Fiat Australia has issued a recall for all Fiat 500 vehicles fitted with side airbags. This is due to a problem with left right deployment consistency in instances of a side impact.
The recall is associated to the airbag control unit software which may malfunction in the event of a side impact crash. Fiat Australia recommends owners contact a local dealer to have the software checked and or rectified.
Unsure owners are encouraged to contact the Fiat customer assist line on 1800 786 885.