2019 Fiat 500l Owner's Manual

2019 Fiat 500l owners manual
Year:
2019
Make:
Fiat
Model:
500l
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
4.25 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
INTRODUCTION
6
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
7
Essential Information
7
Symbols
7
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
KEYS
18
Key With Remote Control
18
To Unlock The Doors And Liftgate
18
To Lock The Doors And Liftgate
18
Replacing The Battery In The Key With Remote Control
19
Programming Additional Key Fobs
19
Request For Additional Remote Controls
19
General Information
20
IGNITION SWITCH
20
Ignition Switch
20
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
22
SENTRY KEY
22
Key Programming
22
Replacement Keys
22
General Information
23
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM
23
To Arm The System
23
To Disarm The System
24
Central Lock/Unlock (Switch Safe Lock Device) — If Equipped
24
DOORS
25
Power Door Locks
25
Doors Lock With One Or More Doors Open
27
Auto-Relocking (Only For Rear Doors)
27
Child-Protection Door Lock System (Rear Doors)
27
SEATS
28
Manual Adjustment (Front Seats)
28
Forward/Rearward Adjustment
29
Seat Height Adjustment
29
Recliner Adjustment
30
Manual Adjustment (Rear Seats)
30
Rear Seats Forward/Rearward Adjustment
31
Reclining Rear Seats
31
Fold And Tumble Rear Seat
32
Power Adjustment (Front Seats) — If Equipped
34
Power Lumbar — If Equipped
34
Heated Seats — If Equipped
35
Rear Armrest — If Equipped
36
HEAD RESTRAINTS
36
Reactive Head Restraints — Front Seats
36
Rear Head Restraint Adjustment
37
Front Head Restraint Removal
38
Rear Head Restraint Removal
39
STEERING WHEEL
39
Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
39
MIRRORS
40
Inside Day/Night Mirror
40
Automatic Dimming Mirror — If Equipped
40
Conversation Mirror — If Equipped
41
Power Mirrors
42
Folding Mirrors
42
Heated Mirrors — If Equipped
42
Illuminated Vanity Mirrors — If Equipped
43
Sun Visor “Slide-On-Rod” Feature — If Equipped
43
EXTERIOR LIGHTS
44
Headlights
44
Daytime Running Lights — If Equipped
44
High Beams
45
Flash-To-Pass
45
Parking Lights
45
Follow Me Home/Headlight Delay
45
Front Fog Lights — If Equipped
45
Courtesy Lights/Approaching Lights
46
INTERIOR LIGHTS
46
Interior Lights Controls
46
WIPERS AND WASHERS
49
Front Wiper Operation
49
Intermittent Wiper System
49
Front Windshield Washer Operation
50
Manual High Speed/Mist
50
Rear Wiper/Washer Operation
51
CLIMATE CONTROLS
52
Manual Climate Control Overview
52
Manual Climate Control Descriptions
53
Automatic Climate Control Overview
56
Automatic Climate Control Descriptions
56
System Maintenance
59
Climate Control Functions
60
A/C (Air Conditioning)
60
Recirculation
60
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC)
60
Automatic Operation
60
Manual Operation Override
61
Operating Tips
61
Winter Operation
61
Vacation/Storage
61
Window Fogging
62
Outside Air Intake
62
Cabin Air Filter
62
Operating Tips Chart
63
WINDOWS
63
Power Windows
63
Power Window Controls
63
Auto-Down
64
Auto-Up Feature With Auto-Reverse Protection — If Equipped
65
Resetting The Auto-Up Feature
65
Wind Buffeting
65
POWER SUNROOF — IF EQUIPPED
66
Opening
66
Closing
67
Anti-Pinch Protect Feature
67
Sunroof Reinitialization
67
Wind Buffeting
68
Power Sun Blind
68
HOOD
69
Opening
69
Closing
69
LIFTGATE
70
Opening
70
Liftgate Emergency Release
71
Cargo Area Features
72
Rear Cargo Storage Features
72
Cargo Area Tie Downs — If Equipped
76
Storage Compartments
77
GARAGE DOOR OPENER — IF EQUIPPED
77
Before You Begin Programming HomeLink
78
Programming A Rolling Code
78
Programming A Non-Rolling Code
80
Canadian/Gate Operator Programming
80
Using HomeLink
81
Security
82
Troubleshooting Tips
82
General Information
83
INTERNAL EQUIPMENT
83
Storage
83
Glove Compartment
83
Front Center Armrest Storage — If Equipped
84
Cupholders
85
Power Outlets
85
Cigar Lighter — If Equipped
86
ROOF LUGGAGE RACK — IF EQUIPPED
87
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
89
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
90
Instrument Cluster Descriptions
90
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY
92
Instrument Cluster Display Control Buttons
93
Change Engine Oil Indicator System
94
Instrument Cluster Display Menu Items
94
Speedometer
95
Trip
95
Vehicle Info
96
Audio
97
Phone
97
Navigation — If Equipped
98
Stored Messages
98
Settings
98
WARNING LIGHTS AND MESSAGES
100
Red Warning Lights
100
— Air Bag Warning Light
