Any failure is indicated by cluster warning light coming on together with the message on the reconfigurable multifunction display (where required) (see section “Warning lights and messages”). In the event of electric power steering system failure, the car can be driven with mechanical steering.
IMPORTANT In some circumstances, factors independent from the electric power steering could cause the illumination of the warning light on the cluster.
We suggest to stop immediately the car, turn off the engine for about 20 seconds and then re-start the car. If the warning light stays on together with the message on the reconfigurable multifunction display (where required), contact Fiat Dealership.
IMPORTANT The steering may become slightly stiff following parking manoeuvres including a great deal of steering. This is normal and caused by a system to prevent motor overheating. No servicing is required. The electrical power steering system will return to normal operation the next time the car is used.
It is absolutely forbidden to carry out whatever after-market operation involving steering system or steering column modifications (e.g.: installation of anti-theft device) that could badly affect performance and safety, cause the lapse of warranty and also result in non-compliance of the car with homologation requirements.
Always switch the engine off, remove the key from the starting device and actuate the steering lock before carrying out any maintenance operation, especially when the wheels are raised from the ground. In case this is not possible (e.g. when the key must be in MAR position or the engine running), remove the electric power steering main fuse before carrying out any maintenance operation.
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