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Warning 156 - Check your bonnet catch!!!

Im sure many of you are aware of the recall by Alfa to regularly check bonnet catches and if your not give them a call to verify when yours was last serviced/checked (its a free check and service).

The reason I remind you is that I had the unfortunate privilege of passing a 156 near Monaco today with its bonnet all bent and windscreen smashed. Poor sod, he looked pretty bewildered.

The recall isnt in effect here in France, or at least I havent yet been contacted about it So Ill check and lubricate mine myself tomorrow just to be sure

Dont ignore it, when its too late its too late...

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Re: 156 - Check your bonnet catch!!!

I saw a 156 on the M20 a couple of weeks ago same problem bonnet had opened at speed smashing the windscreen! get the catches checked.
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Re: 156 - Check your bonnet catch!!!

I saw a red one is cardiff no so long ago felt very sorry for the poor fella
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Re: 156 - Check your bonnet catch!!!

Call Alfa where? AlfaUK at Slough/Local Dealer?
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Re: 156 - Check your bonnet catch!!!

you just need to grease it up and more importantly get into the habit of dropping from a slightly higher level THEN PULLING IT TO CHECK IT HAS LOCKED PROPERLY.
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Re: 156 - Check your bonnet catch!!!

which models was the recall made on?
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