This bulletin applies to 2015 Alfa Romeo Spider models equipped with a 1.8L engine. A clicking noise may be heard from the engine area. The concern may be caused by rapid activation and deactivation of the auxiliary water pump relay.
The software update will improve the activation and deactivation cycle of the relay. This bulletin involves reprogramming the PCM with the latest software.
Using a scan tool (wiTECH), verify that all engine systems are functioning as designed. If DTCs are found, record and repair as needed before reprogramming.
Install a battery charger to prevent battery from dropping below 13.2 volts or rising above 13.5 volts during the flash process.
Reprogram the PCM with the latest available software. Clear all DTCs that may have set as a result of reprogramming.
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