Free step-by-step video tutorials for your Fiat 500
Do you own a Fiat 500? Thinking about buying a used example of this Italian supermini? Wondering if the Fiat 500 is a good, safe and reliable car? Crash safety experts Euro NCAP awarded the car three stars out of five overall, while in Auto Express's latest Driver Power owner satisfaction survey the Fiat 500 finished 45th place out of 75 cars, with strong individual scores for its styling, interior and running costs.
You can save yourself serious amounts of money by carrying out maintenance and repairs on your own car, and Haynes' Owners Workshop Manual for the Fiat 500 (2004 - 2012) shows you how to perform basic jobs such as checking the fluid levels and changing the wiper blades as well as more advanced procedures such as replacing the rear shock absorbers and changing the coolant.
How to replace the rear light bulbs
How to change the wiper blades
How to replace the air filter
How to change the coolant
How to check the fluid levels (shown below)
How to replace the headlight bulbs
How to replace the rear shock absorbers
How to replace the front brake pads
How to change a wheel
How to replace the battery
How to change the engine oil and filter
How to change the pollen filter
How to replace the rear bulbs
How to renew the fuel filter
How to change the brake fluid
The videos are designed to complement our print and online manuals for the Fiat 500 with the 1.1 litre (1108cc) and 1.2 litre (1242cc) petrol engines and the 1.3 litre MultiJet (1248cc) turbodiesel engine. They also cover most mechanical features of Convertible but do NOT cover models with 0.9 litre 2-cyl ‘TwinAir’ or 1.4 litre petrol engines, the semi-automatic transmission or Abarth or 4x4 models.
Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Fiat 500, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your car. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 900 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Fiat 500 can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive.