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  1. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Just taken delivery of my 60,000 mile sight unseen 1996 spider, and it has no code light, cranks but will not start. Apparently the car was parked for the winter in a garage, wheeled out for the spring, charged as the battery was completely flat, but the CODE light would not come on at all. At...
  2. Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all, I own the car from the title, bought it recently and now I would like to retrofit a few things, and if anybody has part numbers for these items, even better, I think it will help more people to retrofit these to their car, as I haven't found any info about retrofitting these. Most people...
  3. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I have recently got a 2002 GTV 2.0 TS, which came with the red key with black rubber button, which suggests it has the TRW Sipea alarm system, the radio operated one as there is no IR reciever by the mirror. Where in the car is this unit (combined ecu and siren looking at images of the device)...
  4. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Dear All, a year ago I purchased an alfa 147 (right Hand Drive ) and been restoring it slowly to its former glory. Most stuff has been solved and getting near completion but I have a problem getting the original Factory installed alarm working. Originally I could not even find the location...
  5. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    All, My Brera has the unfortunate (For my neighbours) of sounding of the alarm at random times. It can be in the daytime or in the middle of the night which as you can imagine doesn`t please them. Does anyone have any idea why this might be happening and have a solution ? Thanks, Bob
  6. Alfa Giulietta
    Over the last couple of weeks the alarm on our G has started going off on its own. I am thinking that it may be a failing battery as the stop start no longer works (Exclaimation mark and unavailable message) Has anyone else had a random alarm going off when the battery is failing? The car...
  7. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Can anyone help me identify the alarm from the siren? I know it's a meta alarm as I have meta fobs, but after looking on the abacus alarms website, the siren doesn't seem to be the M11 or the SC1T2. Another problem is that the little metal key to disable the alarm will fit into the keyhole on...
  8. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    HI everybody and first of all congratulations on such an amazing tech-deep forum! I have found loads of answers I struggle to get in Italy. As from the title, I'm coming back to an old topic here. I am not able to pair the keyless/central lock system of my Phase 2 '98 Spider, with an original...
  9. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I have an 2002 Alfa Romeo GTV T.spark with the red key and back button on the side, it has worked fine until this current fault started. It all started when I had to disconnect the battery, when the battery was reconnected after a while, the remote would not unlock or lock the car, and when I...
  10. Alfa MiTo
    Hi, Is the Mito supposed to have a bonnet switch for the alarm, please can someone tell me the following:- 1. Where the bonnet alarm switch is 2. Where the alarm unit is located 3. Where the siren is 4. The alarm does not make beep noise when locking / unlocking 5. I have replaced the Ultrasonic...
  11. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, One of the first things I did when I got my 156 9 years ago was to disable the annoying beeps when you lock the car. Now as it approaches old age it has started to develop the even more annoying habit of setting the alarm off randomly. Basically, is there anyway of disabling the alarm? No...
  12. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    First of all I want apologize for my english (Im from Slovakia) So my dashboard is showing opened bonnet, tried to close it softly, harsh no change.., so I guess it can be sensor or disconected connector, but I cant find where is it or if it even have connector somwhere... or do i need change...
  13. Alfa Giulia
    Minor issue - my alarm keeps going off for no reason, it started the other week whilst we had a thunder storm - overhead clap of thunder off the alarm sounded, another storm last week and again clap of thunder off the alarm went. Saturday morning alarm went off twice - dry conditions, no thunder...
  14. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi Guys, looking for some experiential advice before spending more money on alternators. I had to replace a failed alternator about 18 months ago due to steering fluid leaking onto it. Was a new aftermarket alternator. Reputable mechanic replaced it. For the past 9 months, I've been getting the...
  15. Alfa Giulietta
    Hello. I have disconnected the lead to the speaker that lives under the windscreen next to the wiper gubbins. So i now have peace at last instead of the annoyingly loud beep when i use the remote to lock/unlock the car. But, presumably this is also the alarm speaker? Is there a better way to...
  16. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, My 2007 Brera has the message "Alarm not available" coming up on the dashboard, also the alarm goes off every now and then. Sometimes it could be weeks apart when the alarm goes off. Are there any solutions to the alarm message and what can I do to stop the alarm going off randomly? Thanks
  17. Alfa Giulia
    First post so am wearing flameproof overalls. :-) Probably UK specific... I am thinking about ordering a Guilia QV but a little confused on the options in the UK configurator: The rear parking sensors are available as an option at £176 but are elsewhere presented as front/rear std. Any idea...
  18. Alfa Stelvio
    I have had a couple of instances when the car alarm has gone off and stopped shortly after and then when I start the car up it says "Attempted break in detected" on the dash. However, there is no physical sign of an attempted break in. Anyone else experienced this? Car is a QF.
  19. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Had an issue last night where I unlocked and opened the drivers door using the key and the alarm start sounding. When I locked the car prior to opening it last night, I locked it using the key so the alarm shouldn't have been activated. I managed to stop the alarm sounding by using the fob, but...
  20. Alfa Giulia
    The alarm on my Veloce goes off at random in the middle of the night. It can be a month between alerts, or a few days. I wake up in a panic to try and grab the key and turn it off to stop the neighbours complaining about being woken up (it has usually stopped by the time I have finished...
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