That's twice the distance I go between changes. Or owners can opt for a breath of fresh air from the optional sunroof. Dying at idle, misfire and check engine light. Guess what the car uses a cartridge oil filter that is upside down. Now, if this is something you like because it gets the two of you together on the weekend. It is this very notion that motivates us to build great cars.
In addition, the interior is available in two environments Nero or Avorio with 14 unique seat color and ambient interior combinations for an individualized look. I was directed to try and sort it out with the following. Replaced the sensor and the Engine is less harsh at 6K rpm than It has ever been and the knock is gone. Opinion, After years of being loyal to the brand after they left North America and seeing Fiat return I am greatly disapointed that once again I am left to fend for myself or throw myself to the mercy of the dealer. She finally gave me a phone number for WiTech 1-888-948-3241 and after a wait on hold I talked to Ameil who could not offer anything and put me on hold twice as well.
She thank me for sharing my comments and I was told that someone would get back to me with a resolution. I called Hirlanda back telling her the service manual was not on that website and she told me to call back in a day and would find out more information. Reason, I was not a dealer. I also explained that no one has ever worked on my car but me and that I did not want the access codes to Fiat's software but access to service information to service and repair the car. Traced the problem to the knock sensor had stopped working. Hell no one but me has ever worked on my 79 X, what a drasitic change. I also explained to her that I convinced my son to purchase this car and in return my son expects me to help him with repairs.
Had to replace engine with low mile used engine. Auto Repair Manuals can come in handy especially when you have to do immediate repair to your car. The automatic transmission and available premium heated leather seats add an extra level of luxury. I can tell you this is what my dealership actually uses if it has to consult for the correct service procedure. Similar complaints agains Acura forced Acura to release information about their cars as owners and small shops had no information to offer customers and to do repairs. This means going to the dealer for an oil change is a 30 mile drive and would have to be done on Saturday mornings, when on the other side of the coin, I have a car hoist in my garage and do it for him when the car is here at home it takes only 30 minutes which is due to the complexity of access to the drain plug and filter on this car. I included couple basic screen shots from manual this is sample screen shots , just for you to see how it looks.
I surely hope Fiat Dealers will sell parts to customers. I managed to spend about 5 minutes in conversation with her about trying to obtain information on the Fiat 500 Service manual. The Cinquecento was a catalyst for profound change. So far I have spent 1 hour and 15 minutes on the phone trying to get a straight answer for information on how to do repairs on this car or obtain information of how to do it. Sure an oil change will be less as a package, but you have to book an apointment and drive 30 miles or more for an oil change. Rear main seal was replaced again as well as oil pan and various bolts.
Does anyone know if the North American 500 uses the same filters as the Euro model? Both are now out of warranty. When I stated to Laura about oil changes she looked a bit perplexed so I mentioned that the car was purchased in Canada. I wonder if it was ever fully working. Dealership replaced clutch assembly under warranty. I had to show our service department the basic Fiat service schedule, from my phone, when it was in for its 16K mile service. Original issue caused a lockout from the back hatch. Also installed custom front license bracket.
Most manufacturers are going to online service information. Free of charge they say its manufacture defect. Of those that know me on this form, what I can't repair I will build and my loyality is waining currently. . Reduces wind buffeting while driving with the top down. This is an owners manual in paper, also might be able to direct you to service manual, I think someone else mentioned one being out there just not certain where at the moment I got my owners manual down loaded on my computer now.
Also customer support over the email , and help to fix your car right the first time!!!!! The information contained in this repair manuals is the same as the ones used by the engineers of the company. She insisted that at the techauthority website I could purchase access to the information in 1, 3, 30 days and 1 year. Hi, My Daughter picked up a 500 C Pop today. Personally I can't see why he has to spend a morning to get an oil change at dealer and then pay the added expense to have it done. Ignition Coil had to be ordered. Now, you dont have to rely on your mechanic for the simplest car repair. So, this is where you kind of lose me because, in order for my good woman to have her Scion serviced at the dealer, she has religiously for the past 5 years done exactly what you are suggesting is not reasonable, gotten her ass out of bed early to be the first one at the Toyota dealership on a Saturday morning.