100
— Brake Warning Light
101
— Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Warning Light
102
— Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
102
— Seat Belt Reminder Warning Light
102
— Electric Power Steering Fault Warning Light
103
— Vehicle Security Warning Light — If Equipped
103
— Battery Charge Warning Light
103
— Transmission Fault Warning Light
103
— Oil Pressure Warning Light
103
— Oil Pressure Sensor Failure Warning Light
103
— Door Open Warning Light
103
— Liftgate Open Warning Light
104
Yellow Warning Lights
104
— Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) Warning Light
104
— Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Warning Light — If Equipped
104
— Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Off Warning Light — If Equipped
105
— Low Fuel Indicator Light
105
— Engine Check/Malfunction Indicator Warning Light (MIL)
105
— Passenger Air Bag Indicator Light
106
— Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Light
106
Yellow Indicator Lights
108
— External Light Failure Indicator Light — If Equipped
108
— Fuel Cutoff Indicator Light — If Equipped
108
— Fuel Cutoff Failure Light — If Equipped
108
— Fuel Level Sensor Failure
108
— Icy Road Condition Indicator Light — If Equipped
108
— Rear Defrost Light
108
— Transmission Temperature Warning Light
109
— Immobilizer Fail / VPS Electrical Alarm Indicator Light
109
Green Indicator Lights
110
— Cruise Control Set Indicator Light — If Equipped
110
— Front Fog Indicator Light — If Equipped
110
— Park/Headlight On Indicator Light
110
— Turn Signal Indicator Lights
110
White Indicator Lights
110
— Cruise Control On Light — If Equipped
110
— Cruise Control Cancelled Light — If Equipped
110
— Speed Warning Indicator Light — If Equipped
111
Blue Indicator Lights
111
— High Beam Indicator Light
111
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
111
Onboard Diagnostic System (OBD II) Cybersecurity
112
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
112
SAFETY
115
SAFETY FEATURES
116
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
116
Anti-Lock Brake Warning Light
117
Electronic Brake Control System
117
Brake Assist System (BAS)
117
Traction Control System (TCS)
118
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
118
HSA Activation Criteria
119
Disabling/Enabling HSA
119
Dynamic Steering Torque (DST)
119
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
119
ESC Activation/Malfunction Indicator Light And ESC OFF Indicator Light
120
ESC Operating Modes
121
Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
122
AUXILIARY DRIVING SYSTEMS
123
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
123
Base System
125
General Information
127
OCCUPANT RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
127
Occupant Restraint Systems Features
127
Important Safety Precautions
127
Seat Belt Systems
128
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
129
Lap/Shoulder Belts
130
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
132
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
134
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
134
Seat Belt Pretensioner
135
Energy Management Feature
135
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
135
Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS)
137
Air Bag System Components
137
Air Bag Warning Light
138
Front Air Bags
139
Driver And Passenger Front Air Bag Features
140
Front Air Bag Operation
141
Knee Impact Bolsters
142
Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag
142
Supplemental Side Air Bags
142
Air Bag System Components
146
If A Deployment Occurs
146
Enhanced Accident Response System
147
Enhanced Accident Response System Reset Procedure
148
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
150
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
151
Child Restraints
151
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
153
Infant And Child Restraints
154
Older Children And Child Restraints
154
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
155
Recommendations For Attaching Child Restraints
156
Lower Anchors And Tethers For CHildren (LATCH) Restraint System
157
LATCH Positions For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
157
Locating The LATCH Anchorages
159
Locating The Upper Tether Anchorages
160
Center Seat LATCH
161
To Install A LATCH-Compatible Child Restraint
161
How To Stow An Unused Switchable-ALR (ALR) Seat Belt:
162
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
