Fiat PUNTO Owner's Handbook Manual

Fiat PUNTO Owner's Handbook Manual

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  • Page 2 Customer, Thank you for selecting Fiat and congratulations on your choice of a Fiat Punto. We have written this handbook to help you get to know all your new Fiat Punto features and use it in the best possible way.
  • Page 3 MUST BE READ! REFUELLING Petrol engines: only refuel with unleaded petrol with octane rating (RON) not less than 95. Diesel engines: only refuel with diesel fuel conforming to the European specification EN590. Using oth- er products or mixtures may damage the engine beyond repair and cause the forfeiture of the warranty cover for caused damages as a consequence.
  • Page 4 If, after buying the car, you decide to add electrical accessories (that will gradually drain the battery), visit a Fiat Dealership. They can calculate the overall electrical requirement and check that the car’s electric system can support the required load.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    DASHBOARD ..............CRUISE CONTROL ............INSTRUMENT PANEL ............CEILING LIGHTS..............SYMBOLS ................CONTROLS................THE FIAT CODE SYSTEM ..........INTERIOR FITTINGS............THE KEYS ................SUNROOF................IGNITION SWITCH............DOOR ..................INSTRUMENTS ..............POWER WINDOWS ............DIGITAL DISPLAY..............BOOT ..................MULTIFUNCTION DISPLAY ..........
  • Page 6: Dashboard

    DASHBOARD The presence and the position of the instruments and warning lights may vary according to the versions. F0I0098m 1. Side swivel vent - 2. Side fixed vent - 3. Oddment compartment - 4. Horn - 5. Instrument panel - 6. Central swivel vent - 7.
  • Page 7: Instrument Panel

    INSTRUMENT PANEL Punto 1.2 - 1.3 Multijet versions (A) - Fuel level gauge with reserve warning light (B) - Speedometer (speed indicator) (C) - Engine coolant temperature gauge and excessive temperature warning light (D) - Digital display m c warning lights fitted on 1.3 Multijet version only...
  • Page 8: Active/Sound/Dynamic/Class Versions

    ACTIVE, SOUND, DYNAMIC, CLASS versions (A) - Speedometer (speed indicator) (B) - Fuel level gauge with reserve warning light (C) - Engine coolant temperature gauge and excessive temperature warning light (D) - Rev counter (E) - Multifunction display F0I0008m m c warning lights fitted on diesel versions Left-hand drive versions F0I0011m Versions with indications in miles for certain markets...
  • Page 9: Emotion Versions

    EMOTION versions (A) - Speedometer (speed indicator) (B) - Fuel level gauge with reserve warning light (C) - Engine coolant temperature gauge and excessive temperature warning light (D) - Rev counter (E) - Reconfigurable multifunction display warning light fitted on Speedgear or Dualogic versions F0I0009m m warning light fitted on diesel versions...
  • Page 10: Sporting Version

    SPORTING version (A) - Speedometer (speed indicator) (B) - Fuel level gauge with reserve warning light (C) - Engine coolant temperature gauge and excessive temperature warning light (D) - Rev counter (E) - Reconfigurable multifunction display F0I0010m warning light fitted on Speedgear or Dualogic versions m warning light fitted on diesel version only Left-hand drive versions...
  • Page 11: Hgt Version

    HGT version (A) - Speedometer (speed indicator) (B) - Fuel level gauge with reserve warning light (C) - Engine coolant temperature gauge and excessive temperature warning light (D) - Rev counter (E) - Reconfigurable multifunction display F0I0247m m warning light fitted on diesel versions warning light fitted on Speedgear or Dualogic versions Left-hand drive versions...
  • Page 12: Symbols

    OPERATION F0I0073m Each time the car is started turning the ignition key to MAR, the Fiat CODE system control unit sends a recognition code to the engine control unit to deactivate the inhibitor.
  • Page 13 IMPORTANT Every key has its own code, which must STOP for over 30 seconds. Should the be memorised by the system control unit. To inconvenience persists, contact a Fiat Dealership. memorise new keys, up to a maximum of eight, apply ❒ If the warning light stays on this means that the to Fiat Dealership.
  • Page 14: The Keys

    ❒ the electronic code (A) to be used for emergency starting (see “Emergency starting” in section “Correct use of the car”) ❒ the mechanical key code (B) to be given to the Fiat Dealership when F0I0036m ordering duplicate keys.
  • Page 15 KEY WITHOUT REMOTE CONTROL Key (A) (or (C) in alternative), delivered in two copies when the car is not fitted with remote control, controls the following: ❒ the ignition switch; ❒ the door and boot locks; ❒ the fuel filler cap locking/unlocking (versions with fuel filler cap with keylock);...
  • Page 16 Used batteries are harmful to the environment. They should be disposed of as specified by law in the special containers provided, or take them to a Fiat Dealership, which will deal with their disposal.
  • Page 17: Ignition Switch

    If the ignition device is tampered with (e.g.: attempted theft), have it checked over WARNING by a Fiat Dealership. When getting out of the car, always remove the key to prevent any occupants WARNING from accidentally activating the controls. Remember to engage the handbrake.
  • Page 18 STEERING COLUMN LOCK Engaging When the key is to STOP or PARK remove the key and turn the steering wheel until it locks. Disengaging Rock the steering wheel slightly as you turn the ignition key to MAR. F0I0035m Never remove the ignition key while the car is moving. The steering wheel would WARNING automatically lock as soon as you try to turn it.
  • Page 19: Instruments

    Do not travel with the fuel tank almost empty: the gaps in fuel delivery could damage the catalyst. IMPORTANT If the needle reaches the (E) with warning light (A) flashing this means that there is a failure. Contact a Fiat Dealership. F0I0041m...
  • Page 20 Fiat Dealership. If the needle reaches the red area, stop the engine immediately and contact a Fiat Dealership.
  • Page 21 CONTROL BUTTONS To use the information the “Digital display”, “Multifunction display” and “Reconfigurable multifunction display” are able to give (with the ignition key at MAR), you should firstly familiarise with the control buttons on the right and left side of the instrument panel and on the top of the right stalk (for the “Trip computer”...
  • Page 22 Reconfigurable multifunction display (where provided) +/– buttons To scroll the menu and the related options upwards/downwards or to increase/decrease the value displayed, to adjust, with sidelights turned on, the dimmer and the instrument panel and automatic two-zone climate control system (where provided) display/index (if pressed with “Set-up menu”...
  • Page 23: Digital Display

    DIGITAL DISPLAY (where provided) DISPLAY INFO ❒ Headlight aiming position display (only with dipped beams on) (A) ❒ Clock (B) (always displayed, also with key removed and front doors closed). ❒ Total (C) and partial (D) odometer. With ignition key removed, when opening one of the front doors the F0I0209m display comes on showing the clock and the odometer indication.
  • Page 24 Warning light check function The instrument panel performs a check on the following warning lights: ❒ handbrake on/low brake fluid level; ❒ ABS and EBD system; ❒ ESP system on/failure; ❒ “Dualdrive” (where provided) electric power steering failure. Warning light check is performed automatically when turning the ignition F0I0223m key to MAR and during normal operation if a failure is detected.
  • Page 25: Multifunction Display

    MULTIFUNCTION DISPLAY (where provided) The “Multifunction display” shows all the useful information necessary when driving, more particularly: INFORMATION ON STANDARD SCREEN ❒ Total odometer (A). ❒ Clock (B). F0I0031m With ignition key removed and front doors closed the display is off. With ignition key removed, when opening one of the front doors the display comes on showing the clock and the odometer indication.
  • Page 26 TRIP COMPUTER Pressing button , the “Trip computer” function gives is displayed, information relating to the operating status of the car. This function is resettable. F0I0164m Range to empty Values displayed are: Range to empty, Distance travelled, Average consumption, Instant consumption, Average speed, Trip time (driving time).
  • Page 27 Range to empty = = shows the distance in km (or Trip time = time elapsed from the start of the new miles) that the car can still cover before needing fuel, mission (*). assuming that driving conditions are kept unvaried. (*) New mission = starts from last reset: The display will show “- - - -”...
  • Page 28 WARNING LIGHT CHECK FUNCTION The instrument panel performs a check on the following warning lights: ❒ handbrake on/low brake fluid level; ❒ ABS and EBD system; ❒ ESP system on/failure; ❒ “Dualdrive” (where required) electric power steering failure. Warning light check is performed automatically when turning the ignition F0I0032m key to MAR and during normal operation if a failure is detected.
  • Page 29: Reconfigurable Multifunction Display

    RECONFIGURABLE MULTIFUNCTION DISPLAY (where provided) The “Multifunction display” shows all the useful information necessary when driving, more particularly: INFORMATION ON STANDARD SCREEN ❒ Date (A). ❒ Total odometer (B). F0I1000g ❒ Clock (C). ❒ External temperature (D). ❒ Speedgear or Dualogic info display (where provided) (F). With ignition key removed and front doors closed the display is off.
  • Page 30 ❒ Headlight aiming position display (with dipped beam ❒ SET DATE headlights on) (E). ❒ AUDIO REPETITION (where provided) (●) ❒ Repetition of audio info. ❒ SPEEDLOCK (where provided) There is also a menu enabling to perform the following ❒ DISTANCE UNIT adjustments and/or settings using the control buttons ❒...
  • Page 31 MAR, will display the message “Service” followed by the number of km, or days to go before car servicing. “Scheduled ser- vicing” message is displayed in km, miles or days according to the approaching service interval. Contact a Fiat Dealership to carry out any ser-...
  • Page 32 MENU DESCRIPTION The menu comprises a series of functions arranged in a “circular fashion” which can be selected through buttons + and - for access to the different select operations and settings (see examples “Lang.” and “Date adjustm.” below); for further details, also refer to “Access to menu screen”...
  • Page 33 ACCESS TO MENU SCREEN After the “Initial check”, it is possible to access the menu screen pressing the button To surf the menu press buttons + or –. IMPORTANT If after entering the menu no setting/adjustment is performed within 60 seconds, the system exits the menu automatically and returns to previously displayed screen.
  • Page 34 “Initial check” Is the car moving? Speed Lim. Example of standard Trip B screen Clock Adjust. Clock Mode Date Adjustm. Audio Rpt. Door Lock Dist. Unit Consump Speed Lim. Temp. Unit Exit Menu Lang. Reduced menu screen Buzzer Vol Keys Volume Service Exit menu Extended menu screen...
  • Page 35 SPEED LIMIT (Speed Lim.) With this function it is possible to set the car speed limit which, if exceeded, automatically sounds a buzzer and è makes the warning light with the special message on the display (see “Warning lights and messages” section) come on to alert the driver.
  • Page 36 TRIP B ON/OFF (Trip B) Through this option it is possible to activate (ON) or deactivate (OFF) the Trip B (partial trip) which show “partial mission” information corresponding to: Trip Dist. B, Avg. Consump. B, Avg. Speed B, Time B. For further information see “General trip - Trip B”.
  • Page 37 SET CLOCK (Clock Adjust.) During setting, the clock is displayed in 24h mode regardless of the set clock mode (12h/24h). To set the clock (hours - minutes) proceed as follows: See “Initial check” and “Access to Return to previously Return to previously menu screen”...
  • Page 38 CLOCK MODE (Clock Mode) This function is used to set the clock in the 12h (12 hour) or 24h (24 hour) mode. To adjust proceed as follows: See “Initial check” Return to previously and “Access to displayed menu screen” screen, e.g.: –...
  • Page 39 SET DATE (Date Adjustm.) To correct the date (year - month - day ) proceed as follows: See “Initial check” and “Access to Return to previously Return to previously menu screen” displayed displayed screen, e.g.: screen, e.g.: – Menu screen –...
  • Page 40 AUDIO REPETITION (Audio Rpt.) (where provided) With this function the display repeats information relevant to the Radio (selected radio station frequency or RDS message, automatic tuning or AutoSTore), audio CD (track number), MP3 CD (track number), CD Changer (CD number and track), and Tape (operating mode). See “Initial check”...
  • Page 41 SPEEDLOCK (Door Lock) (where provided) This function: ❒ when activated (ON) locks automatically the doors when the car speed exceeds 20 km/h; ❒ when deactivated (OFF) doesn’t perform automatic door lock when the car speed exceeds 20 km/h See “Initial check” Return to previously and “Access to displayed...
  • Page 42 “DISTANCE UNIT” (Dist. Unit) The display gives information according to the set unit (km or mi). To select the required distance units, proceed as follows: See “Initial check” Return to previously and “Access to displayed menu screen” screen, e.g.: – Menu screen Return to menu screen Return to menu screen...
  • Page 43 “CONSUMPTION UNIT” (Consump.) This function enables to select the unit of measure for fuel consumption (km/l, l/100 km or mpg) according to the previously set distance unit (km or mi, see previous paragraph “Distance unit”). To set this function proceed as follows: Menu screen See “Initial check”...
  • Page 44 “TEMPERATURE UNIT” (Temp. Unit) To select temperature unit (°C or °F), proceed as follows: See “Initial check” and “Access to Return to previously menu screen” displayed screen, e.g.: – Menu screen Return to menu screen Return to menu screen Use buttons +/– to select the required temperature unit (°C or °F).
  • Page 45 LANGUAGE (Lang.) Display messages can be shown in different languages (Italian, Dutch, English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, German). To select the required language proceed as follows: Return to previously displayed screen, e.g.: See “Initial check” and “Access to – menu screen” Menu screen –...
  • Page 46 BUZZER VOLUME (Buzzer Vol) The volume of the buzzer accompanying any failure/warning indication can be adjusted according to 8 levels. The buzzer can be adjusted and, in certain cases, it cannot be excluded. To adjust the volume proceed as follows: See “Initial check”...
  • Page 47 BUTTON VOLUME (Keys Volume) The volume of the roger-beep accompanying the activation of certain buttons can be adjusted according to 8 levels. The roger-beep can be adjusted and excluded. To adjust the volume proceed as follows: See “Initial check” and “Access to Return to previously menu screen”...
  • Page 48 SERVICE (Service) Through the “Service” function it is possible to receive information connected with correct vehicle maintenance. See “Initial check” Return to previously and “Access to displayed menu screen” screen, e.g.: – Menu screen Return to previously displayed screen, e.g.: Return to menu screen Use buttons + or –...
  • Page 49 “Scheduled servicing” message is displayed in km, miles or days according to the approa- ching service interval. Contact a Fiat Dealership to carry out any service operation provided by the “Service schedule” or “Annual inspection...
  • Page 50 EXIT MENU (Exit Menu) This is the last function that closes the circular setting cycle listed in the initial menu screen. Return to previously displayed screen, e.g.: Menu screen See “Initial check” and “Access to menu screen” – Use button – to return to Speed Lim. screen (first Menu item).
  • Page 51 TRIP COMPUTER The “Trip computer” displays information relating to the operating status of the car. This function comprises the “General trip”, concerning the complete mission of the car and “Trip B”, concerning the partial car mission. This function (as shown in the graph below) is contained within the complete mission. Both functions are resettable. The “General trip”...
  • Page 52 “Trip computer” information are displayed according to the following diagram: See “Initial check” and “Access to menu screen” Previously displayed screen, e.g.: continued from previous page & The two screens concerning a trip item = “Reset General trip” and “Trip B” excluding alternate three times, then the second “Range to empty”...
  • Page 53 Return to previously displayed screen, e.g.: continued from previous page Trip B ON? & = “Reset Trip B” (see paragraph “Reset Trip B”).
  • Page 54 & After resetting “Trip” by pressing the button with mode, the following functions are displayed: Reset GENERAL TRIP & = “Reset General trip” and “Trip B” (excluding “Range to empty”). Reset TRIP B & = “Reset Trip B”...
  • Page 55 Range to empty = shows the distance in km (or Trip time = time elapsed from the start of the new miles) that the car can still cover before needing fuel, mission (*). assuming that driving conditions are kept unvaried. (*) New mission = starts from last reset: The display will show “- - - -”...
  • Page 56 INSTRUMENT PANEL, DISPLAY AND BUTTON LIGHTING ADJUSTMENT (LIGHT RHEOSTAT) With this function it is possible to adjust the lighting (dimming/brightening) of the instrument cluster, and two-zone climate control display (where required). To adjust proceed as follows: Use buttons +/– to carry out required Previously light adjustment.
  • Page 57: Seats

    SEATS FRONT SEATS Moving the seat backwards or forwards Lift the lever (A) (on seat internal side) and push the seat forwards or backwards: in the driving position the arms should rest on the rim of the steering wheel. F0I0044m Seat height adjustment (where provided) Move the lever (B) upwards or downwards to achieve the required height.
  • Page 58 Seat warming (where provided) Press button (A) to switch the seat warming on/off. The led on the button will light up when the function is on. F0I0049m WARNING Only make adjustments when the car is stationary. Once you have released the lever, check that the seat is firmly locked in the WARNING runners by trying to move it back and forth.
  • Page 59 Tilting the back rest (3-door versions) To gain access to the rear seats, pull the handle (A) upwards, the back rest folds and the seat is free to run forwards. When resetting the back rest, the seat returns to its original position (mechanical memory).
  • Page 60: Head Restraints

    HEAD RESTRAINTS FRONT SEATS According to versions they can be fixed or adjustable in height. To raise or lower the head restraint, press button (A) then move it to the required position until hearing the locking click. Make sure it is properly locked in place.
  • Page 61: Steering Wheel

    STEERING WHEEL On certain versions the steering wheel can be adjusted in height. Proceed as follows: ❒ move lever (A) to position (1); ❒ adjust the steering wheel; ❒ refit the lever to position (2) to stop the steering wheel. F0I0046m REARVIEW MIRRORS DRIVING MIRROR...
  • Page 62 DOOR MIRRORS Manual adjustment From the passenger compartment, use knob (A) to make the required adjustments. When required (for example when the mirror causes difficulty in narrow spaces) it is possible to fold the mirror moving it from position (1) to position (2). Electrical adjustment (where provided) F0I0048m This operation can be only performed with ignition key to MAR.
  • Page 63: Heating/Climate Control System

    HEATING/CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM Version with central dashboard unit Version with central tunnel unit F0I0217m F0I0189m A - Fixed side vents - B - Adjustable side outlets - C - A - Fixed side vents - B - Adjustable side outlets - C - Fixed upper vent - D - Fixed central vent - E - Lower Fixed upper vent - D - Fixed central vent - E - Lower vents - F - Lower vents for rear seats...
  • Page 64 CENTRAL VENTS Versions with automatic two-zone climate control system (A) - Fixed vent. (B) - Swivel vents. (C) - Control for adjusting air flow: O vent open ç vent closed (D) -Control for directing air flow: F0I0196m Versions without automatic two-zone climate control system (A) - Air flow opening/closing control.
  • Page 65 LOWER VENTS (C) - (D) Fixed vents for conveying air to the footwell. F0I0051m F0I0232m...
  • Page 66: Heating And Ventilation

    HEATING AND VENTILATION CONTROLS (A): Air temperature knob (mixing hot and cold air) (B): Air recirculation on/off button (C): Fan knob (D): Air distribution knob. CLIMATIC COMFORT Knob (D) directs the air inside the passenger compartment according to five levels: ¥...
  • Page 67 QUICK HEATING Preventive demisting procedure Proceed as follows: In the event of considerable outside moisture and/or rain and/or considerable differences in temperature ❒ close all dashboard vents; inside and outside the passenger compartment, ❒ turn knob (A) to perform the following preventive demisting procedure: ❒...
  • Page 68 FAN SPEED ADJUSTMENT RECIRCULATION Proceed as follows: Move slider (B) to ❒ open completely central vents and side outlets; This function is particularly useful when the outside air is heavily polluted (in a traffic jam, tunnel, etc.). ❒ turn knob (A) to the blue sector; However, it is better not to use it for long periods, ❒...
  • Page 69: Manual Climate Control System

    MANUAL CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM (where provided) to speed up passenger compartment warming; ≤ to warm the passenger compartment and at the same time demist the windscreen; to demist and defrost the windscreen and side front windows. HEATING Proceed as follows: ❒...
  • Page 70 QUICK HEATING Preventive demisting procedure Proceed as follows: In the event of considerable outside moisture and/or rain and/or considerable differences in temperature ❒ close all dashboard vents; inside and outside the passenger compartment, ❒ turn knob (A) to perform the following preventive demisting procedure: ❒...
  • Page 71 During the winter, the climate control system must be recirculation function on rainy/cold days as it would turned on at least once a month for about ten considerably increase the possibility of the windows minutes. Before summer, have the system checked at a misting inside. Fiat Dealership.
  • Page 72: Automatic Two-Zone Climate Control System (Dualzone)

