Fiat 500 Transmission Overheating: Symptoms + Causes

Overheating is the worst thing that can happen to your Fiat 500’s transmission.  An overheating transmission will drastically shorten its service life.  If you suspect that your transmission is overheating, doing something about it now can keep you from an expensive transmission repair later.  Low transmission fluid is the number one cause of an overheating … Read more Fiat 500 Transmission Overheating: Symptoms + Causes

Fiat 500 Radiator Leaking:  Symptoms + Diagnosis

  Your Fiat 500’s cooling system passes antifreeze throughout its engine.  The main parts of the system are the thermostat, radiator, water pump, coolant itself, and the hoses.  If any of these parts go bad, you may experience radiator a leak.  A radiator leak is very common.  You should notice the leak directly under your … Read more Fiat 500 Radiator Leaking:  Symptoms + Diagnosis

Fiat 500 P0108:  MAP Barometric Sensor → High Input 

  P0108 is a generic OBD-II trouble code.  It indicates your Fiat 500’s MAP (manifold absolute pressure) sensor’s voltage reading is outside of the normal operating range.  The voltage is too high.  It’s most commonly caused by a bad MAP sensor, wiring issue, or vacuum leak. The MAP sensor measures the air pressure coming into … Read more Fiat 500 P0108:  MAP Barometric Sensor → High Input 

Fiat 500 P0443: EVAP System Purge Control Valve Circuit – Malfunction

P0443 is a very common OBD2 code.  It’s generic, which means that it has the same meaning for the Fiat 500 as it would for any other vehicle.  If your 500 has this code, it is indicating the EVAP purge control valve circuit is malfunctioning..  This is typically caused by a short in the wiring … Read more Fiat 500 P0443: EVAP System Purge Control Valve Circuit – Malfunction