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  1. Removing aircon condenser ...

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Just a quick check with you guys about this - maybe save sometime from having to take bumper off and reinstall a failed item. I stripped out my radiator and condenser when I had to replace the leaking radiator. Condenser was a mushy mess and clearly not functioning, so I didn’t reinstall or...
  2. 1.9jtdm grinding noise when AC is on

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello, alfa owners! I am a bit concerned about my 2006 159 1.9jtdm 16v and the fact that some mystery noise comes on when I turn on the A/C. The noise can only be heard at low speeds and is relevant to the engine RPM which leads me that it is a pulley. I have had the car checked at the local...
  3. Any aircon experts, advice needed?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I bought a manifold gauge set from Amazon as I was keen to get to grips with how the aircon works. I had a read of this guide and it all seems to make sense, high and low pressure side is in the sort of range I'd expect to see but just for the hell I added a puff of gas, quite happy. Thing is...
  4. Alfa 156 V6 cf2 cuts out when on aircon

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My "wonderfull" car developed strange problem once again. When the car is hot and you turn on aircon IT starts to cough and splutter until it stalls. ECU then throws p0650 Mil engine lamp fatal error. Things i've checked so far - earths points in cabin, under right headlight, main earth from...
  5. Air-Con slow leak. Where to start?!?!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, With the hot summer and pollen level at bonkers I decided to finally get my AirCon recharged. I’m normally ok with just the window open but thought after a couple of years with no cold AirCon I’ll get it done. I got it done and it held the cold air for a while. Anyway that lasted not...
  6. A/C Not Kicking In - Frost Detection Sensor

    Alfa Giulietta
    Have had my 2012 Giulietta for about 20 months now. I love it. The first problem I've had with it just started recently. The aircon wasn't kicking on as it should. I had it regassed last year at the dealer and thought they must not have found a leak when compression testing it. Unfortunately...
  7. '06 147TI Aircon condenser required

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Does anyone have a good recommendation suppliers of an aircon condenser for a 1.9 16v 147TI please?
  8. GT aircon triggering cooling fan - advice needed

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I’ve been driving around in my GT for the last few months with the aircon off (as it wasn’t working). I recently fixed the aircon (leaking condenser) and it now works perfectly. However - now I’m finding that the cooling fan is triggering approx every minute - it runs for a few seconds, then...
  9. Aircon - 147 JTDM Lusso 2006

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Question for ther mechanics/tech savvy's Read a couple of threads on this but no wiser really. Ex mechanic but never had anything to do with aircon. My car has what looks like dual climate control - I can set the tempearture for each side. However, the aircon hasn't worked since I bought it...
  10. A niggle with Giulia AirCon.........

    Alfa Giulia
    .......if I switch my aircon to Auto then the internal air recirculation comes on, A is illuminated. To turn it off I press the button and the M light comes on. If I press again it goes out. It's the same procedure when I switch the fan to Off. Does anyone else have the same niggle or do I need...
  11. Aircon Specialists Kent

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Can anyone recommend a good aircon specialist in Kent, had a local call out guy find a bottom joint into compressor leak whixh he fixed, no other obvious leaks from his bubble check, topped up qnd worked well for few days but lasted no longer than a week I assume pressure has dropped now as...
  12. Aircon Repair

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Does anyone know where I can get the aircon compressor repaired, or a good place to buy a new one. It has developed a leak.
  13. Aircon pump seized

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I replaced to aircon pump 5 weeks ago because it was seized with the intention of recharging it, so never got round to doing it and it has also seized! My theory being , that I was always switching off the aircon light as I knew nothing was working anyway. Now that this has seized , why would...
  14. Aircon rear seat control unit

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    So for some reason my rear control unit stopped working. There is also an error in the aircon controller that it cannot communicate with the rear unit. I though maybe there was a plug loose, so I checked ELEARN for the wiring diagrams. Seems everything is tucked away deep inside the dash. The...
  15. 2001 147 Aircon does not cool

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My aircond stopped cooling 6 months ago. I did not care at the time as it was not very hot anyway. No cold air us coming out. Connecting multiecuscan does not say anything that I think us of value. No faults logged and the sensors seems to indicate believable values. The compressor is engaging...
  16. Aircon fails in Winter!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have not had this car (GT) in summer ownership yet , but I always run the aircon to keep it in a serviceable condition. So yesterday was sitting in the car and I was getting quite hot with the recirculation on , so decided to cool off , nothing dramatic happened with the change of temp...
  17. Brera aircon mystery - detectives wanted

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I have a mystery fault with the aircon which I’m hoping someone may be able to help with. The system works for a few weeks and then stops due to low pressure, so the gas is presumably getting out somewhere. What is odd though is that it has been pressure tested numerous times and always holds...
  18. No heat from aircon heater but fan works

    Alfa Giulietta
    I have a 12 plate Giulietta 1.4 MultiAir 170 and I have a problem with the heater/air con system. I do not get any heat coming out regardless of how high I set the required temperature. The fan works at all speeds, I can change between each vent and the air con works (i.e really cold air comes...
  19. Chemical smell from AirCon

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi Folks, I have a 2010 Mito, recently, past few months, the aircon has smelled chemically when the car is cold (less so when warm). It only appears to happen on cold air, so I've got a habit of driving with the windows down when I need cooled down and hot air seems fine for demisting...
  20. Noisy aircon compressor

    Alfa 164 & 166
    My 166 motor (3.0) has developed an unpleasant chirping sound that rises and falls with engine revs. Fortunately I discovered this morning that the noise stops if I turn off the aircon - hence I assume the compressor has developed a fault. So - some advice, please: - Are there any serviceable...
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