholders
81
Sun Visors
82
Electrical Power Outlets
82
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
85
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
86
Instrument Cluster Descriptions
87
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY
87
Instrument Cluster Display And Controls
87
Display Menu Set-Up
89
TRIP COMPUTER
90
Trip Button
90
Trip Functions
91
Values Displayed
92
WARNING LIGHTS AND MESSAGES
92
Red Warning Lights
92
— Air Bag Warning Light
92
— Brake Warning Light
93
— Battery Charge Warning Light
94
— Door Open Warning Light
94
— Electric Power Steering Fault Warning Light
94
— Hood Open Warning Light — If Equipped
94
— Liftgate Open Warning Light
94
— Plugged In Malfunction Indicator Light
94
— Seat Belt Reminder Warning Light
94
— Service Propulsion System Warning Light
95
Yellow Warning Lights
95
— Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) Warning Light
95
— Electronic Park Brake Warning Light
95
— Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Active Warning Light — If Equipped
95
— Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Off Warning Light — If Equipped
96
— External Light Failure Indicator Light — If Equipped
96
— Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Light
96
— Immobilizer Vehicle Theft Alarm Warning Light
98
— Regenerative Brake System (RBS) Indicator Light
98
Yellow Indicator Lights
98
— EV System Malfunction Indicator Light
98
— Icy Road Condition Indicator Light — If Equipped
98
— Rear Defrost Light
98
— Exterior Bulb Failure Indicator Light — If Equipped
99
Green Indicator Lights
99
— Cruise Control Set Indicator Light — If Equipped
99
— Front Fog Indicator Light — If Equipped
99
— Park/Headlight On Indicator Light
99
— Plugged In Indicator Light
99
— Turn Signal Indicator Lights
99
White Indicator Lights
100
— Cruise Control ON Indicator Light
100
Blue Indicator Lights
100
— High Beam Indicator Light
100
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
100
Onboard Diagnostic System (OBD II) Cybersecurity
100
SAFETY
101
SAFETY FEATURES
102
Four-Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
102
Electronic Brake Control System
103
Brake Assist System (BAS)
103
Traction Control System (TCS)
103
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
104
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light And ESC OFF Indicator Light
106
Regenerative Braking System (RBS)
106
AUXILIARY DRIVING SYSTEMS
107
Tire Pressure Monitor System
107
TPM System
109
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
109
TPMS Warning
110
General Information
112
OCCUPANT RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
112
Occupant Restraint Systems Features
112
Important Safety Precautions
112
Seat Belt Systems
113
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
113
Lap/Shoulder Belts
115
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
117
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
119
Seat Belt Extender
119
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
120
Seat Belt Pretensioner
120
Energy Management Feature
120
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
121
Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS)
122
Air Bag System Components
122
Air Bag Warning Light
123
Front Air Bags
124
Driver And Passenger Front Air Bag Features
125
Front Air Bag Operation
126
Knee Impact Bolsters
126
Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag
127
Supplemental Side Air Bags
127
Air Bag System Components
131
If A Deployment Occurs
131
Enhanced Accident Response System
132
Enhanced Accident Response System Reset Procedure
133
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
133
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
134
Child Restraints
135
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
136
Infant And Child Restraints
137
Older Children And Child Restraints
137
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
138
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
139
Lower Anchors And Tethers For CHildren (LATCH) Restraint System
140
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
140
Locating The LATCH Anchorages
142
Locating The Upper Tether Anchorages
143
Center Seat LATCH
143
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
144
How To Stow An Unused Switchable-ALR (ALR) Seat Belt:
