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2014 Fiat 500 repairs by problem area

Engine (17%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (3%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (9%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (29%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (37%)

Other (6%)

Chart based on 35 repairs.
See TSBs and recalls for the 2014 Fiat 500.

2014 Fiat 500 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (4%)

$100 - $499 (4%)

< $100 (92%)

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Chart based on 24 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2014 Fiat 500

Engine not specified

Fiat 500 in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2014 - Dec 2014
Nov 2014

1600 mi
Electronic glitch all warning lights were on. Car software updated no further problems. 

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2014 Fiat 500 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 160hp 1.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Fiat 500 in Ohio, United States
May 2014 - Dec 2014
Sep 2014

4000 mi
Paint was peeling at top of bumper cover at passenger side rear quarter panel. 
Fiat 500 in California, United States
Aug 2014 - Sep 2016
Sep 2016

36000 mi
Molding 

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2014 Fiat 500 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 160hp 1.4L I4 5-speed automated manual FWD

Fiat 500 in South Carolina, United States
Aug 2014 - Sep 2014
Aug 2014

1000 mi
Air conditioner would randomly refuse to blow through the upper vents. Got really hot in the passenger compartment.Determined that the air conditioner control head is defective. Placed on order but has not yet been replaced by the dealer. Factory installed side skirt was separating from the body. 

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2014 Fiat 500 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 135hp 1.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Fiat 500 in Maine, United States
Jun 2018 - Sep 2018
Aug 2018

28000 mi

US $25
Remove and re-apply rocker trim due to failing factory adhesive. 

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2014 Fiat 500 2dr Hatch

111-horsepower Electric 1-speed automatic FWD

Fiat 500 in Colorado, United States
Jul 2017 - Mar 2019
Sep 2017

23000 mi
Replace intermediate steering column shaft to address looseness. TSB 19-002-15. 
Feb 2019

28000 mi
EV propulsion battery pack failure. Replace battery pack under 8-year warranty. The repair cost 200% of the value of the car. 
Fiat 500 in California, United States
May 2014 - Jun 2017
Jan 2015

10800 mi
12V system failed and vehicle would not power on, dealer reset vehicle systems to restore function 
Feb 2016

24100 mi
Vehicle electric system failed - power locks, immobilizer, drive system wouldn't function. Received "jump start" from tow truck, towed to dealer per Fiat policy as precaution. No system defects found. 
Mar 2017

33000 mi
Vehicle USB port would charge device, but would not recognize device as a media player. Dealer replaced USB port but problem was not resolved. 

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2014 Fiat 500 2dr Hatch

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

Fiat 500 in California, United States
Sep 2016 - Jun 2017
Jan 2017

US $42
Clunking sound when driving over small bumps or reflective line markers. Dealer exchanged the strut and found "non OEM" nuts and bolts and replaced to OEMs, sound still present, reversed to original strut and sound still present but lower. 
Fiat 500 in California, United States
Jul 2014 - Mar 2017
May 2015

18100 mi
Light bulb in temperature dash burned out and replaced. Auto tranny flashed due to recall. Oil change done. 
Jan 2017

44490 mi
Electrical body wiring harness needed to be completely be replaced. It controls most everything electrical. Car stayed about a month. It was causing shorts throughout the car. Aisin-Warner downshifting and upshifting rough. Occasional missing on gears and no movement at all. Changed out lifetime atf with equivalent ATF. Drained and refilled 4x for equivalent of 11quarts of new ATF. 
Fiat 500 in Michigan, United States
Aug 2014 - Oct 2017
Jan 2015

2200 mi
Battery was slow to start. There was a clicking sound then it would start. After a load test they replaced the battery. It worked great for a couple of weeks but now makes the same sound. 
Fiat 500 in Georgia (nation)
Apr 2014 - Mar 2015
Aug 2014

3260 mi
Required ECU Flash 
Fiat 500 in British Columbia, Canada
Nov 2014 - Dec 2014
Nov 2014

1240 mi
Dashboard rattle during acceleration. Dash removed and refitted under warranty. Now all good 
Fiat 500 in Nevada, United States
Aug 2014 - Feb 2016
Aug 2014 some sort of small chip needed to be replaced 
Sep 2014

2000 mi
Gauge cluster went out. Replaced with a new one 

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2014 Fiat 500 2dr Hatch

101-horsepower 1.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Fiat 500 in Iowa, United States
Feb 2018 - Jun 2018
May 2018

46000 mi

US $218
A/C didn't work. Recharged and seems to be holding a charge for now. Driver's door handle wouldn't open door from outside. A clip was broken inside the door and the rod was disconnected. 

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2014 Fiat 500 2dr Convertible

turbocharged 160hp 1.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Fiat 500 in Alabama, United States
May 2015 - Sep 2015
Jul 2015

3000 mi
Rocker panels falling off.. Attempted to re glue but we're not succesful. Rocker panels still coming in glued and spoiler warped in the middle exposing gap and adhesive.. Attempted to put more glue on rocker panels and did nothing with spoiler. 
Aug 2015

3000 mi
Diagnosed warped spoiler and ordered new convertible top.. Consultation with dealer owned body shop. Paint on very front of car is peeling and they said it was wear and tear and suggested that I talk to a fiat rep about paint. 
Sep 2015

3000 mi
Sold with unrepaired paint and trim issues. 
Fiat 500 in Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 2014 - Jul 2016
Nov 2015

16400 mi
O2 sensor and controler 
Jul 2016

22000 mi
Repaired door panel and vent 
Fiat 500 in Northwest Territory, Canada
Dec 2015 - Jan 2018
Jun 2017

9920 mi

C $650
Windshield developed a crack coming up from the bottom edge of the glass. No impact could be found but outside of warranty period for the windshield. 
Fiat 500 in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2015 - Jul 2017
Oct 2015

8700 mi
Steering was clunking under low speed parking lot maneuvers. Intermediate steering shaft was replaced under warranty per a TSB. 
Jan 2016

12800 mi
Rear defroster stopped working. Dealer determined the defroster is controlled by the convertible top module, which was replaced since they could not reflash it. 
May 2016

19000 mi
Convertible top module failed. Convertible top motor would not automatically disengage/turn off when the top was latched shut, causing a grinding noise and stretching of the cables that pull the top shut. Module replaced. 
Apr 2017

33000 mi
Convertible top motor does not disengage when top is latched. Dealer reflashed BCM and recalibrated the top. 
Jul 2017

36000 mi
Convertible top was binding again. Dealer could not replicate the issue. The top started having the issue again shortly after leaving the dealer. 

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