Fiat Bravo (2015 year). Manual - part 12

 

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Fiat Bravo (2015 year). Manual - part 12

 

 

ESP SYSTEM/HILL HOLDER
GLOW PLUG PREHEATING/GLOW
FAILURE (amber)
PLUG PREHEATING FAILURE
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(MultiJet versions - amber)
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ESP system
GLOW PLUG PREHEATING
Turning the key to the MAR-ON position the
The warning light switches on when the key is turned
warning light switches on, but it should switch off
to MAR-ON and switches off when the plugs have
after a few seconds.
reached the preset temperature. Start the engine as
soon as the warning light switches off.
If the warning light does not go off or stays on
together with the LED on the ASR button when
IMPORTANT At moderate or high ambient
travelling, contact a Fiat Dealership.
temperatures the warning light may stay on for an
On some versions, the display shows the dedicated
extremely short time.
message.
Flashing of the warning light while driving indicates
GLOW PLUG PREHEATING FAILURE
the intervention of the ESP system.
The warning light flashes if there is a fault in the
preheating system. Contact a Fiat Dealership to have
Hill Holder failure
the fault fixed as soon as possible.The display will
show the dedicated message.
It is indicated by the
warning light switching on.
On some versions, the display shows the dedicated
message.
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WATER IN DIESEL FILTER (amber)
ABS SYSTEM FAILURE (amber)
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Turning the key to the MAR-ON position the
Turning the key to the MAR-ON position the
warning light switches on, but it should switch off
warning light switches on, but it should switch off
after a few seconds.
after a few seconds.
The warning light comes on when there is water in
The warning light will switch on when the system is
the diesel filter.
either not working or not available.
The display will show the dedicated message.
Under these circumstances, the braking system will
work as normal but without the extra performance
offered by the ABS system.
The presence of water in the fuel system
Drive carefully and contact a Fiat Dealership as soon
circuit may cause severe damage to the
as possible.
injection system and irregular engine
operation. If the warning light switches on (on
The display will show the dedicated message.
some versions together with the dedicated
message on the display), contact a Fiat Dealership
EBD FAILURE (red) (amber)
as soon as possible to have the system bled.
Water may have entered the tank if this appears
immediately after refuelling: if this happens,
switch the engine off immediately and contact a
If warning lights
and
are lit up at the same
Fiat Dealership.
time with the engine running, this indicates an EBD
system failure or that the system is not available.
Early locking of the rear wheels may occur in the
event of violent braking, causing the car to swerve.
Drive very carefully to the nearest Fiat Dealership to
have the system inspected immediately. The display
shows the dedicated message.
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FIAT CODE SYSTEM FAILURE /
Break-in attempt
ALARM FAILURE / BREAK-IN
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This warning light switches on when a break-in
ATTEMPT (amber)
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attempt is detected. Contact a Fiat Dealership as
soon as possible.
Fiat CODE system failure
The display will show the dedicated message.
When the key is turned to MAR-ON the warning
light will flash only once and then go off. If, with the
INSUFFICIENT TYRE PRESSURE
ignition key at MAR-ON, the warning light stays
(amber-red) / CHECK TYRE
on constantly, this indicates a possible failure (see
PRESSURE (amber) / TYRE
“Fiat CODE system” in the “Knowing your car”
PRESSURE UNSUITABLE FOR
section).
SPEED (amber)
The display will show the dedicated message.
(for versions/markets, where provided)
IMPORTANT Warning lights and
(or the
This warning light switches on when the ignition key
symbol on the display) will switch on at the same
is turned to MAR-ON, but it should switch off
time to indicate a Fiat CODE system failure
after a few seconds.
If with the engine running the warning light
Insufficient tyre pressure
flashes, this means that the car is not protected
by the engine inhibitor device (see “Fiat CODE
The warning light switches on when the pressure of
system” in the “Knowing your car” section). In this
one or more tyres falls below a preset level. In
case, contact a Fiat Dealership to have all the keys
this way the TPMS warns the driver that one or
stored in the memory.
more tyres may be dangerously flat and liable to
puncture.
