2020 Alfa Romeo 4c Owner's Manual

2020 Alfa Romeo 4c owners manual
Year:
2020
Make:
Alfa Romeo
Model:
4c
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
9.56 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
10
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE
12
KEYS
12
Key Fob
12
To Unlock The Doors
12
To Lock The Doors
12
Replacing The Battery In The Key Fob
13
General Information
14
IGNITION SWITCH
15
Ignition Key Removal
15
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
16
SENTRY KEY
16
Replacement Keys
17
General Information
17
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM SYSTEM — IF EQUIPPED
17
To Arm The System
18
To Disarm The System
18
DOORS
19
Central Door Locking/Unlocking
19
Emergency Door Locking Device
20
SEATS
21
Manual Front Seats
21
Forward And Rearward Adjustment
21
Seat Height Adjustment
22
Recliner Adjustment
22
HEAD RESTRAINTS
22
Non-Adjustable Head Restraints
22
STEERING WHEEL
23
Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
23
MIRRORS
23
Automatic Dimming Mirror With Rear View Camera Display
23
Outside Mirrors
24
Power Mirrors
25
Folding Mirrors
25
Heated Mirrors
25
EXTERIOR LIGHTS
26
Multifunction Lever
26
Headlights
26
Daytime Running Lights (DRLs)
26
High Beams
27
Flash-To-Pass
27
Parking Lights
27
Follow Me Home/Headlight Delay
27
Turn Signals
27
Lane Change Assist
27
INTERIOR LIGHTS
28
Interior Light
28
Interior Light Timing (Center Position)
28
Dimmer Controls
29
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
29
Windshield Wiper Operation
29
Intermittent Wiper System
29
Windshield Washers
30
Mist
30
CLIMATE CONTROLS
30
Climate Controls Overview
31
Climate Control Descriptions
32
Climate Control Functions
34
Heating
34
Fast Demisting/Defrosting Of Windshield And Side Windows
34
Window Demisting
35
Ventilation
35
Internal Air Recirculation Activation
35
Climate Control
35
Door Mirror Demisting
36
System Maintenance
36
WINDOWS
36
Power Windows
36
REMOVABLE SOFT TOP
38
Removing The Soft Top
38
Installing The Soft Top
39
DECKLID
43
To Open The Decklid
43
To Close The Decklid
45
INTERNAL EQUIPMENT
46
Storage
46
Seatback Storage
46
Console Storage — If Equipped
46
Rear Compartment Storage
47
Cupholder
48
Power Outlets
49
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
51
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
51
Instrument Cluster Descriptions
52
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DISPLAY
53
Location And Controls
53
Change Engine Oil Indicator System
54
Instrument Cluster Display Programmable Menu
55
Speed Buzzer (Speed Limit)
56
Trip B Activation
56
Set Time
57
Set Date
57
Autoclose
58
Units (Set Units)
58
Language (Selecting The Language)
59
Buzzer Volume (Adjusting The Failure/Warning Buzzer Volume)
59
Service (Scheduled Servicing) — If Equipped
59
Daytime Running Lamps
60
Exit Menu
60
Values Displayed
60
Indications On Display
60
Range
61
Average Fuel Consumption
61
Travel Distance
61
Current Fuel Consumption
61
Average Speed
61
Travel Time
61
Tire Pressure Values
61
TRIP COMPUTER
61
Trip Button
62
Trip Functions
62
New Trip
62
Start Of Trip Procedure
63
Exit Trip
63
WARNING LIGHTS AND MESSAGES
63
Red Warning Lights
63
Brake Warning Light
63
Oil Pressure Warning Light
64
Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Warning Light
64
Air Bag Warning Light
65
Seat Belt Reminder Warning Light
65
Transmission Fault Warning Light
65
Battery Charge Warning Light — If Equipped
65
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
65
Yellow Warning Lights
66
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Light
66
Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) Warning Light
67
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Warning Light — If Equipped
67
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF Warning Light — If Equipped
68
Engine Check/Malfunction Indicator Warning Light (MIL)
68
Generic Warning Light
68
Passenger Air Bag Indicator Light
68
Green Indicator Lights
69
Turn Signal Indicator Lights
69
Park/Headlight On Indicator Light
69
Cruise Control Set Indicator Light — If Equipped
69
Door Mirror Defrost Indicator Light
69
Blue Indicator Lights
69
High Beam Indicator Light
69
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM — OBD II
69
Onboard Diagnostic System (OBD II) Cybersecurity
70
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
70
SAFETY
72
SAFETY FEATURES
72
Four-Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
72
System Intervention
73
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) System
73
System Activation
74
System Intervention
74
Electronic Brake Distribution System (EBD)
74
Cornering Brake Control System (CBC)
74
Drag Torque Control System (DTC)
74
AntiSlip Regulation System (ASR)
75
System Intervention
75