    AUTOMATIC TWO-ZONE CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM (DUALZONE) (where provided) DESCRIPTION The car is fitted with a two-zone climate control system which makes it possible to separately adjust the air temperature on the driver’s side and on the passenger’s side. CONTROLS (A): Air distribution selection button (B): Display showing climate control system data (C): Passenger compartment temperature...
  • Page 73 SWITCHING THE CLIMATE CONTROL HOW TO USE THE AUTOMATIC SYSTEM ON FUNCTION (AUTO) The system can be started in different ways, but it is Press button AUTO; the system will automatically advisable to set the temperatures required on the adjust: display;...
  • Page 74 FAN SPEED ADJUSTMENT HI function (maximum heating power) Press button to adjust the fan speed. This is turned on setting on the display a temperature above 32°C and can be activated independently from The 12 selectable speeds are shown by the lighting up the driver’s or passenger’s side or both;...
  • Page 75 LO function (highest cooling power) FAST FRONT WINDOW DEMISTING/DEFROSTING This is turned on setting on the display a temperature (MAX-DEF function) below 16°C, the display will show LO. Pressing button the climate control automatically This function can be engaged when requiring to cool activates timed operation of all the functions required the passenger compartment as quickly as possible.
  • Page 76 RECIRCULATION IMPORTANT The inside air recirculation system makes it possible to reach the required “heating” or Press button “cooling” conditions faster. It is however inadvisable to use it on rainy/cold days as it would considerably Inside air recirculation is controlled by three operating logics: increase the possibility of the windows misting inside, especially if the climate control system is off.
  • Page 77 MONO BUTTON FOR THE ALIGNMENT OF CLIMATE CONTROL SET TEMPERATURES COMPRESSOR ON/OFF Press button ò to switch on the climate control Pressing button MONO automatically aligns the temperature on the passenger’s side with that on the compressor. driver’s side. Compressor on Turn the knob AUTO or MONO to raise/reduce the ❒...
  • Page 78 AIR DISTRIBUTION SELECTION IMPORTANT For operation of the climate control system, at least one of buttons shall be Pressing one or more buttons it is possible to activated. Deactivation of all buttons is choose manually 5 of the possible air distributions to therefore not enabled by the system.
  • Page 79: External Lights

    EXTERNAL LIGHTS The left-hand stalk controls the external lights and the direction indicators. The external lights can only be switched on when the ignition key is at MAR. SIDELIGHTS Turn the knurled ring to 6. F0I0065m The warning light 3 on the instrument cluster will come on. DIPPED BEAM HEADLIGHTS Turn the knurled ring to 2.
  • Page 80 FLASHING THE HEADLIGHTS Pull the lever towards the steering wheel (unstable position) regardless of the position of the knurled ring. Instrument panel warning light will turn on. DIRECTION INDICATORS Push the lever to stable position: ❒ up (position 1): engage the right-hand direction indicator; F0I0068m ❒...
  • Page 81 “FOLLOW ME HOME” DEVICE This function allows the illumination of the space in front of the car. Activation With the ignition key at STOP or removed, pull the left-hand stalk towards the steering wheel and operate it within 2 minutes from when the engine is turned off.
  • Page 82: Window Washing

    WINDOW WASHING WINDSCREEN WASHER/WIPER This device can only work when the ignition key is at MAR. The stalk can be moved to five different positions: (A): windscreen wiper off (B): flick wipe: on certain versions, turning the knurled ring (F), four possible intermittent speeds are obtained (slowest to fastest).
  • Page 83 Never use the window wiper to remove ice or snow from the windscreen. In these conditions, the wiper is submitted to excessive effort that results in motor protection cutting in and wiper operation inhibition for few seconds as a consequence. If operation is not restored contact Fiat Dealership.
  • Page 84 RAIN SENSOR (where provided) The rain sensor is behind the driving mirror in contact with the windscreen and has the purpose of automatically adjust, during the intermittent operation, the frequency of the windscreen wiper strokes as to the rain intensity. The sensor has a range of adjustment that gradually varies between wiper stationary (no wiping) when the windscreen is dry, to wiper at first continuous speed (continuous slow) with heavy rain.
  • Page 85 Deactivation The rain sensor is able to recognize and automatically adjust itself in the presence of the following particular Turn the ignition key to STOP. conditions: At the following starting operation (key at MAR), the ❒ impurities on the controlled surface (salt, dirt, etc.); sensor will not be reactivated even is the stalk is on ❒...
  • Page 86 In these conditions, the wiper is submitted to excessive effort that results in motor protection cutting in and wiper operation inhibition for few seconds as a consequence. If operation is not restored contact Fiat Dealership. F0I0207m...
  • Page 87: Cruise Control

    CRUISE CONTROL (where provided) It is a device able to support the driver, with electronic control, which allows driving at speed over 30 km/h on long and straight dry roads (e.g.: motorways), at a desired speed, without pressing the accelerator pedal. Therefore it is not suggested to use this device on extra-urban roads with traffic.
  • Page 88 TO MEMORISE SPEED TO RESET THE MEMORISED SPEED Proceed as follows: If the device has been disengaged for example pressing the brake or clutch pedal, the memorised speed can ❒ turn the knurled ring (A) to ON and press the be reset as follows: accelerator pedal to the required speed;...
  • Page 89 When travelling with the device on, do not put the gearbox lever in neutral and do WARNING not shift the Dualogic gearbox lever (where provided) to (N). In the event of device malfunction or failure, turn the knurled ring (A) to OFF and WARNING contact a Fiat Dealership after checking the protective fuse integrity.
  • Page 90: Ceiling Lights

    CEILING LIGHTS FRONT CEILING LIGHT With toggling lens The light will come on automatically when a front door is opened and go out when the door is closed. Press the short side of the lens to switch the light on and off when the F0I0088m doors are closed, as shown in the figure.
  • Page 91 Ceiling light timing Timing for getting out of the car Two timing strategies are available on certain versions, The ceiling lights will come on as follows when the key in order to facilitate getting in and out of the car, is removed from the ignition switch: especially at night in dark areas.
  • Page 92: Controls

    CONTROLS HAZARD LIGHTS They come on when switch r is pressed regardless of the position of the ignition key. Î ¥ When the device is on, the switch is flashing and warning lights on the cluster come on. Press the switch again to turn the lights off. F0I0076m FRONT FOG LIGHTS (where provided) Press button 5;...
  • Page 93 FUEL CUT-OFF SWITCH (FIS) It is located under the dashboard on the front right-hand door pillar and it comes into operation in the case of an accident to block the supply of fuel thereby stopping the engine. Carefully inspect the car to find fuel leaks, e.g. in the engine compartment, under the car or near the tank.
  • Page 94: Interior Fittings

    INTERIOR FITTINGS GLOVE COMPARTMENT Operate handle (A) as shown by the arrow to open the compartment. F0I0079m COIN TRAY A coin tray may be found on the dashboard on the central tunnel according to the versions. MAGNETIC CARD/TICKET SLOTS The slots for holding magnetic cards and tickets (phone card, toll slips, F0I0086m etc.) can be found on the central tunnel unit.
  • Page 95 CIGAR LIGHTER Press button (A) with ignition key at MAR. After approx. 15 seconds it will return to its initial position and is ready for use. IMPORTANT Always check that the cigar lighter has turned off. IMPORTANT The cigar lighter gets very hot. Handle it with care and make sure that it is not used by children: danger of fire and/or burns.
  • Page 96 SUN VISORS They are located at the sides of the driving mirror. They can be adjusted forwards and sidewards (this last adjustment is not possible on versions fitted with Front window bag). A courtesy mirror is applied to the back of the passenger’s side sun visor. On some versions, the driver’s sun visor is fitted on the back with a courtesy mirror: Lift the lid (A) to use the mirror.
  • Page 97: Sunroof

    SUNROOF (where provided) It is controlled electrically and it will only work when the ignition key is at MAR. Sunroof is controlled by a switch. When you release it the roof locks in the position it is at that moment. SUNROOF OPENING F0I0084m Full opening...
  • Page 98 EMERGENCY OPERATION If the switch does not work, the sunroof can be operated manually as follows: ❒ remove (A) operating from points (B) shown by the arrows; ❒ insert the screwdriver provided into (C); ❒ when fully open, turn the screwdriver half a turn back until it clicks, then remove the screwdriver.
  • Page 99: Door

    DOORS IMPORTANT If one of the doors is not shut properly or there is a failure in the system, the central locking feature will cut out and after some attempts the device CENTRAL DOOR LOCKING SYSTEM stops working for about two minutes. In these 2 minutes, the doors can be locked or unlocked From the outside manually.
  • Page 100 CHILD LOCK (5-door versions) To prevent opening the rear doors from the inside. This device can be engaged only with doors open: ❒ position 1 - engaged (door locked); ❒ position 2 - disengaged (door openable from inside). The device is engaged even if the doors are unlocked by the centralised system.
  • Page 101: Power Windows

    POWER WINDOWS (where provided) CONTROLS Power windows are controlled by two switches located on the dashboard when the key is at MAR: (A): to open/close the front left-hand window; (B): to open/close the front right-hand window; F0I0154m On certain versions the following is also possible: ❒...
  • Page 102: Boot

    BOOT TAILGATE OPENING To open the tailgate from outside, turn the ignition key in the lock. To open the tailgate from the inside, pull lever (A) next to driver’s seat. IMPORTANT Do not operate the lever (A) when the car is travelling. Tailgate opening is facilitated by side gas shock springs.
  • Page 103 ´ TAILGATE CLOSING If the boot is not shut properly the warning light comes on together with the message on To close, lower the tailgate until the lock clicks. reconfigurable multifunction display (where provided) (see “Warning lights and messages” chapter). The addition of objects (speakers, spoilers, etc.) on the rear shelf or boot lid, except those envisaged by the manufacturer, may prevent the gas filled struts at the sides of the boot from working properly.
  • Page 104 EXTENDING THE BOOT Single rear seat Proceed as follows: ❒ fasten the seat buckles to the tabs on the seat back (as shown by arrows); ❒ check that the webbing (A) of each of the two side seat belts is inserted into the respective belt guiding catch (B);...
  • Page 105 To fold the whole seat, lift the cushion and then tip the seat backs as described for the rear single seat. The central three-point seat belt and reel mechanism (where fitted) can be removed as follows: ❒ press the black button on the buckle (A) if the seat belt is fastened; ❒...
  • Page 106 REAR WINDOW SHELF REMOVAL Proceed as follows: ❒ release the upper ends (A) of the two tie-rods by removing the eyelets; ❒ release the shelf eyelets (B) from their recesses (C); ❒ move the shelf towards the inside and turn it as shown in the figure to remove.
  • Page 107 RESTORING THE USE OF THE REAR SEAT Versions with single seat Perform operations in a reverse order with respect to what previously described for the boot extension operation. To prevent buckles from remaining positioned below the cushion, check whether the buckles are always coupled to the respective tongues located on the seat back.
  • Page 108: Bonnet

    BONNET TO OPEN THE BONNET Proceed as follows: ❒ pull lever (A) in the direction of the arrow; ❒ press lever (B) as shown by the arrow; ❒ open the bonnet and release the rod (C) from its clip at the same F0I0095m time.
  • Page 109 TO CLOSE THE BONNET IMPORTANT Always check that the bonnet is closed properly to avoid its opening while the car is travelling. Proceed as follows: ❒ hold the bonnet up with one hand and, with the other, remove rod (C) from recess (D) replace it in its clip;...
  • Page 110: Roof Rack/Ski Rack

    ROOF RACK/SKI RACK FASTENERS 3-door versions Move the seal aside in the points shown in the figure to reach the fasteners. The rear fasteners are in the areas indicated by the printed reference mark on the rear side windows. To make use of the presetting couplings, remove the retainer (A) by operating on the relevant catch as shown in the figure.
  • Page 111 5-door versions Move the seal aside in the points shown in the figure to reach the fasteners. The rear fasteners are in the areas indicated by the printed reference mark on the rear side windows. Attach the roof rack brackets to the fasteners. To make use of the presetting couplings, remove the retainer (A) by operating on the relevant catch as shown in the figure.
  • Page 112: Headlights

