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Ian whelan, South Yorkshire

Fiat Doblo

Engine blue smoke now then

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Do a google search on 'blue smoke from exhaust'.. you'll get a massive amount of info... burning oil through combustion chambers R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 28/01/2016 19:49:06 | ID: 126831

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Paula, Nottinghamshire

Fiat Punto

The automatic gear box is flashing red and stays on whilst driving. I have no problems with getting in and out of gears. Diagnostic tests cannot find the fault. Has anyone else had this problem?

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had identical problem. Fiat forum provided possible solution,clean contacts of rear lamps particularly reversing lamp. It solved my flashing auto gearbox light, hard to credit eh! j slack from Greater Manchester

had identical problem. Fiat forum provided possible solution,clean contacts of rear lamps particularly reversing lamp. It solved my flashing auto gearbox light, hard to credit eh! j slack from Greater Manchester

Submitted: 09/12/2015 23:23:04 | ID: 124541

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Curtis Headley, England

Fiat Punto 2002

Hi. I have just bought a Fiat Punto 2002 automatic speed gear 1.2.It was driving fine then my mate put in too much oil. Lots of oil came out of the exhaust and the exhaust began smoking really badly. I took it to a garage and got the old oil drained and the right amount put in. When I started the car again after the oil had been changed there was still white smoke but not as much and I noticed water coming out of the exhaust and this was not happening before. I also accidently put water in what I think is the screenwash tank. Would that be causing the water to come out of the exhaust? Also there is a tapping noise coming from the engine that was happening before the oil change but I think it`s got louder. Please can anyone help me?

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Where did you put water in??? craig taylor from Surrey

Submitted: 24/07/2012 11:28:13 | ID: 87792

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Aleksandra, Scotland

Fiat Punto 2001

Hello, I have played about with fuses yesterday to try to fix my radio, and this morning I put a key into ignition and my car wont start, all the lights are are coming on and when I try to turn right to start the car it clocks out, can u plzzzzz help, missed my work because of that and I need to sort it asap i only have two blue keys.

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Flat battery craig taylor from Surrey

Submitted: 16/08/2012 09:20:29 | ID: 85067

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C, England

Fiat Punto 2002

Where is the transmission fluid level located on my Fiat Punto?

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Open bonnet look at battery then look down you will see a yellow dip stick pull it it will be your transmission oil craig taylor from Surrey

Submitted: 20/08/2012 16:29:38 | ID: 85372

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Allen Lagnado, England

Fiat Punto 2002

Where is the fuse for my Fiat Punto`s speedo rev counter and mileage or is it cable? (dyns)

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Hi can i have a bit more info mk 1. 2. 3. 4 etc is it a manual or auto craig taylor from Surrey

Submitted: 28/08/2012 16:19:17 | ID: 86530

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Aivaras Kedys, Kent

Fiat Punto 2002

One of the cylinders on my Fiat Punto doesn’t fire, but when I press the pedal to the end it starts to hook up and then goes on and sometimes rpm goes up to 4000 on neutral. What is happening? (4 door)

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If 1 cylinder is not working it could be the coil pack that needs changing i had same issue on mine ( is it jumpy when running ) craig taylor from Surrey

Compression as well get your mechanic to have a look craig taylor from Surrey

Submitted: 03/09/2012 14:51:56 | ID: 88052

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John Caton, Devon

Fiat Ducato 1999

I`ve just bought a Fiat Ducato campervan and would like to know where I can buy more seats that make a bed up, as some were missing when I bought the van. Can anybody tell me where I can buy any?

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hi.when i needed seats for my campervan conversion i got them out of a old caravan georde ballantine from County Tyrone

hi.when i needed seats for my campervan conversion i got them out of a old caravan georde ballantine from County Tyrone

John, it depends a lot n the configuration of your van as it is now.. have you looked at 'rock and roll' beds.. just type that in and see if it's an option for you. Other than that, beds are not that difficult to make yourself.. they really do appear to be a bit flimsy.. but in reality they're lightweight and strong. you can get mattresses cut to size and upholstered. I did the same as Georde Ballantine when I did my conversion.. got a busted up caravan from fleabay and took the inside out to use...any surplus stuff, you can put back on fleabay and recover some money. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 25/01/2013 14:28:11 | ID: 89584

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Richard crane, Oxfordshire

Fiat Seicento

Red temp gauge came on when I started it up, so not over heating......have checked oil & coolant and no gunge!! It went off the other day but is back on and stays on.....any ideas!!

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Faulty electrics, loose or dirty connector or faulty sender, probably R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 16/01/2016 18:21:42 | ID: 126262

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Dominic Sullivan, Cardiff

Fiat Scudo

I have just been charged £725.15 for a new clutch, included was clutch £140.29 slave cylinder £79 labour £385 vat £120 is this a fair price for the job ?

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Same question as above, is that a lot for clutch ? Dominic Sullivan from Cardiff

parts ok, labour fair, lots of work in changing a clutch, and garages charge £50 hour or more. VAT sadly you can't not pay, if you want cheaper you need to do it yourself. My 2002 scudo is about £70 for a clutch to me if I shop around on eBay, and it costs me only time to fit (clutch takes me 8 - 10 hours on my own for some vehicles), but then I already have several hundred pounds worth of tools to do it, like axle stands, a decent Jack, socket sets, etc etc Fred from Gloucestershire

Submitted: 02/10/2015 19:08:24 | ID: 121889

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paul, Hampshire

Fiat Scudo

Hi all, I have an 04 fit scudo and the temperature gauge light has just come on red but the gage hasn't moved and the red stop light came on. On stopping fan and turning engine off the cooling fan behind radiator continued to run for about five minutes before it stopped. Any advice would be appreciated, thanks. Paul

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Fan should stay on after engine stopped, it's controlled by temp sensor, it will stay on until engine is cooled enough. Try new thermostat. Check engine coolant for any oil in water, could be head gasket or cracked head, any white smoke out of exhaust? Whatever it is you need to fix it before you use it anymore or it will cause engine damage. Fred from Gloucestershire

Submitted: 10/07/2015 15:02:43 | ID: 118298

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Tracy, Essex

Fiat Scudo

I am thinking of purchasing a 1997 van But there is a problem. It won't stay in 5th gear, keeps popping out. What might the problem be and will it be expensive to repair? Many thanks for all your help in advance Kind regards Tracy

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Means a selector fork is worn in gearbox, would need gearbox repair or replacement. Second hand box about £150 but if you have to pay someone to do it then it will be expensive, (garage probably want £400 or £500 quid to do that, but ring and ask) unless the van is real cheap it may be better to look for something else. Fred from Gloucestershire

Submitted: 11/07/2015 23:46:22 | ID: 118353

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jack, Cork

Fiat Scudo

Power steering is heavy on my 2000 Fiat Scudo van?

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Power steering fault, check drive belt, fluid level, and look around steering rack and pipe work for leaks. Fred from Gloucestershire

Submitted: 08/05/2015 12:18:32 | ID: 115747

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abdul, Buckinghamshire

Fiat Scudo

Hello I've got a fiat scudo 2008 the key turns but no sign of the engine turning, chaneed: Cham sensor, temp coolant sensor, high pressure diesel Rail sensor, air mass sensor, map sensor, diesel filter and still no sign off starting the engine! Very worried? Don't understand? Please helo?

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If the engine turns over but doesn't start then it could be the immobiliser, there is a coil around the ignition barrel that makes the transponder chip in the key work, if the management system doesn't 'see' the correct transponder chip it won't let the engine start (it will turn over but not fire) could be the coil faulty or even the key. Inside key when you press button is a small microswitch, often these come unsoldered but can either be resoldered or replaced. Check key, then coil around ignition. Fred from Gloucestershire

Submitted: 07/01/2016 13:05:38 | ID: 125695

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Mr P J Highfield, West Sussex

Fiat Scudo

Please could you tell me how long brake cables are supposed to last on the above van? many thanks Mr P J Highfield

