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  1. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    On my GT JTD I'm looking to replace the turbo banjo bolt with the mesh filter in it i.e. the one that is supposed to replaced every three years? Can someone confirm if it is item 1 on the attached diagram? If it is the parts catalog lists this as part number 46460121. Can I only buy this from a...
  2. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Just picked up my 3rd Alfa, a re-mapped 159 SW 1.8TBI, and beginning some ‘pre-emptive’ maintenance after reading up on this engine. Changing the banjo on the turbo feeder pipe is a pig – apparently supposed to be a few min job, but just can’t see how to get a socket on there without taking the...
  3. Alfa Giulietta
    I've read some threads about the top banjo bolt for the turbo oil feed, which can clog up and cause the turbo to starve of oil. Some people are blaming the tiny mesh filter inside the bolt and I've read that it's advisable to simply drill it out. Has anyone actually done that and is it a good...
  4. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Has anyone removed the plastic gauze filter from the turbo oil feed banjo bolt.? I know they can block up easily and kill the turbo so was going to remove it but concerned incase it lets too much oil pressure to the turbo and blow the seals. Thanks
  5. Alfa Giulietta
    have heard turbo fails are due to blockage in banjo bolt which can be easily changed.anyone know where these can be purchased and how to fit please
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