    F0I0063m Contact Fiat Dealership to have the headlights properly adjusted. Check beam aiming every time the load carried changes. HEADLIGHT SLANT ADJUSTING DEVICE The car is fitted with electric headlight slant adjusting device working with ignition key to MAR and dipped beams on.
  • Page 113 Correct positions as a function of the load Position 0 - one or two people occupying the front seats. Position 1 - five people. Position 2 - five people + load in the boot. Position 3 - driver + maximum permissible load stowed in the boot. IMPORTANT Check beam aiming every time the load carried changes.
  • Page 114: Abs System

    ABS SYSTEM (where provided) IMPORTANT To have the maximum efficiency of the braking system, it is necessary a setting period of about 500 km: during this period, it is better to avoid The car is fitted with an ABS braking system, which sharp, repeated and prolonged brakes.
  • Page 115 WARNING reconfigurable multifunction display, stop the car immediately and contact the nearest Fiat Dealership. Fluid leaks from the hydraulic system, in fact, can compromise the braking system, both traditional systems and systems with ABS.
  • Page 116: Esp System

    The ESP system is therefore particularly useful when messages”) and with the ASR OFF button led. In this grip conditions of the road surfaces changes. case contact a Fiat Dealership as soon as possible. ABS INTERVENTION HILL HOLDER SYSTEM (where provided) á...
  • Page 117 At pickup, the ESP system control unit keeps braking Failure warnings power against wheels until reaching the engine torque System failure is indicated by warning light * and required for starting (in any case for max. 2 seconds), relevant message on the reconfigurable multifunction thus enabling to move the right foot friendly from the display (where required) (see section “Warning lights brake pedal to the accelerator.
  • Page 118 ASR SYSTEM (Antislip Regulation) The action of the ASR is particularly helpful in the following circumstances: It’s a function of ESP system and controls the vehicle ❒ slipping of the inner wheel due to the effect of drive and cuts in automatically every time one or both driving wheels slip.
  • Page 119 SWITCHING ON/OFF OF THE ASR SYSTEM The ASR function switches on automatically each time the engine is started. When travelling the device can be switched off and on again pressing switch ASR OFF on the centre console. Switching on is indicated by the relevant message on the reconfigurable multifunction display (where provided) (see section “Warning lights and messages”).
  • Page 120: Eobd System

    (where required), contact Fiat Dealership as soon as possible. Warning light operation can be checked by means of special equipment. Always comply with the traffic regulations in force...
  • Page 121: Sound System

    Speakers ❒ n. two tweeters, 40W max power each; A specific kit can be found in the Lineaccessori Fiat range for a “Sound system set-up” in the car. ❒ n. two front woofers, 165 mm diameter, 40W max As concerns sound systems consisting of radio with power each;...
  • Page 122 Sound system installation Replace the compartment shown in the figure with the plate provided with the optional “Sound system set-up” in the boot to install the sound system. To remove the compartment which is clipped into place, insert your hand in the compartment, press downwards and pull it out towards the inside of the car.
  • Page 123 Wiring diagram and additional branches A. Fuse box B. Tweeter on front left-hand door C. Tweeter on front right-hand door D. Woofer on front left-hand door E. Woofer on front right-hand door F. Radio G. Rear left-hand full-range speaker H. Rear left-hand full-left speaker I.
  • Page 124: Cellular Phone Set-Up

    CELLULAR PHONE SET-UP Cellular phone set-up combined with sound system set-up, consists of: (where provided) ❒ dual-purpose aerial (sound system + cellular phone 900/1800 MHz), on the car roof; The system set-up, combined with radio with tape player, CD player, MP3 CD player or Navigator, ❒...
  • Page 125 We recommend installing the microphone near the front ceiling light. Have the cellular telephone and the connections to the system installed by a Fiat Dealership only. This will ensure the best results and prevent problems which could affect the car safety.
  • Page 126: Accessories Purchased By The Owner

    (alarm, satellite antitheft system, etc.) or accessories or not recommended by Fiat Auto S.p.A. and installed that in any case burden the electric supply, contact Fiat not in compliance with the specified requirements. Dealership, whose qualified personnel, besides...
  • Page 127: Dualdrive" Electric Power Steering System

    The electric power steering only works when the ignition key is at MAR and the engine is running. A new electrically controlled power steering system called “Dualdrive” is fitted on the Fiat Punto that can be customised by the driver according to the driving conditions.
  • Page 128 (where required) (where required), contact Fiat Dealership. (see section “Warning lights and messages”). IMPORTANT The steering may become slightly stiff In the event of electric power steering system failure, following parking manoeuvres including a great deal of the car can be driven with mechanical steering.
  • Page 129: Parking Sensors

    PARKING SENSORS (where provided) The parking system detects and informs the driver (through an intermittent acoustic signal) about the presence of obstacles in the rear part of the car. ACTIVATION The sensors are automatically activated when the reverse gear is engaged.
  • Page 130 Direction distances OPERATION WITH TRAILER Central action radius ......120 cm The system is preset for deactivating automatically when the trailer electric cable plug is fitted into the car Side action radius ......60 cm tow hook socket. If several obstacles are detected, the control unit Sensors are reactivated when removing the trailer indicates the nearest one.
  • Page 131: At The Filling Station

    AT THE FILLING STATION GENERAL WARNINGS ❒ When parking, take the utmost care to obstacles set above or under the sensors. PETROL ENGINES ❒ Objects set close to the car front or rear part, Use only unleaded petrol. under certain circumstances are not detected and To prevent errors, the diameter of the fuel tank filler could therefore cause damages to the car.
  • Page 132 DIESEL ENGINES REFUELLING If the outside temperature is very low, the diesel To ensure full tank refuelling, carry out two top-up thickens due to the formation of paraffins and could operations once the delivery gun has turned off twice. clog the diesel fuel filter. Avoid further top-up operations which could cause faults in the fuel system.
  • Page 133 FUEL FILLER CAP To open the cap, turn it anticlockwise and then remove it. During refuelling, secure the cap to the anti-loss device on the flap as shown in the figure. On certain versions the cap has a keylock: to open it proceed as described below.
  • Page 134: Protecting The Environment

    PROTECTING THE Locking the cap with keylock (where provided) ENVIRONMENT Proceed as follows: ❒ insert the cap (with the key) and turn it clockwise The devices for curtailing petrol engine emissions are until it clicks once or more; the following: ❒...
  • Page 135 SEAT BELTS................PRETENSIONERS ..............CARRYING CHILDREN SAFELY ........FRONT AND SIDE AIR BAGS.......... SIDE AIR BAGS (Side bag - Front Window bag) ..............
  • Page 136: Seat Belts

    SEAT BELTS USING THE SEAT BELTS The belt should be worn keeping the chest straight and rested against the seat back. To fasten the belt, take hold the tongue (A) and insert it into the buckle (B), until hearing the locking click. At removal, if it jams, let it rewind for a short stretch, then pull it out F0I0155m again without jerking.
  • Page 137 The rear seat is fitted with inertial seat belts with three anchor points and reel for the side seats and adjustable lap belt with two anchor points for the centre seat. On certain versions the rear centre seat is fitted with seat belt with three anchor points and reel.
  • Page 138 FRONT SEAT BELT HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT Always adjust the height of the seat belt to fit the person wearing it. This precaution could greatly reduce the risk of injury in case of collision. Correct adjustment is obtained when the belt passes half way between the end of the shoulder and the neck.
  • Page 139 USING THE REAR CENTRAL SEAT BELT Seat belt without reel mechanism To fasten the seat belt: insert the tongue (A) into the buckle (B), until you hear it click. To unfasten the seat belt: press button (C). To adjust the belt: slide the webbing in adjuster (D). Pull length (E) to tighten the belt and length (F) to loosen it.
  • Page 140: Pretensioners

    To increase the efficiency of the front seat belts, the and pelvis. Fiat Punto is fitted with pretensioners. These devices “feel”, through a sensor, that a violent crash is in Front seat pretensioners activate only if front seat progress and rewind the seat belts a few centimetres.
  • Page 141 The pretensioner can only be used once. After a collision that has triggered it, have WARNING it replaced at a Fiat Dealership. The validity of the device is written on the plate located in the glove compartment. Contact Fiat Dealership to have pretensioners replaced as this date approaches.
  • Page 142 LOAD LIMITERS To increase passenger’s safety, front and rear (where provided) seat belt reels contain a load limiter which allows controlled sag in such a way as to dose the force acting on the shoulders during the belt restraining action in case of front crash. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING THE SEAT BELTS The driver must comply with (and have the vehicle occupants follow) all...
  • Page 143 Under no circumstances should the components of the seat belts and pretensioners WARNING be tampered with or removed. Any operation should be carried out by qualified and authorised personnel. Always contact a Fiat Dealership. If the belt has been subjected to heavy stress, for example after an accident, it WARNING should be changed completely together with the anchors, anchor fastening screws and the pretensioners.
  • Page 144: Carrying Children Safely

    CARRYING CHILDREN HOW TO KEEP THE SEAT BELTS ALWAYS IN EFFICIENT CONDITIONS SAFELY Observe the following: For optimal protection in the event of a crash, all ❒ Always use the belt with the tape taut and never passengers must be seated and wearing adequate twisted;...
  • Page 145 All restraint devices must bear the certification data, Lineaccessori Fiat offers seats for each weight group. together with the control brand, on a solidly fixed These seats are the recommended choice, as they label which must absolutely never be removed.
  • Page 146 GROUP 0 and 0+ Babies up to 13 kg must be carried facing backwards on a cradle seat, which, supporting the head, does not induce stress on the neck in the event of sharp deceleration. The cradle is restrained by the car seat belts, as shown in the figure and in turn it must restrain the child with its own belts.
  • Page 147 GROUP 2 Starting from 15 kg to 25 kg in weight, children may be restrained directly by the car belts. The only function of the seat is to position the child correctly in relation to the belts, so that the diagonal part adheres to the chest and not to the neck and that the horizontal part clings to the child’s pelvis and not the abdomen.
  • Page 148 PASSENGER SEAT COMPLIANCE WITH REGULATIONS ON CHILD’S SEAT USE Fiat Punto complies with the new Directive 2000/3/EC regulating child’s seat assembling on the different car seats according to the following tables: Front and rear seat (3 and 5-door versions) Range of weight...
  • Page 149 ❒ Only one child is to be strapped to each retaining Below is a summary of the rules of safety to be followed for carrying children: system. ❒ The recommended position for installing child’s seat ❒ Always check the seat belts do not fit around the is on the rear seat, as it is the most protected in the child’s throat.
  • Page 150: Front And Side Air Bags

