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  1. Foam rubber near bonnet hinges

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi can someone tell me what the two large lumps of foam rubber at the ends of the plenum by the bonnet hinges do. as they seem to soak up water like a sponge.
  2. Tube under bonnet not attached

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, I'm not a machanic. Popped Hood on my gt 2.0 blackline and a tube on left side that's go, s from hood to the black block top left corner is loose - see pic. How do I fix it back in??
  3. Bonnet Respray

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    After more than 10 years of ownership and 108,000 miles I think I am finally losing the battle of the dreaded 'stone-chips' on the beautiful black bonnet of my 159 SW. From a distance it looks great, the whole car still gleams. But up close and you can see the tell tale white specks, 'repaired'...
  4. Bonnet error(symbol on dashboard) + Alarm errors

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    First of all I want apologize for my english (Im from Slovakia) So my dashboard is showing opened bonnet, tried to close it softly, harsh no change.., so I guess it can be sensor or disconected connector, but I cant find where is it or if it even have connector somwhere... or do i need change...
  5. Local garage wont replace my bonnet cable...to big of a job?

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi guys, so a local garage to me who last year did some major work on my wifes old x5 dropping the whole rear sub frame and replacing brushes and brake pipes today have refused to replace the bonnet cable on my alfa guilietta. A couple of weeks ago I booked my g in after phoning for a quote and...
  6. Problem, multi electrical under bonnet connectors

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    The 147 M Jet TJD 1.9 8V engine looking for the pressure sensor electrical plug to try and stick the box MOD in line. Problem, not 100% sure which one is pulled. I think it's the one at the back of the engine on the common rail, in the middle, although as said not 100%. an ass to get at one LOL...
  7. Bonnet Insulation Removal. (2.4)..

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I am thinking of removing to enhance the sound of the 5 cylinder a tad. Anyone done this and were the sound results? I am noticing that more and more new cars don't even have under bonnet: New Toyota Supra... Sent from my SM-G925F using Tapatalk
  8. Bonnet release

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi guys, bit stuck! My bonnet release has failed, lever inside car does nothing! Have detached from lever and tried to pull cable to get a release but nothing! Is there any tips or experience anybody has had with this? Or any ways to manually release elsewhere. Have an MOT due this month and...
  9. Broken bonnet release cable help

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi, everyone. I have been around this site for a long time, but things have been ok for me problem wise for a while. I previously owned a 147, then a 147 collezione. Then i treated myself and bought a low mileage 2 year old Mito QV. Its been great, i have drove it on the continent many miles...
  10. Boot & Bonnet gas struts

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    What are you guys fitting these days? I have a 147 GTA and both front and rear need replacing. I've found some OEM bonnet stays on partsworld https://www.partsworld-uk.com/collections/alfa-romeo-147-spare-parts/products/bonnet-stay-strut-147-gt and some on the sgs-engineering website...
  11. Carbon Fiber bonnet struts.

    Alfa Giulietta
    Id like to upgrade the gas dampers for the bonnet and rear hatch to carbon fibre ones. Anyone know if the stock Giulietta are a standard size used by other vehicle's/models etc as i'm having great difficulty finding out. There's plenty on the market for Subaru, Mazda, Toyota etc so was hoping...
  12. Bonnet stuck and engine overheated!

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi guys, 6 months into my g ownerships have been great however come across my first problem, last Sunday I went to check oil and fluid levels as it had been a few weeks and upon trying to open the bonnet nothing happen, a week later when I had more time tried pulling the cable while the wife...
  13. GTV bonnet release cable has come loose

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    hi folks by way of introduction, i've had my GTV 916 for nearly 3 years now, and for all its sins, its a keeper (for now at least lol). I've a long list of issues to work through including the dreaded fuel smell in cabin (aaargh). for now, a more recent problem to add to the "to do" list is...
  14. Bonnet adjustment

    Alfa Giulietta
    Is it possible to adjust the bonnet or wings so the shut lines are even. I've recently had the cambelt and waterpump replaced and I think the garage may have removed either the wing(s) or bonnet although I cannot assume!! It's annoying me that it's not how it was. There seems to be more of a gap...
  15. Broken bonnet release cable help

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi everyone, haven't been on here for years, the last time was when i had a 147 with a few problems. Really hoping you can help again, i now have a 172 mito. This morning i pulled the release handle and it snapped, no problem i thought. I will just pull the cable. No chance there, so i am now...
  16. Bonnet keeps popping open

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi guys I have a problem with my Giulietta.everytime I drive my car the bonnet pops open,if I hit a bump in a road it is annoying and dangerous.does anyone have any ideas of why this is happening?.I have checked the bonnet release pull and this is in the correct position.many thanks kind regards Jon
  17. My 159 dash rattle fix and hood lever release mod.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, I have had a 159 for around 4 and half years ago. About 3 years ago it started to have that dash rattle behind the instrument binnacle when travelling over certain speeds and especially worse over certain road surfaces. I tried liberal dosing of the dash trim gaps with silicone...
  18. 156 bonnet

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi folks, Bit of clarity needed if possible. In need of a new bonnet (had a bit of a whoopsy!). I can find a bonnet from a 1999 156 sportwagon, my car is 2002 sportwagon (diff interior). Are the bonnets the same, certainly look the same? Many thanks
  19. Bonnet rubber bump stops

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I have tried the search thing and google and ebay but nothing doing.... does someone have the part number and / or where I can buy the rubber bump stops that fit in the underside of the front of the bonnet near the badge? I have one missing :(
  20. RHD Mito wiper hitting bonnet

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi all I picked up a used 2014 Mito recently and noticed a large paint chip in the bonnet. I drove the vehicle in the rain for the first time last week and noticed the wiper arm hitting the bonnet. A grove has also been worn in the wiper arm so must have been doing this for a long time. I have...
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