Fiat 500 USA Homepage

What's new in the Fiat 500 world

2018 Fiat 500 Pricing Revealed

Complete pricing details on the new 2018 Fiat 500 are here.

Fiat 500X Safety Systems Explored

The Fiat 500X is available with an astounding 70 safety features and systems. Here is the complete list and what they do.

2019 Fiat 124 Spider Model Changes

What's new for the 2019 Fiat 124 Spider.

The Roomy Fiat 500L

The Fiat 500L has the room of a full-sized car within its subcompact dimensions. Learn more about this versatile car

We cover Alfa Romeo!

The complete Alfa Romeo Five-Year Business Plan is here

Customize and Accessorize your Fiat 500X!

How to install popular Fiat 500X accessories. Complete guides, plus useful links

500 Madness
Your One Stop Fiat 500 Shop!

Friday, June 5, 2015

Fiat 500 Steering Clunk Fix

Fiat 500C Dashboard


Fiat has released a technical service bulletin that addresses an annoyance some owners of 2012 -2015 Fiat 500 hatchback and Cabrio have been experiencing. Fiat owners may have noticed an occasional noise or clunk while turning the steering wheel. This can happen when the car is sitting still and the driver turns the steering wheel left and right or when driving slowly and doing the same maneuver.

The sound manifests itself as a clunking, popping, or knocking noise emanating from the lower steering column while turning the steering wheel. If this is the case, the fix involves replacing the steering intermediate shaft. It is a simple repair that normally requires about a half hour to complete on most 500 models and just over an hour on 500e all-electric vehicles.

Contact your Fiat dealer for more details.


Fiat Technical Bulletin number: 19-002-15: Clunking Noise From The Steering Column While Turning The Steering Wheel

Solution:
Replacing the steering intermediate shaft.
Models effected:
2012 - 2015 (FF) Fiat 500

NOTE:Applies to vehicles built on or after January 1, 2012 (MDH
0101XX) and on or before March 24, 2015 (MDH 0324XX).

Problem:
Clunking, popping, knocking noise from the lower steering column while turning the steering wheel.

Note: Your there are specific procedures the dealer will have to perform to verify the issue.

Replacement part number:
1 68105066AE - Steering Column Intermediate Shaft Kit
(includes fasteners)

Read more:

Source: FCA

No comments: