Fiat Ulysse Common Problems and Solutions
It is known on the Fiat Ulysse for the heater to pack in. If your heating controls are doing nothing and not bringing on the heating, it is usually a problem with the heater motor connectors.
The heater motor is located behind the glove compartment on the dashboard and it is not too difficult to remove. You will have to remove the connectors from the heater motor as the wiring can become loose. Tighten the wiring on the connectors and refit to the motor, which should solve the problem.
Knocking noise from suspension
If you have started to hear a knocking noise coming from the suspension when you are driving over speed bumps or uneven surfaces, this indicates that there is a problem with the ball joints.
You will need to fit replacement ball joints to sort out this fault. Watch the video below to see how to remove the ball joint and fit a new one:
It is known on vehicles that have done around 70,000 miles or more to get problems with the steering rack. You may have noticed that the steering is not as good as it once was. This is caused by the steering arms not operating at their best.
You will need to adjust the steering arms, as they develop a bit of play, but you might need to fit replacement steering arms to resolve the issue. Have someone who knows what they are doing to look at the vehicle.
Side sliding door problems
If you have started to notice that the side sliding door is not working properly and is not sliding as smoothly as it once did, then it is a common problem for the runners to fail.
You will need to replace the runners to sort this problem.