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  1. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Not mine but my brother's DPF on his 1.9 JTDm 159 was constantly regenerating and throwing up warning after warning. He was panicking a bit as his mot was due last Friday. So the prevoius weekend we removed it and I took it to work to see if I could actually clean it the same way we do DPF...
  2. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Please help! My Air Conditioner line is fulled with water may the drain pipe is clogged. :grumpy: I can't find any diagram or photo where should i look for it to clean it? How could I let the water come out instead into my GT's interior? Video https://vimeo.com/280341916
  3. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    DPF what % clogged should start a regeneration? hi all, apologies for another DPF thread... in short: anybody know what % DPF clogged figure on MES should lead to regeneration? background: I have been seeing regenerations about every 400 miles. so fairly normal.. and after the last the...
  4. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi Guys, Random dash message I've been having for a month or two, only usually appears on first start or if left for a few hours between starting. Car usually struggles to get going, but afterwards everything is fine. The messages are: Anti-Pollen Fliter Clogged Excessive Radiator Fluid I'm...
  5. Alfa MiTo
    Hi All Ive got a 09 Mito 1.3JTDM which I bought early this year from a non alfa dealership. I had a change of oil back in June, and last month started to receive another change of Oil message along with the "anti-pollutant filter" clogged. So again off I went and got the oil changed, to which...
  6. Alfa Giulietta
    Two forced regens, lots of Cataclean and still a clogged DPF and poor performance. Received conflicting advise, but opted for Alfa specialist garage in Gloucester advise to remove and steam clean the DPF. It was disgustingly clogged but they also found the cause - a split in the turbocharger...
  7. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    EDIT: DEFINITELY NOT MELTED! IGNORE ALL THE MELTING AND HOT EXHAUST STUFF Hi all! I have a '99 156 JTD 10v 136hp. I changed the turbo core nearly a year ago. The first turbo looked like melted and grinded, It had a lot of free play so I assumed that the fault was the free play, causing the...
  8. Alfa MiTo
    Hi! After selling my 159 I bought a 1.6 JTDM, 120 BHP Mito. The 159 DPF (1.9 JTDM) was regenerating once every ~300 miles on highways and once every ~200 miles urban. Since I've got this Mito, I've noticed that the regen occurs much more often compared to what I was used to with my ex 159...
  9. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi guys, I have an Alfa 159 2.4 jtdm I've stated to have a problem with my MAF sensor, it keeps getting clogged with soot. I know how to clean te sensor, but what I want to know is what causes it to clog up? Where does the problem start? Thanks. Zahir :)
  10. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi,had DPF removed and remap about a 3 weeks ago but when started this morning after a few minutes I got "antipollution filter clogged" error.i tried stop and restart engine but showing now every time.how bad is this? Tomorrow will go on holiday and planning to take the car to Austria .is it safe???
  11. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    I tried to force a regen tonight but it failed - "filter clogged". The differential pressure sensor is 1250mBar when the engine is running. The fault codes are P1206 - clean or replace particle filter - signal high P2455 - Differential pressure sensor signal - invalid signal I wonder if the...
  12. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    I had my 159 in for a remap and dpf delete. On the way there the car threw up an 'anti-pollution filter clogged' message. So i put it down to filter issue. The work was carried out and all was ok. Although it was found that dpf already empty with map standard. The fault was cleared during...
  13. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Help! I bought an 07 plate 2.4 jtdm brera in March and have a major problem withmy engine. I had the engine switch to limp mode and when I took the car to an alfa garage (Desira branch) to diagnose the problem, they told me I have a clogged air inlet manifold which needs replacing as the...
  14. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hey guys and gals just thought id clean up my throttle body today, having done it on my alfa before i thought id get it done again, its amazing how dirty they get and i have a feeling its down to the egr valve, which was blocked off on my older alfa...no more horrible soot ;) well heres some...
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    Hey I have a 147 02 lusso and yesterday it started jerking between 2nd and 3rd gear as if no petrol was getting through then after an hour it started back fireing and this morning it wont start its coming up Motor control failure, a few people have gave me different answers can anyone help me...
  16. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Brera problem help - stalls, EGR clogged, "insufficient oil pressure", won't start, Hi, firstly I am new to this forum, and have read already a few threads, and can see you guys love Alfa's and a lot of you are knowledgeable. I owned a 156 2.4JTD a while ago, enjoyed it. I just bought (Friday...
  17. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi, The silver fox has been a bit tempramental of late all pointing to the EGR valve. I took the valve off and it was choked to within an inch of its life. The inlet manifold appears to be pretty gummed up and i'm wondering if there is any easy way to clean it. I am pretty technical but having...
  18. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hey guys, just jumped in the car and the message Anti pollution filter clogged flashed up briefly and now it's refusing to start, not even turn over just a clunk and a whirr?! Had a few damn good thrashings the past few weeks so can't be the battery. Anyone else have this problem?
  19. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all, I recently upgraded to wipex wipers - what a difference - highly recommend to anyone. Anyway, I've still got an issue with clogged washer jets. I took the rubber tubes that connect to the wipers off then tried the washers but only got a trickle from the little plastic nossle. So my...
  20. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Thinks i have a problem with the DPF, the car (2.4 Brera) needed a forced regen last early December, ran ok then, the EGR valve got stuck two weeks ago, RAC sorted this, last week had EML on, same code as in early december, ran the forced regen (following the guidelines to the book) started to...
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