FIAT 124 SPIDER 2016 2.G Owners Manual
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The data contained in this publication is intended merely as a guide. FC\
A Italy S.p.A. reserves the right to modify the models and versions described in this booklet at any time for techni\
cal and commercial reasons. If you have any further questions please consult your FIAT dealer. Printed in recycled paper without chlorine.
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We really know your car because we invented, designed and built it: we r\
eally know every single detail. At Fiat Service authorised workshops you can find technicians directly trained by us,
offering quality and professionalism for all service operations.
Fiat workshops are always close to you for the regular servicing operati\
ons, season checks and practical recommendations by our experts.
With Original Parts distributed by MOPAR
®, you maintain the reliability, comfort
and performance features that you bought your new car for over time.
Always ask for Genuine Parts for the components used on our cars; we rec\
ommend them because
they come from our steady commitment in research and development of high\
ly innovative technologies. For all these reasons: rely on Genuine Parts, because they are the only ones designed by FCA for your car.
BRAKING SYSTEMENVIRONMENT: PARTICULATE FILTERS, CLIMATE CONTROL MAINTENANCECOMFORT: SUSPENSION
AND WINDSCREEN WIPERS PERFORMANCE: SPARK PLUGS, INJECTORS AND BATTERIESLINEACCESSORI
ROOF RACK BARS, WHEEL RIMS
WHY CHOOSING GENUINE PARTS
This Owner Handbook is intended to show the vehicle's operating conditio\
For the enthusiast user who wants to have insights, curiosities and deta\
iled information about the characteristics and functions
of the vehicle, Fiat gives the opportunity to consult a dedicated sectio\
n which is available in electronic format.
ONLINE VEHICLE OWNER HANDBOOK
The following symbol is reported within the text of the Owner Handbook, next to the subjects \
for which details are provided.
Go to the www.mopar.eu/owner
website and access your personal area.
The “Maintenance and care” page includes all the information about\
your vehicle and the link to access eLUM, where you will find
all the details of the Owner Handbook.
Alternatively, to access this information, go to the Internet website at\
The eLUM website is free and will allow you, among many other things, to easily c\
onsult the on-board documents
of all the other vehicles of the Group.
Have a nice reading and happy motoring!
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We would like to congratulate and thank you for choosing a Fiat 124 Spider.
We have written this handbook to help you get to know all the features of your vehicle and use it in the best possible way.
Here you will find information, advice and important warnings regarding use of your vehicle and how to achieve the best
performance from the technical features of your vehicle.
You are advised to read it right through before taking to the road for the first time, to become familiar with the controls and
above all with those concerning brakes, steering and gearbox; at the same time, you can understand the vehicle behaviour on
different road surfaces.
This document also provides a description of special features and tips, as well as essential information for the safe driving, care
and maintenance of your vehicle over time.
After reading it, you are advised to keep the handbook inside the vehicle, for an easy reference and for making sure it remains
on board the vehicle should it be sold.
In the attached Warranty Booklet you will also find a description of the Services that FCA offers to its customers, the Warranty
Certificate and the detail of the terms and conditions for maintaining its validity.
We are sure that these will help you to get in touch with and appreciate your new vehicle and the service provided by the
people at FCA.
Enjoy reading. Happy motoring!
IMPORTANT This Owner Handbook describes all versions of the vehicle; please consider only the information
relevant to your vehicle’s trim level, engine and version. All data contained in this publication are purely indicative.
FCA Italy S.p.A. can modify the vehicle model described in this publication at any time, for technical or commercial
purposes. For further information, contact a Fiat Dealership.
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READ THIS CAREFULLY
REFUELLINGOnly refuel with unleaded petrol with octane rating (RON) not less than 95 in compliance with the European specification EN228. Do not use
petrol containing methanol or ethanol E85. Using these mixtures may cause misfiring and handling issues, as well as damage fundamental
components of the supply system.
STARTING THE ENGINE
Versions with manual transmission: make sure that the handbrake is engaged; set the gear lever to neutral, fully depress the clutch pedal
without pressing the accelerator, then press the ignition device button.
Versions with automatic transmission: make sure that the handbrake is engaged and that the gear lever is in P (Park) or N (Neutral),
depress the brake pedal, then press the ignition device button.
PARKING ON FLAMMABLE MATERIAL
The catalytic converter develops high temperatures during operation. Do not park the vehicle on grass, dry leaves, pine needles or other
flammable material: fire hazard.
RESPECTING THE ENVIRONMENT
The vehicle is fitted with a system that carries out a continuous diagnosis of the emission-related components in order to help protect the
Contact a Fiat Dealership if you decide to add electrical accessories (with the risk of gradually draining the battery) after buying the vehicle.
They can calculate the overall electrical requirement and check that the vehicle's electric system can support the required load.
Correct maintenance of the vehicle is essential for ensuring that it maintains its performance and its safety features, its environmental
friendliness and low running costs unchanged over time.
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HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
Each time directions are given in the instructions (left/right or forward/backwards), these must be intended as referred to the
point of view of an occupant in the driver's seat. Special cases not complying with this rule will be properly specified in the text.
The figures in the Owner Handbook are provided by way of example only: this might imply that some details of the image do
not correspond to the actual arrangement of your vehicle. In addition, the Handbook has been conceived considering vehicles
with steering wheel on the left side; it is therefore possible that on vehicles with steering wheel on the right side, the position of
some controls or elements is not exactly mirror-like with respect to the figure.
To identify the chapter with the information needed you can consult the index at the end of this Owner Handbook.
Chapters can be rapidly identified by graphic tabs, at the side of each odd page. A key showing the order of the chapter and
the corresponding tab symbols appears on another page.
While reading this Owner Handbook you will find a series ofWARNINGSto prevent procedures that could damage your
There are alsoPRECAUTIONSthat must be carefully followed to prevent incorrect use of the components of the vehicle,
which could cause accidents or injuries.
Therefore, allWARNINGSandPRECAUTIONSmust always be carefully followed.
WARNINGSandPRECAUTIONSare recalled in the text with the following symbols:
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GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE
KNOWING THE INSTRUMENT PANEL
STARTING AND OPERATING
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY
MAINTENANCE AND CARE
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GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE
In-depth knowledge of your new vehicle
The handbook that you are reading
simply and directly explains how it is
made and how it works.
That’s why we advise you to read it
seated comfortably on board, so that
you can see immediately what is
described here for yourself.DASHBOARD................8
ADVANCED KEYLESS ENTRY
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM.....15
WINDSCREEN WIPERS / WASHER .29
CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM.....31
CONVERTIBLE TOP (SOFT TOP) . . .41
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1 – Side adjustable vents; 2 – Exterior light control stalk; 3 – Instrument panel;4–Windscreen wiper washer stalk; 5 – Center
adjustable air vents; 6 – Hazard warning lights button; 7 – Radio 3”/Radio 7” system (where provided); 8 – Passenger Air Bag;
9 – Center adjustable air vents (passenger side); 10 – Climate control system; 11 – Ignition switch; 12 – Driver Air Bag;
13 – Control buttons (TPMS system/DSC system)
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE