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  1. alfa 159 coolant bleed valve

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    hello can some please help me find the part number for the metal coolant bleed valve in this thread below. my plastic one has broken and i rang the alfa garage in Swindon but they dont stock them??? http://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/general-alfa-discussion/192770-2-4-jtd-please-check.html
  2. How to properly bleed the cooling system ?

    Alfa 164 & 166
    After 2 weeks of extensive work I have my 166 finally back on the road. I had water pump replaced as well as infamous heater matrix. I have filled the coolant and every time temperature goes over little over 90 degrees its spitting coolant out – around 1L goes out every time before it stops . I...
  3. 146 JTD Clutch bleed

    Alfa 145 & 146
    I had some problems with my 146 Jtd clutch , it need to be bleed but i don´t know where is the bleed valve and cylinder for open it while push the clutch down and up. Someone could tell me where is the valve nipple and cylinder ? i take a look in the engine compartment but i don´t see nothing...
  4. Brake bleed nipples

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Ok bleeding the brakes on the gtv after axle etc and a bleed nipple worn and broke now thought I would get away with this but not it is sooking air in which obviously ain't good Now priced them up from fiat though ahhh can't be that dear but turns out £9.60 + vat that's 12bloody quid does...
  5. Gtv 3.0 v6 bleed point

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi, could anybody tell me where the air bleeding point from the cooling system is on my 3.0 v6 gtv? Many thanks, James. Sent from my X10i using Tapatalk
  6. Clutch Bleed

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Just completed my full suspension rebuild, including caliper refurb, new ss brake lines etc etc... as a result needed to refill the brake fluid reservoir with new fluid, bleed the brakes and therefater the clutch.... Brake went off fine... fluid coming from clutch however despite multiple...
  7. 24v Oil Cooler Change - Bleed position

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hello This weekend I'll be tackling changing out the oil cooler and pipes on my 24v. As the cooler is bottom feed and return, should I invert the cooler for the initial fill and turnover. Cheers Chris
  8. coolant bleed screw

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I have just found alfaowner.com. and love it.So much information. I am a new owner of a used RHD 159 2.2 and live in the country 120km from the nearest alfa dealer. Unfortunately I have had a coolant leak (split hose) which seems easy to replace. It is a short straight hose adjacent to the...
  9. How to bleed Alfa 147 1.6 Lusso Clutch?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I assume its done on the slave cylinder? Where about is this on the car? Is it under the battery and batter holder like other Alfa's? I presume its a case of twisting the bleed nipple, pressing the peddle down until clear liquid comes out without bubbles, tightening the nipple back up...
  10. how to bleed my brakes

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    On my 156 2.0 TS Selespeed i changed the pads yesterday as they were very low and spongy feeling. The new pads have not stopped the spongy feeling, so next stop was to bleed the brakes. I checked out the old fluid and it looks very dark so i thought i would completely flush out the old stuff...
  11. Damn! Sheared off Brembo bleed nipple!

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi everyone. I've just refitted my beautifully repainted red Brembo calipers and thought I would just "slacken off" the bleed nipples ready to bleed them tomorrow. Only the damn bleed nipple sheared straight off! Does anyone know of any way of getting the remains out of the caliper or is it a...
  12. self bleed kit

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    i have always bled the brakes and clutch the old fasioned way with blastic pipe and small jar, and shouting instrucsions of up and down to my mrs,(who never seems to get it right),then an argument always follows:rant:, so im thinking of buying one of these Gunson Eezibleed Kit - Screwfix.com...
  13. How do you bleed breaks after new pads fitted

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Thanks for all your comments, fitted my front disc's and pads, no problem, but had to drain resorvior, to make space for when I pushed caliper in, but not jobs done breaks are very spongy, how do you bleed the break pipes ? Thanks:confused:
  14. Bleed pipe on the header tank

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    My 155 hasn't got this but the spider has. A second pipe coming of the header tank cap to help it breathe?? Doesn't go to anything. Just down to the floor. Thought it must have been normal but just seen some pics of someone elses and they don't have it. :confused:
  15. bleed nipple cover

    Alfa 155
    hi lads, is it possible to get the slvae cylinder bleed nipple from a dealer? Mine is cracked and its probably a matter of time before the fluid leaks
  16. 164 - how to bleed clutch?

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi guys, Well, my 164 QV is off the road at the moment due to a dodgy clutch. The pedal always needed pressing pretty far to change gear without crunching, and then one day it stopped letting me change at all. I found that the fluid reservoir was pretty much empty, so I topped it up, but the...
  17. How to bleed selespeed transmision oil.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys hope some one can help my wife has a 2002 147 s.0 tspark selespeed and has owned it for just over 2 years trouble free.she took it on a 70 mile run the other day with no probs but the following morning the selespeed transmision fail msg poped up on the dashboard almost as soon as she...
  18. Fuel Filter Bleed - How To?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Guys. My fuel filter was changed 13000 miles ago. My mate who has a Golf says the change interval for his is 40000 miles. I am well within that so what is it for the GT? Also, he bleeds water out of his every 10000 miles, it's very easy, you just undo a screw in the bottom of the fuel...
  19. do you have to bleed collong system 156 2.5??

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Was hoping to drain out water tomorrow after i have filled up is there any bleed valve screw etc have climate etc 51 plate 2.5 156 please help thanks :thumbs:
  20. GT 1.9JTDm Clutch Bleed - How To

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Jumped in the car this morning and noticed immediately that there was a lot of free-play in the clutch. Drove to work OK but obviously concerened, thoughts of 'how much is this going to cost' and 'would it be covered by warranty' Car is an 06 44K miles, just still in warranty, but my nearest...
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