I now have spotted over 12 motorhomes with the same problem and i have finally met a person that fulled me in. We have a number of Fiat Ducato lease deals listed on this page. I have a Fiat Ducato based motorhome, bought new September 2009, with 3lt engine and Comfortmatic gearbox. .pdf, v2Fiat Ducato 2016 Foot rest removal to install vents to improve warm air to drivers footwell. Automatic gearbox and Right-hand Drive with 9,989 miles. see attached pdf. Improving safety was clearly high on the agenda for Fiat, and the Ducato comes with Roll-Over Mitigation and Load Adaptive Control to improve stability, as well as a driver's airbag. ... Make sure it works. I find when it's cold outside and the sun streaming in the temperature sensors above the heater controls think it's hot so it turns the heat down. Well, that all depends on your own personal circumstances and preferences. How practical it is. I have just done this modification and going away Tuesday for 3 weeks so will see if there is any difference. Fiat Ducato (2006 on) 4. The details of the recall actions that are related to FIAT DUCATO are shown bellow: Fiat Ducato 2 3 multijet 130 150 Turbotune Diesel Chip Tuning Box fitting guide - Duration: 4:38. 5. But will it be enough to chip away at the dominance of the Ford Transit and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter? Let our team of motoring experts keep you up to date with all of the latest Fiat Ducato issues & faults. I get cold feet for a different (footrest not in the way on LHD). Great drive. Who wants to spend We have also swapped out the master cylkinder which is part of the comfortmatic unit with another vehicle which we know is good. The problem in this case was due to a wiring issue and reinforces the point made by Nick that wiring is the most likely cause when a fault occurs: For the earlier poster.. My van has done 10k miles approx.. Member. In that case I recall the incorrect battery was fitted by Fiat during manufacture as apparently the Comfortmatic and non Comfortmatic batteries are different. Form follows function. Experience at the dealership. Energy Tuning Ltd 334,860 views The Iveco-built 2.3litre 150bhp motor initially became available in Ducato “X250" vehicles in mid-2011 in Euro 5 form. I had this problem on my IH Tio (2008) with same engine & gearbox in early 2012. I hope warm air (rather than cold air! ) Problems can be expensive if major components need replacing. Fiat Ducato 2016 Foot rest removal to install vents to improve warm air to drivers footwell. Where do they all go. Fiat is renewing its efforts in the large van market, with a refreshed line-up spearheaded by the 2020 Ducato. 603.95.838 Ducato MTA Confort GB:603_83_787 Ducato Dual ITA 2-11-2011 9:50 Pagina 1 This 2020 complied Fiat Ducato Series 6 short wheelbase van has been used by us for demonstrations and some parts deliveries so it hasn't worked hard at all. Here's hoping it's the same in an A class cab. This is my 3rd fiat ducato motorhome and i can't believe my paint work is falling off.. Passenger side was fine, just the driver's side that wouldn't get warm. it's essentially a manual gearbox using actuators to change gear. Because the Ducato is front-wheel-drive, Fiat located the transverse engines under the hood, not between the seats like you see in GM and Ford vans. My vehicle is a 3ltr Comfortmatic, from 2000 26000miles on the clock., I would be interested to know what age and mileage the OP's 'van is. Overall rating. I have followed advice and engaged Fiat. Below is an extract from a thread on MHF concerning a mal functioning Comfortmatic gearbox. The Fiat Professional Ducato is "city-proof". It came to us with the issue that it wouldnt go into gear, we have put a clutch in it along with a slave cylinder. They replaced that and it's been fine since (fingers crossed of course). Fresh water piping. All Rights Reserved. 3. it can take up three stable positions and three unstable positions.’ This largely means that for the first few hours of driving you have absolutely no idea either of the position you are in nor of the position you ought to be in. I posted some time ago that I couldn't get my feet warm in winter when driving our 2016 Fiat Ducato X290, with comfortmatic gearbox. "The gearbox problem is solved and it was nothing to do with the Comfortmatic gearbox after all. On refection, you don't need to remove this large panel. Fiat boasts the squarest, boxiest cargo area on the market, not a claim you would hear at a “normal” press conference. I'm pretty sure that the only forum-member able to give you informed advice about this would be Nick Fisher (euroserv). Find out more. Yes I had the same problem with the 2019 Fiat Ducato that we hired. Thanks for the pics I'll take a closer look later. Previous 2010 Ducato X250, with manual gearbox, lovely toasty warm feet, therefore assumed there was a problem with the new van. The Fiat Ducato is a light commercial vehicle developed by the Sevel joint venture between Fiat and PSA Peugeot Citroën, produced since 1981.It was also sold as the Citroën C25, Peugeot J5, Alfa Romeo AR6 and Talbot Express for the first generation, while the second and third generations are marketed as the Fiat Ducato, Citroën Jumper, and Peugeot Boxer. Fiat Ducato Comfortmatic Gearboxes McLouis Fusion Options Motorhomes are driven in many different places, the question is the Fiat Ducato comfortmatic gearboxes worth that extra cost? Arjx you have my every sympathy our autotrail cheyanne's comfortmatic konked out when van was three years old ,weeks and weeks we were waiting for dealers to try and discover what was wrong in the end I part exed it for a new van : but I did end up getting in touch with fiat who I might add were very helpfull ,I'm not mechanically minded but it turned out to be the clutch wouldn't engage or something (I didn't think they had a clutch when automatic but apparently they do) my friend also discovered on the Internet that if you don't have a strong enough vehicle battery it affects the performance of the comfortmatic(it's a couple of years ago now so I can't remember all details but I do remember that I wished I'd got in touch with fiat earlier than I did the dealers didnt have a clue if I'd had my time again I'd have taken it to stoneacre our local fiat commercial dealers anyhow good luck I thought it was heart attack time when it happened to us it was so stressfull: pp :)). This is an original and brandnew spare part. - Short Wheel Base - Low Roof - 8m3 storage - 1,605kg payload - 2,670mm load bay length How to use the Fiat Comfort-Matic gearbox in our 2019 Roller Team and Swift motorhomes/campervans It may not display this or other websites correctly. Fiat recommends that the gearbox’s ‘manual mode’ should be selected. Fiat have complicated it by introducing a gear selector which they describe as ‘a floating multistable lever, i.e. I posted some time ago that I couldn't get my feet warm in winter when driving our 2016 Fiat Ducato X290, with comfortmatic gearbox. As I said, the garage technician actually removed the footrest, but I think it is just a couple of bolts to undo, then unclip? I did, as I was querulous to see where the air duct outlet was. 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