2013 fiat 500e problems

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  • The Fiat e has 23 problems & defects reported by e owners. The worst complaints are problems.

    The Fiat e has 3 NHTSA complaints for the engine at miles average.

    It is interesting! The faces of the company Fiat are famous racers Michael Schumacher and Kimi Raikkonen.

    Not What You Want To See Under Your New EV - Fiat e Axle Issue . owners of model-year Fiat e battery-electric vehicles.

    A rear park assist system and electronic stability control are also standard. Model Please select a Model. They are being contacted and will receive free rental vehicles while their vehicles are being repaired. The enhancements reportedly improve aerodynamic efficiency by 13 percent overall.

    3 Complaints: Fiat e Engine Problems

    And it is pretty serious too, as apparently the axle in the car can give way under pressure. Here is what one owner had to say about the incident:. Today I was driving the car down a surface street non-freeway. I took a normal right hand turn at normal speeds when all of a sudden I hear a very loud grinding noise in front and below where my feet are.

    The grinding noise continued and I immediately turned into the nearest driveway, which happened to be an abandoned restaurant parking lot, and turned off the car.

    Lucky for me it was abandoned because my car would be stuck there for a while…. At this point I was blocking the driveway so I wanted to put the car into neutral so I could push it out of the way. Again, I am blocking this driveway but this was an abandoned restaurant parking lot so no biggie.

    So now at this point I called AAA and was waiting for the tow. I finally had a chance to calm down a bit and tried to survey the damage. AAA guy comes, I tell him what happened. As soon as I mentioned ball bearings, he said it was probably my axle. Sure enough, when lifts my car, he points out to me that the axle came apart completely…. Also upon inspecting the bolts, he noticed that loctite was only applied to a small portion of the bolt whereas it should have been applied everywhere that the threads would be engaged.

    Another commentator went to a dealership in Berkeley, California earlier in the week and confirms the situation:. Engineers from Fiat are on the way to the dealerships to figure it out their words.

    Engineers discovered two assembly steps had not been properly completed; creating a condition that could lead to half shaft separation. Chrysler Group is unaware of any related accidents or injuries. Approximately retail customers are affected. They are being contacted and will receive free rental vehicles while their vehicles are being repaired. Vehicles on dealer lots also are affected. Chrysler Group will advise the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration when the precise recall population is determined.

    Fiat e recall Get Updates Subscribe to our e-mail newsletter to receive updates. Very interesting read which prompts another question. Exactly how many went out the door last month? I guess this event will make that number even harder to uncover.

    Fix It Again, Tony…. Some dealers also saying no such thing. You have any connections with VPs at Chrysler in Michigan? This is not good.. I wrote what the service folks at McKevitt told me, as a customer.

    Who knows where their info originated? I joined the community. We all appreciate you helping get the word out. Hi, I own a e with about miles on it. I stopped at the dealership today OC Fiat to ask a question about my access fiat app for my phone and pick up a check. The service director saw my car and came out and told me that they had to keep my car because there had been a recall. They were super nice, got me a free rental and even told me to keep my gas receipts so they could reimburse me.

    2nd time issue popped up for Fiat 500e

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