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Recall: No. 1 of 4
Recall Ref: R/2007/174
Exact Model: 147 GT 159 Brera and Spider
Description: BRAKES MAY FAIL
VIN: ZAR93700003403295 to ZAR93700003409513
Build Date: 16 Oct 2007 to 16 Nov 2007
Numbers: 687
Defect: Due to the possibility of a fault in the production process, the flexible rubber brake hoses may not have been correctly vulcanised. As a consequence, may partially or totally restrict the internal flow of the brake hydraulic fluid. Should this happen, a reduction in efficiency during braking would occur.
Action: Recalled vehicles will have the hoses checked to identify if they are within the affected batch. If this is the case, they will be replaced with quality assured items.
Launch Date: 07 December 2007
Recall: No. 2 of 4
Recall Ref: R/2007/092
Exact Model: 159 Brera & Spider
VIN: ZAR93900005000002 to ZAR93900005014818
Build Date: 01 Nov 2005 to 28 Feb 2007
Numbers: 610
Defect: Oil may leak from the Power Take Off Unit which may cause the unit to seize and possible loss of vehicle control.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to apply sealant to the core plug and to fit a retaining clip.
Launch Date: 27 July 2007
Recall: No. 3 of 4
Recall Ref: R/2009/028
Exact Model: 159, Brera, Brera Spider
VIN: 5000021 to 5024089
Build Date: 01 Jan 2007 to 29 Feb 2008
Numbers: 100
Defect: Brake pedal could be stiff to depress, requiring more input from the driver to stop, as a result of insufficient brake assistance caused by low vacuum at low engine speed while at high altitude immediately after starting.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to fit an electric vacuum pump to supplement the engine vacuum system.
Launch Date: 13 April 2009

Manufacturer contact details:
Alfa Romeo (GB) Limited
Fiat House, 240 Bath Road, Slough SL1 4DX
00800 2532 0000


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