    FRONT AND SIDE AIR BAGS In case of front crash, an electronic control unit, when required, triggers the inflation of the cushion according The car is fitted with driver’s air bag. As optional it can to the severity of the collision. The cushion be fitted with passenger’s air bag, side bags and immediately inflates, placing itself as a protection window bag.
  • Page 151 Front air bag can be activated in the following as it offers no additional protection compared with the situations: seat belts, consequently, it would be pointless. Therefore, failure to come into action in the above ❒ in collisions against highly deformable objects not circumstances does not mean that the system is not affecting the vehicle front surface (e.g.
  • Page 152 DRIVER’S FRONT AIR BAG It consists of an instant-inflating cushion contained in a special recess in the centre of the steering wheel. PASSENGER’S FRONT AIR BAG (where provided) It consists of an instant-inflating cushion contained in a special recess in the dashboard;...
  • Page 153 MANUALLY DEACTIVATING PASSENGER’S FRONT AIR BAG (where required) Should it be absolutely necessary to carry a child on the front seat, the passenger’s air bag on the car can be deactivated. Deactivation/reactivation takes place with ignition key at STOP and operating it in the special key switch on the right-hand side of the dashboard.
  • Page 154: Side Air Bags (Side Bag - Front Window Bag)

    SIDE AIR BAGS (Side bag - Front Window bag) (where provided) SIDE BAG They are composed by two types of instant inflation and are housed in the back rest of the front seats. The task of the side air bags is to increase protection of the occupants’...
  • Page 155 IMPORTANT In the event of side crash, you can IMPORTANT When the airbag inflates it emits a small obtain the best protection by the system keeping a amount of dusts. These dusts are harmless and is not correct position on the seat, thus allowing correct the beginning of a fire;...
  • Page 156 IMPORTANT Should an accident occur in which any IMPORTANT The triggering of pretensioners, front of the safety devices is activated, take the car to a Fiat air bags and front and rear side bags is decided in a Dealership to have the devices activated replaced and differentiated manner by the electronic control unit, to have the system checked.
  • Page 157 Stop the car and contact Fiat Dealership to have the system checked immediately. Do not cover the back rest of front seats with trims or covers there are not set for WARNING the use of side bags.
  • Page 158 If the car has been stolen or an attempt to steal it has been made, if it has been WARNING subjected to vandals or floods, have the air bag system checked by Fiat Dealership. Remember that with the key engaged and in the MAR position, even with the...
  • Page 159 The front air bag is triggered for shocks greater in magnitude than the WARNING pretensioners. For impacts between these two thresholds, it is therefore normal that only the pretensioners are triggered. WARNING Do not hook rigid objects to the coat hooks and to the support handles. The air bag does not substitute the seat belts, but only increases their effectiveness.
  • Page 160 ENGINE STARTING ............PARKING................USING THE MANUAL GEARBOX........CONTAINING RUNNING COSTS ........ TOWING TRAILERS ............SNOW TYRES............... SNOW CHAINS ..............CAR INACTIVITY ..............
  • Page 161: Engine Starting

    STOP before repeating starting. The car is fitted with an electronic engine lock device. If, when the ignition key is on MAR, warning light If the engine fails to start, see paragraph “Fiat Code remains lit together with warning light , turn the system”...
  • Page 162 ❒ Put the gear lever into neutral; other keys provided with the car. ❒ Turn the ignition key to MAR. The warning lights If you still cannot start the engine, contact Fiat Dealership. will light up on the instrument panel;...
  • Page 163 HOW TO WARM UP THE ENGINE EMERGENCY START-UP AFTER IT HAS JUST STARTED If the instrument panel warning light stays on with (petrol and diesel versions) fixed light, the emergency start-up can be performed by using the CODE card code (see section “In an Proceed as follows: emergency”).
  • Page 164: Parking

    IMPORTANT If this is not the case, contact Fiat Block the wheels with a wedge or a stone if the car is Dealership to have the handbrake adjusted.
  • Page 165: Using The Manual Gearbox

    To release the handbrake: ❒ Slightly lift the handbrake and press release button (A); ❒ Keep button (A) pressed in and lower the lever. Warning light will go out. Press the brake pedal when carrying out this operation to prevent the car from moving accidentally.
  • Page 166: Containing Running Costs

    CONTAINING RUNNING COSTS To engage reverse (R) from neutral proceed as follows: Here are some suggestions which may help you to ❒ for 1.2 and 1.2 versions, lift the sliding ring (A) keep the running costs of your car down and lower under the knob and shift the lever to the right and the amount of toxic emissions released into the back;...
  • Page 167 Tyres Climate control Check the pressure of the tyres routinely at an The air conditioner is an additional load which greatly interval of no more than 4 weeks: if the pressure is affects the engine leading to higher consumption (on too low, consumption levels increase as resistance to average up to +20%).
  • Page 168 Gear selection CONDITIONS OF USE As soon as the conditions of the traffic and road allow, Cold starting use a higher gear. Using a low gear to obtain brilliant performance increases consumption. In the same way Short journeys and frequent cold starts do not allow improper use of a high gear increases consumption, the engine to reach optimum operating temperature.
  • Page 169: Towing Trailers

    TOWING TRAILERS Engage a low gear when driving downhill, rather than constantly using the brake. The weight the trailer exerts on the car tow hook IMPORTANT NOTES reduces by the same amount the actual vehicle loading For towing caravans or trailers the car must be fitted capacity.
  • Page 170 INSTALLING THE TOW HOOK For the electrical connection, a 7 or 13 pole 12ESP coupling must be used (CUNA/UNI and ISO/DIN The towing device should be fastened to the body by standards). Follow the instructions provided by the car specialised personnel according to any additional manufacturer and/or the tow hitch manufacturer.
  • Page 171 Assembly diagram The tow hook structure must be fastened in the points >65 Ø shown by the symbol using a total of 4 M8 screws 2 Fori esistenti M10 screws and 2 M12 screws. In the fastening points of the rear external covering, the dampening pad fastening plates must be replaced n.
  • Page 172: Snow Tyres

    It is therefore necessary to limit their provided with the car. use to the purposes for which they are certified. Fiat Dealership will be happy to provide advice IMPORTANT When snow tyres are used with a max concerning the most suitable type of tyre for the speed index below the one that can be reached by the customer’s requirements.
  • Page 173: Snow Chains

    (front wheels). We recommend using them to solve an emergency. Lineaccessori Fiat snow chains. IMPORTANT Use only reduced clearance snow chains Check the tension of the chains after driving some ten with maximum projection off wheel equal to 12 mm.
  • Page 174: Car Inactivity

    ❒ sprinkle talcum powder on the rubber windscreen CAR INACTIVITY and rear window wiper blades and lift them off the glass; If the car is to be left inactive for longer than a month, the following precautions should be noted: ❒...
  • Page 175 WATER IN DIESEL FUEL FILTER........HANDBRAKE ON ............... INEFFICIENT ABS SYSTEM..........AIR BAG FAILURE..............CAR PROTECTION SYSTEM FAILURE - FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG DEACTIVATED ..FIAT CODE................LOW BATTERY CHARGE..........EXTERNAL LIGHT FAILURE..........LOW ENGINE OIL PRESSURE ......... REAR FOGLIGHTS............... “DUALDRIVE“ ELECTRIC POWER FRONT FOG LIGHTS ............
  • Page 176: General Warnings

    GENERAL WARNINGS Should failure disappear, message and warning light will however stay on for about 2 seconds. Eliminating the Failure indications shown (only for some versions) failure, the warning light and the displayed message will on the reconfigurable multifunction display go off.
  • Page 177: Low Brake Fluid Level

    With handbrake engaged, if 4 km/h speed is exceeded the buzzer will sound (only for versions with reconfigurable multifunction display). If the warning light turns on when travelling (on certain versions together with the WARNING message on the display) stop the car immediately and contact Fiat Dealership.
  • Page 178: Air Bag Failure

    Stop the car and contact Fiat Dealership to have the system checked immediately.
  • Page 179: Front Passenger Air Bag Deactivated

    Warning light F indicates also warning light ¬ failure. This is indicated by WARNING intermittent flashing, over 4 seconds, of warning light F. In this event, warning light ¬ could be not up to indicate restraint system failures, if any. Stop the car and contact Fiat Dealership to have the system checked.
  • Page 180: Low Battery Charge

    If the warning light turns on when the car is travelling (on certain versions together with the message on the display), stop the engine immediately and contact a Fiat Dealership.
  • Page 181: Dualdrive" Electric Power Steering Engagement

    If the warning light stays on (on certain versions together with the message on the display), you will not have steering assistance and the effort on the steering wheel will be increased, steering is however possible. Contact Fiat Dealership.
  • Page 182: High Temperature Engine Coolant Fluid

    MIN and MAX marks in the reservoir. Check visually any leak. If when restarting the warning light comes on again, contact a Fiat Dealership; continues on next page...
  • Page 183 Warning light Message on reconfigurable on dial multifunction display continued from previous page ç ❒ Car heavy duty (e.g.: towing trailer uphill or fully laden car): decrease speed, if the warning light stays on, stop the car. Wait for 2 or 3 minutes leaving the engine on and slightly accelerated to further activate the circulation of the coolant fluid, then switch the engine off.
  • Page 184: Incomplete Door Locking

    Message on reconfigurable Warning light multifunction display on dial INCOMPLETE DOOR LOCKING (red) 3 door versions ´ The warning light on the dial turns on (on certain versions together with the message on the display) when one or more doors, the boot (indication fitted on some versions only) or the bonnet are not properly shut.
  • Page 185: Speed Limit Exceeded

    5 - 7 litres fuel are left in the tank. IMPORTANT The warning light flashes to indicate a system failure. In this case contact Fiat Dealership to have the system checked.
  • Page 186: Limited Range

    Message on reconfigurable Warning light multifunction display on dial LIMITED RANGE Messages will be shown on the display when range falls below 50 km.
  • Page 187: Eobd - Engine Control System Failure

    In these conditions it is possible to continue driving without however requiring heavy effort or high speed from the engine. Prolonged use of the car with the warning light on may cause damages. Contact Fiat Dealership as soon as possible.
  • Page 188 Fiat Dealership as soon as possible. If, turning the ignition key to MAR, the warning light does not turn on or if it turns on glowing steadily or flashing when travelling (on certain versions together with the message on the display), contact Fiat Dealership.
  • Page 189: Esp System Failure

    Warning light flashing when driving indicates that the ESP system is active. Hill Holder failure - System not available Hill holder failure is indicated by warning light * coming on (on certain versions together with the message on the display). Contact Fiat Dealership as soon as possible.
  • Page 190: Asr - Wheel Antiskid System

    Message on reconfigurable Warning light multifunction display on dial ASR - WHEEL ANTISKID SYSTEM (amber) Messages are displayed (on certain versions) when the ASR function is activated/deactivated manually (see “ASR system” in the “Dashboard and controls” section). ASR system switching off is indicated by the switching on of the ASR OFF button led (see "ASR system"...
  • Page 191: Glow Plug Warming Failure