Alarm failure
(for versions/markets, where provided)
A fault in the alarm system is signalled by this
warning light switching on. Contact a Fiat Dealership
as soon as possible.
The display will show the dedicated message.
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IMPORTANT Do not continue driving with one or
Tyre pressure unsuitable for speed
more flat tyres as handling may be compromised.
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Should you need to travel at a speed higher than 160
Stop the car, avoiding harsh braking and steering
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km/h, inflate the tyres to the pressures specified in
manoeuvres. Replace the wheel immediately with the
“Tyre pressures” paragraph.
space-saver wheel (for versions/markets, where
provided) or carry out a repair using the dedicated
If the TPMS system (for versions/markets where
kit (see “Changing a wheel” in the "In an emergency"
provided) detects that the pressure of one or more
chapter) and contact a Fiat Dealership as soon as
tyres is unsuitable for the current speed, the warning
possible.
light will turn on (together with the message on
the display) (see “Tyre pressure low” in this chapter)
and it will stay on until the car slows down to a
Check tyre pressure
speed below the preset threshold.
This warning light switches on in the instrument
panel to indicate that the tyre pressure is below the
IMPORTANT In this case slow down immediately
value recommended to guarantee long tyre life
since tyre overheating could impair tyre performance
and low fuel consumption. It may also indicate a slow
and life beyond repair, and even make the tyre to
loss of pressure.
blow-out.
Should two or more tyres be flat, the display will
show the indications corresponding to each tyre in
WARNING
sequence.
Particularly strong radio frequency
Restore correct tyre pressures as soon as possible
interference may cause the TPMS to
(see “Cold tyre pressures” in the “Technical
function incorrectly.This condition is indicated
specifications” chapter).
to the driver by a message (for versions/markets
where provided).The message will disappear
automatically as soon as the interference ceases
to affect the system.
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EXTERNAL LIGHT FAILURE
FRONT FOG LIGHTS (green)
(amber)
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The warning light switches on when a fault is
The warning light comes on when the front fog lights
detected on one of the following lights:
are turned on.
side lights
LEFT-HAND DIRECTION
brake (stop) lights or corresponding fuse (see the
INDICATOR (green) (intermittent)
description provided for this symbol
).
rear fog lights
direction indicators
The warning light comes on when the direction
indicator control stalk is moved downwards
number plate lights.
or, together with the right-hand direction indicator,
The failure relating to these lights could be: one or
when the hazard warning light button is pressed.
more blown bulbs, a blown protection fuse or a
break in the electrical connection.
RIGHT-HAND DIRECTION
The display will show the dedicated message.
INDICATOR (green) (intermittent)
REAR FOG LIGHTS (amber)
The warning light switches on when the direction
indicator control stalk is moved upwards or, together
with the left direction indicator, when the hazard
The warning light switches on when the rear fog
warning light button is pressed.
lights are activated.
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SIDE LIGHTS AND DIPPED
CRUISE CONTROL (green) (for
HEADLIGHTS (green)/FOLLOW ME
versions/markets, where provided)
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HOME (green)
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SIDE LIGHTS AND DIPPED HEADLIGHTS
Turning the key to the MAR-ON position the
warning light switches on, but it should switch off
The warning light switches on when side lights
after a few seconds.
or dipped headlights are activated.
The warning light switches on when the Cruise
Control ring nut is turned to ON.
FOLLOW ME HOME
The display will show the dedicated message.
This warning light switches on (on some versions
together with a message and a symbol in the display)
POSSIBLE ICE ON ROAD
when this device is used (see the "Follow Me Home"
paragraph in the "Knowing your car" chapter).
The outside temperature indicator starts flashing
The display will show the dedicated message.
when the outside temperature reaches or falls below
3°C and the symbol lights up on the display to
warn the driver of the possible presence of ice
MAIN BEAM HEADLIGHTS (blue)
on the road.
The display will show the dedicated message.
The warning light switches on when the main beam
LIMITED RANGE
headlights are turned on.
The display will show the dedicated message to warn
the driver that the cruising range is less than 50 km
(or the equivalent in miles).