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They can last 20 years or just a couple, like anything depends on how well vehicle is maintained and how much use or abuse they get. Usually first sign of issues is when they get stiff or won't release properly. If water and dirt get into the outer cable it can rust the inner cable which causes the problem. If it's only a recent problem you could lubricate them and they may last a little longer, though it's always best to replace them. Cables typically cost £15 to £20 from a factor, but of course if you pay someone else to do it the cost would be far higher. Fred from Gloucestershire

Submitted: 03/11/2015 21:36:56 | ID: 123098

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carl redden, West Midlands

Fiat Scudo

hi can any body help I have a fiat scudo 2007 van 1.6 diesel but the oil pressure warning light comes on every now and again. I have had it in at guest motors a fiat dealer had everything checked and changed but still get the problem however it only seems to happen early mornings and in wet damp conditions. ? it has been suggested that it could be damp getting in to the sensor switch any suggestions and also does any body now if you can disconnect the switch to prevent this happening

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Don't disconnect the switch, it's there foe a reason, without oil pressure you will quickly knacker engine. If it happens when damp, use a damp start type spray for spark plugs etc and coat wire to the pressure switch. I presume it had new pressure switch. High mileage engines can sometimes 'flutter' on pressure that could just be wear and tear, is it only at idle but fine under load? Fred from Gloucestershire

Submitted: 07/01/2016 13:55:28 | ID: 125702

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trevor, Essex

Fiat Scudo

hi there I a problem with no power and loads of white smoke

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white smoke and no power trevor from Essex

Your head gasket is blown or the head itself is cracked Fred from Gloucestershire

Submitted: 10/09/2015 14:09:53 | ID: 121000

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Trevor, Cheshire

Fiat Scudo

Why is my van heater taking ages to warm up, at least 20 mins before it gets hot ?

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Weather is colder and a heater takes not far from that to warm up properly.. that's why repeated journeys less than 20mins are not good for a vehicle R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 15/01/2016 17:43:56 | ID: 126182

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Mark, Buckinghamshire

Fiat 500

Hi, just bought a second hand 500 and the coolant temperature and ABS warning lights flash with the right hand indicator. Everything else seems OK. Any ideas? Thanks, Mark

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I have the same problem, help bought a second hand 500 and the coolant temperature and ABS warning lights flash with the right hand indicator. Everything else seems OK. Any ideas? Mags from City of Glasgow

Submitted: 19/03/2015 21:09:16 | ID: 113557

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marktaylor0574@hotmail.co.uk, Essex

Fiat Scudo

Hi all, central locking problem. It acts as though the front drivers door would be open with the dash light on and alarm beeping. Sometimes the central locking will lock and unlock too. Often locking with the key will only lock the drivers door whilst with the key fob it locks them usually unlocks immediately. I've had it in 2 garages so far and no joy. I have also noticed that I cannot put the key in the rear (twin) lock. (Possibly dropped). I have an after market stereo if that has any influence. Also, not a biggie but my blowers only work on setting 4. Any help much appreciated. Mark Beeping in Essex.

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Hi did you sort this I'm having the same problem ? Cheers martin from South Yorkshire

Hi did you sort this I'm having the same problem ? Cheers martin from South Yorkshire

Submitted: 14/05/2014 14:38:59 | ID: 95512

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murray kennedy, Highland

Fiat Ducato

cold you please tell me whare the heater plugs are located and the best way to get them out thank you

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Murray, there are different locations for glowplugs on Ducato depending on age of vehicle and engine fitted. On some models there is one single glowplug fitted to the inlet manifold and on others (more common) there are four, one per cylinder and they are fitted just below the injectors. They are mightily easy to snap after they've been there a while.. and removal of a snapped injector is a pain.. and needs specialist kit to remove them by drilling them out and re-threading the holes. However, if you do decide to tackle yourself, keep the vehicle out of use for a day or two and twice a day squirt penetrating oil (like WD40) all around the glowplug and let it soak in.. then on day of job get the engine hot.. this will make the job easier, but still won't necessarily stop the glowplug from snapping. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 10/01/2016 01:55:16 | ID: 125824

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Renett, South Africa

Fiat Panda

Please help. my 2006 Panda 1.2 L started jerking! Done computer tests and replaced both coil packs but still jerking after few kilometres of driving !

