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Mail Order Customers:
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Our carrier DHL is operating near normally across the world (including in Italy). Allow an extra day for delivery (6 days for Australia & New Zealand), just in case. However, regular international postal services can have additional delays, and are not recommended for anything required within 6 weeks.
  * For the UK only, Royal Mail are delivering the vast majority of orders on time according to our data, but is experiencing higher levels of staff absences, so there may some local delays.
  * We will be working normally and have a large warehouse full of parts that will help keep your car on the road even if many of the parts manufacturers are now closing.
Workshop Customers:
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Following government guidance, we are open as usual. Taking your vehicle to a garage for repairs is a permitted activity (safety) as long as you observe the social distancing rules. We have strict social distancing processes internally and disinfect daily (not least because we have staff in vulnerable groups). Our mechanics wear gloves at all times and we will disinfect your vehicle with our Zaflora sprays on handing back to you. We would respectfully ask you to show our staff the same courtesy. We also have full amount contactless payment systems.
  * To help those in self isolation, we are now offering a free Collect & Return Service of up to 30 miles, so if you have any servicing due in the next 3 months now might be good time to get it out of the way without even having to open your front door. We will disinfect your car on collection and return.
  * MOTs due for renewal from 30 March will be extended for six months. However, you are still legally obliged to keep your vehicle in a safe and roadworthy condition, so if you need to use your car in this period, it is still recommended to get one done.







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How To Remove The Front Interior Door Card On An Alfa 147 or GT

If you're planning on changing a broken exterior door handle or window regulator you will need to remove the door card first

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Prise off the cover by the interior door release handle.

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Undo the retaining bolt with a 5mm Allen key.

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Prise the panel off,

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and unclip the connector.

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Prise off the door handle cover to the interior pull to handle.

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Undo the 5mm bolt.

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Before you can prise out the window switch there's a small screw at the base you need to undo.

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Unplug the connector.

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Undo the second 5mm bolt on the pull to handle.

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Prise off the wing mirror corner trim.

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Undo the screw for the puddle light and three more screws along the bottom of the door card.

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You can now remove the door card which is only held on by three push fittings either side,

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but don't forget to unplug the puddle light.

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If you now plan to take out the door handle please go to How To Remove A Broken Door Handle

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