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  1. My 3rd Alfa is a Giulia Veloce

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello.. newbie here, my 3rd Alfa over many years is a Giulia Veloce, previous 159 sportwagon ( now serving my daughter well ) and before that a 156 ( lovely car ) Happy to join the group. Based in York, UK Veloce has covered 36K but has a 'whistle' at idle from the rear diff... weird! Drive/...
  2. Advice please?! TCT 1st, 3rd and 5th gear engagement...

    Alfa MiTo
    I have an automoatic (TCT) Mito QV Multiair 1.4 turbo, 2014 year, 43,721 miles on the clock. A couple of months ago it wouldn't engage in 1st, 3rd and 5th gear and I had a warning light come up on the dash (a little red cog with an exclmation mark!) and a message flash up 'check transmission'...
  3. All Italian Breakfast Meet - Saturday 3rd August

    UK National Events
    Join us on Saturday 3rd August for our third meet of the year. As with our previous meets, it will be held at The Departure Lounge Cafe, just outside Alton in northern Hampshire. The café is a great venue for a breakfast meet, as it has a large solid field on which the owner lets us park so as...
  4. All Italian Breakfast Meet - Saturday 3rd August

    South East
    Join us on Saturday 3rd August for our third meet of the year. This is an event in the South Central area, butwedo getlotsof attendees from South-East, so I thought I should post it up here too. As with our previous meets, it will be held at The Departure Lounge Cafe, just outside Alton in...
  5. All Italian Breakfast Meet - Saturday 3rd August

    South Central
    Join us on Saturday 3rd August for our third meet of the year. As with our previous meets, it will be held at The Departure Lounge Cafe, just outside Alton in northern Hampshire. The café is a great venue for a breakfast meet, as it has a large solid field on which the owner lets us park so as...
  6. Popping out of 3rd gear

    Alfa MiTo
    Hello, My 2009 Diesel Mito pops out of 3rd as soon as I take my foot of the clutch. Unable to even accelerate in 3rd. No grinding noises and all other gears are fine. Any suggestions? Thanks
  7. Goodwood Breakfast Club 3rd March

    General Alfa Discussion
    Is Estate Car Sunday ! Currently sorting a detailer out for the 156 and have registered for a place, anyone else going? https://www.goodwood.com/grrc/event-coverage/breakfast-club/2019/1/2019-goodwood-breakfast-club-dates-and-themes-announced/
  8. 156 GTA 3rd brake light bulb replacement

    Alfa GTA
    Hi, Have a 2003 156 GTA sedan and have two bulbs out on the 3rd (high level) brake light. Can these be replaced? If so, what sort/type of bulb is it? Any instructions on how to do it would be appreciated. Thanks in anticipation.
  9. What Car reliability survey - Giulia 3rd best

    Alfa Giulia
    Reliability for executive cars aged one to four Rank Make and model Score 1 Volvo V60 (2010-2018) 99.3% 2 Vauxhall Insignia (2008-2017) 97.5% 3 Alfa Romeo Giulia (2016-present) 96.9% 4 BMW 3 Series (2012-present) 96.6% 5 Mazda 6 (2013-present) ​​​​​​​ 95.9% 6 Skoda Superb petrol (2015-present)...
  10. p0115 error & Selespeed not shifting beyond 3rd

    Alfa GTA
    Since last week I'm facing a issue with the 147GTA Selespeed related to the code P0115. Last Saturday I visited a friend who lives about 30 miles from where I live, After I visited him and drove back home the engine management signal appeared, and also the Selepeed failed to shift up beyond 3rd...
  11. reliability: giulia 3rd place

    Alfa Giulia
    Ran into this : https://www.whatcar.com/news/reliability-survey-2018-3/ Not bad ..... ;)
  12. MCSF in 3rd @ 100 kmh WOT, 1st gear no boost, very low air mass readings, BAD MPG

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Parts changed in March: MAP Sensor Overboost valve (Pierburg) New MAF fitted and tried, still low readings - two months ago. Issues the car has: - First gear seems to have no boost at all, other gears need some time to get up to boost and then the car pulls; not as it should but still the...
  13. Gearbox whine in 3rd and 4th

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Good morning all Here's one for you... After spending loads on wheel bearings and brake calipers amongst other things, my late 2007 159 1.9jtdm has decided to make strange noises in 3rd and 4th gears. It is whining constantly regardless of revs - almost grinding. I suspect the worst but would...
  14. World Cup Of Films: 3rd & 4th place decider

    Poll Room
    Aliens V Monty Python's Life of Brian
  15. Iphone 7 and Blue&Me Compatability + 3rd Brake light - Giuietta

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi guys, New to this place but it seems cool. Now, I have an 2011 Giulietta and its just starting to have a couple of issues... the third brake light has lost a few LED's and its now it seems to be ever so dimly lit when on (in day light its hard to see). I suspect it is a LED unit issue...
  16. New member, 3rd Alfa

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi everybody, currently with my 3rd Alfa (Mito1.6 distinctive, Giulietta1.4 QVline & Giulia Veloce). Got the Veloce back in September and still love it, hands down the best car I've ever driven. Thought I'd join after looking on the forum and seeing the wealth of information available.
  17. G-Day from a 3rd time Alfa Owner from Perth

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi Guys, Just a quick hello from Perth. Actually.....I'm from Kent originally but moved out about 14 years ago. Been into many cars but I wont bore you with those details now. More recently though....as in the space of 2 years, I purchased..... 1998 916 GTV TS 1 week later..... 2005 Alfa...
  18. QV 3rd impressions and help

    Alfa Giulia
    Will try again for the 3rd time but when the mods are in collusion with the trolls its kinda hard...(awaits deletion, closure) especially when you ask them for valid reason why they ignore you...suppose thats the alfista for you. Those who have no experience of a QV please don't post on my...
  19. 3rd injector wiring.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    When I first read about the common 1.9 problems on here the injector multi plugs were mentioned as a potential problem area. Apparently the plug design was modified at some point and they're less likely to give trouble. When were the plugs changed and how do you identify which is which?
  20. Aerial base sizes 3rd time lucky

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi I have just paid £57 for my aerial base I was sent two that were to small , in the end up I had to take pictuers and they were sent to Alfa , seemingly my base is large,as I was told its got all the bells and whistles on it (not my words btw)I would like to put on a shark fin on but any ones...
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