Ownership Verified: 2012 Fiat 500 - The Mexican Wart

93Flareside

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they don’t look bad.
 

Redliner

Y'all got any lamps?
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Lancia is just a weirder looking FIAT
 

Perc

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Lancia is just a weirder looking FIAT

Back in the days when Lancia had their own engineers, turning to full lock could snap the timing belt because the power steering pump was driven off of the end of one of the camshafts.

I think "weirder looking FIAT" is the better option.
 

Matt2000

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I’m still walking on egg shells waiting for The Thing as far as the reason it was a reasonable price. Something catastrophic is lurking, I feel.
Well being FIAT you surely just need to keep aware for smells of burning electrics.
 

93Flareside

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Well being FIAT you surely just need to keep aware for smells of burning electrics.
Not yet! A few days ago, I was driving at night (in the usual loop when I’m bored but feel like I need to go somewhere) I had a nondescript orange triangle with a ! in it show up on the gauge cluster. No text, nothing like with the CEL emissions issue. It went away by the time I stopped and did this a couple more times. Finally yesterday I turned it on the move the car out of the way and the gauge cluster showed that exclamation upon start up and displayed a text of “Front left lamp out.” I turn on headlights, flick the turn signal and check the front. All looks good, so I get a broom and poke the brake pedal and look in the back. The left brake light is out. Not a front bulb. Well done, Fiat! :D

About a month ago I removed a sticker on the hood, which proved to be not a good idea because it seems the paint finish was damaged...


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D-Fence

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Apply an even bigger sticker onto it!
 

Tram

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Yes! And here's an idea for it:

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Was I the only one seeing it?
 
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