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2015 Fiat 500 repairs by problem area

Engine (13%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (4%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (48%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (17%)

Other (8%)

Chart based on 48 repairs.
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2015 Fiat 500 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (3%)

$100 - $499 (19%)

< $100 (78%)

Chart based on 32 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2015 Fiat 500 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 160hp 1.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Fiat 500 in Florida, United States
Mar 2015 - Oct 2017
Nov 2015

36000 mi
Check engine light on. Replaced purge canister. 
Mar 2016

43000 mi
A/C and heater temperature control knob broken. Knob replaced under warranty. 
Jun 2016

50000 mi
Letters on radio buttons wearing off Display in dash for phone and music player inoperable Lump developed underneath leather on instrument cluster shroud 
Sep 2017

80000 mi

US $69
One headlight burned out. Replaced the pair. 
Oct 2017

80300 mi

US $155
Car was hard to start. Replaced battery. 
Fiat 500 in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2014 - Dec 2015
Dec 2014

2577 mi
Blue & Me menu on EVIC would not display, dealer did proxi alignment and ECU reset and resolved issue. 
Sep 2015

16000 mi
Bluetooth integration w/ steering wheel controls failed, proxi alignment fixed it 
Nov 2015

17100 mi
Washer fluid tank and pump disintegrated, both were replaced under warranty 
Fiat 500 in Washington, United States
Apr 2016 - Jul 2017
Oct 2016

4200 mi
Car pops out of reverse occasionally tires lose pressure frequently. No leaks found. was told they all do it and the tires "flex" as they change temperature. Just keep adding air as needed. 
Jun 2017

9000 mi

US $500
cracked windshield. Had to go back to dealer for repair since windshield was not available after market. Tried two other shops and no one had the windshield. 
Fiat 500 in Texas, United States
Jun 2015 - Apr 2017
Dec 2015

10000 mi
Side skirt separation, known issue. 

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2015 Fiat 500 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 157hp 1.4L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Fiat 500 in Alberta, Canada
May 2015 - Jun 2017
Jun 2015

620 mi
Body skirts were loose. 
Nov 2015

3580 mi
Chrome trim on nose was bubbling and peeling. 
Fiat 500 in Arizona, United States
May 2016 - Jul 2017
Feb 2017

13000 mi

US $299
I hit a bump knocking the hose clamp off the hose going from the turbo charger to the intercooler. The computer then put the car into limp home mode. Dealer replaced the clamp and hose - not a warranty issue, 
Fiat 500 in Wisconsin, United States
Jan 2017 - Sep 2017
Feb 2017

13000 mi
Dead battery, probably a dud because of the low mileage when it died. 
Mar 2017

14000 mi
A solenoid got stuck open, which caused the check engine light to come on. Easy work, done the same day. 
Apr 2017

14000 mi
I received a check engine light that was likely caused by bad wiring of the car. Dealer fixed the wiring to be in accordance with Fiat specs and also replaced the fuel gauge sensor just to be sure it wasn't a hardware issue. 
Jun 2017

15000 mi
Boost evap hose was malfunctioning and so throwing a P1CEA error. Dealer replaced it. 

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2015 Fiat 500 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 135hp 1.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Fiat 500 in Oregon, United States
Apr 2015 - Mar 2016
Sep 2015

8000 mi
Traced rattle, found rattle but stated it wasn't repairable. Following up with corp. 
Mar 2016

8000 mi
Rattle at certain RPM from AC lines. Dealer acknowledged but would not repair. 

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2015 Fiat 500 2dr Hatch

111-horsepower Electric 1-speed automatic FWD

Fiat 500 in California, United States
Aug 2015 - Oct 2017
Oct 2017

9000 mi
12V battery recharge, software update and reflash 
Fiat 500 in California, United States
Jul 2015 - Sep 2017
Jul 2017

6000 mi

US $300
replaced tire 

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2015 Fiat 500 2dr Hatch

101-horsepower 1.4L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Fiat 500 in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2015 - Sep 2015
Apr 2015 Could not find problem. But strange noise accelerating 
Fiat 500 in Arizona, United States
Apr 2015 - Sep 2017
Dec 2015

5000 mi
System does not recognize media players, data sticks, intermittent problem, four trips to dealer, no solution found. 
Fiat 500 in Washington, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2017
May 2016

39000 mi
Intermediate shaft replaced due to wear causing a distinct clunk noise when recovering from a turn. 

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2015 Fiat 500 2dr Hatch

101-horsepower 1.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Fiat 500 in California, United States
Feb 2016 - Jun 2017
Oct 2016

3200 mi
Clutch slipped, flywheel broke, engine was damaged. Hood hinges were broken, hood was misaligned, dents on A-pillars and paint damage. Engine swap was not done properly resulting in loose parts and suspension noise. 
Fiat 500 in Arizona, United States
Mar 2015 - Apr 2017
Oct 2015

26500 mi
Computer giving false errors on driver information center of impending system failures. 
Feb 2016

47300 mi

US $273
Hatch back release handle totally stopped working Rear defroster element stopped heating 
May 2016

54700 mi

US $27
Headlight replacement drivers side Paint completely came off of drivers door mirror 
Aug 2016

72600 mi
75% of the paint peeled off the passengers door mirror for no reason 
Dec 2016

84000 mi

US $100
Hatchback release microswitch failed for a second time, unable to open hatchback door after rain. 
Jan 2017

87000 mi
Continued intermittent failure of hatchback door microswitch, high mount stop light and rear wiper intermittently not working, dealer attempted to electrical tape wires being torn on seam, caused more damage to car After the poorly done electrical tape repair, wiring to hatchback door was shorting out on the chassis of the car. Dealer refused to repair properly, called Fiat since there is a Max Care Ext Warranty, dealer replaced body wiring harness 
Feb 2017

87000 mi

US $100
Body wiring harness issues continue. 
Apr 2017

100000 mi
Complete failure of electronics to all dashboard systems and smoke coming from dashboard at the end of April. I had the car looked at by 2 different mechanic who found pinched wires, bad splices and wiring routed totally different from the design. Complete failure of heating and air conditioner control panel and telemetrics unit. 
Fiat 500 in Alabama, United States
Aug 2015 - Dec 2016
Oct 2015

2200 mi
Blue tooth link fails repeatedly. no diagnosis or repair provided. 

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2015 Fiat 500 2dr Convertible

turbocharged 157hp 1.4L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Fiat 500 in Texas, United States
Mar 2015 - Jun 2016
May 2016

10300 mi
Bluetooth repair for unreliable link and features availability. 

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2015 Fiat 500 2dr Convertible

101-horsepower 1.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Fiat 500 in Georgia, United States
Mar 2015 - Sep 2017
Jan 2016

1200 mi
small hose to the coolant recovery tank (with crimped on clamp) was leaking. They replaced the crimped on clamp with a traditional screw-type clamp. Seems to have stopped the leak. 
Fiat 500 in Ohio, United States
Mar 2015 - Apr 2015
Mar 2015

5000 mi
Car made clunking noise when hitting bumps in cold weather 
Fiat 500 in North Carolina, United States
Mar 2015 - Aug 2016
May 2015

3748 mi
still unresolved issue involving steering wheel buttons and LCD menu display. Goes out about every 3 months. Dealer temporarily resets it but it happens over and over again! 
Jan 2016

8200 mi
Continuing issue with steering wheel buttons and cluster display not functioning. 
Jul 2016

10000 mi
clutch needed to be replaced but they have no parts to fix it! 

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2015 Fiat 500 Repair Histories

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