    The warning light on the dial flashing (on certain versions together with the message on the display) when there is a failure in the glow plug warming system. Contact Fiat Dealership as soon as possible to have the fault eliminated. GLOW PLUGS (only diesel versions) (amber)
  • Page 192: Water In Diesel Fuel Filter

    If warning light c or è comes on the dial (on certain versions a message is displayed on the reconfigurable multifunction display), contact Fiat Dealership as soon as possible to have the system relieved. Should the above warning indication come one immediately after topping up, water has probably been poured into the tank: turn the engine off immediately and contact Fiat Dealership.
  • Page 193: Inefficient Abs System

    In this case heavy braking may cause the rear wheels to lock before time, with the possibility of skidding. Drive with the utmost care to the nearest Fiat Dealership to have the system checked. >...
  • Page 194: Car Protection System Failure - Fiat Code

    If with the ignition key at MAR the warning light stays on, this indicates a possible failure (see “The Fiat Code system” in the “Dashboard and controls” section). IMPORTANT The turning on at the same time of warning lights indicates a failure of the Fiat CODE system.
  • Page 195: External Light Failure

    Warning light Message on reconfigurable on dial multifunction displayWarning light EXTERNAL LIGHT FAILURE (amber) The warning light on the dial comes on (on certain versions together with the message on the display) when a failure is detected to one of the following lights: taillights, brake lights (3 stop light excluded), rear fog lights, direction indicators.
  • Page 196 Message on reconfigurable Warning light multifunction display on dial EXTERNAL LIGHT FAILURE (amber) The warning light on the dial comes on (on certain versions together with the message on the display) when a failure is detected to one of the following lights: taillights, brake lights (3 stop light excluded), rear fog lights, direction indicators.
  • Page 197: Rear Foglights

    Warning light Message on reconfigurable on dial multifunction display REAR FOG LIGHTS (amber) The warning light on the dial turns on when the rear fog lights are turned on. FRONT FOG LIGHTS (green) The warning light on the dial turns on when the front fog lights are turned on.
  • Page 198: Sidelights And Low Beams

    Message on reconfigurable Warning light multifunction display on dial SIDELIGHTS AND LOW BEAMS (green) The warning light on the dial turns on when sidelights, parking lights or low beams are turned FOLLOW ME HOME The warning light on the dial comes on (on certain versions together with the message on the display) when the "Follow me home"...
  • Page 199: General Failure Indication

    The warning light on the dial comes on (on certain versions together with the message on the display) when dieel fuel filter sensor failure is detected. Contact Fiat Dealership as soon as possible to have the fault removed. POSSIBLE PRESENCE OF ICE...
  • Page 200 ENGINE STARTING ............IF A TYRE IS PUNCTURED..........FIX & GO (QUICK TYRE REPAIR KIT)......WHEN NEEDING TO CHANGE A BULB ....IF AN EXTERIOR LIGHT BURNS OUT......IF AN INTERIOR LIGHT BURNS OUT......IF A FUSE BLOWS..............IF THE BATTERY IS FLAT..........JACKING THE CAR.............
  • Page 201: Engine Starting

    CODE card, press the EMERGENCY START-UP accelerator pedal to the floor and keep it there; If the Fiat CODE system fails to deactivate engine ❒ Do the same for the remaining figures on the immobilising system the warning lights CODE card;...
  • Page 202 If after a few attempts the engine does not start, do not insist but contact the nearest Fiat Dealership. IMPORTANT Do not directly connect the negative terminals of the two batteries: any sparks may ignite the detonating gas which could come out of the battery.
  • Page 203: If A Tyre Is Punctured

    IF A TYRE IS PUNCTURED BUMP STARTING Never bump start the engine (by pushing, towing or coasting downhill). This could cause fuel to flow into GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS the catalytic converter and damage it beyond repair. Wheel changing and correct use of the jack and space- IMPORTANT Remember that the servobrake and saver spare wheel call for some precautions as listed electrical power steering system are not operating...
  • Page 204 When driving with a space-saver spare wheel fitted, the driving performance of the WARNING car changes. Avoid accelerating or braking sharply, abrupt turns or fast cornerings. The life of the spare wheel is approx. 3000 Km, after this distance it should be replaced with another of the same type.
  • Page 205 Please note: ❒ the jack weight is 1.85 kg; ❒ the jack requires no adjustment; ❒ the jack cannot be repaired: in the event of a fault it must be replaced by another original one; ❒ no tool other than its cranking device may be fitted on the jack. To change a wheel proceed as follows: F0I0110m ❒...
  • Page 206 ❒ Fit the handle and operate it to partially open the jack. Position the jack under the car (see figure) at the reference points (C) near the wheel to be replaced; ❒ Extend the jack until the groove (D) on the jack fits correctly into ridge (E) underneath the sidemember;...
  • Page 207 ❒ Install the spare wheel matching the holes (F) with the corresponding pin (G); ❒ Using the wrench provided, fully tighten the four fastening bolts; ❒ Work the jack handle to lower the car and remove the jack; ❒ Using the wrench provided, tighten up the wheel bolts in a criss-cross fashion following the sequence shown.
  • Page 208 REFITTING THE STANDARD WHEEL Proceed as follows: ❒ Following the procedure described previously, raise the car and remove the spare wheel; ❒ Make sure the contact surfaces between wheel and hub are clean so that the fastening bolts will not come loose; ❒...
  • Page 209 When you have finished ❒ Stow the spare wheel in the space provided in the boot; ❒ Refit the jack in its support as shown on the tool container; ❒ Put the tools back into their places in the container; ❒...
  • Page 210: Fix & Go (Quick Tyre Repair Kit)

    FIX & GO (QUICK TYRE REPAIR KIT) (where provided) On request the car can be fitted with a quick tyre repair kit, called “Fix & Go”, replacing the common tool kit and the spare wheel. The Fix & Go kit is located in the boot under the moquette covering and it includes the following: ❒...
  • Page 211 IMPORTANT Do not use the quick tyre repair kit if It should be noticed that: damaging is due to running with flat tyre. The sealing fluid of the quick tyre repair kit, effective with external temperatures between –30ºC and +80ºC, is not suitable for final repair. The fluid inside the tyre can be easily removed with water.
  • Page 212 INFLATING PROCEDURE Proceed as follows: ❒ Position the involved wheel with the inflation valve (A) set as shown in the figure, then pull up the handbrake; ❒ Screw the filler hose (B) to the cylinder (C); ❒ Loosen tyre inflation valve cap, remove valve internal element using the proper tool (D), taking care to protect it against sand or dirt;...
  • Page 213 ❒ If after this operation it is still impossible to obtain the specified pressure, stop driving and contact immediately Fiat Dealership; F0I0126m F0I0127m...
  • Page 214 ❒ Drive with the utmost care to the nearest Fiat Dealership to have the tyre checked and repaired or replaced. It is of vital importance to communicate that the tyre has been repaired using the quick tyre kit IMPORTANT Tyre repaired with this kit can be used only temporarily.
  • Page 215: When Needing To Change A Bulb

    Where possible, it is advisable to have bulbs changed c/o Fiat Dealership. The WARNING correct operation and aiming of the outer lights are vital to safety of the car and...
  • Page 216 Misting will disappear as soon as the headlights are turned on. Drops inside the headlight mean water infiltration: contact Fiat Dealership. TYPES OF BULBS Various types of bulbs are fitted to your car: (A) All glass bulbs: these are pressed on.
  • Page 217 Bulbs Ref. figure Type Power Main beam headlights Dipped beam headlights Front sidelights Taillights R10W Front direction indicators PY21W Side direction indicators Rear direction indicators P21W/PY21W(*) Front fog lights – Brake lights P21W Third stop (additional braking light) Reversing light P21W Rear fog light P21W...
  • Page 218: If An Exterior Light Burns Out

    IF AN EXTERIOR LIGHT BURNS OUT For the type of bulb and power rating, see “When needing to change a bulb”. FRONT LIGHT UNITS The front light units contain: sidelights, dipped beam, main beam and direction indicator bulbs. The bulbs are arranged inside the light unit as follows: F0I0138m (1): sidelights/main beam headlights;...
  • Page 219 FRONT SIDELIGHTS To change the bulb, remove the protective cover (1), remove connector (A) and remove the bulb (B). F0I0188m DIRECTION INDICATORS Front To change the bulb, remove the protective cover (3), turn connector (A) clockwise and remove the bulb (B). Side To change the bulb, proceed as follows: ❒...
  • Page 220 FRONT FOG LIGHTS Go to a Fiat Dealership to have bulbs replaced. REAR LIGHT UNIT To change the bulb, proceed as follows: ❒ from inside the car, remove the upper plastic cover (A) with the screwdriver provided to reach fastener (B);...
  • Page 221 The bulbs are arranged inside the light unit as follows: (A) - Side/taillight bulb (B) - Brake light bulb (C) - Direction indicator bulb (D) - Bulb for: ❒ left-hand cluster: rear fog light ❒ right-hand cluster: reversing light. F0I0213m ADDITIONAL BRAKING LIGHT (THIRD STOP) To change the bulb, proceed as follows: ❒...
  • Page 222 NUMBER PLATE LIGHT To change the bulb, proceed as follows: ❒ release the tab (A) and remove the cluster; ❒ turn the bulb holder (B) anticlockwise and remove the bulb (C). F0I0102m F0I0103m...
  • Page 223: If An Interior Light Burns Out

    IF AN INTERIOR LIGHT BURNS OUT For the type of bulb and power rating, see “When needing to change a bulb”. CEILING LIGHT With toggling lens To change the bulb, proceed as follows: F0I0135m ❒ remove the ceiling light by releasing the clipped on lens frame in the point shown by the arrow;...
  • Page 224 With map reading lights To change the bulb, proceed as follows: ❒ remove the ceiling light (A) as shown by the arrows; ❒ open the container (B) and replace the burnt-out bulb. F0I0133m F0I0134m BOOT LIGHT (where provided) To change the bulb, proceed as follows: ❒...
  • Page 225: If A Fuse Blows