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ASR SYSTEM
ENGAGEMENT OF SPORT FUNCTION
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The ASR system can be deactivated by pressing the
The S indication appears on the display when the
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ASR OFF button. The display will show a specific
corresponding function is activated by pressing the
message to warn the driver that the system is off; at
relevant control button on the dashboard.
the same time, the button LED will turn on.
If the button is pressed again the S indication goes
When you press the ASR OFF button again, the LED
out.
will turn off and the display will show a dedicated
message to inform you that the system is on again.
SPEED LIMIT EXCEEDED
The display shows the dedicated message when the
car exceeds the set speed limit.
160
IN AN EMERGENCY
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STARTING THE ENGINE
with a second lead, connect the negative terminal
- of the auxiliary battery to an earth point
on
Contact a Fiat Dealership immediately if instrument
the engine or the gearbox of the car to be started;
panel warning light
stays on constantly.
start the engine;
when the engine has been started, remove the
JUMP STARTING
leads reversing the order above.
If the battery is flat, the engine may be started using
If after a few attempts the engine does not start, do
an auxiliary battery with the same capacity or a
not persist but contact a Fiat Dealership.
little higher than the flat one.
Proceed as follows to start the car:
IMPORTANT Do not directly connect the negative
terminals of the two batteries: sparks could ignite
connect the positive terminals (sign + near the
explosive gas released from the battery. If the
terminal) of the two batteries with a jump lead
auxiliary battery is installed on another car, prevent
fig. 122
accidental contact between metallic parts of the two
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cars.
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Never use a fast battery-charger to start
the engine as this could damage the
electronic systems of your car, particularly
the ignition and fuel supply control units.
fig. 122
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CHANGING A WHEEL
WARNING
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This procedure must be performed by
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GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS
expert personnel because incorrect
actions could cause electrical discharge of
The car is equipped with the “Fix&Go Automatic
considerable intensity. Furthermore, battery
Kit”: see paragraph “Fix&Go Automatic Kit” for
fluid is poisonous and corrosive: avoid contact
instructions on how to use this device. As an
with skin and eyes. Keep naked flames and
alternative to the “Fix&Go Automatic Kit” the car
lighted cigarettes away from the battery and do
may be equipped with a space-saver wheel: see
not cause sparks.
the instructions on the following pages for changing
the wheel.
BUMP STARTING
WARNING
Never bump start the engine by pushing, towing or
The space-saver wheel (for versions/
coasting downhill.
markets, where provided) is specific to
your car, do not use it on other models, or use
IMPORTANT Remember that the brake servo and
the space-saver wheel of other models on your
electrical power steering system are not active until
car.The space-saver wheel must only be used
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the engine is started. A much greater effort will
in case of emergency. It must only be used
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therefore be required to use the brake pedal or turn
for the distance necessary to reach a service
the steering wheel.
point and the car speed must not exceed 80
km/h.The space-saver wheel has an orange
sticker that summarises the main cautions for
use and limitations. Never remove or cover
the sticker.The following information is
provided in four languages on the sticker:
"Important! For temporary use only! 80 km/h
max.! Replace with a standard wheel as soon as
possible. Never cover this indication". Never
apply a hub cap on a space-saver wheel.
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WARNING
WARNING
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Alert other drivers that the car is
The jack provided is only intended to be
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stationary in compliance with local
used for replacing wheels on the car
regulations: hazard warning lights, warning
with which it is supplied, or on same-model
triangle, etc.Any passengers on board should
vehicles. Never use the jack for other purposes,
leave the car, especially if it is heavily laden.
such as lifting other car models. Never use it
Passengers should stay away from on-coming
for repair operations under the car. Incorrectly
traffic while the wheel is being changed. On hills
positioning the jack may cause the car to fall.
or uneven roads, use chocks or appropriate
Do not use the jack for loads higher than the
objects to block the wheels of the car.
one shown on its label. Never install snow
chains on the space-saver wheel; if a front tyre
(driving wheel) is punctured and you need to
use snow chains, use a standard wheel from the
WARNING
rear axle and install the space-saver wheel on
The car's driving characteristics will be
the rear axle. In this way, with two normal drive
modified with the space-saver wheel
wheels, it is possible to use snow chains.