162
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
163
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR):
165
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage:
166
Transporting Pets
167
SAFETY TIPS
168
Transporting Passengers
168
Exhaust Gas
168
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
169
Seat Belts
169
Air Bag Warning Light
169
Defroster
169
Floor Mat Safety Information
170
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
171
Tires
171
Lights
171
Door Latches
171
Fluid Leaks
171
STARTING AND OPERATING
173
STARTING THE ENGINE
175
Normal Starting
175
Automatic Transmission
175
Cold Weather Operation
175
Extended Park Starting
176
If Engine Fails To Start
176
After Starting
177
Turbo Charger “Cool Down”
177
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
177
PARKING BRAKE
178
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
179
Key Ignition Park Interlock
180
Brake/Transmission Shift Interlock System
180
Six-Speed Automatic Transmission
180
Gear Ranges
181
AUTOSTICK
185
Operation
186
ELECTRIC POWER STEERING
187
SPEED CONTROL
187
To Activate
188
To Set A Desired Speed
188
To Vary The Speed Setting
188
To Accelerate For Passing
189
Using Speed Control On Hills
189
To Resume Speed
190
To Deactivate
190
REAR PARK ASSIST — IF EQUIPPED
190
Rear Park Assist Sensors
191
Rear Park Assist Audible Alerts
191
Indications On Display — If Equipped
192
Failure Indications
193
Cleaning The Rear Park Assist System
194
Park Assist System Usage Precautions
194
PARKVIEW REAR BACK UP CAMERA
195
ADDING FUEL
197
VEHICLE LOADING
199
Certification Label
199
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
199
Payload
199
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
199
Tire Size
200
Rim Size
200
Inflation Pressure
200
Curb Weight
200
Loading
200
TRAILER TOWING
201
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
201
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
201
DRIVING TIPS
202
Driving On Slippery Surfaces
202
Acceleration
202
Traction
202
Driving Through Water
202
Flowing/Rising Water
203
Shallow Standing Water
203
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY
205
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
206
BULB REPLACEMENT
206
Replacement Bulbs
206
Replacing Exterior Bulbs
208
Headlamps Low Beam And High Beam
208
Front Turn Signal And Daytime Running Lamps
210
Front Fog Lamps
210
Front/Rear Side Marker Lamps
210
Rear Tail, Stop, Backup And Turn Signal Lamps
210
Center High-Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL)
211
FUSES
211
General Information
211
Underhood Fuses
212
Interior Fuses
214
Rear Interior Fuses
217
JACKING AND TIRE CHANGING — IF EQUIPPED
218
Jack Location
219
Spare Tire Removal/Stowage
219
Preparations For Jacking
220
Jacking Instructions
221
TIRE SERVICE KIT
225
JUMP STARTING
228
Preparations For Jump Start
228
Jump Starting Procedure
229
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
231
IGNITION KEY REMOVAL OVERRIDE
232
GEAR SELECTOR OVERRIDE
233
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
234
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
235
ENHANCED ACCIDENT RESPONSE SYSTEM (EARS)
236
EVENT DATA RECORDER (EDR)
237
SERVICING AND MAINTENANCE
239
SCHEDULED SERVICING
241
Maintenance Plan
242
Heavy Duty Use Of The Vehicle
244
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 1.4L TURBO
245
Checking Oil Level
246
Adding Washer Fluid
246
Maintenance-Free Battery
247
DEALER SERVICE
248
Engine Oil
248
Change Engine Oil
248
Engine Oil Selection
248
American Petroleum Institute (API) Engine Oil Identification Symbol
249
Engine Oil Viscosity — 1.4L Turbo Engine (SAE Grade)
249
Synthetic Engine Oils
249
Materials Added To Engine Oil
250
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
250
Engine Oil Filter
250
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
250
Air Conditioner Maintenance
251
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling — R–1234yf
251
Body Lubrication
252
Windshield Wiper Blades
252
Service Position Strategy
253
Front Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
254
Rear Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
254
Exhaust System
255
Cooling System
257
Coolant Checks
257
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
257
Selection Of Coolant
258
Adding Coolant
258
Cooling System Pressure Cap
259
Disposal Of Used Coolant
260
Coolant Level
260
Points To Remember
260
Brake System
261
Brake Master Cylinder
261
