Fiat: Front End Noise In Cold Temperatures

Fiat: Front End Noise In Cold Temperatures

The customer may experience a noise from the front of the vehicle while going over bumps. The noise may be more noticeable in colder temperatures.

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2012-2013 Fiat 500

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles built prior to March 7, 2013 (MDH 0307XX).

SYMPTOM/CONDITION

The customer may experience a noise from the front of the vehicle while going over bumps. The noise may be more noticeable in colder temperatures.

DIAGNOSIS

If the customer describes the symptom, perform the repair procedure.

REPAIR PROCEDURE

1. Remove and disassemble the left and right front strut assemblies.

2. Replace both left and right front jounce bumpers (4) (Fig. 1).

3. Reassemble and install the left and right front strut assemblies.

NOTE: Verify wheel alignment is within specifications.

Courtesy of ALLDATA.

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