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Hi Renett. Have you had the carbirator tested and the timing checked? Sounds like the timing is out. Either that or the fuel to air mixture is out and needs to be adjusted. Charles Roodt from Wiltshire

Hi Renett. Have you had the carbirator tested and the timing checked? Sounds like the timing is out. Either that or the fuel to air mixture is out and needs to be adjusted. Charles Roodt from Wiltshire

Submitted: 19/12/2015 05:39:01 | ID: 124867

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ken saxton, East Riding of Yorkshire

Fiat Ducato

changed rear indicator lamps to led because they were smashed but they flash far too quickly now

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Ken, I have no experience of changing bulbs to LEDs but the fact that you have only changed the back ones.. it is possible that due to the big difference in the current consumption between the back bulbs and the rest of the van that the bulb failure system is fooled into believing that a bulb is out... in such case it does flash quicker. Try changing them all to led... Don't know if it's a fix... but a suggestion. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 04/01/2016 12:03:12 | ID: 125528

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Josh, Cambridgeshire

Fiat Punto

Hello. Got fiat punto 2002. Only purchased it yesterday and it was cheap but of course the seller didn't tell me it had issues. two issues....Once or twice when turning the ignition the starter hasn't gone and its emitted a high pitch noise ( starter? brushes?)..problem two is when left over night or the engine very cold its starts and sounds very rough and also doesn't rev properly till warm, something to do with choke etc? would appreciate if anyone with more knowledge than i can point me in the right directions to fault find. Thanks

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Josh, your starter problem does sound like it is the starter failing to engage properly.. this could be a failing starter or insufficient power coming through the connections.. they may be dirty or corroded. The uneven idling may be due to automatic choke if you have carburettor, but if you have injectors there will be a failed sensor or a leak in the air intake R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 04/01/2016 20:06:53 | ID: 125556

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Debbie, Yorkshire

Fiat Punto 2008

I am trying to get my Fiat Punto`s oil cap off and it won`t come either way, it`s just turning and turning and clicking. We’ve tried pushing and pulling whilst turning too. Any suggestions?

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Sounds like a thrust bearing craig taylor from Surrey

Sounds like a thrust bearing craig taylor from Surrey

Submitted: 03/09/2012 10:05:33 | ID: 87657

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Genelle Harkins, East Renfrewshire

Fiat 500

My passenger side rear light keeps going out. It sometimes works for a short time, then it goes out again and comes back on when it fancies it. I've had the bulbs replaced. I had the battery replaced recently as well but this problem predates that. It's v annoying as I'm sure I'm going to get pulled over by the police - but what else can I do? Has anyone else had this problem?

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Genelle you have a wiring fault..loose or dirty contacts. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 29/12/2015 16:20:54 | ID: 125277

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w. hutton, Dumfries and Galloway

Fiat Doblo

i need a nww alternator fitted in fiat doblo 1.9 how long will it take garage to fit it.

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Less than 2 hrs... should have it done in abt an hour R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 23/12/2015 12:57:58 | ID: 125065

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Jill Forrest , County Tyrone

Fiat Ducato

Hi I have a April 2002 fiat ducato 15 lwb Carioca camper van that needs to go onto the computer to find a fault And no mechanic can find it. Was wondering if you could help me and tell me were it's at woukd really appreciate it. Registration is vil 2316 Many thanks Jill Forrest

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On this model and year of van I believe the OBD socket is in the engine bay.. in front of the driver and near the fusebox. It will have its own cover and separate from the fusebox R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 24/08/2015 20:29:18 | ID: 120286

