copied from AA site, useful info, but how to check if my car has been done will be tricky as I have no history, still, Alfa may have some, maybe a free overhaul of the system is in order.
Alfa Romeo 166
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Description: Possible fuel leak
166 - ZAR93600000089617 to ZAR93600000094628, and 147 - ZAR93700003200424 to ZAR93700003225276
A fuel leak may result due to cracking of the re-circulation pipe flange on the fuel tank, when the tank is filled to the maximum.
Recalled vehicles will have the fuel tank inspected for cracks and replaced if necessary.
Launch Date: 23 May 2005
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POWER ASSISTED STEERING CONCERN
TO BE ADVISED
1st January 1998 to 31st March 2001
Possible failure of low pressure power steering pipe connection with leakage of fluid and loss of power assistance.
Recall affected vehicles, replace all high and low pressure oil supply and return pipes. Replace oil cooler and refill system with ugraded specification PAS oil.
30 April 2001