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  1. 166 3.0 cambelt change - won't run

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hello 166 forum members I've a big problem for my first tech post! I have a 166 3.0 auto 1999 model and have just changed the cambelt, bearings and tensioner plus the water pump, thermostat and spark plugs. I used Eldon camlocks and crank timing was set with the marks on the flexplate...
  2. Giulietta Power Steering Fault After Battery Change

    Alfa Giulietta
    Morning All. I have a 2011 Giulietta 2.0 Diesel Veloce, after getting a few Alfa owners to look at my car and getting hold of an OBD scanner, I still can't clear the fault. I have a power steering fault, hill holder fault and DNA is not working. I've tried to clear the fault with the OBD...
  3. Alfa Romeo GT gearknob change!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Howdy guys! After a lot of looking around, I found a full aluminum gear knob for my Alfa GT with the 6 speed manual silver scratchy knob. I have no idea where to start with the removal? Do I need to pull? Twist? Twist and Pull? I'm attaching some pictures to my find on eBay and the old one...
  4. Change Oil Warning Reset QV

    Alfa Giulietta
    I did an oil change on the Giulietta about 3 months ago, but now I have an extremely obnoxious and distracting warning popping up every five minutes. Is there any way to reset this message without using MultiEcuScan? I don’t have a laptop and the iOS version doesn’t work. Thanks
  5. 164 24v plug change

    Alfa 164 & 166
    how would I change the rear 3 plugs on this?
  6. Body comp change AR 159

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, I have an error on the body computer CAN bus error. I want to change the body comp, I have another one, used on another car, with its keys. What else is changing, and what is the replacement procedure? Do I also need to change the ECU? Key reader? The steering wheel lock? Although it is a...
  7. MultiAir P1064 Error after oil change

    Alfa MiTo
    Hello, i own a 2012 Alfa Mito MultiAir 77 kW. To avoid MultiAir issues, i changed the engine oil each year after about 10'000 km. After the oil change at 110'000 a few weeks ago, i got a MultiAir actor Error P1064. Until then, i never had an issue with my MiTo. I've read a lot about the...
  8. How to change a rear wheel bearing...

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    My GTV and Spider have between them needed 3 rear wheel bearings replacing for their last MOTs. I paid to get the first one done and did the last couple myself after some really helpful advice on here. It is fairly straightforward so here’s how... First of all tools. You’ll need a Jack , axle...
  9. Mito bi-xenon D1S bulb change

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi all, I feel that the hid bulbs in my mito have started to lose their punch, a common problem with gas discharge lamps as they age. I have bought some osram nightbreaker replacements, however I had a quick look yesterday and cannot work out how the originals are removed. I've tried a pull...
  10. Torque figures for brake change, anyone?

    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...
  11. Change oil warning

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hello, So last month i bought a 2011 giulietta 2.0 jtdm and tonight i got the flashing red oil light suddenly (had a Hearth attack, thought oil is low). Turns out it is for changing oil, but the oil was changed this year in spring. The question is, how does it determine when a oil change is...
  12. Change speedo on Japanese import

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I am looking at importing a gtv from Japan whereby speedo in km. Would be possible to swap the instrument cluster with a UK version? Also would the replacement retain the correct mileage and would it register in miles or km still?
  13. break pad change help.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello Everyone. I have today tried to change my front break pads. I have failed miserably. The two slider pins heads that need removing are completely rusted in seized. I have hammered punched imprecated but all to no avail. :( This is my first attempt at fixing something on my alfa 147 1.9...
  14. 159 - diesel skipping a beat just after gear change

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hey Everyone, So, just got myself another Alfa 159. Now , firstly I brought off some bloke on shpock ( my mistake I know !!! ) Usually, only ever buy Alfa’s from fellow Alfa heads but hey what’s done is done !!! In my test drive everything was sweet, few minors , nothing I can’t...
  15. Spider 916 turbo - cambelt change

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    My recent purchase of a turbo charged twin spark has been going well. I need to swap the battery for new one but everything else is working as it should. I asked a couple of local Indies about a cambelt change and they said no as it's not a standard car. I use a experienced mechanic for...
  16. Clutch change workshop manual

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Just wondered if anyone has a copy of the workshop manual, I have to change the clutch on my 3.0 Super and I’d rather have a paper copy or printed from a pdf than the rather flaky cd rom. Thanks Paul
  17. 156: How the #[email protected]$ do I change the A/C Expansion Valve

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My "rescued" 156SW oilcaholic has had a problem with the aircon since I got it. After an all-too-warm summer I've started replacing bits as they became available - new condenser rad at the front, new compressor etc ... Now, the compressor says I should also replace the expansion valve - which...
  18. Change oil light

    Alfa Giulia
    I see another underneath but I have something a little different it seems. Had the cars oil and filter changed after 3.5k miles. Then regular first service carried out in july this year at 8.5k miles, car was delivered new 30th September 2018. Since then have driven almost 4k (round trip...
  19. Oil Change Light

    Alfa Giulia
    Just looking for opinion. My Veloce has 3500 miles up and the Oil Change sign has come up. The car was brand new in March. Has anyone else got any experience like this? Oil level is fine, I’ve checked. I’ve booked it in for a check in case the sensor is faulty. If not, I guess I’ll have to pay...
  20. How To: Change Rear Shocks

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Changed the rear shocks recently, so thought I'd write a how to. Mine was a TS. Not sure if the procedure is the same on the V6 (I think it might be). 1. Loosen (but don't remove) the wheel bolts 2. Jack the rear of the car up at the side you are replacing first and support on an axle stand...
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