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josh, West Yorkshire

Fiat Ducato

Hi i have fiat ducato 2.2 2009 multi jet my interior light and rear interior light and the reg plate bulbs are not working all bulbs are okay i went to change lights in back and think i have blown a fuse but carn't seem to find it in my manual doses anyone have an idea what fuse it is and where its located cheers josh

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Josh, your fusebox will be behind a small panel under the right hand side of the dashboard.. held in place by two screws... inside are a load of fuses and the interior lighting are usually 10a fuses or red.. just remove each in turn until you find a broken one.. remember where you had them from though as you will no doubt encounter a few empty slots ! R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 22/09/2015 22:45:09 | ID: 121517

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gerry77@gmail.com, West Midlands

Fiat Ducato

Changed factory fit Radio in X250 for integrated SatNav (Pioneer) - I now have a flashing odometer. Is there any way to stop this. Fiat dealer says the ECU is looking for the factory fit radio and is flashing to say it is not there?

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Gerry, Fiat have helped you a little.. but could have done more... yes, the system may well be looking for a factory fitted radio.. and it may log in the ECU as an OBD fault (not strictly a fault though).. Fiat (at great expense because dealers are essentially robbers) can deactivate that part of the system check.. alternatively go to an engine tuning and re-mapping specialist... speak with them and tell them the problem .. many will negotiate with you and program the ECU to ignore the factory radio .. in exchange for a brown or purple note! R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 09/10/2015 19:11:45 | ID: 122117

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Susan, Kent

Fiat Ducato

Hi, We have a 1998 Fiat Ducato 14 TDI LWB. The gear cable snapped on us. I understand Fiat no longer make these cables....................I have tried many breakers and other suppliers but have not had any luck. Fiat apparently installed 2 different gear boxes around this time, and the first seemingly only lasted around 18months- 2years, this is the gear box we have. I have managed to get the serial numbers of the cables.........it seems you would need both because you wouldn't know which one broke! 1329698080, 1329697080. We had a new engine put in last December at a large expense...........and it seems a pity that we cannot get these cables as it renders the van useless! It was suggested that we had them made................but we would not have a clue how to go about that! Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated! Thanks Sue

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Susan, your Fiat Ducato is the same vehicle as the Citroen Relay II.. the two gear control cables come as one unit.. Fiat may not make them any longer but go to a Citroen or Peugeot dealer and ask for Citroen part number 2444-V7.. this is the whole of the gear control cables for the binnacle side for a right hand drive Citroen RelayII.. when considering trying to change only one cable think of this... if one has snapped it is probably due to wear and good use.. the other may soon suffer the same fate. It is also worth asking for a price from each of the Citroen and Peugeot dealers.. I get parts for my Relay III cheaper from a Peugeot dealer than my local Citroen dealer !! You can get the individual cables on auction site.. at £99 each.. but go for the complete set and you'll get them for abt £140.... type in fiat ducato gear change cables on flea bay R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 05/12/2015 13:27:21 | ID: 124376

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Natalie, West Yorkshire

Fiat Punto Evo

Hi My engine managment light and yello exclamation trinagle are both on? I am going to top up the oil, but any ideas if it could be more serious than that?

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Is your start stop working properly? If not, it is possibly that. I have found that it starts after particularly heavy acceleration or braking, or high revvs of the engine. Try disconnecting the cables that go into a grey metal box THIMG to the right of the engine. If the following doesn't work, then take it to a garage asap, it could be something serious. Continuing to drive the car could seriously damage it. On the Punto Evo 1.4, once you've opened the bonnet, to the right side of the top of the engine is a box with two cables connected to it (I believe the connectors are held on by red clips). Release those connections, wait a few seconds, and put them back how they were. You will loose any trip data saved in the cars memory, but that fixed my start stop when it last stopped working. Otherwise, if the battery is in good shape, it could one of the sensors, switches etc. That need to be calibrated. Hope this helps, and Good Luck Richard from Pembrokeshire

Submitted: 30/07/2015 17:21:50 | ID: 119128

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vanessa, Southampton

Fiat Punto Evo

Hi my stop start doesn't work any more ,I've had the batterie checked its at 100% and just had new coils put in and it still doesn't work but it still says it's connected .can any one help pls .

