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Jean, Cheshire

Fiat Ducato

Where are the jumpstart points under the bonnett

Submitted: 09/02/2016 13:54:03 | ID: 127335

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david, Italy

Fiat Ducato

the van will not fire up when step on the throttle; the van starts ; and works fine but when you fire the van to gain acceleration sit wont fire up what could be the problem:

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with the limited information given about the symptoms, I'd suggest the throttle position sensor. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 06/02/2016 21:03:29 | ID: 127222

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Fiat, Surrey

Fiat Ducato

Hi All, I have a Fiat Ducato 2.8 motorhome. The clutch seems to be slipping in 4 and 5th gears but not below. The clutch was replaced about 10-12k ago, is it posiable to adjust the clutch in some way ? Many thanks Chris

Submitted: 25/01/2016 16:01:52 | ID: 126688

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Gordon Lomax, Lancashire

Fiat Ducato

The amber warning light for ignition will not go out .The battery was low had to jump start. No other problem detected. what do I look for. thank you.

Submitted: 21/01/2016 11:12:26 | ID: 126483

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Mr Oliver, Derbyshire

Fiat Ducato

where is the ignition starter located on the 2015 fiat ducato many thanks

Submitted: 13/01/2016 23:05:11 | ID: 126092

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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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murray kennedy, Highland

Fiat Ducato

could you tell me the best way to replace heater plugs and whare they are located thank you

Submitted: 10/01/2016 01:49:38 | ID: 125823

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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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James stevenson, Staffordshire

Fiat Ducato

My van is. a trigano tribute and there into way i can open rear door from interior is there a retro fit handle instead of the door pull fitted now thank you baz

Submitted: 29/12/2015 18:29:07 | ID: 125279

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Andy May, West Yorkshire

Fiat Ducato

Why does my fridge not work on gas or electric? Spanner showing on panel.

Submitted: 26/12/2015 17:51:07 | ID: 125168

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medi, Belgium

Fiat Ducato

i have aproblem with my fiat ducato td 1.9 diesel i changed new diesel pump since then i when i start my car start goed and i pul my exlarater for fuel but diesel dont go throw the filter. so it can be problem from the tank or cable any one hoe have idea please.

Submitted: 15/12/2015 16:19:32 | ID: 124733

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GEORGE NEASHAM, East Ayrshire

Fiat Ducato

changing brake light bulbs on herald emblem

Submitted: 15/12/2015 13:18:48 | ID: 124716

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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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Jack, Durham

Fiat Ducato

Where can I find the location of the fuse for the side running lights? Many thanks.

Submitted: 12/11/2015 10:25:29 | ID: 123417

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brian, Scottish Borders

Fiat Ducato

Trigano tribute 550 2008 reg. How do change rear light bulbs?

Submitted: 02/11/2015 06:40:29 | ID: 123005

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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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Goran, Serbia

Fiat Ducato

ducato maxi 99 2.8 i.t.td where is his ecu ?

Submitted: 25/10/2015 17:26:36 | ID: 122710

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Richard Symes, Dorset

Fiat Ducato

I have a 1998 Hymer E510 built on a Fiat Ducato Maxi TD with a Bosch throttle. Prior to collecting the vehicle, we were told by the dealer that a fuel warning light was flashing. The local diesel specialists replaced the Diesel Pump Actuator. We have no receipt for this work but we drove away happily until 3 months later when the same red light flashed when we went over speed bumps and the engine stuttered very slightly. Austrian friends checked on german motorhome sites and found a few threads relating to this issue with the common ground of the speed bumps and the flashing light. The engine starts and idles perfectly acceleration through the gears is fine and at 120km per hour it doesn't miss a beat. But, as soon as I pull back on the throttle the light flashes and the engine stutters. It seems like such a specific problem but I can find nothing about it. Are there any ideas out there. Does this vehicle have a throttle control sensor?

Submitted: 20/10/2015 15:13:05 | ID: 122520

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dipo, Nigeria

Fiat Ducato

where is the engine number located ?

Submitted: 12/10/2015 13:18:27 | ID: 122224

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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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murray kennedy, Highland

Fiat Ducato

could you please tell me how to replace the heater plugs on a fiat duato 2.2 thank you

Submitted: 26/09/2015 23:30:03 | ID: 121672

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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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David omelia , Lincolnshire

Fiat Ducato

I have a fiat ducato multijet 100 2006 model does it have a cam belt or chain Thanks

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Look at the timing chain cover at the lh end of the engine (driving side). Plastic = fibre timing belt, metal = chain. Still not sure? Any good fiat dealer (are there any?) should be able to give you this information when supplied with the chassis number. edward scaife from Devon

Submitted: 15/09/2015 12:05:12 | ID: 121166

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gerry Egan, West Midlands

Fiat Ducato

Hi my 1996 Fiet 2.5 diesel campervan engine immobiliser has stopped working type MED 57.2 CMI. I think it may have been factory fitted ,because of the difficulty to remove the unit from the fuel solenide. The LED light keeps flashing even when the electric key is put into the key socket? The wires and fuse seem OK I would like to know to remove the unit from diesel valve or if you know how i might repair immobiliser I need to get the comper moving. . Any help wecome Best Regards Gerry

Submitted: 13/09/2015 22:27:44 | ID: 121120

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tony knight, Lancashire

Fiat Ducato

i want to find out how to change my off side driver door mirror {long arm}its a motorhome..i would be grateful if you could help..yours hopefully tony

