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  1. Hood lever

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi,I have a 2014 Mito and am having trouble with the latch under the passenger footwell, it’s completely snapped off but not sure if the plastic for the wire is also damaged! Not used to Alfa cars.. does any one have any suggestions on parts and where to get them any sort of guidance would be...
  2. Yep - Another Electric Hood Problem

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Good evening folks, I've read as many threads as I could find but....... The rear left hand pin (passenger side) on the hood refuses to release. It happened once before a few weeks ago but eventually worked. It's not for shifting today. The drivers side pin releases but then it sounds like a...
  3. microswitch hood cover

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hello, Can somebody tell me how to change the microswitch (hood cover raised switch) which is located on the left cylinder? Reading out the hood reveales an error with this switch.:grumpy: Where can I find those microswitches ? Thanks Gunty
  4. How to Open Engine Hood

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Greetings Guys, Can anyone tell me where is the safety latch located under the hood? After releasing the hood by pulling the lever under the steering wheel, I can't find the safety latch. On my 156, the safety hood is located on the right side, is 164 any different? Thanks!
  5. Anyone know an Alfa Spider 939 Hood Specialist in Switzerland ?

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi everybody, I'm having the usual problems with opening and closing the hood on the 939 Spider (2008), the dreaded operation failed ! and want to get it sorted once and for all. I live in Switzerland and trying to get someone who actually knows about all the problem is like trying to find a...
  6. Spider electric hood sticking

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Nearly every time I put the hood down I need to press down on the drivers side clamshell before it works? Always closes fine though. I've noticed that the latch pins on the brackets fitted to the underside of the clamshell have worn/damaged rubber/plastic sleeves. Could this be the issue? Any...
  7. Spider hood electric to manual?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Thinking of buying a Spider and wondered if it is possible to convert an electric hood to manual operation? Maybe a bit pessimistic but just planning ahead! Thanks
  8. Spider hood cover not unlocking

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all, Wonderful day here in Canberra today so I thought I'd enjoy the drive home with the roof down in my V6 spider. Things went well with the rear of the hood releasing and raising, but after that no sound or movement from the hood cover which stayed fully locked down. I tried turning...
  9. 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...
  10. Spider hood problems

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    My hood will fold down first time, every time but refuses to go back up ?. After it folds down the cover will close ok. When I come to put it back up the cover opens but the hood won't come up. If I switch off the engine and lift it manually, then once it meets the top of the windscreen I can...
  11. Spider hood ECU

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I need a new or used ECU 50506993 for my Spider, can anybody help?
  12. Just for a change... a hood question

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I think I have finally got my hood working as it should. Does anyone know what the LED by the hood switch should do? Mine was flashing ten times on starting the engine even after I had adjusted it and got it working. I fitted a new rear window today and the hood is still working fine but now all...
  13. Spider Hood Fluid Top-up.. How to?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi Folks, think I need to top up the hydraulic fluid for the electric hood in my Spider. Can't see how to do it, anyone done this already? Cheers!
  14. Alfa Romeo Spider 916 Electronic Hood

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi All, I currently use Multiecuscan 4.0 with the green and red leads to generally interrogate the system and more to reset airbag as this is failure for mot's. However i now have a problem with the electronic hood, flashing light for 10 seconds when starting and then no response. The hood...
  15. Hood motor

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Can someone remind me please what the fix is to the problem where I sometimes have to tap the motor with a hammer to get the cover to release? Is it replace the cog? Thanks. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  16. Spider Hood failure

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi, getting hood failure on closure at the very last stage when hood is fully back down but doesn’t want to “click” into place. Any suggestions/advice much appreciated. Thanks
  17. Bleed/Purge Spider Hood Fluid/Hyd Oil

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi everybody, greetings from Portugal! I'm here asking for your help... I´ve already searched as long as I could for this matter, but no luck. So, I own a 2007 2.2JTS Spider. It had some issues on the hood (like it´s normal), and I've fixed almost every single one. Because I bought it 2nd...
  18. Plastc hood cog supplier, ebay?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Reliable supplier fo platic cog So the plastic cog in the electric hood mechanism broke. 30 days after purchase ? Any one of these providers in that can be thrusted/recommended? Im think i’ll skip the metal replacement version and go with a plastic one...
  19. Rear hood trim

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    I want to fit a hood cover but cant get the clips to click under the trim at the rear of the hood because the trim is too close to the body , needs a small gap, does anyone know how that trim is attached to the body so i could adjust it? Thanks
  20. Yet another hood question again

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Am I correct in thinking that the pins that lock the back of the hood down at the back operate as follows... as the pin starts to engage it operates the first stage of a two stage micro switch that starts a timer. The motor screws down the pin to secure the back of the hood stopping either when...
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