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  1. Braided brake lines for 2.4JTDm SW

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I’ve read all the relevant threads and even called Autolusso today (they don’t do them anymore). Still not sure how to go ahead with this. I’m having new discs and pads (among other things) next week and thought it would be a good idea to also upgrade to braided brake lines at the same time...
  2. 2.4JTDm 210hp glow plugs (again)

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi everyone! Again...which glow plugs are correct for 2.4JTDm 210hp 939.a9? I know that most of you recommend to install Beru GN069(156.5mm length) but: 1)i've found 1 more option - Denso DG-629 with 160mm(???) length 2)another option is Febi 47508 156mm length 3)I've found genuine plugs for...
  3. 1.9 to 2.4jtdm swap

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Hii I own an alfa 159 with 1.9 jtdm engine ive just bought a 159 with 2.4jtdm engine as scrap and would like to swap the 2.4 engine into mw 1.9car what shouli change are the wireing from inside the same??
  4. Workshop manual for Brera 2.4Jtdm

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Any one know where I can get one of these. I've tried a download which did not work. I don't have a CD drive so need it in book form or on a usb stick. Cheers.
  5. Alfa Spider 2.4JTDM

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi everyone, I'm re-joining this group after a gap of about 10 years! Having had a 164 3 Litre, 164 Twin Spark, 159 2.0 and very briefly a 166 back then I have given in to temptation and bought a 2008 Spider 2.4. I'm collecting the car next week and hoping for some fun in the sun! Obviously I...
  6. chip tuning for 159 2.4jtdm

    Tuning & Upgrades
    hello and good morning :rotate: finllay i join the big family (alfa family) i got the first my alfa ( 159 2.4jtdm,2007,200hp) and now i am searching for chip and i a lot of them and i search for power and stability (no jumping hp/NM) now all the chip i found is no dyno results so waht you...
  7. 2.4jtdm or 1.9jtdm

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I Was thinking of possably changing my GT for a 159. amd should i go down the route of a 2.4 jtdm or the trusty 1.9 jtdm? what do you think ? cheers
  8. I`ve lost Bluetooth on my 159 2.4jtdm

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all !!! After bad battery connection i`ve lost bluetooth on my 159. Steering wheel button doesn`t react on it. Previously, the button showed the language on the display and blue&me worked properly. Now i tried several methods, battery disconnect , proxy alignment with alfa OBD elm327. But...
  9. 2.4jtdm screeching from engine bay

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    So... I've been experiencing this horrible sounding screech for the past few weeks and trying to pinpoint it with a stethoscope and by changing cheaper parts that could have something to do with the noise. So far no luck... Cam belt was done last october with water pump, aux belts with tensioner...
  10. 159 2.4jtdm Cambelt Timing

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I’ve been a mechanic all my life and must have changed hundreds of cambelts but this is giving me an headache. The cambelt had jumped several teeth and broke 4 rockers. Took the cylinder head off to make sure there was no damage to the valves, replaced all 20 rockers, re fitted cylinder head...
  11. 2007 2.4jtdm 5W30/40?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    First time my 2007 159 2.4 jtdm is getting a service since I got it 6 months back. As with many what oil to go for is the problem. Selenia is not easily sourced in NZ. The service centre wants to use Gulf Formula ULE 5W30 a full synthetic for cars requiring ACEA A3/B4, API SL/CF and ACEA C3...
  12. Brera 2.4jtdm Cam Belt Woes

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Good evening all, am finding myself on the brink of disposing of my beloved Brera although the two breakdown recovery drivers this month have both commented how fab she looks ?. Anyhoo, having broken down the second time I had it recovered to my local garage where they discovered that the...
  13. 2.4jtdm 57plate roof problems (spider)

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi, I have a 57 plate spider and the roof has decided that it doesn't want to close the last quarter of an inch. Ive been playing around for an hour now as it it temperamental, it did it before and I took it to a specialist and they said there was no problem. Just wondering if this is a common...
  14. Brera 2.4JTDM Electrical problems

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi guys, Please bear with me on this but my 07 plate Brera has developed an issue which I need to fix, first signs were intermittent warning lights for Brakes and ABS, then I lost Speedo and Tacho then I couldn't switch the engine off and once stopped I couldn't remove my key. Restart car still...
  15. 2.4JTDm, AC/Alternator Belt. [Solved]

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    There seems to be a severe lack of noise about this issue. ive had i kind of whine at high revs, like belt chirp for a couple of years now ive dealt with it and dealt with it, and since i have the week off its time for the ol' girl to get some TLC, ive spent most of the day in the garage hiding...
  16. swirl flap delete 2.4jtdm Northwest england

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Anyone know where i can get a swirlflap delete done in the northwest? The time has come to get it done along with the cambelt. Many thanks people....
  17. alfa 159 2.4JTDm Down pipe

    South Africa
    Good day can any one tell me where I can purchase a downpipe for my ride, secondly who can do software thanks
  18. 2.4JTDm heater return hose replacement

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, Yet another hose carrying coolant seems to have burst on my car and is dropping lots of coolant when running. The hose in question is the heater matrix return hose which goes from a Y connecting underneath the thermostat to the bulkhead..... It's leaking at the bulkhead end of the hose...
  19. 156 2.4JTDm Low revs Power/Torque loss

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, My 2.4jtdm 20V has lost quite a bit of power in low revs (1500-3000rpm). I have a rebuild turbo, egr cleaned, intake manifold cleaned, MAP cleaned, new oem MAF, turbo hoses are good. It is a pretty high mileage car (200.000miles) but the engine runs smoothly as ever, and it revs up...
  20. Have I bought well? 159ti 2.4JTDm

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi All, I took delivery of my 2008 red 159ti 2.4 JTDm on Saturday, and apart from a couple of minor blemishes (and a set of horrible black wheels), I'm really pleased with it. Having been reading up on here, and having owned a 147 for the last few years, I've been a bit worried about what I'll...