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  1. 2.2JTS flexible exhaust joint

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    The flexible joint in the exhaust for my 2.2JTS Sportwagon (06) is blowing. My garage suggests I could save a few quid by cutting it out and replacing with a universal flexible joint. There are lots advertised, but having trouble working out which would fit! Help, anyone?
  2. 2.2JTS gearbox removal

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    So at 62k my M32 gearbox bearings are on the way out. The classic and well documented whining is just starting to get annoying. My intention is to remove the subframe and gearbox, blast and paint the subframe then take the gearbox to a local specialist to have it refurbished with an upgraded end...
  3. Selling my spider (2.2JTS)

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I've decided to change cars (my Aston) but to make up the numbers, the dealer is taking my Aston and Alfa as part ex (new car is a spider anyway). They've offered a good deal, but if anybody is looking for one this might be a good opportunity to get a good deal. 2007 / Black / 54k miles /roof...
  4. Alfa 159 2.2JTS

    Introduce Yourself
    I’m in Melbourne Australia and bought my 159 new in April 2008. It’s still going strong despite 247k on the clock and I still love it. My previous Alfa’s were a 33 in 1990 (glorious little 1.7 litre engine but shocking electrics, interior trim and paintwork) and a 156 prior to my current car...
  5. Exhaust mods 939 Spider 2.2JTS

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Are there any exhaust mods worth doing on my 2.2JTS Spider 939 so I can actually hear the exhaust? What is required to be done and do you need to remap ECU? Full system including ex manifold is probably really pricey
  6. 159 3.2JTS Distinctive engine and brake swap with Spider 2.2JTS

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    ANyone done this? I have a 159 3.2 to sell and would love the engine and brake system transplant before I sell it - 2.2 is reasonably powerful but the 3.2 is 45% more power. How many hours labour would this be at a workshop - I am sure the engine harnesses and exhausts would also need to be...
  7. 159 2.2JTS rear engine mounts

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi All, I have purchased the left and right engine mounts PN 60694071 PN 50505985 Unfortunately, I cannot find the two rear engine mount stabilizers: PN 50501955 PN 50501956 Does anyone exprienced in replacing them ? Cheers, Oren
  8. 159 2.2jts... upgrade from 156 2.0ts?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi guys! Day after day I'm thinking about buying a 159. I know it's fat and heavy but I just cant resist the beautiful design inside and outside! Currently I'm driving a 156 2.0TS in a pretty good condition (under 100k miles) with some mild tuning like remap, full exhaust, v6 intake mod...
  9. 2.2jts Selespeed recalibration help

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    So the title is pretty straightforward, I'd like to recalibrate the clutch in my Selespeed gearbox. I've heard that these gearboxes should be recalibrated pretty often but mine has been the same since 2007. I have a modified ELM327 scanner for Fiat group cars and the paid version of MES.
  10. Spider 2.2JTS Misfire

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi All, My Spider is making a spluttering noise when cold which completely disappears when the engine warms up. Sometimes it runs a bit lumpy when I hit the ignition button and I switch it off and on again and it's fine except for the spluttering which dies away almost completely when it hits...
  11. Dash oil level warning 2.2jts

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, recently been getting the warning that my oil level is low, changing from half full to empty. The dipstick level is fine, so I'm presuming it's a sensor thing. Question is, can the sensor/connector be accessed easily enough to give it a bit of a clean up? Not too worried more a pain in the...
  12. 2.2jts rough idle and slight hesitation when cold

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I need advice. My 2.2jts sometimes when I try to start it when the engine is still cold has a rough idle(like it changes to everything between 2000-800, it goes up and down and up and down...) plus sometimes it does not want to start for the first try only for the second. When the car does this...
  13. Need hel with removing & cleaning intake manifold on 159 2.2jts

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello. I'm new to this forum and I need help with few things. My 159 feels like it lacks power and when I accelerate it hesitates sometimes(for example when I mad it at 2500rpm and it falls on it's face it twitches and suddenly this twitching stops and it actually starts to accelerate...
  14. Beware 2.2JTS major hose failure

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Driving along a major A road I suddenly get that horrible message 'Coolant Temp Too High Stop Engine!' a glance at the temp gauge and its sitting at 130deg:depressed:. Along with the dread that i am about to warp my cylinder head i have to find a safe place to pull without causing a major...
  15. 159 2.2jts need help

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    whist driving home check engine light came on lost asr/traction , hill start as well as auto only manual gear changes.and if i stopped at lights no gears at all, take out key restart to get home,plug in laptop errors p0220,p1221,p0564,p2906.p2903,p0856 cleared all except p0220,p1221,p0564 will...
  16. 2.2JTS coolant leak - bleed screw?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Just had a big coolant leak. Looks like it might have come the top of the hose going from radiator to engine (see pictures) - from what I've read that hole is for a bleed screw. Found what looks like the top of a plastic broken screw in a nearby cranny. I'm no mechanic, but I'm putting two and...
  17. [First car] Considering to buy 159 2.2jts! Need advice(s)!

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello everyone. It's my first time posting here and I will try to be concise as possible. My driving history - As I'm only 21 year old, I've been driving my dads peugeot 206 1.6 (1999, 66kw) for 2 years. Last year he sold that car and bought audi a4 1.9 (2002, 96kw) and I've driven it a few...
  18. 2.2JTS - high-ish oil temp

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Can't figure this one out - on my 2.2JTS, the oil temp rises as normal to the 110deg mark (9 o'clock position) and then goes past until one mark above the 110 - the needle is just touching the top of the 0 on the 110 - but the water temp stays dead on 90 and doesn't go past that. Only issues...
  19. Anyone looking to buy a 2.2JTS

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Just put my 159 2.2jts through it's MOT. Clean pass even no advisories. However I am thinking of selling it now. If anyone is interested PM me and I'll send details and pics.
  20. 2.2JTS using 3.2V6 Throttle Body

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Greetings.. Current ride is a 2.2JTS, tried a 3.2v6 TB on... acceleration and torque felt powerful, somewhat smooth and improved. Didnt do any remapping though, so after a far distance.. the car kicked into limp mode..with controlled throttle. Would just a remap and/or tuning works help with...