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
75
Hydraulic Brake Assistant System (HBA)
76
Electronic Q2 System (E-Q2)
77
Ready Alert Brake System (RAB)
77
AUXILIARY DRIVING SYSTEMS
77
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
77
Base System
78
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
79
Check TPMS Warnings
79
General Information
80
OCCUPANT RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
80
Occupant Restraint Systems Features
80
Important Safety Precautions
81
Seat Belt Systems
82
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
82
Lap/Shoulder Belts
83
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
85
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
86
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
86
Seat Belt Pretensioner
87
Energy Management Feature
87
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
87
Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS)
88
Air Bag System Components
89
Air Bag Warning Light
89
Front Air Bags
90
Driver And Passenger Front Air Bag Features
91
Front Air Bag Operation
91
Knee Impact Bolsters
92
Supplemental Driver Knee Air Bag
92
Supplemental Side Air Bags
92
Air Bag System Components
94
If A Deployment Occurs
95
Enhanced Accident Response System
96
Enhanced Accident Response System Reset Procedure
96
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
98
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
98
Child Restraints
99
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
100
Infant And Child Restraints
101
Older Children And Child Restraints
101
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
102
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
102
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
103
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
104
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage:
105
Transporting Pets
105
SAFETY TIPS
105
Transporting Passengers
105
Exhaust Gas
106
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
106
Seat Belts
106
Air Bag Warning Light
107
Defroster
107
Floor Mat Safety Information
107
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
108
Tires
108
Lights
108
Door Latches
108
Fluid Leaks
108
STARTING AND OPERATING
109
STARTING THE ENGINE
109
Automatic Transmission
109
Normal Starting
109
Cold Weather Operation
110
If Engine Fails To Start
110
After Starting
110
Turbo Charger “Cool Down”
110
ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
110
PARKING BRAKE
111
SIX-SPEED ALFA TWIN CLUTCH TRANSMISSION
112
Using The Transmission
112
Operating Modes
113
MANUAL Mode
113
AUTO Mode
114
Neutral (N)
115
Parking The Vehicle
115
ALFA DNA SYSTEM (DYNAMIC VEHICLE CONTROL SYSTEM)
116
Driving Modes
117
Dynamic Mode
117
Race Mode
117
Natural Mode
118
All Weather Mode
118
System Failure
119
Launch Control
119
SPEED CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
120
To Activate
121
To Set A Desired Speed
121
To Vary The Speed Setting
121
To Accelerate For Passing
122
To Resume Speed
122
To Deactivate
122
PARKING SENSORS — IF EQUIPPED
122
Acoustic Signal
123
Indications On Display — If Equipped
123
Activation/Deactivation
124
Fault Indication
124
General Warnings
124
PARKVIEW REAR BACK UP CAMERA
125
ADDING FUEL/SMART FUEL
126
TRAILER TOWING
128
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
128
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle
128
DRIVING TIPS
128
Driving On Slippery Surfaces
128
Acceleration
129
Traction
129
Driving Through Water
129
Flowing/Rising Water
129
Shallow Standing Water
129
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY
131
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
131
HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
131
Replacement Bulbs
131
Replacing Exterior Bulbs
132
Front Light Clusters
133
Side Lights/Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
133
Low/High Beam Bi-Halogen Headlights
133
Low/High Beam HID & LED Headlights
135
Direction Indicators
135
Front Side Marker
136
Rear Light Clusters
137
Direction Indicators
137
Tail Lights/Brake Lights
138
Reversing Light
138
Third Brake Lights
139
License Plate Lights
139
Roof Light
140
Luggage Compartment Roof Light
141
FUSES
142
General Information
142
Engine Compartment Fuses
143
Dashboard Fuse Box
145
TIRE SERVICE KIT
145
Tire Service Kit Storage Location
146
Tire Service Kit Components And Operation
146
Tire Service Kit Usage Precautions
149
JUMP STARTING
149
Preparations For Jump Start
150
Jump Starting Procedure
150
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
152
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
152
Front Tow Eye Usage
152
FIRE EXTINGUISHER — IF EQUIPPED
155
ENHANCED ACCIDENT RESPONSE SYSTEM (EARS)
155
EVENT DATA RECORDER (EDR)
155
SERVICING AND MAINTENANCE