    If a general fuse (MAXI-FUSE) cuts in, do not attempt any repair and contact a WARNING Fiat Dealership. Before replacing a fuse, make sure the ignition key has been removed and that all the other services are switched off and/or disengaged.
  • Page 226 FUSE LOCATION The fuses of the car are grouped into two fuse boxes (thre for versions with Dualogic gearbox) to be found respectively on the dashboard and in the engine compartment. Fuse box on the dashboard Loosen the two screws (A) and open the cover (B) to reach the fuses in the dashboard fuse box. Refer to the table on the following pages to identify the fuses.
  • Page 227 Fuse box near the battery (only versions with Dualogic gearbox) For the location of the protection fuse, see the Speedgear/Dualogic supplement attached to this handbook. Fuse box in the engine compartment Loosen the retainers (A) and remove the cover (B). Refer to the table on the following pages to identify the fuses.
  • Page 228 FUSE SUMMARY TABLE LIGHTS FUSE AMPERE Right dipped-beam headlight Left dipped-beam headlight, headlight aiming device Right main-beam headlight Left main-beam headlight Boot Hazard lights Fog lights Direction indicators Dashboard instrument lights Cigar lighter Light system Ceiling light Instrument panel and warning lights (ignition switch powered) Instrument panel and warning lights (battery powered) Reversing light Brake lights...
  • Page 229 SERVICES FUSE AMPERE Dashboard power: standard functions F01 - MAXI FUSE Manual climate control ABS/ESP system F04 - MAXI FUSE Right front power window Left front power window Door locking system Engine compartment ECU remote switch coils Ignition coils Engine control system secondary loads ABS control unit (ignition switch powered) Engine control unit (+battery) Engine control unit (power)
  • Page 230 SERVICES FUSE AMPERE Subwoofer system Injectors Headlight washer Heated rear window One-speed radiator fan (1.2 and 1.2 versions with heater) F06 - MAXI FUSE Fuel pump (1.2 version) Fuel pump Windscreen/rear window washer pump Radiator fan first speed (1.2 and 1.2 versions with manual climate control system) F06 - MAXIFUSE Radiator fan first speed (1.8...
  • Page 231 SERVICES FUSE AMPERE Engine cooling system relay Engine control system relay Heated rearview mirrors Windscreen wiper Rear window wiper Sunroof Passenger compartment fan Free – Free –...
  • Page 232: If The Battery Is Flat

    Fiat Dealership. ❒ turn on the charger; Charging should be slow at a low amp rating for 24 hours.
  • Page 233: Jacking The Car

    JACKING THE CAR WITH THE JACK See “If a tyre is punctured” in this section. WITH A SHOP JACK From the front F0I0171m Jack up the car only by positioning the jack arm at the gearbox/differential and placing a rubber pad in between as shown in the figure. From the side The car can only be jacked up by positioning the arm at the reference points in the area shown in the figure.
  • Page 234: Towing The Car

    TOWING THE CAR The tow ring provided with the car is housed in the tool box under the boot mat. TOW HOOK PLUG REMOVAL PROCEDURE To prevent damaging plug (A), proceed as follows: ❒ take the screwdriver provided out of the tool container; F0I0240m ❒...
  • Page 235 TOWING PROCEDURE FOR VERSIONS WITH SPEEDGEAR AND DUALOGIC TRANSMISSION For versions with Speedgear or Dualogic transmission, carry out the above procedure and see the Supplement annexed to this Owner Handbook. F0I0251m Rear bumper Before starting to tow, turn the ignition key to MAR and then to STOP. Do not WARNING remove the key.
  • Page 236 SCHEDULED SERVICING..........SERVICE SCHEDULE ............ANNUAL INSPECTION SCHEDULE......ADDITIONAL CHECKS ............. CHECKING FLUID LEVELS ..........POLLEN FILTER..............AIR CLEANER ............... DIESEL FUEL FILTER............BATTERY ................WHEELS AND TYRES............RUBBER HOSES..............WINDSCREEN/REAR WINDOW WIPERS ....BODYWORK ................ INTERIORS................
  • Page 237: Scheduled Servicing

    This is why Fiat has programmed a series of checks explicit agreement of the Customer. and maintenance operations every 20,000 km.
  • Page 238: Service Schedule

    SERVICE SCHEDULE 120 140 160 180 Thousands of km Check tyre conditions/wear and ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● adjust pressure if required Check light system operation (headlights, direction indicators, hazard lights, boot lights, ● ● ● ●...
  • Page 239 120 140 160 180 Thousands of km ● ● ● ● Check and adjust tappet clearance (1.2 versions) ● ● ● ● Check and adjust handbrake lever stroke ● ● ● ● Check exhaust emissions/smoke (diesel versions) ● ● Check antievaporation system (petrol versions) Change diesel fuel filter cartridge ●...
  • Page 240: Annual Inspection Schedule

    You are recommended to use FL Selenia products, transmission, pipes and hoses (exhaust - fuel - designed and produced specifically for Fiat cars (see brakes), rubber parts (boots, sleeves, bushes, etc.); table “Capacities” in section “Technical ❒...
  • Page 241 If the car is used on dusty roads change the air cleaner more frequently than the indications in the “Service schedule”. If in doubt as to how often the engine oil and air cleaner should be changed according to how you use the car, contact a Fiat Dealership.
  • Page 242 Car maintenance should be entrusted to Fiat Dealership. For routine and minor maintenance operations you wish to carry out yourself, always make sure you have the proper equipment, genuine Fiat spare parts and the necessary fluids; do not however carry out these operations if you have no experience.
  • Page 243: Checking Fluid Levels

    CHECKING FLUID LEVELS IMPORTANT When topping up take care not to confuse the various types of fluids: they are all incompatible with one another and could seriously damage the car. IMPORTANT Never smoke while working in the engine compartment: gas and inflammable vapours may be F0I0231m mechanical gearbox version...
  • Page 244 1 Engine oil - 2 Battery - 3 Brake fluid - 4 Windscreen/rear window/headlight washer fluid - 5 Engine coolant F0I0072m versions and 1.4 1 Engine oil - 2 Battery - 3 Brake fluid - 4 Windscreen/rear window/headlight washer fluid - 5 Engine coolant F0I0233m version...
  • Page 245 1 Engine oil - 2 Battery - 3 Brake fluid - 4 Windscreen/rear window/headlight washer fluid - 5 Engine coolant F0I0148m 1.3 Multijet version 1 Engine oil - 2 Battery - 3 Brake fluid - 4 Windscreen/rear window/headlight washer fluid - 5 Engine coolant F0I0211m 1.9JTD - 1.9 Multijet versions...
  • Page 246 MAX mark. IMPORTANT If a routine check reveals that the oil level is above the MAX mark, contact Fiat Dealership to have the correct level restored. IMPORTANT After adding or changing the oil, let the engine turn over for a few seconds and wait a few minutes after turning it off before you check the level.
  • Page 247 Remember that when the engine is hot, the fan may cut in: danger of injury. Scarves, ties and other loose clothing might be pulled by moving parts. Used engine oil and filter contain harmful substances for the environment. Contact Fiat Dealership to have the oil and filter changed.
  • Page 248 PARAFLU UP cannot be mixed with other types of fluids. Should other fluids be added, do not start the engine and contact Fiat Dealership as soon as possible. F0I0147m WARNING Do not remove the reservoir cap when the engine is hot: you risk scalding yourself.
  • Page 249 WINDSCREEN/REAR WINDOW/HEADLIGHT WASHER FLUID To top up, remove the cap (A) and then pour a mixture of water and TUTELA PROFESSIONAL SC 35, in the following concentrations: ❒ 30% TUTELA PROFESSIONAL SC 35 and 70% water in summer; ❒ 50% TUTELA PROFESSIONAL SC 35 and 50% water in winter. In case of temperatures below –20°C, use undiluted TUTELA PROFESSIONAL SC 35.
  • Page 250 BRAKE FLUID Unscrew cap and check that the fluid level in the reservoir is at maximum. Fluid level in the reservoir shall not exceed the MAX mark. If fluid has to be added, it is suggested to use the brake fluid in table “Fluids and lubricants”...
  • Page 251: Pollen Filter

    POLLEN FILTER The pollen filter is located under the dashboard near the central dashboard unit on passenger side. REPLACING THE FILTER Loosen the screws (A) and remove the filtering element to be replaced. F0I0152m AIR CLEANER REPLACING THE FILTER versions (mechanical gearbox) Loosen the screws on the side and on the air cleaner cover, remove the cover (A) and remove the filtering element (B) to be replaced.
  • Page 252 versions (Dualogic gearbox) Release clips (A), remove cover front part (B) and remove the filtering element (C) to be replaced. F0I0227m and 1.4 versions Loosen the screws (A), remove the cover (B) and remove the filtering element (C) to be replaced. F0I0228m F0I0061m F0I0062m...
  • Page 253 1.3 Multijet versions Loosen the screws (A), remove the cover (B) and remove the filtering element (C) to be replaced. F0I0149m - 1.9JTD - 1.9 Multijet versions Loosen the screws (A), remove the cover (B) and remove the filtering element (C) to be replaced. F0I0150m F0I0220m F0I0221m...
  • Page 254: Diesel Fuel Filter

    If warning light c or è comes on the dial (on certain versions a message is displayed on the reconfigurable multifunction display), contact Fiat Dealership as soon as possible to have the system relieved. Should the above warning indication come one immediately after topping up, water has probably been poured into the tank: turn the engine off immediately and contact Fiat Dealership.
  • Page 255: Battery

    Refer to the table below or to the label on the battery (see figure). Bright white colour Top up electrolyte Contact Fiat Dealership Dark colour Low charge level Charge the battery (advisable to without green area in the centre...
  • Page 256 Batteries contain substances that are very harmful for the environment. You are advised to have the battery changed at a Fiat Dealership, which is properly equipped for disposing of used batteries respecting nature and the law.
  • Page 257 If after buying the car, you want to install electric accessories which require permanent electric supply To avoid draining your battery and lengthen its life, (alarm, free-hands set, etc.) contact Fiat Dealership observe the following indications: whose qualified personnel, in addition to suggesting ❒...
  • Page 258: Wheels And Tyres

    ❒ Periodically check that the tyres have no cuts in the side wall, abnormal swelling or irregular tyre wear. If any of these occur, have the car seen to at a Fiat Dealership;...
  • Page 259 ❒ ❒ Avoid overloading the vehicle when travelling: this In the case of replacement, always fit new tyres, may cause serious damage to the wheels and tyres; avoiding those of dubious origin; ❒ ❒ If a tyre is punctured, stop immediately and change If a tyre is changed, also change the inflation valve;...
  • Page 260: Rubber Hoses

    RUBBER HOSES WINDSCREEN/ REAR WINDOW WIPERS As far as the brake system and fuel rubber hoses are concerned, carefully follow the “Service schedule” in this section. BLADES Indeed ozone, high temperatures and prolonged lack Periodically clean the rubber part using special of fluid in the system may cause hardening and products;...
  • Page 261 Changing the windscreen wiper blades Proceed as follows: ❒ raise the windscreen wiper arm (A) and position the blade so that it forms an angle of 90° with the arm; ❒ press tab (B) of the coupling spring and remove the blade to be replaced from the arm (A);...
  • Page 262 SPRAY NOZZLES Windscreen wiper If the jet of fluid is inadequate, firstly check that there is fluid in the reservoir: see “Checking fluid levels” in this section). Then check that the nozzle holes are not clogged, if necessary use a needle.
  • Page 263: Bodywork

    Use of “open” boxed sections to prevent gravel raised by other vehicles. condensation and pockets of moisture from triggering rust inside. On your Fiat Punto, Fiat implemented the best manufacturing technologies to effectively protect the BODY AND UNDERBODY bodywork against corrosion.
  • Page 264 ❒ ADVICE FOR PRESERVING THE wipe a sponge with a slightly soapy solution over the bodywork, frequently rinsing with the sponge; BODYWORK ❒ rinse well with water and dry with a jet of air or a Paint chamois leather. Paintwork does not only serve an aestethic purpose, When drying, take particular care with the less visible but also protects the underlying sheet metal.
  • Page 265: Interiors