fitted.Avoid sudden starting or stopping, sharp
or fast turns.The total life of a space-saver
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wheel is approximately 3000 km, after which it
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WARNING
must be replaced by another wheel of the
same type. Never install a traditional tyre on a
Fit the hub cap correctly to prevent it
rim designed to be used as a space-saver wheel.
from coming free in motion. Never
Have the tyre repaired and refitted as soon as
tamper with the inflating valve. Never introduce
possible. Using two or more space-saver wheels
tools of any kind between rim and tyre. Check
at the same time is forbidden. Do not grease the
tyre and space-saver wheel pressures regularly,
threads of bolts before fitting them: they might
referring to the values shown in the "Technical
slip out.
data" chapter.
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JACK
loosen fastener E fig. 124;
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Please note that:
for versions equipped with the “Fix&Go
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Automatic” kit, take the tool box from the luggage
the jack weight is 1.76 kg;
compartment;
the jack requires no adjustment;
the jack cannot be repaired and 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:
stop the car in a position that is not dangerous for
on-coming traffic where you can change the wheel
safely. the ground must be flat and sufficiently
compact;
turn the engine off and pull up the handbrake;
engage first gear or reverse; use handle A to
remove the rigid preformed cover B fig. 123;
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fig. 123
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fig. 124
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for versions equipped with space-saver wheel,
alert any bystander that the car is about to be
loosen fastener E fig. 124, take tool box F, position
raised; all persons should be kept away from
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it near the wheel to be changed and then take
the car and nobody must touch it until it has been
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space-saver wheel G;
lowered;
remove hub cap H fig. 125 (versions with steel
rims) or remove the hub cap (versions with alloy
rims);
loosen the bolts of the wheel to be replaced by
about one turn with the wrench provided L
fig. 126; if you have alloy rims, rock the car to
make it easier to separate the rim from the wheel
hub;
operate device M fig. 127 so as to extend the jack,
until groove N on the upper part of the jack fits
correctly into the lower profile P visible on the car
body next to the indication Q (at approx. 72 cm
from the centre of the front wheel or 75 cm from
the centre of the rear wheel);
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fig.
126
F0Q0394
fig. 125
F0Q0393
fig. 127
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fit handle R fig. 127 to operate the jack and raise
REFITTING THE STANDARD WHEEL
the car until the wheel is a few centimetres above
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Following the procedure described previously, raise
the ground;
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the car and remove the space-saver wheel.
fully loosen the fastening bolts and remove the
wheel.
Versions with steel rims
make sure the contact surfaces between
Proceed as follows:
space-saver wheel and hub are clean so that the
fastening bolts will not come loose;
make sure the contact surfaces between standard
wheel and hub are clean so that the fastening
fit the space-saver wheel aligning the openings S
bolts will not come loose;
fig. 128 with the corresponding centering pins T;
fit the standard wheel aligning the openings S
using the wrench provided, tighten the four
fig. 128 with the corresponding centering pins T;
fastening bolts;
using the wrench provided, tighten the fastening
turn the jack handle R fig. 127 to lower the car and
bolts;
remove the jack;
lower the car and remove the jack;
use the wrench provided to fully tighten the bolts,
passing alternately from one bolt to the opposite
using the wrench provided, fully tighten the bolts
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one, as per the numerical sequence illustrated
in the sequence shown in diagram fig. 129;
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in fig. 129.
fig. 128
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fig. 129
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fit the hub cap so that the inflation valve can exit
Versions with alloy rims
through the special slot visible on the cap itself;
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Proceed as follows:
pressure-fit the hub cap starting from the parts
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tighten centering pin A fig. 130 in one of the fixing
nearest to the inflation valve and continue until
bolt openings on the wheel hub;
it is completely fitted.
place the wheel on the pin and tighten the bolts
IMPORTANT If it is not fitted properly, the hub cap
using the wrench provided. Bolt insertion is eased
may detach itself when the car is running.
by the use of the extension B provided;
undo centering pin A and tighten the last fastening
bolt;
lower the car and remove the jack;
using the wrench provided, fully tighten the bolts
in the same sequence shown previously for the
space-saver wheel (see fig. 129);
refit the hub cap.
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fig. 130
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