Fiat Bravo (2015 year). Manual - part 15

 

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Fiat Bravo (2015 year). Manual - part 15

 

 

Engine compartment fuse box
FUSE
AMPS
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Main beam headlights
F14
15
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Left/right fog light/cornering light
F30
15
Climate control fan
F08
40
Headlight washer pump
F09
30
Acoustic warning
F10
10
Additional heater (PTC1)
F15
30
Air conditioning compressor
F19
7,5
Fuel pump
F85
15
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Luggage compartment fuse box
FUSE
AMPS
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Front right seat movement
F1
30
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Front left seat movement
F2
30
Front left seat heating
F3
10
Front right seat heating
F6
10
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EMERGENCY
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BATTERY RECHARGING
WARNING
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IMPORTANT The battery recharging procedure is
Battery fluid is poisonous and corrosive:
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given as information only. You are advised to contact
avoid contact with your skin and eyes.
a Fiat Dealership to have this operation performed.
The battery should be charged in a well
ventilated place, away from naked flames or
IMPORTANT After turning the ignition key to STOP
possible sources of sparks: danger of explosion
and having closed the driver's side door, wait at
and fire.
least one minute before disconnecting and
then reconnecting the battery electrical supply.
Low amperage slow recharging for approximately
WARNING
24 hours is advised. Charging for a longer time may
damage the battery.
Do not attempt to charge a frozen
battery: it must be thawed first,
Charge the battery as follows:
otherwise it may explode. If freezing has
disconnect the negative battery terminal;
occurred, the battery should be checked by
connect the charger cables to the battery
skilled personnel to make sure that the internal
terminals, observing the polarity;
elements are not damaged and that the body
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is not cracked, with the risk of leaking
turn on the charger;
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poisonous and corrosive acid.
when it is recharged, turn the charger off before
disconnecting it from the battery;
reconnect the negative battery terminal.
IMPORTANT If the car is equipped with an alarm
system, this has to be disabled using the remote
control (see the "Alarm" paragraph in "Knowing your
car" chapter).
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RAISING THE CAR
TOWING THE CAR
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If the car needs to be jacked up, go to a Fiat
The tow hook, which is supplied with the car, is
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Dealership which is equipped with jack arms or
housed in the tool box, under the carpet in the
workshop lifts.
luggage compartment.
The car must only be lifted laterally by positioning
ATTACHING THE TOW HOOK
the end of the arms or the workshop lift in the
points illustrated in fig. 173
Proceed as follows:
IMPORTANT For Sport versions, take care not to
release the cap by operating on tab A fig. 174-
fig. 175;
damage the side skirts when lifting the car with
the workshop lift.
take the tow hook B from its support;
fully screw in the hook on the rear or front
threaded pin.
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fig. 173
F0Q0729
fig. 174
F0Q0730
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WARNING
WARNING
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Before towing, turn the ignition key to
Whilst towing, remember that as the
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MAR-ON and then to STOP without
assistance of the brake servo and the
removing it.The steering column will
electric power steering is not available, greater
automatically lock when the key is removed and
force needs to be exerted on the brake pedal
the wheels cannot be steered.
and more effort is required on the steering
wheel. Do not use flexible cables when towing
and avoid jerky movements. During towing,
make sure that the trailer hitch does not
damage any components it is touching.When
towing the car, it is compulsory to respect
specific highway code regulations relating to
the tow hook and procedures for towing on the
road.
WARNING
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Do not start the engine while towing the
car.
fig. 175
F0Q0731
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WARNING
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Before tightening the hook clean the
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threaded housing thoroughly. Make sure
that the hook is fully fastened in the housing
before towing the car.
WARNING
The front and rear tow hooks should be
used only for emergencies on the road.
You are allowed to tow the car for short
distances using an appropriate device
in accordance with the highway code (a rigid
bar), to move the vehicle on the road in
readiness for towing or transporting via a
breakdown vehicle.Tow hooks MUST NOT be