    INTERIORS Front headlights IMPORTANT Never use aromatic substances (e.g.: Periodically check that water is not trapped under the petrol) or ketones (e.g.: acetone) for cleaning front mats (due to water dripping off shoes, umbrellas, etc.) headlight plastic lens. which could cause oxidisation of the sheet metal. Windows CLEANING SEATS AND FABRIC AND Use specific window cleaner products.
  • Page 266 CLEANING LEATHER SEATS INTERIOR PLASTIC PARTS Remove dried on dirt with lightly moistened chamois For routine cleaning of interior plastic parts use a soft leather or cloth without pressing too hard. cloth moistened with water and neutral soap. Remove grease or persisting stains using appropriate solvent- Remove liquid or grease stains with a dry absorbent free products designed to preserve appearance and cloth without rubbing.
  • Page 267 IDENTIFICATION DATA ..........ENGINE CODES - BODYWORK VERSIONS ....ENGINE................... FUEL FEED/IGNITION............TRANSMISSION ..............BRAKES ................... SUSPENSIONS............... STEERING................WHEELS .................. DIMENSIONS ................ PERFORMANCE ..............WEIGHTS ................CAPACITIES................FLUIDS AND LUBRICANTS ..........FUEL CONSUMPTION............EMISSIONS..............
  • Page 268: Identification Data

    IDENTIFICATION DATA You are advised to note the identification codes. The identification data stamped and given on the plates and their position are the following: 1 - Model plate 2 - Chassis marking 3 - Bodywork paint identification plate 4 - Engine marking. F0I0199m MODEL PLATE The plate is to be found on the front crossmember of the engine...
  • Page 269 The plate is applied on the inner side of the bonnet and it bears the following data: A - Paint manufacturer. B - Colour name. C - Fiat colour code. D - Respray and touch up code. F0I0146m ENGINE MARKING Engine marking is stamped on the crankcase on gearbox side and includes the model and the chassis number.
  • Page 270: Engine Codes - Bodywork Versions

    ENGINE CODES - BODYWORK VERSIONS Engine type code Bodywork version code Versions 3-door 5-door 188A4000 with mechanical steering 188AXA1A 00AC 188AXA1A 01AC 188A4000 with electric power steering 188AXA1A 00AD 188AXA1A 01AD 188A5000 188AXB1A 02R 188BXB1A 03R 188AXM1A 20C 188BXM1A 21C 843A1000 188AXM1A 20D (*) 188BXM1A 21D (*)
  • Page 271: Engine

    11.6 13.0 16.7 18.3 26.5 corresponding ratio: 2500 4000 4500 4300 1750 1500 1750 – – – Spark plugs Fiat BKR6EZ DCPR7E-N-10 DCPR7E-N-10 DCPR7E-N-10 Fiat RC10YCC BOSCH BOSCH BOSCH NGK BKR6EZ YR7DEU YR7DEU YR7DEU Champion RC10YCC Unleaded Unleaded Unleaded Fuel...
  • Page 272: Fuel Feed/Ignition

    FUEL FEED/IGNITION 1.9 JTD 1.3 Multijet - 1.9 Multijet 8V - 16V - 16V - Electronic Multipoint sequential Direct injection Direct injection Fuel feed phased with electronically controlled with electronically controlled integrated electronic injection, Unijet “Common Rail”, Multijet “Common Rail”, returnless system turbo and intercooler turbo and intercooler...
  • Page 273: Brakes

    BRAKES - 1.2 - 1.4 - 1.8 - 1.3 Multijet - 1.9 JTD - 1.9 Multijet Service brakes: – front Disc (self-ventilating on certain versions) – rear Drum or disc (on certain versions) Parking brake Controlled by lever, it works mechanically on the rear brakes IMPORTANT Water, ice and antifreeze salt on roads may deposit on the brake discs thus reducing braking efficiency at first braking.
  • Page 274: Wheels

    WHEELS RIMS AND TYRES Pressed steel or alloy rims. Tubeless tyres with radial carcass. The homologated tyres are listed in the Log book. IMPORTANT In the event of discrepancies between the information provided on this “Owner handbook” and the “Log book”, consider the specifications shown in the log book only.
  • Page 275 Load rating Maximum speed rating UNDERSTANDING RIM MARKING 60 = 250 kg 84 = 500 kg Q = up to 160 km/h. Example: 5 1/2 J x 14 H2 35 61 = 257 kg 85 = 515 kg R = up to 170 km/h. 62 = 265 kg 86 = 530 kg 5 1/2 = rim width in inches (1).
  • Page 276 VERSIONS RIMS TYRES SPACE-SAVER SPARE Standard Snow tyres Tyre mechanical 5.00B x 13” ET 35 155/80 R13 79T 155/80 R13 79Q (M+S) 4.5B x 13” ET 35 135/80 B13 82M steering power steering 5 1/2 Jx14” - 35 165/70 R14 81T 165/70 R14 81Q (M+S) 6Jx14”...
  • Page 277 COLD TYRE INFLATION PRESSURE (bar) VERSIONS STANDARD TYRES SPACE-SAVER Size Medium load Full load SPARE WHEEL Front Rear Front Rear mechanical 155/80 R13 79T steering 165/70 R14 81T power 185/60 R14 82H steering 185/55 R15 82V 165/70 R14 81T 185/60 R14 82H - 1.4 185/55 R15 82V Sporting...
  • Page 278: Dimensions

    DIMENSIONS Dimensions are expressed in mm and refer to the vehicle fitted with standard tyres. The height refers to the vehicle unladen. Boot volume Unladen boot volume (V.D.A. standards) .... 264 dm F0I0201m 3-door versions F (*) I (*) 3840 2460 1480 1398...
  • Page 279 Dimensions are expressed in mm and refer to the vehicle fitted with standard tyres. The height refers to the vehicle unladen. Boot volume Unladen boot volume (V.D.A. standards) .... 264 dm F0I0200m SOUND, SPORTING, HGT versions F (*) I (*) 3843 2460 1480...
  • Page 280 Dimensions are expressed in mm and refer to the vehicle fitted with standard tyres. The height refers to the vehicle unladen. Boot volume Unladen boot volume (V.D.A. standards) .... 297 dm F0I0202m 5 doors versions F (*) I (*) 3865 2460 1480 1398...
  • Page 281: Performance

    PERFORMANCE Top admitted speed after initial car use in km/h. 1.3 Multijet 1.9 JTD 1.9 Multijet...
  • Page 282: Weights

    WEIGHTS Weights (kg) Kerb weight (including all fluids, fuel tank at 90% and with no optional): 3-door 5-door Payload (*) including the driver: 3/5 doors Maximum admitted loads (**) – front axle: 3/5 doors – rear axle: 3/5 doors 1370 1430 1470 –...
  • Page 283 Weights (kg) 1.3 Multijet 1.9 JTD 1.9 Multijet Kerb weight (including all fluids, fuel tank at 90% and with no optional): 3-door 1040 1040 1075 5-door 1055 1055 1090 Payload (*) including the driver: 3/5 doors Maximum admitted loads (**) –...
  • Page 284: Capacities

    CAPACITIES Specified fuels litres litres litres litres Recommended products Fuel tank: – – – – Unleaded Premium petrol including a reserve of: 5 - 7 – 5 - 7 – 5 - 7 – 5 - 7 – with no less than 95 R.O.N (EN228 Specifications) Engine cooling Mixture of distilled water...
  • Page 285 1.3 Multijet 1.9 JTD 1.9 Multijet Specified fuels litres litres Recommended products – – – Diesel fuel for motor vehicles Fuel tank: 5 - 7 – 5 - 7 – 5 - 7 – (EN590 Specifications) including a reserve of: Engine cooling Mixture of distilled water system:...
  • Page 286: Fluids And Lubricants

    Lubricants for petrol engines (❒) SELENIA Synthetic-based oil, grade SAE 5W-30 that passes ACEA A1, PERFORMER ACEA A5, API SL and FIAT 9.55535 specifications MULTIPOWER Lubricants Synthetic-based oil, grade SAE 5W-40 that passes ACEA B4, for diesel SELENIA WR API CF and FIAT 9.55535 specifications...
  • Page 287 Applications for correct car operation and lubricants Synthetic-based oil, grade SAE 75W-85 TUTELA CAR Mechanical gearbox that passes API GL-4 PLUS, FIAT 9.55550 specifications. TECHNYX and differential Specific transmission fluid with "ATF DEXTRON III" TUTELA CAR GI/E Power steering type additives.
  • Page 288: Fuel Consumption

    FUEL CONSUMPTION The fuel consumption figures given in the table below are determined on the basis of the homologation tests set down by specific European Directives. The procedures below are followed for measuring consumption: ❒ urban cycle: cold starting followed by driving that simulates urban use of the car; ❒...
  • Page 289: Co 2 Emissions

    EMISSIONS The CO , emission levels at the exhaust given in the following table refer to combined consumption. emissions according to Directive 1999/100/EC (g/km) Petrol engines Sporting Diesel engines 1.3 Multijet 1.9JTD 1.9JTD Sporting 1.9 Multijet...
  • Page 290 Bonnet ......... Checking fluid levels ....BS system ....... 113 Boot ......101- 102- 103 Child lock ........Accessories purchased – extension ......by the owner ......Cigar lighter ....... – light ........Additional brake light Climate control system Brake fluid level ......–...
  • Page 291 Fluids and lubricants....In an emergency ....BD system......Instrument panel......Follow me home (device) ..Electric power steering Instruments ........ (Dualdrive) ......Front fog lights Interior equipment ....– bulb replacement ....Engine Interiors ........– identification codes ... –...
  • Page 292 Pretensioners ......– warming up the engine ..afety devices ....... 134 Protecting the environment ... Steering ........Seats ........ 56- 57- 58 adio transmitters and Seat belts Steering column lock ....cellular telephones ....125 – general instructions ..Steering column stalks .....
  • Page 293 arning lights and messages ....... 174 Weights ........Wheel geometry ....... Wheels – changing ....... – spare ........Windows – cleaning ........ – side rear ......Windscreen/ rear window/ headlight washer fluid level . Windscreen washer – control ......... – fluid level ......Windscreen wiper –...
  • Page 294 European Directive 2000/53/EC on end-of-life vehicles, Fiat offers its clients the possibility to hand in their vehicle* at the end of its life span without additional costs.
  • Page 297: Engine Oil Change

    Refuel petrol engines with unleaded petrol with an octane rating (RON) no lower than 95 only. Refuel diesel engines with diesel fuel for motor vehicles (EN590 specifications) only. Fiat Group Automobiles S.p.A. - Quality - Assistenza Tecnica - Ingegneria Assistenziale Largo Senatore G. Agnelli. 5 - 10040 Volvera - Torino (Italia) Print no.

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