156
SCHEDULED SERVICING
156
Maintenance Plan
157
ENGINE COMPARTMENT
162
1750 Turbo Engine
162
Checking Oil Level
162
Adding Washer Solvent
163
Maintenance-Free Battery
165
Pressure Washing
166
DEALER SERVICE
166
Engine Oil
167
Change Engine Oil
167
Engine Oil Selection
167
Engine Oil Viscosity — 1750 Turbo Engine (SAE Grade)
167
Materials Added To Engine Oil
167
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
167
Engine Oil Filter
167
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
168
Engine Cover
168
Air Conditioner Maintenance
168
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling — R–1234yf
169
Body Lubrication
169
Wiper Blades
169
Blade Lifting
170
Front Wiper Blade Removal/Installation
170
Windshield Washer Nozzles
171
Exhaust System
171
Cooling System
172
Coolant Checks
173
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
173
Selection Of Coolant
173
Adding Coolant
174
Cooling System Pressure Cap
174
Disposal Of Used Coolant
175
Coolant Level
175
Points To Remember
175
Brake System
176
Brake Master Cylinder
176
Checking Brake Fluid
177
Alfa Twin Clutch Transmission
179
Selection Of Lubricant
179
Special Additives
179
Fluid Level Check
179
Fluid Changes
179
RAISING THE VEHICLE
180
TIRES
180
Tire Safety Information
180
Tire Markings
180
Tire Sizing Chart
181
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
183
Tire Terminology And Definitions
184
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
184
Loading
185
Tires — General Information
188
Tire Pressure
188
Tire Inflation Pressures
189
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
189
Radial Ply Tires
190
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
190
Tire Spinning
190
Tread Wear Indicators
191
Life Of Tire
191
Replacement Tires
192
Tire Types
193
All Season Tires — If Equipped
193
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
193
Snow Tires
193
Spare Tires — If Equipped
193
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
194
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
194
Collapsible Spare Tire — If Equipped
194
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
195
Limited Use Spare — If Equipped
195
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
195
Tire Chains (Traction Devices)
196
Tire Rotation Recommendations
197
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
197
Treadwear
197
Traction Grades
198
Temperature Grades
198
VEHICLE STORAGE
198
BODYWORK
199
Protection From Atmospheric Agents
199
What Causes Corrosion?
199
Body And Underbody Maintenance
199
Cleaning Headlights
199
Preserving The Bodywork
200
Washing
200
Special Care
200
INTERIORS
201
Seats And Fabric Parts
201
Seat Belt Maintenance
201
Plastic And Coated Parts
201
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
201
Leather Parts
202
Glass Surfaces
202
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
203
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
203
BRAKE SYSTEM
203
WHEEL AND TIRE TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
203
Torque Specifications
203
FUEL REQUIREMENTS — 1750 TURBO
205
Reformulated Gasoline
205
Materials Added To Fuel
205
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
205
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
206
CNG And LP Fuel System Modifications
206
MMT In Gasoline
206
Fuel System Cautions
206
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
207
FLUID CAPACITIES
207
FLUIDS AND LUBRICANTS
208
Engine
208
Chassis
209
MULTIMEDIA
210
CYBERSECURITY
210
RADIO SYSTEM
211
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE PHONES
211
General Information
212
CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE
213
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
213
Prepare For The Appointment
213
Prepare A List
213
Be Reasonable With Requests
213
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
213
Alfa Romeo Customer Center
214
Alfa Romeo Customer Care (Canada)
214
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
214
Service Contract
214
WARRANTY INFORMATION
215
MOPAR PARTS
215
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
215
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
215
In Canada
215
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
216
INDEX
217

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The Alfa Romeo 4c owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Alfa Romeo to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Alfa Romeo 4c. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Alfa Romeo 4c 2020 owner's manual:

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
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  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

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