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Carefully remove the interior plastic trim from around the small fixed window. It is held on by push-in spring clips.( I use an old fashioned thin bladed dinner knife for this job-works a treat.) Disconnect the wiring harness from the mirror (fiddly) Remove the screws holding the mirror body in place. (Tip - before removing the mirror entirely tie a piece of string to the mirror side of the wiring harness. This will help when threading the wires from the new mirror through the door panel. ) New mirror attached as old. When replacing the trim take care in positioning it and use a little ptfe/silicon spray on the clips to aid attachment. edward scaife from Devon

Submitted: 12/09/2015 15:25:27 | ID: 121078

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paul, City of Derby

Fiat Ducato

I want to know what colour the earth cables from the fuse box in the dash many thanks in advance

Submitted: 11/09/2015 15:10:12 | ID: 121036

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Steve, Kent

Fiat Ducato

Hi I have motorhome when its plugged into mains or not the interior lights wont work , the control panel should show a light when on , the isn't on ive checked the fuses all ok unless they are hidden, checked the wiring seems ok , it did work , it just went off . its a fiat ducato 2.8

Submitted: 29/08/2015 18:36:48 | ID: 120512

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Ted Parkin, Cornwall

Fiat Ducato

I am trying to locate the fuses for the cigar lighter and power socket. They blew whilst inflating the tyres. The fuse diagram in my handbook is totally different to the layout in the fuse box. The fuse number given is F44 /20 amp but the fuses in the box are not numbered. I have checked all the fuses in the box and all are fine. Also the manual shows 25 fuses and there are only 21 in the fuse box. Can you help? Regards,Ted Parkin

Submitted: 26/08/2015 14:32:18 | ID: 120366

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Liz, Devon

Fiat Ducato

Hi we have a 1987 Fiat Ducato Motorhome, there where no manuals with it and there is a Pilote control panel for the electric's and we don't know how it works some instructions would be good if you could help, thank you. Liz

Submitted: 25/08/2015 17:06:05 | ID: 120322

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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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Carol T, Leicestershire

Fiat Ducato

Water level light comes on intermittent. Water level is fine. So is it the sensor and where do I find it. Have located the heat sensor on the van but can't find the water level sensor. It's a Fiat Duccato 1997 2.5 trillion Thanks

Submitted: 18/08/2015 11:58:21 | ID: 119970

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Rill, Cornwall

Fiat Ducato

I have just purchased a Fiat Ducato Sunseeker conversion and would like to replace the front twin passenger seats with a single swivel seat, however I am concerned that there may be an air bag connection which, if disconnected would be exposed with a continuous light. Please can you tell me if this model does have a passenger air bag and, if so, how would I go about correctly disconnecting it and reconnecting to the new swivel seat. Please could you also tell me if you think I would be able to physically accomplish this myself or would it take male strength as I am a petite female. Many thanks Rill (Cornwall)

Submitted: 13/08/2015 00:58:39 | ID: 119692

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Mike lewin, Greater London

Fiat Ducato

Hi I have a 1994. Ducati Bessacar motor home and all my electrics in the back of the van have gone off. Can you please tell me where I can find the fuse that runs the pump for water and the interim lights.thankyou

Submitted: 05/08/2015 13:14:02 | ID: 119366

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George Rogers, Norfolk

Fiat Ducato

My question on failed speed should read No speedo

Submitted: 29/07/2015 09:44:53 | ID: 119069

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George Rogers, Norfolk

Fiat Ducato

I Have a 2005 reg 2.8 Ducato Motorhome have on speedo and engine light on all time engine is running, have travelled back from holiday some 250 miles with engine running oK giving full power, used satnav for speedo, On check fuses found fuse no 11 in Engine bay had blown, renewed but blow again on switching on. Any help please, I am Ok doing my own servicing And fitting parts before taking to Fiat dealer

Submitted: 28/07/2015 14:45:06 | ID: 119028

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Michael, Swindon

Fiat Ducato

I have a 2003 Bessacarr motorhome and am having problems with the fuse for the direction indicators blowing.When it first happened I replaced with new fuse and this lasted for a few miles before blowing again. It now blows immediately I replace with a new one. I have checked all connections as far as I can. Is there a relay and if so where is this fitted, wondered if there is a problem there. Does anyone have any suggestions.

Submitted: 24/07/2015 19:11:07 | ID: 118855

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john leigh, Staffordshire

Fiat Ducato

Can any one tell me how to remove gear knob from gear stick and replace with newsletter one thank you

Submitted: 24/07/2015 11:17:01 | ID: 118838

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tony, Renfrewshire

Fiat Ducato

Hi. I have Fiat Ducato 2.3 multijet 130 motorhome. The problem I have is with o/s/f headlight. The indicator flasher is not working and niether is side light. Also when I select dip light the full beam bulb also come on. I thought it was an earth fault in actual headlight so I have now replaced this with a new one. However thefUlt still exists. I am thinking it may be an earth fault. Has anyone came across this before ? Any help wluld be most appreciated Thanks Tony

Submitted: 16/07/2015 19:27:01 | ID: 118524

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Georg Pöder, Germany

Fiat Ducato

Where to find the relay and starter?

Submitted: 02/07/2015 09:22:14 | ID: 117934

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Ken Johnson, Oxfordshire

Fiat Ducato

1998 Ducato 2.5 diesel Where is the horn relay?

Submitted: 25/06/2015 12:59:06 | ID: 117691

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