FIAT FREEMONT 2016 1.G Owners Manual
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The data contained in this publication is intended merely as a guide. FIAT reserves the right to modify the models and
versions described in this booklet at any time for technical 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, designedand built it: we know every single detail. At
Fiat Service authorised workshops you can find
technicians who are trained by us, offering quality and professionalism for all your service requirements.
Fiat workshops are always close to you for your
servicing operations, repairs and seasonal checks and our experts will offer practical recommendations for keeping your car in the best possible condition.
When you use Genuine Parts you keep the reliability, comfort and performance features of your new car over time.
Always ask for Genuine Parts and insist on them
being fitted to your car. We recommend them because we know they are derived from our continued
commitment to research and development and our use of highly innovative technologies.
For these reasons, you can rely on Genuine Parts
because they are the only ones designed specifically for your car.
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All ourGenuine Parts undergorigorous testing, both in design and build stages, by specialists who check the use of
cutting-edge materials andtest their reliability.
This guarantees performance and safety in the long term for both you and the passengers in your automobile.
Always insist on a Genuine Partand check that it has been used.
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Thank you for choosing Fiat and congratulations on your choice of a Fiat Freemont.
We have written this handbook to help you get to know all your car and use it in the best possible way.
You should read it right through before taking to the road for the first time.
You will find information, tips and important warnings regarding the driving of your car to help you get the most from the
technological features of your Fiat.
Carefully read the warnings and indications marked with the following symbols:personal safety;
The enclosed Warranty Booklet lists the services that Fiat offers to its customers:
• the Warranty Certificate with terms and conditions for maintaining its validity
• the range of additional services available to Fiat customers.
Enjoy the read. Happy motoring!
This Owner Handbook describes all versions of the Fiat Freemont; please consider only the information relevant to your version, engine and configuration.
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KNOWING YOUR VEHICLE
Congratulations on selecting your new FIAT vehicle. Be
assured that it represents precision workmanship, dis-
tinctive styling, and high quality - all essentials that are
traditional to our vehicles.
Before you start to drive this vehicle, read this Owner's
Manual and all the supplements. Be sure you are familiar
with all vehicle controls, particularly those used for
braking, steering, and transmission shifting. Learn how
your vehicle handles on different road surfaces. Your
driving skills will improve with experience, but as in
driving any vehicle, take it easy as you begin. Always
observe local laws wherever you drive.
NOTE: After reviewing the owner information,
it should be stored in the vehicle for convenient
referencing and remain with the vehicle when
Failure to operate this vehicle correctly may result in
loss of control or a collision.Operating this vehicle at excessive speeds or while
intoxicated may result in loss of control, collision with
other vehicles or objects, going off the road, or over-
turning; any of which may lead to serious injury or
death. Also, failure to use seat belts subjects the driver
and passengers to a greater risk of injury or death.
To keep your vehicle running at its best, have your
vehicle serviced at recommended intervals by an au-
thorized dealer who has the qualified personnel, special
tools, and equipment to perform all service.
The manufacturer and its distributors are vitally inter-
ested in your complete satisfaction with this vehicle. If
you encounter a service or warranty problem, which is
not resolved to your satisfaction, discuss the matter
with your dealer's management.
Your authorized dealer will be happy to assist you with
any questions about your vehicle.
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ALL MATERIAL CONTAINED IN THIS PUBLICA-
TION IS BASED ON THE LATEST INFORMATION
AVAILABLE AT TIME OF PUBLICATION APPROVAL.
THE RIGHT IS RESERVED TO PUBLISH REVISIONS
AT ANY TIME.
This Owner's Manual has been prepared with the
assistance of service and engineering specialists to
acquaint you with the operation and maintenance of
your new vehicle. It is supplemented by a Warranty
Information Booklet and various customer-oriented
documents. You are urged to read these publications
carefully. Following the instructions and recommenda-
tions in this Owner's Manual will help assure safe and
enjoyable operation of your vehicle.
The manufacturer reserves the right to make changes
in design and specifications, and/or to make additions
to or improvements in its products without imposing
any obligations upon itself to install them on products
The Owner's Manual illustrates and describes the fea-
tures that are standard or available as extra cost op-
tions. Therefore, some of the equipment and accesso-
ries in this publication may not appear on your vehicle.NOTE:
Be sure to read the Owner's Manual first
before driving your vehicle and before attaching or
installing parts/accessories or making other modifica-
tions to the vehicle.
In view of the many replacement parts and accessories
from various manufacturers available on the market,
the manufacturer cannot be certain that the driving
safety of your vehicle will not be impaired by the
attachment or installation of such parts. Even if such
parts are officially-approved (for example, by a general
operating permit for the part or by constructing the
part in an officially approved design), or if an individual
operating permit was issued for the vehicle after the
attachment or installation of such parts, it cannot be
implicitly assumed that the driving safety of your ve-
hicle is unimpaired. Therefore, neither experts nor
official agencies are liable. The manufacturer only as-
sumes responsibility when parts, which are expressly
authorized or recommended by the manufacturer, are
attached or installed at an authorized dealer. The same
applies when modifications to the original condition
are subsequently made on the manufacturer's vehicles.
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Your warranties do not cover any part that the manu-
facturer did not supply. Nor do they cover the cost of
any repairs or adjustments that might be caused or
needed because of the installation or use of non-
manufacturer parts, components, equipment, materi-
als, or additives. Nor do your warranties cover the
costs of repairing damage or conditions caused by any
changes to your vehicle that do not comply with the
Original parts and accessories and other products
approved by the manufacturer, including qualified ad-
vice, are available at your authorized dealer.
When it comes to service, remember that your autho-
rized dealer knows your vehicle best, has the factory-
trained technicians and genuine parts, and is interested
in your satisfaction.
Copyright © FIAT Group Automobiles S.p.A.HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
Consult the Table of Contents to determine which
section contains the information you desire.
Since the specification of your vehicle depends on the
items of equipment ordered, certain descriptions and
illustrations may differ from your vehicle's equipment.
The detailed index at the back of this Owner's Manual
contains a complete listing of all subjects.
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Consult the following table for a description of the
symbols that may be used on your vehicle or through-
out this Owner's Manual: