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  1. Alfa MiTo
    Hi all, first post on the sub. Hope everyone is staying safe and well. My 59 MiTo is coming up to 75k miles now and I have been doing the usual service. However, my brother pointed out to me that there is nothing in the owners manual about checking the gearbox oil... Thought this was very...
  2. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hello gents, I know this may have been talked about many times before but I just like to bring it up again so people who know the latest and greatest can give input. I am after an OBD reader (cable or bluetooth) and a software on laptop which allows me to monitor how my car is doing, clear...
  3. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello, I have a check engine light in my Alfa 159 3.2 2009, i tried to connect with many devices and can’t connect to engine, It shows just CAN-u1601 Any help?
  4. Tuning & Upgrades
    Hi, i own Giulietta Veloce 2016 currently tuned to stage 2 with downpipe, I keep getting the Check Engine sign p0420 - low efficiency from catalyst system, obviously the downpipe is catless. my ECU Tuner doesn't manage to deal with this sign for some reason. anybody ever heard of this situation...
  5. Alfa Giulietta
    Hi, i own Giulietta Veloce 2016 currently tuned to stage 2 with downpipe, I keep getting the Check Engine sign p0420 - low efficiency from catalyst system, obviously the downpipe is catless. my ECU Tuner doesn't manage to deal with this sign for some reason. anybody ever heard of this situation...
  6. Alfa Giulia
    Ha no! Engine check yellow light and start/stop failure yellow light. Limited power. I stoped and restarted my Veloce but to no avail. Made it home. Now need to wait for the dealer to reopen on Monday. Car had its first service a month ago. All going well until then... Any idea what...
  7. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi A couple days ago I cleaned my EGR and MAP sensor, as I had some time on my hands and have heard its a easy enough job to do on your own. Took em apart, cleaned them. MAP sensor was fully clogged, I sorted that out. (see image) Took off EGR, cleaned it. I noticed a couple of things: 1 -...
  8. Alfa Giulietta
    Can someone help...my 1.6 jtdm giulietta is displaying Check engine and VDC lights on at the same time with message: check engine + start stop unavailble. It started last week, run to the local mechanic that did a diagnostic and concluded the car needed a regen. Left the car with the mechanic...
  9. Alfa Giulia
    16 Months in with no issue, but had CEL this morning approx 30 secs to 1 min after starting the car. Everything appears fine otherwise. I contacted the dealer, but they cant fit me in until the 21st as the "alfa master tech" is off until then. They advised i call alfa assist to get someone out...
  10. Insurance Section
    You could be missing out if you ignore the specialist brokers (especially if your car or situation is non-standard). You might think that you're going to get your best deal on a price comparison website but actually at Chris Knott we're just as likely to beat an online price as any other...
  11. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys can anyone tell me how to check clutch position on my 156 selespeed 2ltr year 2000 using multieuscan or if there is anything on here thanks
  12. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Good evening folks, I need to replace my 2002 Spider drivers side door check strap as its making the dreaded clicking opening and closing I’ve searched the forums, and see people have mention Fiat Doblo van or Alfa 156 as alternatives as 916 ones are super expensive. Can anyone who has...
  13. Alfa MiTo
    Hi guys I know it's been discussed on here a lot, but maybe you can help me out. Yesterday evening I was driving the mito 09 1.4tb and it was raining quite heavily all of a sudden the check engine light came on with vdc asr hill holder and steering. And then the temp gauge dropped and the car...
  14. Alfa Stelvio
    Well only 3300 miles in and today the check engine warning and warning light has come on, on my 2.2D Stelvio. Car runs, sounds and drives fine, no extra noise, smoke or performance issues. But I can’t change driving modes and start/stop doesn’t work. Switch off/on doesn’t clear it. No other...
  15. Alfa MiTo
    I have a 2010 MITO, yesterday when going out in it I noticed it was juddering a lot and loss of power and I have now had the engine light come and come and check engine appear. I will now only stay in N mode and have lost everything, does anyone have any ideas on what the problem may be?
  16. Alfa Giulia
    Hello guys. So i got a check engine light after driving last night. I was pushing it pretty hard when the light came on. I dont have a obd scanner at the moment, so i did some reading here on the forum about maybe some loose solenoid valves that could cause the problem or low intercooler...
  17. Alfa MiTo
    so i changed my drl to led ones from ebay. they sparked. after this my car wouldnt start, on turning on the ignition i got a dozen errors, tct unavailable, stop start unavailable, blah blah check tranmission etx checked the battery and it was discharged. i charged the battery. all errors went...
  18. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I realise this issue has been covered before, I know there are a few engineering companys or Alfa specialists that manufacture these replacements new the PH1 and PH2 door check straps are fundamentally different and the PH2 ones are simply not suitable for the PH1 doors, I have tried matching...
  19. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, I am looking at buying a 159 TBI TI and was wondering if anyone here knows the car and could provide any additional information on its history. If you do, please drop me a PM. The car in question i a black 159 TBI TI with reg number WV59 ELW Thanks
  20. Alfa Giulietta
    This morning the alfa romeo guiletr wouldn't start said check power steering connectors so I tapped the battery turmnals she fired up and then said check power steering and then adt falut and then I took battery off cleend the turmnals put it back still says the same what is adt and all...
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