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  1. MiTo heater matrix outlet cold

    Alfa MiTo
    Hello, I have a MiTo from 2009 with a 1.4 turbo engine ... and no interior heating. The problem is the outlet pipe on the heater matrix is cold, the inlet is very hot (after the engine warms up), the heater flap actuator is working, the engine warms up quickly and doesn't overheat, there is no...
  2. GT JTS squeaking/chirping on cold start

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    So I decided to try and ask here, as me with my mechanic are out of clues on this one. The problem actually shown itself last winter, but not as pronounced as this year. With the temps going down overnight, first cold start after the car sat in the cold, this horrible squeaking happens. It is...
  3. 2.0 ts misfiring and cutting out at idle when cold

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    went to start the car yesterday morning (cold and frosty) and the car wouldnt tick over and threw an engine light. once i had daylight and it had warmed up used MES to read codes P0100 - Air flow meter and P0170 Lambda Sensor integrator. reset codes and the car ran fine just went out to use the...
  4. 159 cold start problem

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    On cold sart engine will missfire, fart and one one occassion emit a foul smelling smoke/vapour that smelt like burning kerosene/paint. I live in an area where temp's can vary from zero to fourty degrees and the alfa has handled this for years with no issues. Car is 13 years old and done 176,000...
  5. Cold start problem

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Cold start problem 159/Brera Dear All, I have an Alfa Brera 2006 model With 2,2 JTS petrol engine. When I shall start the car after more than 6-8 hours ( or overnight) in the morning I very often have to push the starter button twice. On the second push the cars always start and runs perfectly...
  6. Removing Cold Start from Giulia 2.0L Petrol

    Alfa Giulia
    Has anyone done this? Think some tuners can remove the function of pumping heat into Cat upon startup until warm. Have an aftermarket exhaust and happy with sound except on cold start when it sounds too much. Have you heard of any alfa tuners who have done this on Giulia or other models? Is...
  7. 147 Jtdm stall on cold start

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi everyone, I've 'lost' my original account here, it's been a long time but I've been drawn back into the Alfa fold after a few years without. I've purchased a 147 Jtdm but now it's arrived, it seems to have a problem that I wasn't aware of... From dead cold, it'll crank, fire, idle for...
  8. alfa 156 cf3 2.5 to 3.2 swap bad cold start

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hello, Recently I have swapped 3.2 177kw engine into my 156 2.5 CF3 and i have trouble starting the car when cold. Takes about 3 5 second attempts to start. Next starts are fine. Once started runs great. Even lambda values look ok. Did this swap basing on some older thread in this forum...
  9. A.C....not very cold.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    The AC in my 2.0 JTDm is not very cold...it's gets the car coolish....but not freezing like all the other cars I've owned with AC. The wife's Merc A170 is so cold it's almost unbearable on "Lo". So her car gets cold almost instantly, even after standing in the sun all day...mine takes a few...
  10. Alfa Romeo 159 - Radiator fan stays on from cold engine.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello there :) I have an Alfa Romeo 159 1.9 JTDM I love the car, but i sure have had a lot of problems due to alot of parts that needed to be changed. Recent thing i had to change was the Thermostat, and well, it was quite succesfull, before hand it got too hot, now it keeps the temperature...
  11. 2.2 JTS cold start issues

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, Had the same issue before - searched through the forum and turns out it was the exact same week last year! My 2.2 Brera Prodrive (113k miles) has failed to start on first attempt a few times this week - first thing and after work when it's been sitting all day. It turns over and is...
  12. Cold start and idling issue

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi everyone 🙂 So on first start on any day my 159 1.9 jtdm 2010 with 120k on the clock sometimes has to crank for several seconds, always has a fair bit of white smoke and sounds quite rough for about 10seconds. After that idle fluctuates slightly consistently but only about 30 to 50rpm. Any...
  13. Giulia QV clunking noise to rear when cold!

    Alfa Giulia
    Hi all...... Got a rather worrying noise developing to the rear on my Giulia Quadrifoglio from cold. I have a loud 'clunking' noise / sound from the rear of the car on engaging Drive from Park position, but only from cold. Once the car has been driven and warmed up the noise no longer there...
  14. GTV 3.0 Running Cold and Rich

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hey New too the Alfa world here Just purchased a 2000 GTV 3.0 V6 24v I have a few little issues with the car 1st Car seems to be running Cold i was given a spare thermostat that i put on at the weekend but still seems to takes ages to get over 50c should i just get a new one? My second...
  15. I absolutely love these freezing cold mornings

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    CF1, Wizard cat back system, EL Alfatune downpipes, Std cat
  16. 156 v6 wont start in cold weather

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all my 156 sportwagon :2.5 v6 has had a problem this morning, it is -3 degrees today, she started ticked over for 30 seconds then stopped running, I started her again and she ran for 5 seconds then stopped running. my fuel light was on so I assumed it was no fuel. I put 5 litres in and she is...
  17. Cold Starting issue but not battery?

    Alfa Giulietta
    Last year during the two very cold weather spells we had in the UK my 2015 1.4 multiair wouldn't start. On both occasions the car had stood for a few days and as it was still under warranty I called Alfa Assist who, on both occasions jump started the car, ran it for 10 to 15 minutes, suggested I...
  18. Cold Hard Run Problem Coluld Not Solved

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, (Alfa Romeo 159 1.9 JTDM 150HP-2006) There are lots of topics about cold hard run/start problem. I read all of them, tried suggestions but my problem not solved. A few years ago I post same topic, I thought the problem was solved, but the same problem persists. I really need help to my...
  19. Cold morning starts!

    Alfa Giulietta
    Morning guys, just wandering if anybody else has experienced any issues this morning with their car. Mines a 2.0 tct diesel and cut out on me on a roundabout. I’m thinking it’s the cold temperatures and an old battery. After five minutes it restarted and I was away but now have a check engine...
  20. Alfa 156 Left Hot , Right Cold

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all alfaowners , i have problem mywith my 156 mk2 , winter i open the climate system to hot mode , left sides( driver sides) hot , but the all the rights sides are not much hot ( front miror right side , console right side , foot right side) Can you help me? Ä° control the flaps , driver...
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