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I have a seicento sporting myself. No major issues but sump gasket needs replacement every two to three years, water pump very fragile and requires regular replacement of cooling water as per maintenance schedule, otherwise problems are guaranteed. Similarly for heater blower using hot cooling water. Radiator is a hassle to replace. However overall it is a fun car to drive.

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Things that can cause trouble.
Cam belts can jump on the pulley.if belt breaks,dont think the engine is junk,it is not.just replace along with tensioner and water pump.
Clutch cables seem to break with annoying regularity.Usually means your clutch is going too.
Hand brake/parking brakes can seize.put a little copper grease on the rear brake arms,you can see them when you look from the rear of the car at each brake hub.
Sensors can go all over the place but before replacing,try cleaning them.
Radiators are awkward to replace.Car can suffer from head gasket failure and the car does not have a temp gauge.get one off ebay and a pillar mounted pod.It will be your best friend to avoid over heating.Sounds like really bad news but I,ve had 2 now and being pro active with the maintenance really pays dividends.

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I have a seicento sporting and the common problems include the rear wiper motor not working, clutch cable snapping or becoming dislodged and head gasket going.
For pure driving fun i wouldnt suggest any other car.

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Are you going to buy a fiat? How old is theFiat?

I have to ask you, are you in the USA? do you know how to fix car?

If you know, no problem

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