used to tow vehicles off the road or where there
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are obstacles and/or for towing operations
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using cables or other non-rigid devices.
Respecting the above conditions, towing must
take place with the two vehicles (one towing,
the other towed) aligned as much as possible
along the same centre line.
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SERVICING AND MAINTENANCE
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SCHEDULED SERVICING
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
The Scheduled Servicing services are set out by the
Correct servicing is essential in guaranteeing a long
Manufacturer. Failure to have them carried out
life for the car under the best conditions.
may invalidate the warranty.
For this reason, Fiat has planned a series of checks
It is advisable to inform a Fiat Dealership of any small
and services at fixed distance intervals and, for
operating irregularities without waiting for the
versions/markets, where provided, at fixed time
following servicing.
intervals, as described in the Scheduled Servicing
Plan.
For versions equipped with specific supply (e.g. LPG)
and/or trim level, in addition to what is described
Regardless of the above, it is always necessary to
in the following Scheduled Servicing Plan, refer to the
carefully follow the instructions in the Scheduled
relevant additional items in the dedicated
Servicing Plan (e.g. periodically check level of liquids,
supplements.
tyre pressure, etc.).
Scheduled Servicing is offered by all Fiat Dealerships
at fixed time or kilometres/miles intervals. If, during
each operation, in addition to the ones scheduled,
the need arises for further replacements or repairs,
these may be carried out only with your explicit
agreement. If your car is used frequently for towing,
the interval between one service operation and
the next should be reduced.
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SCHEDULED SERVICING PLAN
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The checks listed in the Scheduled Servicing Plan, after reaching 120,000 km/6 years, must be cyclically
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repeated starting from the first interval, thus following the same intervals as before.
Thousands of miles
12
24
36
48
60
72
84
96
108
120
Thousands of km
20
40
60
80
100
120
140
160
180
200
Years
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Check tyre condition/wear and adjust pressure, if
necessary; check “Fix&Go Automatic” kit recharge
expiry date (for versions/markets, where provided)
Check operation of lighting system (headlights,
direction indicators, hazard warning lights, luggage
compartment, passenger compartment, glove
compartment, instrument panel warning lights, etc.)
Check and, if necessary, top up fluid levels (engine
coolant, hydraulic clutch/brakes, windscreen washer,
battery, etc.)
Check exhaust emissions/smokiness
Use the diagnosis socket to check supply/engine
management system operation, emissions and, for
versions/markets, where provided, engine oil
degradation
Visually inspect condition of: exterior bodywork,
underbody protection, pipes and hoses (exhaust,
fuel system, brakes), rubber elements (boots,
sleeves, bushes, etc.)
Check windscreen/rear window wiper blade
position/wear
Check operation of windscreen wiper/washer
system and adjust jets, if necessary
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Thousands of miles
12
24
36
48
60
72
84
96
108
120
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Thousands of km
20
40
60
80
100
120
140
160
180
200
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Years
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Check cleanliness of bonnet and luggage
compartment locks, as well as cleanliness and
lubrication of linkages
Check handbrake lever travel and adjust, if required
Visually inspect conditions and wear of front disc
brake pads and operation of pad wear indicator
Visual inspection of condition and wear of rear disc
brake pads
Visual inspection of condition and tensioning of
accessory drive belt(s) (for versions without
automatic tensioner only)
Change engine oil and replace the oil filter (versions
without DPF)
Change engine oil and replace oil filter (versions
with DPF) (1) (2)
(1) The actual interval for changing engine oil and replacing the engine oil filter depends on the vehicle usage conditions and is signalled
by the warning light or message in the instrument panel. Anyway, it must never exceed 2 years.
(2) If the car is mainly used in towns and cities, change the engine oil and filter every year.
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Thousands of miles
12
25
37
50
62
75
87
99
112
124
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Thousands of km
20
40
60
80
100
120
140
160
180
200
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Years
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Replace accessory drive belt(s) (3)
Replace toothed timing drive belt (3)
Replace fuel filter(4)
Replace air cleaner cartridge (5)
Replace brake fluid
Passenger compartment filter replacement (5)
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O
O
O
O
