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  1. Changing brake light on spider.

    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
  2. Odometer flashing after changing radio

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi, Recently changed my origin radio from Giulietta 2010 for a brand new Kenwood. Everything works fine, including the steering wheel controls. Unfortunately, as expected, now I have the kms odometer flashing. My question is: is a proxy alignment the right thing to do? Won't it interfere it...
  3. Help needed changing front seats

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi, need some help with changing the front seats in my Mito - can any tell me have to remove the plastic covers over the electrical connectors for the seats ? I just don't seem to be able to figure out how to do it and don't want to break them trying - I have removed the square headed pins but...
  4. 2012 Giulietta QV gears loose and not changing

    Alfa Giulietta
    I parked my car, and when I started it and engaged reverse, it backed up and all of a sudden I lost all feedback from the gear shifter. Its completely loose and won't engage any gears.. I need some input if anyone experienced this before.. had to arrange towing.. Sent from my SM-G955F using...
  5. Not changing gear if accelerating faster

    Alfa Giulia
    Hi all, Sorry, a complete newbie to both the car and an automatic. This is likely due to my lack of knowledge on how an auto box works. If you put your foot down even remotely I thought by releasing the pedal the car would change up a gear? What seems to be happening is I put my foot down...
  6. Help with changing trye size, please

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi. Its time to change all the tyres on my 03 plate Spider, 2 litre twinnie At the moment they are the standard, 205 x 50 x 16. Am thinking of changing the size to 205 x 55 x 16 just to 'bulk' it out a bit more. I understand that the speedo will be slightly out but not to much. Are there other...
  7. Alfa 166 2.5 V6 - Gearbox fitment amd changing

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hello! My gearbox on my Alfa is dead. I can drive it, but it's a nightmare that I can't describe in english language. Sooo, I need a new one. A "new one" means that in my country I have a lot of Alfa's 166 for parts, but not any 2.0 turbo, or 2.5, or 3.0. So, I can fit a 2.4JTD one?
  8. changing M32 gearbox to auto...

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Is it possible to change M32 gearbox that is fitted on 1.9JTD 16V engine (AR156SW '05) for AW TF-80 SC auto gearbox that also fits on 1.9 JTD 16V engines? Not interested in electronics, but just pure mounting holes. driveshaft etc. Sadly I couldn't find anywhere technical schematics or how are...
  9. Changing side wing mirror cover

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Is there any instruction on how to take cover (painted part) off the wing mirror ? Guess I can just pry off but just want to make sure
  10. Help with changing spider roof please

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, I have purchased a few weeks ago a gorgeous spider with the roof not working. After changing some parts it now operates perfectly but the hood material also has some holes in it. I now have a new soft top to replace it with, but seem unable to figure out how to remove the front plastic...
  11. Changing Giulietta lettering color

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hello, Just ordered rear Giulietta lettering(facelift) and veloce badges ( in chrome color) and i was wondering if painting them or plasti-dip in black or red would be a good or bad move, i need your opinions. I have a white Giulietta Thanks in advance Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  12. Changing mito resistor pack

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi everyone. My mito recently developed an issue with the heater fan which will only work on full blast. A quick search suggests I need to replace the resistor pack. Does anyone know where to find this in a mito/have pictures? Any help would be really appreciated to save me an expensive bill at...
  13. Changing spark plugs on GTV 2.0 TS

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    hi all, just sharing.... I followed the Alfa Workshop instructions for changing spark plugs (thanks for those guys). Only took an hour all in. Link : Spark Plug Renewal on Alfa Romeo 2.0l Twin Spark Engines Couple of observations. The first spark plug on left hand side had some brown residue...
  14. Changing 1.9 to a 2.4 jtdm engine

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hii there i have both the 1.9jtdm and 2.4jtdm 159 and willing to swap the 2.4engine on mw 1.9 159 am moving the engine along with its gearbox and suspension and also removing the fusebox with immobilizer module, the key sensor and steering wheel lock sensor.. the plugs on fuse boxes looks the...
  15. Changing mirror caps on 2016 Giulietta

    Alfa Giulietta
    I've found a guide to removing the mirror glass and caps which was actually written for a Mito, but what I can see behind the mirror glass doesn't look anything like the setup in the guide. Before I smash the glass, did they change the design of the mirror mount at any point and is there a...
  16. CHANGING VARIAtor on 156 TS

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi I need to change variator and cambelt on 156 1.8 and 2.0 TS. Never done this before. I've read a few posts about the job that indicate you must remove the camshaft and protect in a vice before trying to unscrew the variator as the cam lock bolts can't resist the shear force that will be...
  17. changing mito steering wheel to giulietta/giulia steering wheel

    Alfa MiTo
    hey guys im new here ? i have mito tct 170hp 2011. i wanted to ask if giulietta or giulia steering wheel will fit my mito?
  18. Squeaking after changing brake pads

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have just changed the brake pads for the first time on my 147 and I am now getting a squeaking noise which stops when I apply the brakes. The squeaking only starts after about 5 minutes of driving but then is constant (other than under braking). I did notice that 1 of the old pads was almost...
  19. Time are a changing in the world of cars

    General Motoring Discussion
    At Geneva yesterday I noted the absence of ,among others, Jaguar LandRover, Volvo( but not Polestar), Ford , Mini , Opel but some signs of electric cars. Seat has created a premium brand using the Cupra name , not unlike Polestar but Citroen did not show DS. Fiat seemed to returning to their 80s...
  20. 159 changing TEG reader

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I've noticed that TEG reader might be root of recent electrical problems with my car. Overall it seems to shut CAN down communication intermittently thus causes various errors and I suspect it because it seems governing main supply of power to the car. One of the main symptom is that it would...