FIAT 500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your FIAT 500

FIAT 500 Questions

Steering malfunction, error code C1001 (1 answer)

Hello Sir/Madam
I have a Fiat 500, 1.4 of 2008 which diagnosed with C1001 error, described as following:

Delphi Electric Steering
ECU ISO code :31830D079D
Fiat drawing number : 735451736
HW Number #1 :26132238-03
HW Number #2 : 54
SW Number #1 : 2613557101C
SW Number #2 : 0143

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I need a timing chain for a 1926 fiat 501 torpedo. Could you repair that? (1 answer)

Is that repairable or could you point me in the right direction to buy a new one
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synthetic gas or natural gas replacement for oil change for a FIAT. what is a fair price for an oil change at 40,000 and what is a good maintenance schedule. thanks The Smith Family (1 answer)

the smith family at csca23@yahoo.com 11/12/2014

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FIAT 500 Recalls

Tire Placard Lists Improper Spare Tire Inflation Pressure

The tire placard on the vehicle lists a tire pressure specification for the spare tire that exceeds the spare tire's actual pressure capacity. Dealers will overlay the tire placard with a proper one that lists corrected tire inflation information free of charge to resolve the concern.

Manual Transmission Clutch Fails To Operate

The manual transmission clutch diaphragm spring may fracture and fail resulting in the clutch failing to operate and keeping the driver from being able to shift gears. Dealers will install a clutch pedal limiter and a clutch pedal switch free of charge to resolve the concern.

Automatic Transmission May Shift To Neutral

The automatic transmission may unexpectedly shift into neutral while driving. Dealers will reprogram the EVCU free of charge to resolve the concern. 

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