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  1. Assistance Needed Replacing MAF Sensor In My 156 Sportwagon

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello Alfa heads, My 156 Sportwagon has suffered with being a bit sluggish since I’ve owned it. It is 16 years old now and hasn’t had the easiest life (nor has it had the hardest), but I’d expect a little more oomph out of a 2.4 turbo diesel. After being scanned at the garage the boost...
  2. Help, constant beep from parking sensors Alfa 156

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, When i put the car into reverse there is a constant and loud beep from the parking sensors, when in fact i'm not close to hitting anything. Are the sensors broken and need replacing? Thanks
  3. Alfa 156 error code P1178 & P1177

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, Have an Alfa 156 1.8 TS 2001 with 45.000 miles I have had the car for a year and the engine light is on and it is giving me the error code numbers P1178 & P1177. The car is running perfectly fine but I fell like it could have more power or be more nervous. I just replaced the cambelt 2...
  4. Alfa156 1.9jtd 8v 4bar Linearisation map

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Hello. I want to change stock map sensor. I bought 4bar china map sensor. Could somebody tell me how to change MAP Linearisation? 4bar map sensor: 400-4650mV, 30-415kPa. Stock sensor map - screenshot below.
  5. introduction - alfa156 rob

    Introduce Yourself
    Good day, after 7 years running my second Alfa - a 156 2.0 JTS - I just found this very amazing forum and wants to join you. Also joining the Alfaclub Germany as section leader and interested in International meetings such as the Spettacolo Sportivo in the Netherlands. Hope & sure to find...
  6. Alfa156 1.8TS - Typical problems

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, Just bought a 2002/2003 Alfa 156 Sportswagon 1.8TS with 323 000 km. Here is the situation 2 weeks ago. 1) Check Engine light- Codes P0136 and P0141 (Lamda Sensor) 2) Jerking handbrake 3) Non working rear wiper 4) Consuming oil (more than I am used to in other cars) 5) Strong Perfume smell...
  7. Alfa156 (2.0 JTS) starter relay

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Does anybody know, where's the "starter relay" in this car? The problem with it, the starter randomly wants to restart the running engine again and again. So, disconnected the wire that comes from the ignition switch to make possible driving home. This problem somehow related to the dipped...
  8. alfa156 upper suspension arm has play

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    4 month ago I had both upper suspension arms fitted,,there has been a slight bang or rattle ,I jacked the car up and removed wheele when I hold break disc and pull left and right there is movement with the arm, I've got new arms but cannot figer out what's wrong with her ,,,please help
  9. alfa156 cooling fan turn on at random

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys. I own an alfa 156 2.0 ts and have recently been prompted with an issue regarding the cooling fan. I noticed yesterday that the fan turned on straight after i turned the engine on. A cold engine should not have the cooling fan turn on correct? Also, the injector light on the dashboard is...
  10. Coolant leak Alfa156 Jts

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I've recently replaced my radiator and now I'm still losing coolant :(. It appears that it is leaking from the plastic pipe that runs along the front of the engine. I can be driving up until 1/4 way up on the temp gauge and find steam coming up from under the bonnet and other times it has...
  11. alfa156 jts 2.0 petrol lambda connector problem

    Introduce Yourself
    found that my front lambda connector has fallen from its clip into the fan causing it to rip the connector apart.. now i've bought a new lanbda sensor with the wires that connect to the wiring loom thinking just match the colours up but the one i bought doesnt match the colour wires that come...
  12. Hello first time forum user

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi Everyone, Great to find out there is an Alfa was suggested by my uncle who is NSX owner, who has found being a member of his forum to be immensely useful & fun...hence, thought I would register for Alfa and see where it leads. I have been a proud owner of an Alfa 156 2.0 JTS...
  13. 2002 Alfa156 2.0 JTS jerks ...annoying

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys/experts, I got the 156 , only gone 93k , the car is jerking badly especially when it starts at the morning, and the RPM are going up and down. when the car is in neutral gear, I put the feet on the accelerator slowly and release, the car jerks a lot and RPM goes up, and it happens when...
  14. Domain alfa156

    Republic of Ireland
    Hi all, I bought the domain to advertise our 156 when I was selling it last year... This domain is due to expire mid-March 2012... does anyone here want it? Or will I leave it fade into the ether.... :lol: If you want it for your personal website etc let me know and I'll setup a...
  15. How do you change the timing belt in an alfa156???

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, My bf wants to put in a timing belt into an alfa156 2000. Any help will be much appreciated. He wants to know how to line up the pullies? Thanks
  16. Alfa156 Rattleling Noise and Locked Engine

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi I’ve got an Alfa 156 2001 2.0 Tspark – just had the head gasket changed 3 weeks ago – Total Cost of (R7300 ZAR/ US$1042) with new water pump/cam belt/thermostat/balancing belt/ tensioners/ cam locks etc. Yester Day – Thursday 30 Sept 10 The car started making a noise when i was returning...
  17. Alfa156 JTD 16V don't start,P0606 DTC

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Dear members thank you for your help, I'm new and I hope maybe somebody can help me. Excuse me also for my english level. My alfa engine don't start at all any longer. At the begining of the problem, the engine stopped and I could restart and drive normally without any symptom feeling. This...
  18. for sale 156 v6

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    lovely alfa great body this car had over £2000 in parts only spent on it wk,s before it packed up new tyres new brakes and discs new wish bones upper and lower new clutch timing belt rollers and tensioners new rear bush,s, plugs, battery, filters fluids to much to list. and enough to make a...
  19. towbar for alfa156, 51 reg

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have a alfa156 saloon and I need a towbar and electrics. is it the same with the one for 156 sportwagon or anybody wants to sell his? thank you!
  20. alfa156 swapped for bmw 328 coupe

    General Alfa Discussion
    guys i got carried away last night and haded over keys to my alfa romeo 156 for a bmw 328 2dr coupe think ive done the right thing as this car is worth more than what the alfa was im going to keep this for a short period of time then back to a alfa i miss it already ............... :cry: