Front End Popping Noise While Driving Over Bumps - 2015 Alfa 4C

NUMBER: 02-005-15 REV. B
GROUP: Front Suspension
DATE: April 30, 2015

 

THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES SERVICE BULLETIN 02-005-15 REV. A, DATED APRIL 23, 2015, WHICH SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM YOUR FILES. ALL REVISIONS ARE HIGHLIGHTED WITH **ASTERISKS** AND INCLUDE BECOMING A RAPID RESPONSE TRANSMITTAL (RRT) AND BULLETIN APPLICABILITY DATE RANGE HAS CHANGED.

**THIS SERVICE BULLETIN IS ALSO BEING RELEASED AS RAPID RESPONSE TRANSMITTAL (RRT) 15-046. ALL APPLICABLE SOLD AND UN-SOLD RRT VIN's HAVE BEEN LOADED. TO VERIFY THAT THIS RRT SERVICE ACTION IS APPLICABLE TO THE VEHICLE, USE VIP OR PERFORM A VIN SEARCH IN TECHCONNECT. ALL REPAIRS ARE REIMBURSABLE WITHIN THE PROVISIONS OF WARRANTY.**

 

SUBJECT:

Front End Popping Noise While Driving Over Bumps

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin involves using structural adhesive to bond the front upper shock absorber brackets to the carbon fiber structure.

 

MODELS:

2015 (4C) Alfa 4C

NOTE: **This bulletin applies to vehicles built on or after July 9, 2014 (MDH 0709XX) and on or before December 12, 2014 (MDH 1212XX).**

 

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

The customer may describe a popping noise in the front of the vehicle while driving over bumps at low speeds.

The popping noise may be caused by movement between the front upper shock absorber mount bracket and the carbon fiber structure in the area shown in (Fig. 1).

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