(3) Areas that are not dusty: advised maximum mileage 120,000 km. Regardless of the mileage, the belt must be replaced every 6
years.
Dusty areas and/or demanding use of the car (cold climates, town use, long periods of idling): advised maximum mileage
60,000 km. Regardless of the mileage, the belt must be replaced every 4 years.
(4) If the car runs on fuel with quality below the relevant European specification, this filter must be replaced every 20,000 km
(5) If the car is used in dusty areas, this cleaner must be replaced every 20,000 km.
(O) Recommended operations
() Mandatory operations
PERIODIC CHECKS
Every 1,000 km or before long journeys, check and, if necessary, restore:
engine coolant, brake fluid and windscreen washer fluid level;
tyre inflation pressure and condition;
operation of lighting system (headlamps, direction indicators, hazard warning lights, etc.);
operation of screen washer/wiper system and positioning/wear of windscreen/rear window wiper blades.
Every 3,000 km, check and top up, if required, the engine oil level.
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HEAVY-DUTY USE OF THE CAR
CHECKING FLUID LEVELS
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If the car is used mainly under one of the following
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WARNING
conditions:
towing a trailer or caravan;
Never smoke while working in the
engine compartment: inflammable gases
dusty roads;
and vapours may be present, constituting a fire
short, repeated journeys (less than 7-8 km) at
risk.
sub-zero outside temperatures;
engine often idling or driving long distances at low
speeds or long periods of idleness;
WARNING
you need to perform the following inspections more
Be very careful when working in the
frequently than shown in the Scheduled Servicing
engine compartment when the engine is
Plan:
hot: you may get burned. Remember that the
check front disc brake pad conditions and wear;
fan may start up if the engine is hot: this could
check cleanliness of bonnet and boot locks,
injure you. Make sure that scarves, ties and
cleanliness and lubrication of linkage;
other loose fitting garments do not get caught
up in moving parts.
visually inspect conditions of: engine, gearbox,
transmission, pipes and hoses (exhaust - fuel
system - brakes) and rubber elements (boots -
sleeves - bushes - etc.);
When topping up, take care not to mix up
check battery charge and battery fluid level
the various types of fluids: they are not
(electrolyte);
compatible with each other and could
seriously damage the car.
visually inspect condition of the accessory drive
belts;
check and, if necessary, change engine oil and
replace oil filter;
check and, if necessary, replace pollen filter.
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1.6 MultiJet version
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fig. 176
F0Q0767
A. Engine oil dipstick B. Engine oil cap/filler C. Battery D. Brake fluid E. washer fluid for windscreen/rear window/
headlights F. Engine coolant
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2.0 MultiJet version (for versions/markets, where provided)
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fig. 177
F0Q0768
A. Engine oil dipstick B. Engine oil cap/filler C. Battery D. Brake fluid E. washer fluid for windscreen/rear window/
headlights F. Engine coolant
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ENGINE OIL
During the initial period of usage for the vehicle, the
engine is bedding in, therefore the engine oil
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Engine oil level check
consumption may settle down only after the first
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5,000 - 6,000 km.
Check the oil level a few minutes (about five) after
the engine has stopped, with the vehicle parked
IMPORTANT The oil consumption depends on
on level ground.
driving style and the conditions under which the car
Take out engine oil dipstick A, clean it and then fully
is used.
reinsert it, take it out and check that the level is
IMPORTANT Do not add oil with specifications
between the MIN and MAX marks on the dipstick.
other than those of the oil already in the engine.
The range between the MIN and MAX marks
corresponds to approximately 1 litre of oil.
WARNING
Topping up the engine oil
When the engine is hot, take care when
working inside the engine compartment
If the level of the oil is close to or below the MIN
to avoid burns. Remember that the fan may
mark, add oil via filler B until the MAX mark is
start up if the engine is hot: this could injure
reached.
you. Make sure that scarves, ties and other
IMPORTANT If the engine oil level after the check is
loose fitting garments do not get caught up in
over the MAX level, go to a Fiat Dealership to
moving parts.
have the correct level restored.
IMPORTANT After adding or changing the oil, let the
engine run for a few seconds and wait a few minutes
Used engine oil and oil filters contain
after switching it off before checking the level.
substances which are harmful to the
environment.To change the oil and filters,
Engine oil consumption
we advise you to contact a Fiat Dealership.
The maximum engine oil consumption is
approximately 400 grams every 1,000 km.
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