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  1. Radio Code - Purchased Used 147JTD

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    Good evening Alfa Owners I recently purchased a used Alfa 147 JTD, The dealer from which I purchased the vehicle did not have the radio code. I have all the owner manuals, but I read somewhere that I would need the serial number to get access to the radio code. I have called around for advice...
  2. i need help with my beloved Alfa 147jtd 2003

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I need help though with my Alfa 147jtd, it will not start after changing my turbo charger. It happened on my way traveling with my family, we realized that the car was smoking very very bad so we had to stop at a toll booth on a highway to check the problem that when a mechanic around found that...
  3. 147jtd which water pump

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    going to change the cambelt andpump on my mjet jtd, whats the best brand to use? is there an uprated one thats less likely to break in the future?
  4. Another 147JTD battery draining issue

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    So about 4 months ago my 147JTD battery would be dead sporadically with no signs of having a faulty battery you get in to the car and the battery would be completely flat so quick jump and the car be fine for few days even weeks then bang flat again so after dealing with this for few...
  5. wanted used 147JTD backbox

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    as per title anyone got a used backbox they want to sell
  6. 147JTD ignition switch wiring help please

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    OK guys I've uploaded some pics on a job I need to complete can someone with know how please cross ref the wires I need to complete its asking for 15 ing wire and 50 wire and red live black neg I can do thanks
  7. 147JTD carbon fibre covered petrol cap

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    FOR SALE: 147JTD carbon fibre covered petrol cap So I'm selling this due to having another so really this one is not needed looks really nice in the sunlight made from real carbon £30 posted
  8. GTV or 147JTD

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Having just offloaded my V6 and my Silver Twinny (not my colour) I'm trying to decide if I should go for another GTV or a 147 Diesel (the 03 model). I have a small budget and having seen both of these wondered if anyone had a hands on opinion on how they compare for handling, performance and...
  9. 147jtd glow plug fault

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    onboard computer shows glow plug fault anybody had this fault could it be wrong plugs, wired wrong, what are the recomended plugs... thanks for your answers in advance. fala4bolts
  10. 147jtd clutch

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Does anyone know of a good alfa friendly garage in the Hull/East yorks area? I might need a clutch doing sometime soon, starting to slip a bit when i give it a bit of boot! :(
  11. 147jtd failure messages

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Car's been stood for a bit whilst a mechanic was fixing it after the cambelt snapped. Finally fixed a fortnight ago and it started OK, but then got left until yesterday. After giving the battery a good charge, I went to start it again an all hell broke loose! The following message flashed up as...
  12. 147JTD 1.9 temperature issues!?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I recently bought an 2006 147 1.9 JTD, drove it home and it overheated within 3 miles, took it to the garage and they pressure tested the cooling system to find a housing on side of engine cracked, and so was sucking air and loosing water, got it back and was fine, no its fluctuating...
  13. 147JTD Help

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Guys, I bought a 53 plate 147JTD 8v this week and have fallen for it already but I got it with some issues and need your advice. 1. Soft rear Shocks (which I have purchased some used ones off Alfaman) 2. Creeking clutch pedal 3. Clunking Suspension Is there anything I should be looking at...
  14. kangarooing 147jtd

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All My wifes 147JTD has been losing power and making a whooshing sound for a while, it also displaying motor control system failure. Looking around the internet it had all the usual symptoms, clouds of black smoke and sluggish response. More recently it has started “kangarooing” when...
  15. 147JTD turbo Issues???

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys. Less than a week into ownership of my 1.9 JTD and my second problem has arisen. I think I may have a turbo issue. Car has been driving fine, but last night, lacked power on pull away from junctions and low speed manoeuvres. Doesn't pick up at all until approx 2500-3000 rpm, when it...
  16. 08 147jtd sport 8v

    ICE & Blue&Me
    Hi all I've just bought the above does anyone know which head unit I would need to be able to play mp3's burnt onto a cd. The one in looks like a factory fitted unit but can't read mp3 cd's Thanks in advance
  17. 147jtd failed MOT brake servo

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    This is what happens: Day to day driving no trouble. In a que stopping and starting without using any extra revs brakes become hard. While parking using brakes small amount anything over 3 times without revving up much brakes go hard and need more force. I thought this just may a little thing...
  18. vibrating 147jtd!!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi folks. got another 147,got another problem! when accelerating get a vibration thru car,worse when turning left. wheel bearings and drive shaft seem fine.any ideas? what a car tho ,best legal fun ive had for years!
  19. 147JTD cambelt - what's the damage?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello can anyone offer any advice? Probably comes as no surprise to most of you that my cambelt went the other day - 05 reg 147 1.9jtd 16v mjet. Having phoned around a few Alfa inde's and researched a bit on the web there seem to be varying opinions as to how much damage will have been caused...
  20. new member - 147JTD

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    Hi my name is Phil, I bought my first alfa, a 147 JTD lusso back in 2007 and it has been a love hate relationship ever since! The main reason I have joined the forum is to share my love of alfas and to seek technical advice from other owners. My other loves in life,apart from my girlfriend, are...
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