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  1. Help, 1.9 159 broke down on Car Park

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Ignore this, it was the battery ... I was reading a post a few weeks ago about the steering lock ecu failing on a 159 and this morning I panicked and thought it was that as a flat battery would throw up VDU on the dash ... Anyway ... Move on
  2. Broke Fuel rail connector

    Alfa GTA
    So decided I’d finally overhaul the engine cover and plenum and fit my new chrome inlet runners seeing as the weather was good. When taking off the fuel rails the grey plastic elbow that connects to them sheared. The other bit is still in the rubber hose. What are my options? Are the plastic...
  3. Anti-roll bar bracket broke

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi guys, my Spider went for a MOT this week and it was noticed that one of the front anti-roll bar brackets had snapped and the chassis mount has split . I had the alloys powder coated recently and new tyres fitted without tubes as had previously been in them. I thought the steering had felt...
  4. My first Alfa broke dowm

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all Had my first Alfa 147 19 jtd off a dear friend who can no longer drive It hasn’t moved for 18 months and he wanted me to dispose of it I couldn’t bring myself to do that as he brought it new in 2006 and it’s covered 140000 miles When he parked it up he told me it completely cut out and...
  5. I think I have broke my Alfa 156

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Evening all, tonight I have decided to fix my rattling heat shield on my Alfa 156 1.8 twin spark. I have succeeded in doing this by tightening the nuts which secure it to the manifold. However while having the bonnet up I have noticed smoke coming from the engine block. I have tightened the...
  6. Bonnet open warning - switch broke - where are the wires?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I have searched some other posts about this but pics seem to have disappeared or have broken links. My bonnet open warning is on constantly, I've tried fiddling with the switch in the bonnet catch but nothing has worked - I think the switch is broken inside. Can anyone point me in the direction...
  7. I broke my Giulietta

    South Africa
    More accurately, I broke the turbo. We were on a breakfast run in Harties on Saturday, and did a detour past Zwartkops on the way back. By chance the track was open so I used the opportunity to do a few laps and see how the car handles around the track. On around the sixth lap it went into limp...
  8. Broke down on the motorway - help diagnose my Alfa Guilietta

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi everyone, I had a bit of an issue with my car yesterday and thought I'd try enlist the help of the people to see if there's any ideas for what could've happened. I've got a 60 plate giulietta QV that I bought second hand a couple of months ago. Yesterday I was driving down the M1, and the...
  9. broke glass of strumentations

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I guys I have the glass of my strumentation, tachimeter, rounds per min break. I can change only the glass? If yes do you know where can I buy It on line? It's expencive? thank you so much
  10. GT CD changer broke

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Can anyone help, my Blaupunkt Car 10 Cd Multi changer in my GT has stopped working. Won't let go of any discs, will not eject & on 'Radio display' says no CD. So looks a bit duff, anyone have a good condition similar one to sell? Or know where to hit it to leap into life?
  11. Mito cloverleaf front spring broke, advice needed on fitting and price

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi guys, I was jacking the car up yesterday to change the oil, and the next thing I know is I hear a sudden noise and I find that the passanger side spring has snapped at the bottom. I've had a price from my local garage, £200 for the genuine ( sachs) springs that they said will get from...
  12. External door handle broke

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi guys when I bought my Spider the chrome external door handle is slightly damaged, presumably from previous owner opening on to a wall or something, although I must confess not the easiest controlling the door opening with the grab handle so far forward but that's another design fault by *****...
  13. 159 JTDm Broke Down - Dumped It's Diesel

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, haven't really posted here in a long time but now's a good time as my brother has a problem with his 159... His 2.4JTDm Qtronic (2008) broke down on the motorway a couple of days ago. It was recovered back to his house as it wouldn't start (even though it was turning over fine). When I...
  14. Recognise tis hose? Anyone know the name or part number please? Muppet here broke it

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi gents, No.1 Muppet here!:thumbs: I feel everyone forum should have one muppet.... seems that's me!! haha Right, changed the radiator couple days ago and today was just ensuring no air pockets. Unscrewed the bleed screw on the hose pictured and as soon as the coolant appeared, I tightened...
  15. GQV Front Foglight Chrome Ring Broke

    Alfa Giulietta
    Parked up in the supermarket earlier today and noticed something didn't look right on the front grille. Upon closer inspection the chrome foglight surround has peeled off!! I instantly thought it was damage/vandalism until I looked at the other one and notice that too is in the process of...
  16. 159 bonnet catch broke

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    hi all, after being off the alfa scene about 5 years i have bought a 07 159 2,2 jts and so far far great. thw issue i have is that when i pull the bonnet release inside the car it goes fine and the bonnet opens, but when i gp and open the bonnet something broke off like a long peice of plastic...
  17. Cambelt broke on gt 1.9jtd 16v

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello guys, I'm new here, I'm from Belgium and I drive a GT. As explained in the title my cambelt broke. I removed the cam carrier and all the distribution parts. Everything was in good order except from the belt obvisously and 4 of the 16 rockers. I would love to have some advice from you...
  18. Clutch pedal clip broke now gear selector is stuck

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    A bit of an odd one, yesterday driving home and the clutch peddle just went to the floor, bizarrely at the same time the gear selector has also gone stiff, the car seems to be in neutral but there is very little movement on the leaver both front to back and left to right, the AA recovery guy...
  19. I broke my Alfa :(

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey guys,I was hoping I could borrow your expertise. I bought this car cheap as a bit of a project. I was driving it to work and it started to sound like some kind of asthmatic tractor. It appears to be tied to rpms. It will be going in to have all belts done and a new MAF when I have the time...
  20. Rear window broke

    Alfa 155
    My mistake