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  1. Side airbags

    Alfa GTA
    Hi, anyone know how to get the side airbag covers off the gta seats? Tried giving them a hard pull but did move.
  2. Partial dashboard instruments failure, no meters, airbags

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hello, Weird issue today. Stopped the car for 5 mins whilst getting cash from cash machine and when i started backup it was warning me of airbag failure as well as fuel light flashing, gauge at empty, no revs, no speed, odomoeter flashing. Lights and indicators do work but there is no...
  3. Headlining squeak/rattle - airbags?

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi, I saw an old thread from last year about a headlining squeak/rattle. I think I have the same issue. It can best be described as the sound of a cracking radio coming from the roof lining right above the driver and passenger seats. Its definitely not caused by electrics on this occasion. I...
  4. Airbags and AflaECUScan

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I just got a cable off ebay and the AlfaECUScan software. I am able to connect to my car using this cable and software, however my issue is that the airbag light is on. It is not coming up with any fault codes on the software, but at the same time I don't know where the tool to turn the airbag...
  5. Rear parcel shelf removal - airbags

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Just wondering if it's possible to remove the rear parcel shelf of my 156, even though it has airbags. The shelf rattles a bit due to my subs so I'd like to sound deaden it but can't do it from the boot due to the airbags, thanks.
  6. can i fit non airbag seats in a car with side airbags

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, i think ive been silly and jumped the gun abit, i bought a complete leather interior from a breakers and i forgot to check if they had side airbags..... they don't and my original ones do..:( would there be any problem fitting them to my car, apart from the airbag light switching on?
  7. Airbags etc last life of car??

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Interesting article in October Practical Classics on airbag shelf life,particularly: "Its open-ended with Alfa Romeos,too. Its UK office said extensive reliability tests had been carried out by Fiat Group Automobiles SpA on its cars' pyrotechnical devices airbag modules,pretensioners and coil...
  8. 156 Question 1 - steering wheel airbags

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    It may seem a bit retro but I know that 156 steering wheels have the same splines. Are the airbag connections the same. My "new" facelift Sportwagon has a knackered steering wheel (leather falling off) so I have a choice of a perfect plastic facelift wheel or a perfect leather pre-facelift...
  9. airbags

    South Africa
    A lot of us have some older cars approaching or already over the 10 year lifespan of airbag system components. I'd like to know if anyone knows firstly if it exposes you to risk that the cartridges are expired and either may not work, or worse may misfire? Secondly, what is the cost of having to...
  10. Airbags, window, thermostat,... :)

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Ok guys this will be a long one. Please bear with me. I have a 3 door 2002 147 1,6TS 105hp with (allegedly) 140.000km I got it quite cheap 3 or so years ago and since then found out why it was so cheap. The car was imported from Itlay (i'm from Slovenia) and was crashed there. It was on a...
  11. just bought an 03 156 1.6....few issues

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    i have recently became the owner of a 2003 alfa romeo 156 1.6, I'm really liking it. but there are a few things i'm unsure about. there is a orange flashing light (i think its the passenger airbag light) that is constantly flashing. i have tried using the key to turn the airbag on and off from...
  12. airbags

    South Africa
    hey im driving an gtv 2Lgtv t spark im looking for an control unit for airbags ,left hand airbag and right hand airbag +the steering wheel =belt coupling oart:thumbs:
  13. giulietta and mito airbags r they the same items

    Alfa Giulietta
    im trying find front airbags and its so hard find them for the giulietta but there are loads for the mito.......by any chance are they the same alfa romeo parts? or are they both dedicated parts for each car can anyone help me out???
  14. front airbags have gone off

    Alfa Giulietta
    hi ive got a 2011 giulietta 2.0JTD which has had a light front drivers side impact when damaged the drivers side light,drivers side wing and a large crack on the front bumper,no structural damage,the front drivers and passengers airbags have gone off and both front seatbelts have locked,the wing...
  15. Head protection side airbags?

    Alfa GTA
    Hi all Could anyone please tell me if head protection side airbags were standard or an option on the 156 GTA? Thanks :)
  16. 147 Leather seat airbags

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    This should be an easy question, I'm thinking of swapping the seats for leather, do they have side airbags as on the fabric ones. The cars is an '03 lusso.
  17. SW 04 cirtain air bag fault

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I got an airbag warning light on, checked most of the threads on here about air bags, got a comms cable, downloaded multiscan connected and fault 'drivers cirtain airbag' so switch off disconnect battery , brew cup of tea , find connector under cover at rear of car , clean up contacts , connect...
  18. airbags vs m.o.t

    General Motoring Discussion
    hi all just had a accident damaged car repaired. my question is this. will it fail mot with airbags deployed.:confused:
  19. 156 airbags 2nd row ??

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    i am considering buying a 156 wagon 2000 model - do they have airbag protection for 2nd row at all - thought id read somewhere they did cheers
  20. Replacing Airbags

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi guys, this is a more unusual one for me. I am looking at maybe buying a crashed Brera/159 and even the smallest of front enders seem to set off the passenger dash, drivers steering wheel and drivers knee roll airbags. Does anyone have any experience of replacing these? Do you simply just...
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