How to reset trip computer Fiat Idea. Manufactured in 2003 – 2012.
Trip computer where provided Fiat Idea. General information:
The “Trip computer” is used to display information on car operation when the key is turned to MAR. This function consists of “General trip” for displaying the complete mission of the car and by “Trip B”, for trips; this function is included in the general trip information (as shown in fig. 32).
Both functions can be reset (to start a new trip). The following data can be displayed for “General Trip”:
- Distance travelled.
- Average consumption.
- Instant consumption.
- Average speed.
- Travel time (driving time).
“Trip B” may be used to display the figures relating to:
- Distance travelled B
- Average consumption B
- Average speed B
- Travel time (driving time).
Note “Trip B” functions may be excluded (see “Trip B on”). “Range” and “Instantaneous consumption” cannot be reset.
Values displayed Fiat Idea.
This indicates the indicative distance which may be travelled with the fuel in the tank assuming that driving conditions do not change. The display will show the reading “—-“ when the following events take place:
range lower than 50 km (or 30 miles) or fuel level less than 4 litres in the tank;
car left parked with engine running for a long time.
This value shows the distance covered from the start of the new mission.
Average consumption Fiat Idea.
This indicates the indicative average consumption from the start of the new mission.
Instant consumption Fiat Idea.
Indicates the fuel consumption. The value is constantly updated. The message “—-” will appear on the display if the car is parked with the engine running.
Average speed Fiat Idea.
This shows the car average speed as a function of the overall time elapsed since the start of the new mission.Journey time This value shows the time elapsed since the start of the new mission. This shows the car average speed as a function of the overall time elapsed since the start of the new mission.Journey time This value shows the time elapsed since the start of the new mission. All information is provided for free by www.resetservicelight.com Displaying of the values will be resumed when normal operation is restored without resetting the values displayed before the problem nor starting a new mission.
Button TRIP located on the top of the right steering column stalk is used (with ignition key at MAR) to display and reset the previously described values to start a new mission:
- short push to display the different values.
- long push to reset and then start a new mission.
The new mission begins after:– “manual” resetting by the user, by pressing the relevant button;
- “automatic” resetting, when the “Trip distance” reaches 3999.9 km or 9999.9 km (according to the type of display) or when the “Travel time” reaches 99.59 (99 hours and 59 minutes);
- after disconnecting/reconnecting the battery.
IMPORTANT “General Trip” resets will reset “Trip B” at the same time, while resetting “Trip B” will only reset the values of the trip B function.
Start trip procedure on a Fiat Idea.
With ignition key at MAR, press and keep button TRIP pressed for over 2 seconds to reset.
The TRIP function shuts down automatically after displaying all the data. Alternatively, hold MODE pressed for longer than two seconds.
All information how to reset trip computer is taken from Fiat Idea owners manual.