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  1. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    there is a black box, yellow wire connected but the white wire isnt how do i connect this and will it fix the light coming up on the dash for the passenger seat
  2. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I want to do something about my brakes. Having read all the brake pad recommendations, and needing new front pads and disks shortly, have a fair idea of what to get. Whilst brake performance is fairly decent anyway, I'm keen on a brembo upgrade (305mm). I can buy and refurb the...
  3. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Looking at a low mileage GT JTS in a dealer with...wait for it... No History! Should I put it out of my mind completely, or make him an offer budgeting to spend on a full belts, tensioners pump etc. service? Or could irreparable damage have been done by 3 previous owners and it's a timebomb?
  4. Alfa 164 & 166
    Kent furra while TIa's thermostat was dicky. Proved last week on a run as it stuck at 70 on open road and 90 in a queue. Went aroon in circles wie eper part no's and found http://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/alfa-gta/321189-alfa-v6-thermostat-differences.html Time will tell IF eye goat this...
  5. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello everyone Feeling pretty good right now, since finally found time to really get stuck in sorting the persistent cam sensor failiure issue on my beloved 156 2.4 jtd 10 valve. After removing aux belt and pulleys, timing covers etc, and thoroughly researching the correct method to adjust the...
  6. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi all, posted this in the Blue / ME section, but thought it might be better suited here... Hoping you can help. Recently bought myself a 159 (2009) 2.0jtdm lusso...absolutely love it. 1 slight issue I'm having, is that I don't seem to be able to answer incoming calls on the Blue/ME system...
  7. Meets & Events Images
    Essex had its very own mini Ford fair in Battlesbridge today. Heres my pictures:
  8. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I am thinking of buying a 156 JTD 1.9 115 bhp and I want to know first how often the timing belt needs done? Help pls?
  9. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    can anyone give a definitive answer about 156 key fobs ? there seems to be any number of threads none of which really answer this question.....or if they do the next thread contradicts it ! i have a 2004 156 jtd, i am getting a key cut/coded but need a replacement fob, how do i go about getting...
  10. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi, I've checked the forum and there doesn't seem to be a definitive anwer to why, when starting at low speed a grinding/crunching noise is heard from the wheel area when on full lock. Some people suggest steering fluid, others CV joint, or the rack sytem. Even cold weather could cause the...
  11. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    High chaps, This one is not for me per say, its for a freind that i unwittingly told to buy an Alfa, as "Theerrree GREEAAT!!" The car itself is fine, its a 156 facelift 06 and tbh, a corker, however, just one issue... The car is fitted with an electronic, 'Dual climate control' heating...
  12. Alfa 145 & 146
    High chaps, This one is not for me per say, its for a freind that i unwittingly told to buy an Alfa, as "Theerrree GREEAAT!!" The car itself is fine, its a 156 facelift 06 and tbh, a corker, however, just one issue... The car is fitted with an electronic, 'Dual climate control' heating...
  13. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Alright lads and lady's, the Giulietta alloys on a 159 thread. are they the same fitment ....YES Do the 18s fit on a 159 with Brembo's ...YES BUT they are not a Direct fit. the Bolts for a 159 are Wider than the Giulietta by .5 of a mm so what ive done is Tap the Alloys to the same size as...
  14. ICE & Blue&Me
    Hi guys, This is an issue I've read about but found no definitive answer. Ive searched the forum and there are a few threads on it but no resolution. I have an HTC Desire S and a 2009 Mito 120 Veloce with the latest 5.5 Blue&Me software. I can make calls using the voice commands but cannot...
  15. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all I have been doing a lot of reading on this but I just cant confirm it in my head lol I have a kinda droning noise sounds like its coming from front wheel, it seems like its only there when im doing between 50 and 60 when i get over 60 (motorways only - i promise:D) its not there, also...
  16. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Was looking at next set of tyres moving to the 225 instead of the 215/45. They are listed in the manual as being fitted to the 3.2V6 mmodel however I have a couple of concerns. 1- The manual lists the Pirelli Pzero rosso and Bridgestone (?) as being the only ones in 225/45 17 certified for use...
  17. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I'm currently changing the blown bulb in the milage clock, I have the entire speedo in my hand and there are 3 orange things holding the bulbs in, how do these come out? I don't want to try twisting or pulling without being 100% sure as they seem pretty fragile....thanks in advance.
  18. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Help please. I bought a selespeed 2.0 156 with 21k on the clock. I can only use 1st 2nd reverse and neutral. and the abs light is on all the time. I am getting error codes saying: ABS C1521 Can no Comms C1505 Steering angle sensor EM U1707 Can connection with ABS U1711 Can connection with...
  19. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    i am in the process of buying an alfa 147 clicky but i seem to be getting more and more confused.. the ad says 2006 ALFA ROMEO 147 1.9 JTDm 16V TI. but on the wheel arches it says "lusso" ive looked thru the parker guide and seen a 2006 ALFA ROMEO 147 1.9 JTD Lusso TI so i am...
  20. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    what kind of life can you expect from a 156 -- 1.8, v plate head gasket , cars done 119000 miles and going strong at moment, do they time out ? just wondering what to expect from it .. anyone know .. thanks .. :thumbs:
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