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  1. Fault code - B157A-13 - DAB Antenna

    Alfa Giulietta
    The DAB radio on my 2014 Giulietta stopped working about 18 months ago and I recently had the fault codes scanned at my local garage (they were fixing a separate issue with the EGR/DPF) and I noticed a B157A-13 fault code. Any ideas what this code is and what might be causing the DAB to not...
  2. Radio Questions (Double DIN), Antenna Etc

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi Everyone, So the one thing I didn't research when looking for my wife MiTo was the radio problem regarding water getting to the base of the antenna and making the radio unable to pick up FM. Has anyone replaced their base and how easy was it to drop the headlining enough to access it...
  3. Do I need my roof antenna?

    Alfa 164 & 166
    As my roof is suffering from lacquer peel I'm thinking of getting it resprayed. In preparation, I just checked the process for removing the roof antenna on eLearn... and then I thought, would I really need to re-fit it? After all, I don't have the phone or navigation options on my ICS - and the...
  4. Advice needed with GPS & DAB antenna?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Could someone offer some advice on the following please? 1) Can you leave the GPS antenna inside the dash? (I have Blue&Me in there also). 2) Where is the best place to mount the GPS antenna and how to route the cable so that it’s not seen? 3) Any advice on how to route the DAB cable so that...
  5. Retrofit OEM DAB Antenna to 2011 Giulietta

    Alfa Giulietta
    As the title mentions above, I'm looking to retrofit the OEM DAB/FM antenna into my 2011 Giulietta Veloce to work with my new DAB double DIN headunit. Has anyone done this before? I've looked on the parts catalogue and found several options, but would like a steer from someone that has actually...
  6. Giulietta antenna base for sale (genuine). Brand new sealed

    Alfa Giulietta
    If anyone is interested, I have a brand new Giulietta antenna base for sale. Original, genuine Alfa part. Still boxed and sealed. Part no. 50529315. It will fit a 2011 GQV without sat nav and many other Giulietta models. The solution to your failing radio reception. Somehow I ordered two from...
  7. Giulia Antenna fitted to Giulietta?

    Alfa Giulietta
    Do you think it might be possible to fit a Giulia antenna to a Giulietta? Ive found a few on ebay italy but I dont know if the fitting and connectors will be the same. I think the curve of the roof wont be an issue but the hole they fit through might be wrong. Ive found pictures of the underside...
  8. GQV radio reception starting to fail again (after antenna base replacement)

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all, As the title suggests, I am pretty convinced that my antenna base is failing again as the radio reception in my car is starting to get ropey. I could be imagining it but it seems worse in damp/wet conditions. I only replaced the antenna base about 10 months ago so surely it can't be on...
  9. Radio & GSM Antenna - where is the amplifier ?

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi, my GSM (telephone) hasn't been working for a while and now FM radio stopped as if no aerial. So I pulled the ICS and checked connections at the back - all looks ok - there are 2 coax aerial inputs only - one is (smaller) for the GPS maybe and the other bigger line on a TV - not sure what...
  10. GTV Cup radio fascia and Antenna wire

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Does anyone know where to get the fascia for the standard radios, the fascia I have is for the aftermarket units and doesnt fit.Are there different shades of silver? or is it one colour fits all? Secondly, antenna isn't firing up, can someone tell me the wire from the radio and fuse location for...
  11. Alfa 159 SW replace antenna

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    The roof mounted antenna broke off after a mishap. The base and antenna stud must be replaced. My 2010 159 has the regular stereo with B&M -no satnav. Should I just get a new original FM antenna or is this a good opportunity to replace the antenna with a roof mounted DAB antenna? Will I be able...
  12. Giulietta antenna base removal via rear interior light

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all, I have a new antenna base arriving tomorrow to fix the dreaded radio reception problem. I have carefully removed the rear interior light and can see the nut holding the antenna base in place along with the wiring. What sort of socket/tool/spanner is best to try and undo this without...
  13. Giulietta antenna base replacement help

    Alfa Giulietta
    Picked up my lovely GQV today. The only thing that doesn't work is the radio signal. Research leads me to believe that the antenna base is faulty and needs replacing. Can this be done easily enough via the rear interior light unit or is it a roof headlining down jobby (as I've read)? I'm not...
  14. MiTo antenna amplifier location?

    Alfa MiTo
    Hello, I have posted couple of messages here in the forum, but I have not introduced myself. My name is Petri (like Pete) and I live in Southern Finland (Close to the capital, Helsinki). I have had an Alfa 156 earlier and now MiTo QV 2010. I have a small problem with my MiTo. Does anyone know...
  15. Alfa GT Antenna query

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi folks... This might be stupid, so bear with me please... I recently bought a GT 2.0 JTS Selespeed (2007) with ConnectNav+. I am thinking of changing this with an aftermarket head unit (GPS/BT/Radio etc). The many headunits I have come across, provides their own GPS antenna. My question is...
  16. MiTo antenna wiring

    Alfa MiTo
    For my DAB radio I'm lookin for a antenna that replaces the fm/am one. I want one that has DAB, AM/FM and GPS combined. My car didn't have the factory installed satnav. I'd like to know which wires and connectors are going to the antenna. Pictures of them would be even better. I know I can...
  17. DAB Antenna question

    ICE & Blue&Me
    Hi, I know this is not strictly an Alfa question but seeing as it is in my 156 then it seems a good place to ask: I have just installed a Sony A300DAB head unit working with an Autoleads DAB aerial, both from Halfords. All works perfectly but the one question I have is: Because an option on...
  18. Radio Antenna

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi there, just a general question as I've noticed the tip of my radio antenna has burst open.. Am I able to buy a genuine Alfa Romeo part for this or is it just a case of finding one that fits? Brgds Nizzy
  19. Radio Antenna Base Rubber

    Alfa GTA
    The rubber gasket around the base of my antenna is long since perished and gone and want to replace the whole thing. Is there any way of removing it without having to go from the inside and pull apart the interior and the headliner?
  20. Replacement Radio Antenna & Base 159

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    My reception is terrible and has been for ages. Its now at an all time low Ive checked that its not an electrical problem, there is 12v going to the antenna, so im going to presume the base unit is corroded as per other threads on here. Id rather replace the lot. But it seems these things are...