Alfa Romeo Forum banner

brake

  1. Alfa MiTo
    Hi Guys and gals! At a bit of a loss here with the electrics on my MiTo. Started having warning lights pop up whenever I would press the brake pedal (losing ABS, steering corrector etc) and the car would force itself back into 'Normal' mode. Then the instrument cluster died, which was a blown...
  2. Alfa Giulietta
    Hi everybody! New to the forum, glad to see there is such a community! I happily own a 2015 QV TCT that had no issues whatsoever. A couple of days ago I made a stupid mistake - put the car in park while the car was moving (albeit slowly). I was coming to a stop and as a reflex I put it in park...
  3. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Has anyone replaced the brake pipes in their entirety? I am considering exactly that after the brakes completely failed again yesterday. The first time 2 years ago I ended up in a ditch. The pipes had rusted as they entered the bias compensator. Replaced everything and that was that, I...
  4. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi, I'm about to take my front hub and calliper off the car for a quick de-rust and tidy up. So it's a PH3 2.0TS What thread are the ends of flexible hoses that enter the calliper? So I can buy the correct blanking plug..... Thanks in advance!
  5. Alfa MiTo
    Hello everyone! I have problems with the rear right side caliper. It needs to be changed. Problem is, the original part cost a fortune here in Norway and is pretty damn expensive elsewhere too. So I thought I'll buy a "pirate" part. But which one? There seems to be 2 different types around: -...
  6. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Gtv 3.2 I have upgraded fronts to 330s, are there any upgrades for the rears? And if so does it make a difference and how will it impact on the balance between front and rear eg will the rears lock up due to system unbalanced?
  7. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    hi All cant see a guide or a post for replacing bulbs in the s/wagon high level brake light ( there is one for the saloon , but the fitting is entirely different to wagon) . Anybody got hints or tips for this? ive got trim removal tools, but dont know where to start. TIA Alec
  8. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Just wondering if anyone has any pointers on changing a tail light on a year 2000 spider? Had a quick look and didnt seem very accessible? Also any idea on bulbs required ? Vehicle is in Australia so I’m guessing super cheap or someone will have them? Any help would be appreciated Thanks
  9. Alfa Stelvio
    Does anyone know the prt number for the red calipers on the Stelvio? I have a friend who works for Fiat who has a healthy discount and I want to get a pair for the front wheels but he needs the part number / code. Thanks
  10. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    So I'm refurbishing my brakes and I've noticed something with the rear brakes. I have a 2005 156 V6 Sportwagon with 276mm rear discs. However, the calipers only take brake pads which don't fit the entire width of the rear disc. When the rear discs were changed from 251mm to 276mm were the...
  11. Alfa Giulietta
    Hu guys my new discs n pads have arrived I have been doing my own for years on my gtv and spider however first time on the guilietta so any tips welcome. I have just had a quick look and their are star looking bolts on the back of the caliper holder, I'm assuming these will need removing to...
  12. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi Guy's, Can I fit a repair kit for the master brake cylinder without removing the cylinder? I would take out the brake paddle and try to install the repair kit... THX
  13. Alfa 75, RZ, SZ
    I'm looking to replace the front discs on my t/s. When I've removed the hub & disc from the car, does the disc just need to be pressed out from the hub as it's a tight fit. The workshop manual isn't clear at all. Thanks.
  14. Alfa Giulietta
    Imagine this is one which comes up a lot. Euro car parts has these (https://www.eurocarparts.com/p/brembo-brake-disc-10451090A) front brake discs up at a decent price, especially with this weekends additional discount. If I put in my reg, these don't show as being available for my car (2015...
  15. Alfa Giulietta
    With a new car I normally buy a new Haynes manual, mainly for the torque figures. As there isn't such a thing for the Giulietta, and I've just ordered some discs and pads (front and rear), does anyone have any torque figures for slider pins, calliper mount, etc? I have a bit of an over...
  16. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I’ve read all the relevant threads and even called Autolusso today (they don’t do them anymore). Still not sure how to go ahead with this. I’m having new discs and pads (among other things) next week and thought it would be a good idea to also upgrade to braided brake lines at the same time...
  17. Alfa MiTo
    hi all need to buy Disc Brake Pad to my veloce https://www.amazon.co.uk/Brembo-P23108-Front-Disc-Brake/dp/B00AJTDP0O/ref=sr_1_13?crid=IOV631KO0AHT&keywords=alfa+romeo+brake+discs&qid=1569915623&sprefix=alfa+romeo+brakes%2Caps%2C216&sr=8-13 this fit to the car ? thanks shy
  18. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Regular readers may recall that I have had an ongoing issue with erratic excessive free travel at the brake pedal. And, that I've had some success in reducing this by increasing the friction in the rear caliper pins (to minimise the rear caliper body 'flopping' around on the pins). This was...
  19. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I want to change the brake discs and pads front and rear on my ‘08 2.4JTDm SW. Eurocarparts have a 50% sale that ends Sunday. Can someone please confirm that these are correct for my car ? (I’m not allowed to post links unfortunately, so I’m posting the product codes found on eurocarparts...
  20. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi,i intend to replace the front disks and pads,basically doubling the car value in one swift move. Trouble is,on EuroCarParts and CarParts4Less there is a difference of height,one says 62mm and one says 59mm. I have no idea which to choose,would all fit?or do i just go to the mechanic only to...
Top