Year: 1980 Make: ALFA ROMEO Model: Spider

Number of OPEN Recalls 2


NHTSA Recall Number:  83V005000
Recall Date:  25 January 1983

SUMMARY
THE IGNITION SWITCH IS DEFECTIVE AND CAUSES STARTING DIFFICULTIES. THE ENGINE MAY FAIL TO START WHEN THE IGNITION KEY IS TURNED.

CONSEQUENCE

REMEDY

MANUFACTURER NOTES
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, IGNITION SWITCH.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THE FAILURE OF THE SWITCH IS INTERMITTENT, BUTINABILITY TO START AND MOVE THE VEHICLE FROM THE ROADWAY COULD RESULT IN ANACCIDENT.

NHTSA Recall Number:  82V052000
Recall Date:  21 May 1982

SUMMARY
THE FUEL PUMP MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN MISALIGNMENT OF THE PUMP.

CONSEQUENCE

REMEDY

MANUFACTURER NOTES
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL PUMP.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IF VEHICLE IS ENGAGED IN HIGH LOAD EVENTS SUCH ASTRAILER TOWING OR MOTOR SPORTS IN COMBINATION WITH A LOW FUEL SUPPLY, VEHICLECOULD LOSE POWER AND AN ACCIDENT COULD OCCUR.NOTE: IN CASE OF ENGINE STALLING, DRIVER IS ADVISED TO REDUCE ENGINE LOAD BYEASING OFF THE ACCELERATOR AND SHIFTING TO LOW GEAR. IF POSSIBLE, DETACH THETRAILER AND FILL THE FUEL TANK IMMEDIATELY.