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Hi Vanessa, this could be a number of things, however, I would suspect it's the calibration of the switches on the clutch, this being one of the most common reasons for it to stop working. It could of course be something electrical. Your best bet to get it fixed is a fiat dealership, however that can be expensive. If you don't mind working under the bonnet, a fix that has worked for me is to unplug and replug a couple of cables. On the Punto Evo 1.4, once you've opened the bonnet, to the right side of the top of the engine is a box with two cables connected to it (I believe the connectors are held on by red clips). Release those connections, wait a few seconds, and put them back how they were. You will loose any trip data saved in the cars memory, but that fixed my start stop when it last stopped working. Otherwise, if the battery is in good shape, it could one of the sensors, switches etc. That need to be calibrated. Hope this helps, and Good Luck! Richard from Pembrokeshire

Hi Vanessa, this could be a number of things, however, I would suspect it's the calibration of the switches on the clutch, this being one of the most common reasons for it to stop working. It could of course be something electrical. Your best bet to get it fixed is a fiat dealership, however that can be expensive. If you don't mind working under the bonnet, a fix that has worked for me is to unplug and replug a couple of cables. On the Punto Evo 1.4, once you've opened the bonnet, to the right side of the top of the engine is a box with two cables connected to it (I believe the connectors are held on by red clips). Release those connections, wait a few seconds, and put them back how they were. You will loose any trip data saved in the cars memory, but that fixed my start stop when it last stopped working. Otherwise, if the battery is in good shape, it could one of the sensors, switches etc. That need to be calibrated. Hope this helps, and Good Luck! Richard from Pembrokeshire

Submitted: 22/08/2015 18:20:58 | ID: 120172

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gerald Richards, Hampshire

Fiat Ducato

We have a Fiat Ducato motorhome, (1999) we think the fuse has blown in the fridge but we cannot locate where the fuse is, we have looked in the fridge manual but to no avail.

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Hi Often the fuse for the fridge 12v supply is in the engine compartment and sometimes also supplies power to an electric step .it will be in its owe holder not with the vans fuse box and can be almost anywhere depending on who fitted the original supply ,hope this points you in the right direction. Ian Merrell from Cornwall

i have a ducato 1.9 td 1997 the fridge runs direct from alternator on mine the fuse is located under bonnet on offside near the bulkhead and in a small cylinder shape casing be careful twist off the top inside is a small 5 amp fuse of the glass type replace an d the fridge light should work hope ya find this helpful Ray LEADBEATER from Northumberland

Submitted: 04/05/2015 15:51:44 | ID: 115561

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Sarah Jordan, Darlington

Fiat Punto

Hi I have a fiet punto the engine management light on I took into garage to see what wrong they said it could be coil pack or electrics had new coil pack fitted but it still on how do I know if the coil pack has worked would it go straight off or will I have to take to garage to get it took off

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I had a similar problem, at first the mechanic said there was no problem and cleared the light but after a while it came back on. I had another diagnostic and this time they said the 02 sensor before CAT needed replacing. I did this and have had no problem with the engine management light since. however a new red flashing light has come on which the handbook says is the gearbox. Here we go again......... Paula from Nottinghamshire

Submitted: 09/03/2015 18:36:13 | ID: 113052

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Louise, West Midlands

Fiat Panda

My car has been on the drive for a week over Christmas holiday not being used, an went to shop in it yesterday started fine but about 3 minutes into my journey the "steering fail" warning came up. I got to the shop an it restarted again fine an then again the warning sign only (the red wheel) appeared on the dash. I am in the process of turning over the engine as hoping it is to do with my battery being flat? No warning lights have come up an the "check ok" came up on the dash. My car is due its winter service - any feedback help welcome. I have been reading forum an worried as by the sounds of this this warning is not good. It is an 55 plate an has 52,000 miles an had no other problems with it.

