Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
ALFA ROMEO 147 (937) 2.0 16V T.SPARK (937.AXA1, 937.AXC1, 937.BXC1), ALFA ROMEO 147 (937) 1.6 16V T.SPARK ECO (937.AXA1A, 937.BXA1A), ALFA ROMEO 147 (937) 1.9 JTD (937.AXD1A, 937.BXD1A, 937.AXV1A, 937.BXB1A,..., ALFA ROMEO 147 (937) 3.2 GTA (937.AXL1), ALFA ROMEO 147 (937) 1.9 JTD 16V (937.AXG1B, 937.BXG1B), ALFA ROMEO 147 (937) 1.9 JTD (937.AXF1A, 937.BXF1A), ALFA ROMEO 147 (937) 1.9 JTDM 8V (937.AXD1A, 937.AXU1A, 937.BXU1A), ALFA ROMEO 147 (937) 1.9 JTDM 16V (937.AXN1B, 937.BXN1B), ALFA ROMEO 147 (937) 1.9 JTD 16V (937.AXG1B, 937.BXG1B), ALFA ROMEO 147 (937) 1.9 JTD 16V (937.AXM1B, 937.AXS1B), ALFA ROMEO 147 (937) 1.9 JTDM (937.AXD1A, 937.AXV1A, 937.BXB1A), ALFA ROMEO 147 (937) 2.0 (937.AXC, 937.BXC), ALFA ROMEO 147 (937) 1.9 JTDM 16V (937.AXN1B, 937.AXZ1B) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front strut mount on ALFA ROMEO 147 (937) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: strut mount – Alfa Romeo 147 937. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #19
Drive socket # Е14
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 17
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 19
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Shock absorber socket # DD6
Ball joint puller
Hammer
Tap wrench
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Hydraulic transmission jack
Crow bar
Fender cover
Wheel chock
Replacement: strut mount – Alfa Romeo 147 937. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the mounts of the left and right shock struts of the front suspension.
  • All mounts of the front shock struts should be replaced simultaneously.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Alfa Romeo 147 937 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Strut Mount on Alfa Romeo 147 937 2000 - free PDF and video manuals
    Open the bonnet.
  2. Step 2
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    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Step 3
    Alfa Romeo 147 937 1.9 JTD (937.AXD1A, 937.BXD1A, 937.AXV1A, 937.BXB1A,... 2002 Strut Mount replacement: free workshop manuals
    Clean the fasteners of the shock strut upper mount. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  4. Step 4
    Changing Strut Mount on ALFA ROMEO 147 (937) 1.6 16V T.SPARK (937.AXA1A, 937.AXB1A, 937.BXB1A) 2003 by yourself
    Unscrew the upper fasteners of the shock strut. Use a drive socket #17. Use a ratchet wrench.
  5. Step 5
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 6
    How to remove ALFA ROMEO 147 1.9 JTDM 16V (937.AXN1B, 937.BXN1B) 2004 Strut Mount - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  6. Step 7
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    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  7. Step 8
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Alfa Romeo 147 937
  8. Step 9
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    Remove the wheel.
  9. Step 10
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    Remove the fastener attaching the brake hose to the shock strut. Use a crowbar.
  10. Step 11
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    Detach the brake hose from the shock strut.
  11. Step 12
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    Clean the stabiliser link fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  12. Step 13
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    Undo the fastening nut that attaches the stabilizer link to the shock absorber fork. Use a drive socket #17. Use a ratchet wrench.
  13. Step 14
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    Remove the stabilizer rod.
  14. Step 15
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Alfa Romeo 147 937 2002 1.9 JTDM 16V (937.AXN1B, 937.BXN1B) Strut Mount
    Clean the fastening bolt that connects the shock absorber fork with the lower control arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  15. Step 16
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    Unscrew the fastening bolt that connects the shock absorber fork with the lower control arm. Use a combination spanner #19. Use a drive socket #19. Use a ratchet wrench.