145
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
145
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
146
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR):
148
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage
149
Transporting Pets
150
SAFETY TIPS
151
Transporting Passengers
151
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
151
Seat Belts
151
Air Bag Warning Light
151
Defroster
151
Floor Mat Safety Information
152
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
153
Tires
153
Lights
153
Door Latches
153
Fluid Leaks
153
STARTING AND OPERATING
155
STARTING PROCEDURES
157
Single-Speed Transmission
157
Normal Starting
157
PARKING BRAKE
158
SINGLE–SPEED TRANSMISSION
159
Key Ignition Park Interlock
161
Gear Ranges
161
PARK (P)
161
REVERSE (R)
163
NEUTRAL (N)
163
DRIVE (D)
163
Auto Park
163
POWER STEERING
164
SPEED CONTROL
165
To Activate
166
To Set A Desired Speed
166
To Vary The Speed Setting
166
To Accelerate For Passing
167
Using Speed Control On Hills
167
To Resume Speed
168
To Deactivate
168
REAR PARK ASSIST
168
Rear Park Assist Sensors
168
Rear Park Assist Audible Alerts
168
Failure Indications
169
Cleaning The Rear Park Assist System
170
Park Assist System Usage Precautions
170
PARKVIEW REAR BACK UP CAMERA
171
VEHICLE LOADING
173
Certification Label
173
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
173
Payload
173
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
173
Tire Size
173
Rim Size
173
Inflation Pressure
173
Curb Weight
174
Loading
174
TRAILER TOWING
174
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
175
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
175
DRIVING TIPS
175
Driving On Slippery Surfaces
175
Acceleration
175
Traction
176
Driving Through Water
176
Flowing/Rising Water
176
Shallow Standing Water
177
EXTENDING YOUR DRIVING RANGE PER CHARGE
177
Driver Behavior Gauge
178
Range Projection
179
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY
181
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
182
BULB REPLACEMENT
182
Replacement Bulbs
182
Replacing Exterior Bulbs
184
Headlamps Low Beam And High Beam
184
Front Turn Signal, Parking And Daytime Running Lamps
184
Front Fog Lamps
185
Front/Rear Side Marker Lamps
185
Rear Tail, Stop, Backup And Turn Signal Lamps
185
Replacing Interior Bulbs
186
Rear Cargo Lamp
186
FUSES
186
Interior Fuses
186
TIRE SERVICE KIT — IF EQUIPPED
192
Tire Service Kit Storage
192
Tire Service Kit Components And Operation
193
Using The Mode Select Knob And Hoses
193
Tire Service Kit Usage Precautions
193
Sealing A Tire With Tire Service Kit
195
(A) Whenever You Stop To Use Tire Service Kit:
195
(B) Setting Up To Use Tire Service Kit:
196
(C) Injecting Tire Service Kit Sealant Into The Deflated Tire:
196
(D) Drive Vehicle:
198
(E) After Driving:
198
(F) Sealant Bottle And Hose Replacement:
199
TIRE SERVICE KIT — IF EQUIPPED
200
Tire Service Kit Storage
200
Tire Service Kit Components And Operation
201
Using The Mode Select Knob And Hoses
201
Tire Service Kit Usage Precautions
202
Sealing A Tire With Tire Service Kit
203
(A) Whenever You Stop To Use Tire Service Kit:
203
(B) Setting Up To Use Tire Service Kit:
204
(C) Injecting Tire Service Kit Sealant Into The Deflated Tire:
204
(D) Drive Vehicle:
206
(E) After Driving:
206
(F) Sealant Bottle And Hose Replacement:
207
JUMP STARTING PROCEDURE (12 VOLT BATTERY ONLY)
208
Preparations For Jump Start
208
Jump Starting Procedure
209
MANUAL PARK RELEASE
210
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
212
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
213
ENHANCED ACCIDENT RESPONSE SYSTEM (EARS)
214
EVENT DATA RECORDER (EDR)
214
SERVICING AND MAINTENANCE
215
SCHEDULED SERVICING
217
Maintenance Plan
217
UNDERHOOD COMPARTMENT
219
Adding Washer Fluid
219
Maintenance-Free Battery 12 Volt
220
DEALER SERVICE
221
Power Electronics And Battery Thermal Management Systems
221
Power Electronics And Battery Thermal Management Systems — Coolant Level Check
222
Power Electronics And Battery Thermal Management Systems — Cooling Pressure Caps
223
Selection Of Coolant
224
Adding Coolant
224
Power Electronics And Battery Thermal Management Systems — Drain, Flush And Refill
225
Disposal Of Used Power Electronics And Battery Thermal Management Systems Coolant
225
Points To Remember
226
