Fiat Punto – Common problems

Common problems for the Fiat Punto

Some problems will only occur after many years of operation, others are related to technical solutions and forced the manufacturer to issue a recall. In the following overview, you will find the most common problems for the Fiat Punto, for which Fiat has announced a recall through the EU Rapex system. For recalls and faults found in the UK scroll down.

If the problem is corrected in time, it may not affect the overall reliability of your Fiat Punto. However, the fault can often remain unresolved because the previous owner didn´t know about the recall or ignored the manufacturer’s letter.

The good news is that automakers usually provide unlimited time to correct such defects for free. Check to see if all of the potential problems with your Fiat Punto have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.

Latest Punto’s Issues in the EU

22. 09. 2017

Faulty crimping of the micro-gas generator for the seat belt tensioner means that, in the event of deployment of the seat … .

25. 08. 2017

Faulty crimping of the micro-gas generator for the seat belt tensioner means that, in the event of deployment of the seat … .

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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Latest Punto’s Issues in the UK

    on 04. 08. 2018

    FIAT PUNTO ( 01/03/1994 –  31/03/1995) DEFECT:  Some vehicles with alloy wheels may have been supplied with an unsuitable space saver ... . The post FIAT […]

    on 04. 08. 2018

    FIAT PUNTO ( 01/03/1997 –  30/11/1997) DEFECT:  On some Punto vehicles it has been found that the seat belt pre-tensioners may ... . The post FIAT PUNTO […]

    on 03. 08. 2018

    FIAT PUNTO ( 01/07/2009 –  30/03/2010) DEFECT:  The layout of the ABS wiring maybe incorrect in the area of the battery ... . The post FIAT PUNTO – […]

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