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To give access ramps are useful. Before removing wheels loosen the nuts on the driveshafts (36mm socket) It is necessary to straighten out the tag on the nut. Jack up the car and chock safely.
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The Abarth Stilo with the bigger 2.4 engine is clearly more cramped than other models. The Battery box is very close to the cover over the bulbs so it is necessary to move it to get access. Some models may not need the Battery box moved so you may not need to do this on a model with a smaller...
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Replacement bulb for dipped headlight is Hella CA1255X or equivalent. Unbolt washer bottle and unplug it. Pull hoses for washer loose and lift/ \rotate out of the way. Access from below OK without removing wheel or panels. Use a small socket. Unclip cover. Replace Bulb Another view When...
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Multiecuscan software and cable. Narrow stubby open ended spanner or make the crows foot spanner as shown. Important. Try spanner on new accumulator. If it is too wide it will foul the actuator body when trying to turn it.
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Tools. Soldering iron Shrink tubing Side-cutters Reach under seat and swing out the plug holder. Pull centre plug away from plug holder and separate the plug. Cut the wires going to the seat. (the red, white, brown wires) Solder the Red to red (+ve), Blue to white (Signal), Black to brown...
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Tools required. Clutch centering tool 36mm socket Multiecuscan software and ODB2 cable Be very diligent about labelling all cables and hoses before they are removed so you have no doubt where they go back. Most of the electric plugs are obvious but the hydraulic hoses need to be marked clearly...
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Before you start make sure you have the proper stretchy belt. A standard belt the same size will not work. I managed to roll off the old one but cutting it off is fine. If you roll it off you at least have a belt to try the tool required as a trial. To refit a special tool is required. I...
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