Air Conditioner Maintenance
226
Body Lubrication
227
Windshield Wiper Blades
227
Rear Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
228
Brake System
229
Brake Master Cylinder
229
RAISING THE VEHICLE
230
TIRES
231
Tire Safety Information
231
Tire Markings
231
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
232
Tire Terminology And Definitions
233
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
234
Loading
235
Tires — General Information
238
Tire Pressure
238
Tire Inflation Pressures
239
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
240
Radial Ply Tires
240
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
241
Tire Spinning
241
Tread Wear Indicators
241
Life Of Tire
242
Replacement Tires
243
Tire Types
244
All Season Tires — If Equipped
244
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
244
Snow Tires
245
Spare Tires — If Equipped
245
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
245
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
246
Collapsible Spare Tire — If Equipped
246
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
247
Limited Use Spare — If Equipped
247
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
248
Tire Chains (Traction Devices)
249
Tire Rotation Recommendations
250
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
251
Treadwear
251
Traction Grades
251
Temperature Grades
252
STORING THE VEHICLE
252
BODYWORK
253
Protection From Atmospheric Agents
253
What Causes Corrosion?
253
Body And Underbody Maintenance
253
Cleaning Headlights
253
Preserving The Bodywork
253
Washing
253
Special Care
254
INTERIORS
254
Seats And Fabric Parts
254
Seat Belt Maintenance
255
Plastic And Coated Parts
255
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
255
Leather Parts
256
Glass Surfaces
256
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
257
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
258
BRAKE SYSTEM
259
WHEEL AND TIRE TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
259
Torque Specifications
259
FLUID CAPACITIES
261
FLUIDS AND LUBRICANTS
261
MULTIMEDIA
263
UCONNECT SYSTEMS
264
CYBERSECURITY
264
UCONNECT SETTINGS
265
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect 3/3 NAV Display Settings
266
Display
266
Units
267
Voice
268
Clock & Date
269
Charging Schedule
270
Safety/Assistance
270
Lights
271
Doors & Locks
271
Engine Off Options
272
Audio
272
Phone/Bluetooth
273
SiriusXM Setup — If Equipped
274
Restore Settings
275
Clear Personal Data
275
STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS
276
Radio Operation
276
Media Mode
276
IPOD/USB/MEDIA PLAYER CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
277
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE PHONES
277
General Information
277
TELEMATICS MODEM
278
UCONNECT 3/3 NAV VOICE RECOGNITION QUICK TIPS
278
Introducing Uconnect
278
Get Started
279
Basic Voice Commands
280
Radio
280
Media
281
Phone
281
General Information
282
Additional Information
282
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
283
CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE
285
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
286
Prepare For The Appointment
286
Prepare A List
286
Be Reasonable With Requests
286
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
286
FCA US LLC Customer Center
287
FCA Canada Inc. Customer Center
287
In Mexico Contact
287
Puerto Rico And U.S. Virgin Islands
287
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
288
Service Contract
288
WARRANTY INFORMATION
289
MOPAR PARTS
289
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
289
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
289
In Canada
290
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
290
INDEX
291

FAQ about the 2018 Fiat 500e Manual

What contains the 2018 500e manual?

The Fiat 500e owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Fiat to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Fiat 500e. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Fiat 500e 2018 owner's manual:

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Fiat 500e owners can do
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

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The Fiat 500e (2018) owner's manual is available in English?

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