Frequently asked questions about FIAT Tipo 16V
When should the cambelt be changed?
How do I replace the cambelt?
When should the cambelt tensioner be changed?
What is the double sided toothed belt?
I get bad vibration through the gearbox at high revs, what's wrong?
Should the belts squeek on my engine?
What replacement radiators can be used on the 16V Tipo?
When is the water pump likely to fail?
My cars losing water but I can't see from where?
How do I replace the radiator?
How do I replace the thermostat?
What is the normal water temperature?
How and why should I replace the Gearbox oil?
What oil should I use in my Gearbox?
What gearboxes fit the Tipo?
Should I lighten my flywheel?
What fuel consumption should be expected?
Why is my car using too much fuel and has lower performance than normal?
Just how big is the petrol tank?
I find it difficult to read the dip stick, what can I replace it with?
Where is the fuel filter?
What is the normal oil temperature?
Do strut braces really make that much difference?
Can I cut my existing springs to lower the car?
What is the best suspension set up?
Will lowering my car effect the tyre wear?
What tyre pressure should I use?
Why does the central locking not work?
How do I keep the boot locked?
How do I remove the central locking mechanism?
My bonnet is stuck shut, how can I open it?
Can I get another alarm key fob "cut"?
What precautions should I take when replacing the battery?
No spark at the plugs?
Why does the car not idle when cold?
My car won't idle properly when cold and overrevs when hot, why?
What ignition leads should I buy?
Why won't my car rev to more than 4000 rpm?
Why is my car only running on 3 cylinders?
How do I remove the ignition module?
How do I prevent my car from pinking?
How do I adjust the idle speed?
Does a fuel pressure regulator improve performance?
Is there a wiring diagram available for the ignition system?
What spark plugs do you recommend?
Why does the engine cut out when hot?
Which injectors does the Tipo use?
My throttle is sticking open how can I fix it?
Why does my engine take a long time to start up when cold?
Why do I get blue smoke after the engine has not been used for a while?
Where can I get alternative distributor and rotor arms?
What order should the ignition leads be connected?
Which versions of the car have ABS systems fitted?
Are there any cheap replacement brake calipers?
How do I stop my brakes from squeeling?
What other brakes fit the tipo?
Is the clutch hydraulic?
Why does the clutch not return properly?
Why does the clutch pedal sit about 1" higher than the brake pedal?
Is it normal for the clutch pedal to be so hard to press?
My car does not have an i.e. badge so can I remove the catalytic converter?
Can I remove the catalytic converter on my Tipo?
Is it possible for the exhaust manifold to split?
Which aftermarket exhausts fit the Tipo 16V?
Does fitting a catalytic converter replacement pipe unset the Lamda Sensor?
What's causing the Rear Exhaust Box to keep blowing?
If I remove the catalytic converter what happens to the Lamda sensor?
What can I clean the exhaust with?
Oil seems to be burning on the exhaust but I can't see from where?
What causes funny noises from the wheels?
How do I keep my wheels clean?
Should I refurbish my wheels or buy new ones?
Who should I get to refurbish my wheels?
What Locking Wheel Nuts should I buy?
It is legal to use a space saver spare wheel?
What do the alloy wheels look like on the 5 door and 3 door models?
How do I prevent the valve caps being stolen?
Can I fit more powerful headlight bulbs?
What replacement bulbs do I need for the dashboard?
My Glove Box light and Cigarette lighter socket don't work. What's wrong?
Why doesn't the rear wiper work?
Can I buy replacement wiper blades?
How do I replace the windscreen washer motor?
What alternative rear wipers can I fit?
Is the rear wipe specific to the 16V?
Is there a rear washer bottle?
How does the water get to the rear washer?
Is it normal to get a power surge after 4000 rpm?
What cars can the Tipo 16V beat off the traffic lights?
What can you tell me about Turbo Charging my Tipo 16V?
My car jerks when coming off the throttle at high speed, is this normal?
What chip should I get for my car?
Why does your car use a Superchip ECU and a Unichip piggyback ECU?
Should I replace my camshafts?
How do I check the health of my engine?
How do I remove the seats?
How do I remove the inner door trims (5 door)?
Which replacement seat belt do I need?
Are 3 door side skirts compatible with 5 door models?
My window guides have rusted what can I do?
How do I remove the door handles?
How easy is it to remove small dents in the bodywork?
What coefficient of drag (COD) does the Tipo have?
I get poor Radio Reception. How can I improve it?
When fitting a radio, which is the permanent live wire?
Is the Tipo still manufactured anywhere?
Is there a FIAT Tipo club?
What precautions should I take in a cold climate?
How much are parts?
What is the canister leading to the air filter for?
Can I access the forum directly?
Where are the best places to buy Tipo 16V insurance?
How do I stop the heater fan making a noise?
What was the first 16V in the UK?
What do you have for us PC gamers?
Is the Tipo in the film Ronin a 16V?
How can I tidy up my Cam Cover?
What cars does the Tipo share its floorpan with?
How many Tipo 16V cars were made?
My cars reporting speed/mileage when stationary?
What does Sedicivalvole mean?