Eobd - engine control system failure

In normal conditions, turning the ignition key to MAR, the warning light turns

In normal conditions, turning the ignition key to MAR, the warning light turns on, but it should go off when the engine has started. The initial turning on indicates that the warning light is working properly.

If the warning light stays on or turns on when travelling (on certain versions together with the message on the display):

❒ glowing steadily - means a fault in the supply/ignition system which could cause high emissions at the exhaust, possible lack of performance, poor handling and high consumption levels.

In these conditions it is possible to continue driving without however requiring heavy effort or high speed from the engine. Prolonged use of the car with the warning light on may cause damages. Contact Fiat Dealership as soon as possible.

The warning light goes off if the fault disappears, but it is still stored by

The warning light goes off if the fault disappears, but it is still stored by the system.

❒ flashing - indicates the possibility of damage to the catalyst (see EOBD system in the Dashboard and controls section).

If the light flashes, it is necessary to release the accelerator pedal to lower the speed of the engine until the warning light stops flashing; continue the journey at moderate speed, trying to avoid driving conditions that may cause further flashing and contact Fiat Dealership as soon as possible.

If, turning the ignition key to MAR, the it turns on glowing steadily or flashing when travelling (on certain versions together warning light does not turn on or if it turns on glowing steadily or flashing when travelling (on certain versions together with the message on the display), contact Fiat Dealership. Warning light agents by proper equipment. Therefore comply with laws and regulations of the country operation can be checked by traffic agents by proper equipment. Therefore comply with laws and regulations of the country where you are driving.

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