  16. Step 17
    How to change Strut Mount on Alfa Romeo 147 937 2000 - free PDF and video manuals
    Clean the control arm fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  17. Step 18
    How to replace ALFA ROMEO 147 (937) 1.9 JTDM 8V (937.AXD1A, 937.AXU1A, 937.BXU1A) 2001 Strut Mount - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Unscrew the fastener that connects the suspension arm to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #17. Use a ratchet wrench.
  18. Step 19
    Alfa Romeo 147 937 1.9 JTD (937.AXD1A, 937.BXD1A, 937.AXV1A, 937.BXB1A,... 2002 Strut Mount replacement: free workshop manuals
    Disconnect the ball joint from the steering knuckle. Use a ball joint puller.
  19. Step 20
    Changing Strut Mount on ALFA ROMEO 147 (937) 1.6 16V T.SPARK (937.AXA1A, 937.AXB1A, 937.BXB1A) 2003 by yourself
    Remove the fastening bolt.
  20. Step 21
    How to remove ALFA ROMEO 147 1.9 JTDM 16V (937.AXN1B, 937.BXN1B) 2004 Strut Mount - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Clean the fastener that attaches the shock absorber fork to the shock strut. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  21. Step 22
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    Disconnect the ABS sensor wiring.
  22. Step 23
    How hard is it to do yourself: Strut Mount replacement on Alfa Romeo 147 937 2.0 16V T.SPARK (937.AXA1, 937.AXC1, 937.BXC1) 2006 - download illustrated guide
    Unscrew the fastening bolt that connects the shock strut with the shock absorber fork. Use a drive socket #Е14. Use a tap wrench. Use a ratchet wrench.
  23. Step 24
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  24. Step 25
    Changing of Strut Mount on Alfa Romeo 147 937 2008 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Detach the shock absorber fork from the shock strut. Use a hammer.
  25. Step 26
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    Remove the assembled shock strut.
  26. Step 27
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    Set the shock absorber strut on the spring compressor tool.
    Replacement: strut mount – Alfa Romeo 147 937. AUTODOC recommends:
    Note that when using a spring compressor, spring coils need to be securely gripped, compressing the spring on the opposite sides.Ensure the correct position of the spring in the retainer.Make sure that the spring coils tightly entered the lock handles.
  27. Step 28
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    Treat the shock strut rod. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  28. Step 29
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    Compress the spring.
  29. Step 30
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Alfa Romeo 147 937 2002 1.9 JTDM 16V (937.AXN1B, 937.BXN1B) Strut Mount
    Remove the strut piston rod nut. Use a shock absorber socket DD№6 Use a drive socket #17. Use a ratchet wrench.
  30. Step 31
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    Remove the top strut mount.
    Replacement: strut mount – Alfa Romeo 147 937. Professionals recommend:
    Examine the shock absorber dust cap and the bump stop. Replace them if necessary.
  31. Step 32
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    Install a new strut mount.
  32. Step 33
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    Tighten the shock strut piston rod nut. Use a shock absorber socket DD№6 Use a drive socket #16. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 35 Nm torque.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Check to make sure the spring is positioned correctly. Avoid its misalignment.
  33. Step 34
    Alfa Romeo 147 937 1.9 JTD (937.AXD1A, 937.BXD1A, 937.AXV1A, 937.BXB1A,... 2002 Strut Mount replacement: free workshop manuals
    Decompress the spring.
  34. Step 35
    Changing Strut Mount on ALFA ROMEO 147 (937) 1.6 16V T.SPARK (937.AXA1A, 937.AXB1A, 937.BXB1A) 2003 by yourself
    Treat the shock strut rod. Use copper grease.
  35. Step 36
    How to remove ALFA ROMEO 147 1.9 JTDM 16V (937.AXN1B, 937.BXN1B) 2004 Strut Mount - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Remove the assembled shock strut.
  36. Step 37
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    Clean the mounting seats of the shock strut. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  37. Step 38
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    Install the shock strut into the wheel arch.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Alfa Romeo 147 937 – To avoid injury, hold the suspension strut while screwing in the fastening bolts.
  38. Step 39
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    Clean the mounting seats of the shock strut. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  39. Step 40
    Changing of Strut Mount on Alfa Romeo 147 937 2008 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Attach the shock absorber fork to the shock strut.
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