Changing the battery

If required, replace the battery with a genuine spare part having the same specifications.

If a battery with different specifications is fitted, the service intervals given in the Service schedule in this section will no longer be valid. Refer therefore to the instructions provided by the battery manufacturer.

Incorrect fitting of electrical and electronic accessories can seriously damage

Incorrect fitting of electrical and electronic accessories can seriously damage the vehicle.

If after buying the vehicle, you want to install electric accessories which require permanent electric supply (alarm, free-hand phone kit, etc.) contact Fiat Dealership whose qualified personnel, in addition to suggesting the most suitable devices, will evaluate the overall electric absorption, checking whether the vehicle electric system is capable of withstanding the load required, or whether it should be integrated with a more powerful battery.

Batteries contain substances that are very harmful for the environment.

Batteries contain substances that are very harmful for the environment.

You are advised to have the battery changed at a Fiat Dealership. It is properly equipped for disposing of used batteries in an environmentally friendly way that complies with the law.

and store it in a warm place to prevent freezing. If the vehicle is left inactive for long periods at cold, remove the battery and store it in a warm place to prevent freezing.

Useful advice for lengthening the life of your battery When working on the battery or near it, always wear the

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