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  1. Cahngind the auxillary belt 2.0JTDM

    Alfa Giulietta
    As I have no idea when the auxillary belt on my car was last changed I have bought a new one to fit on. How easy is this to change? I would imagine the change itself is straightforward enough, but that access is a bit limited? Has anyone done one themselves? Many thanks. (Sorry for the...
  2. 159 2.4 ti possible aux belt/tensioner failed?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I've had a search and seen a few on the 159 forum. I was doing a 3 point turn and there was a loud clunking metal noise like something falling out of the engine bay - and the steering went. I assumed it was the suspension falling out as the drivers wheel didn't look right but the car wasn't...
  3. Auxillary belt noise?

    Alfa GTA
    Hi Guys The car is now back on the road after spending large amounts of time being sat still. What i have noticed is that now we have a sqeaking noise coming form the auxillary belt i believe. After doing some research on here and other forums it appears that it could be coming from the...
  4. Auxillary belt smoking

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    The auxiliary belt has started smoking on my gt jts. Popped the belt off today and everything turns easily except the power steering pump, which still turns by hand but is much stiffer than the others. Does anyone know if this is normal, or should it be much easier to turn? Has anyone...
  5. Auxillary Belt Squeaking

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    My 1997 alfa gtv 2.0 litre twin spark was acquired with a squeaky auxillary belt Recommendation for good parts supplier and is this a straight forward diy job or better going to a garage thanks
  6. auxillary belt slipped off

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Lately my aux belt has been squealing so I decided to spray some belt dressing on it. That helped it for about a day. Today I started my car up and sprayed some on their and the belt slipped off. Do you think its time for a new belt and tensioner. My car is a 2002 156 1.8 TS Thanks
  7. Auxillary tensioner/idler

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, I know its been covered a few times in previous threads but majority of links have expired and I cant find definite part numbers. My 147 has developed a hell of a whining sound when accelerating and sounds like a tank on idle, i assumed it was a belt/tensioner and had it confirmed by my...
  8. Aux crank pulley

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    :confused: Hello everyone! Was under the car inspecting some minor things when i finally noticed where some noise I was hearing for a long time coming from AUX CRANK PULLEY, actually pulley wobbles as well, not much but just enough to be seen easily and produce this sound hard to describe but...
  9. Auxillary tensioner & idler

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey guys, Had two aux belts failed (edge torn) over +- 20 000kms. No woble or rattle on any pulleys, idlers or tensioners. On further inspection found grooves on idler and tensioner, is this just a result of wear & tear / age and could this be the cause for the belt to move to the outer side...
  10. alfa 156 jtd 20V lower auxillary belt tensioner

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Hi Guys Changed my top auxiliary belt pulley/ tensioner yesterday, to find that it sounds like there is another one squeaking (lower) and back..looks like the bearing is packing in. Any ideas a) where to get one from and b) how to change looks like a real bar:cry:stuard to get to...
  11. top auxillary belt tensioner

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi boys and girls, bought a 156 2.4 jtd veloce a few months ago. Had a couple of giulliettas a few years ago. My current problem is top tensioner on aux' belt. I think it is causing noise and tried to take it off. What i need to know is it a left hand thread on retaining bolt.
  12. Auxillary Belt and Tensioners

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Everyone - I've just had a week of Auxillary Belt and Tensioner problems this week, so thought I would post something to help those of you that are having the same problems. This is what happened on my 147 (1.9 JTD 16v, 94000 miles, 2004 54 plate) this week: I've had a chirping sound coming...
  13. Squealing Auxillary belt.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    156 2.4 JTD ( 2001 ) - It's recently started squealing constantly when running. It goes away for a few minutes if I spray the belt with WD40 - but soon returns :mad: Any ideas what it may be and what the cure / cost would be? cheers all :)
  14. Pulley for auxillary belt fell off

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Last week I backed up my 2.4 JTDm Brera a few feet when I heard a clump and the steering went very heavy. The AA spotted that the drive pulley had fallen off the end of the crank shaft. Fortunately I have warranty on the car and a AR workshop replaced the pulley without having to pull out the...
  15. Missing an Auxillary Tensioner!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All, I have just got round to fitting a new auxillary drive belt and tensioner kit on the V6 due to the awful noise it has always made, and I am pretty shocked to note that the small idler is missing (item 11 on the diagram). Maybe this could be the cause of the grinding / scraping noise I...
  16. Auxillary Belt Tensioners - Nightmare !!!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All, One of the tensioners is making an awful grinding noise when I am driving, but only seems to occur when the car is under load, for example, 40mph in 6th gear. I am 99.99% sure this is the problem, I had a quick look today, although as the noise only occurs when driving, it is...
  17. Auxillary Belt nightmare - Can I go on holiday?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all Have tried really hard to get my car in shape for holiday time is I have not yet had a trip where something has not gone horribly wrong. I was advised by garage to get the auxillary belt and tensioner changed so did so. Unfortunately just 1 day after the work it is making a right...
  18. Changing a V6 auxillary belt and tensioners

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    At the weekend I will be changing the auxillary belt and its 3 tensioners. Is there anything difficult about doing this that I should be aware of? It doesn't look too difficult, although the moveable tensioner looks a bit tricky to get at. They were not changed when the cambelt was done and...
  19. Squeaking Auxillary Belt Idler/Cog

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All I have a really annoying squeak coming from my 2.4Jtd engine bay. I think it is coming from the auxillary belt idler/cog. Any ideas on quieting it down that doesn't involve having a new one fitted? Think I may have worded above incorrectly. It may be a tension pulley I can hear??
  20. GTV V6 Auxillary belt

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all, I have just taken delivery of my GTV and I love it. :D However there is one small niggle. There seems to be a slight noise coming from the auxillary belt tensioner. The cambelt was done quite recenlty (15,000 miles ago) but looking at the reciepts it looks like the original aux...