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  1. Check your Engine light appeared?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi I've got a 159 1.9jtdm and this Sunday the check your engine light appeared on the dashboard. I was just about to drive back to London from Derby this Sunday and after 5miles while driving the check your engine light appeared on the dashboard. I quickly stopped the car and turned the...
  2. Mysterious fuse box appeared - HELP

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello everyone, Car is Alfa 156, 2.0 - 98 year model (one of the first). After sorting out a small ABS light problem, I "discovered" a set of fuses that I never knew existed. They are located directly above the fuse box set which is located behind the dashboard under the wheel. And that's the...
  3. 147 GTA ABS VDC lights have appeared

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi everyone, im looking for a bit of advice, my abs and vdc lights have started to come on after about5-10 miles of driving. could anyone please help or advise me??? many thanks Baz.
  4. Brera - every warning light has appeared after dead battery

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi Folks I recently had to get a new battery for my Brera. Just before the car died, every single warning notice possible flashed up. After I got the car back from the rescue guy (who replaced the battery), I still have a number of problems. Here are the one's that I have noticed; * The mileage...
  5. Alfa 147, engine shut down and the key sign appeared on the dashboard

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, last week end my alfa 147 stopped suddenly. The engine stopped like running out of fuel, even if the was fuel in the tank, just gone in reserve. The key sign come out on the dashboard. I thought of the immobilizer but even using the spare key didn't fix the problem. Any idea of what could...
  6. Alfa 147, engine shut down and the key sign appeared on the dashboard

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    Hi, last week end my alfa 147 stopped suddenly. The engine stopped like running out of fuel, even if the was fuel in the tank, just gone in reserve. The key sign come out on the dashboard. I thought of the immobilizer but even using the spare key didn't fix the problem. Any idea of what could...
  7. 'Engine monitor system failure warning' appeared

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Guys any ideas what's caused this ? Or how serious it is as the Mrs uses the car for a 60 mile commute every day. As per the title, this message has flashed up tonight while the other half was coming home. Also 'immobiliser failier' but that seemed to clear itself after she re-started the...
  8. "new" warning light appeared today!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I am currently in the midlands on holiday and when I drove my sportwagon today a warning light appeared that I have not seen before. :confused: It is a yellow light - located above the sidelight on indicator on the speedo - that looks a bit like a sun with an exclamation mark inside and a...
  9. 166 when it first appeared top gear

    General Alfa Discussion
    Hello people!!!!! Long time no speak!!! Does anyone remember when the Alfa 166 first came out! it was on top gear! It was an eposode when the Merc S-class also came out! The jist of it was, He was saying that the Merc S-class was the best car in the world - but he paused and said but their is...
  10. Another V6 classic has appeared.......

    Motoring Images
    on the Family driveway :D 1994. 164 Cloverleaf. 120k miles. 2 owner (!) engine rebuilt 2002 at great expense to the then new owner! Scuffs on plastic work, stonechips and 'pinkiness' in accordance with a rosso red Alfa of this mileage and vintage :lol: Nothing too much that a good old Tif...
  11. ALAS! V6 Belt noise appeared

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    I got my 2.5V6 25 days ago and everything has been great until this morning when I parked the car at work. When I got in the car to leave in the evening, I noticed a stange sound coming from the engine as I was warming it up. Opening the hood revealed an alarming screeching noise from the belt...
  12. Sloshing noise just appeared

    Alfa 145 & 146
    The other eveining I started to notice a sloshing noise coming from towards the rear of the car when I moved from a standstill and when I go round corners. It sounds like it has the same "consistency" as petrol and does not sound like it is being forced through anything. The only idea I've...
  13. A nipple has appeared

    Alfa GTA
    Hi Guys. A nipple has appeared on the drivers seat back rest. Feels like a metal wire folded over. Must be seat rel mech or maybe airbag stuff. Wondered if any one out there has had similar problem. Car is at the garage today. They have a trimmer comming to remove the seat cover. Nick
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