Automatic Transmission
262
Selection Of Lubricant
262
Special Additives
263
Fluid Level Check
263
Fluid And Filter Changes
264
RAISING THE VEHICLE
264
TIRES
264
Tire Safety Information
264
Tire Markings
264
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
265
Tire Terminology And Definitions
267
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
268
Loading
269
Tires — General Information
272
Tire Pressure
272
Tire Inflation Pressures
273
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
274
Radial Ply Tires
274
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
275
Tire Spinning
275
Tread Wear Indicators
275
Life Of Tire
276
Replacement Tires
277
Tire Types
278
All Season Tires — If Equipped
278
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
278
Snow Tires
279
Spare Tires — If Equipped
279
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
279
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
280
Collapsible Spare Tire — If Equipped
280
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
281
Limited Use Spare — If Equipped
281
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
282
Tire Chains (Traction Devices)
283
Tire Rotation Recommendations
284
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
285
Treadwear
285
Traction Grades
286
Temperature Grades
286
VEHICLE STORAGE
287
BODYWORK
287
Protection From Atmospheric Agents
287
What Causes Corrosion?
288
Body And Underbody Maintenance
288
Cleaning Headlights
288
Preserving The Bodywork
288
Washing
288
Special Care
289
INTERIORS
289
Seats And Fabric Parts
289
Seat Belt Maintenance
290
Plastic And Coated Parts
290
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
290
Leather Parts
291
Glass Surfaces
291
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
293
IDENTIFICATION DATA
294
Vehicle Identification Number
294
BRAKE SYSTEM
294
WHEEL AND TIRE TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
295
Torque Specifications
295
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
296
1.4L Turbo
296
Reformulated Gasoline
297
Materials Added To Fuel
297
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
297
Do Not Use E-85 In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
298
CNG And LP Fuel System Modifications
298
MMT In Gasoline
298
Fuel System Cautions
299
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
299
FLUID CAPACITIES
300
FLUIDS AND LUBRICANTS
300
Engine
300
Chassis
302
MULTIMEDIA
303
UCONNECT SYSTEMS
304
DRAG & DROP MENU BAR
304
CYBERSECURITY
305
UCONNECT SETTINGS
306
Customer Programmable Features — Uconnect 4/4 NAV With 7–inch Display Settings
306
Language
307
Display
307
Units
308
Voice
308
Clock & Date
309
Safety & Driving Assistance
310
Lights
312
Doors & Locks
313
Engine Off Options
313
Audio
314
Phone/Bluetooth
315
SiriusXM Setup — If Equipped
316
Restore Settings To Default
317
Clear Personal Data
317
STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS
318
Radio Operation
318
Player Operation
318
IPOD/USB/MEDIA PLAYER CONTROL
319
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE PHONES
320
Regulatory And Safety Information
320
UCONNECT VOICE RECOGNITION QUICK TIPS
321
Introducing Uconnect
321
Get Started
321
Basic Voice Commands
322
Radio
323
Media
323
Phone
324
Navigation (4 NAV) — If Equipped
325
Siri Eyes Free — If Equipped
326
Android Auto — If Equipped
326
Apple CarPlay — If Equipped
328
General Information
329
Additional Information
329
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
329
CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE
331
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
332
Prepare For The Appointment
332
Prepare A List
332
Be Reasonable With Requests
332
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
332
FCA US LLC Customer Center
333
FCA Canada Inc. Customer Center
333
In Mexico Contact
333
Puerto Rico And U.S. Virgin Islands
333
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
334
Service Contract
334
WARRANTY INFORMATION
335
MOPAR PARTS
335
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
335
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
335
In Canada
336
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
336
INDEX
337

FAQ about the 2019 Fiat 500l Manual

What contains the 2019 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 2019 owner's manual:

  • Best practice for driving your Fiat 500l
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications

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