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The same has happened to mine, did you find any answers ? Louise from West Midlands

The same has happened to mine, did you find any answers ? Louise from West Midlands

Submitted: 29/12/2014 10:00:33 | ID: 108581

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Brendan kane, City of Glasgow

Fiat Grande Punto

Car will not start in the morning takes about five turns then works fine .starts and cuts out revs are only about nine once it is started .took it to a garage they don,t know why it happens said they checked servo .i thought the automatic choke was not working

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HAD SAME PROBLEM IT IS THE AIR TEMPRETURE SENSOR TO CHECK PUT DIAGNOSTICS ON URE CAR SEE WAT THE AIR TEMP REEDING IS COMPAIRD TO OUTSIDE TEMP THEY SHOULD BE THE SAME MIE WAS READING 43 AND THE OUTSIDE TEMP WAS 27 SO ECU WAS GETING WRONG READING SO INTURN NOT SENDING ENOUGH FUEL 11 QUID OF EBAY FIXD IT ONE TORX SCREW HOLDS IT ON TO THE AIR INTAKE MANAFOLD KENNY from East Ayrshire

HAD SAME PROBLEM IT IS THE AIR TEMPRETURE SENSOR TO CHECK PUT DIAGNOSTICS ON URE CAR SEE WAT THE AIR TEMP REEDING IS COMPAIRD TO OUTSIDE TEMP THEY SHOULD BE THE SAME MIE WAS READING 43 AND THE OUTSIDE TEMP WAS 27 SO ECU WAS GETING WRONG READING SO INTURN NOT SENDING ENOUGH FUEL 11 QUID OF EBAY FIXD IT ONE TORX SCREW HOLDS IT ON TO THE AIR INTAKE MANAFOLD KENNY from East Ayrshire

Submitted: 04/04/2015 17:15:27 | ID: 114314

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mark, Ceredigion

Fiat Doblo

I have just changed the starter motor and not i have no electrics appart from speedo and side lights. and ideas? thanks

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Check the earth strap I just had the same problem rich from Carmarthenshire

Check the earth strap I just had the same problem rich from Carmarthenshire

Submitted: 20/11/2015 15:51:21 | ID: 123727

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chris, South Africa

Fiat Ducato

Hi The fuel (diesel) gauge on my Fiat Ducato ( Camper) is going up and down , now you never know what the status of the diesel level is in the tank ? Any advice to cure the problem will be appreciated Chris

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Hi Chris had same problem with my motorhome checked sender and all wireing etc . turned out to be a small relay size of march box at the back of dash passenger side very easy to get to . a few screws holding panel .cleaned pins on plug problem solved may have to replace box keith keith from West Yorkshire

Hi Chris had same problem with my motorhome checked sender and all wireing etc . turned out to be a small relay size of march box at the back of dash passenger side very easy to get to . a few screws holding panel .cleaned pins on plug problem solved may have to replace box keith keith from West Yorkshire

Submitted: 27/10/2015 06:36:47 | ID: 122762

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Rob, Tyne and Wear

Fiat Panda

I left the house, got to the end of the street and lost all throttle seems to me like a broken cable but I think the panda is fly by wire not sure though. Any suggestions would be a great help.

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hi i had same loss of throttle problem in a 2006 multijet panda. especiall after rain. cured it by water proofing a certain fasterner under bonnet. water was gettin past it and dripping from bulkhead gutter down behind engine. the fastener is in the centre of the bulkhead and holds a plastic trim. this nut is waterproofed on later models with a rubber patch. check out a later panda to compare with yours. i used bathroom sealant on all the fixings holding this plastic trim and ended a long history of problems. col col from Lancashire

hi i had same loss of throttle problem in a 2006 multijet panda. especiall after rain. cured it by water proofing a certain fasterner under bonnet. water was gettin past it and dripping from bulkhead gutter down behind engine. the fastener is in the centre of the bulkhead and holds a plastic trim. this nut is waterproofed on later models with a rubber patch. check out a later panda to compare with yours. i used bathroom sealant on all the fixings holding this plastic trim and ended a long history of problems. col col from Lancashire

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