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  1. water cooled oil cooler

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    has anyone thought about fitting one? Perhaps one from a VW Corrado / Golf?
  2. EGR cooler exhaust leak

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I couldn't the right answer to my issue. Yesterday I changed my turbo on my 55 plate 147 1.9 jtdm 150hp, and all seemed to go smooth. Put it all back together started the car and seen there was smoke coming from what I thought was the join between the exhaust manifold and the pipe...
  3. Can’t Remove EGR COOLER!!!

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hello guys Had the classic EGR cooler box leak on my giulietta on the motorway. Engine went hot and started smoking. Pulled over and coolant has burst everywhere on the right side of engine bay. Back home now and I’m taking off the EGR cooler box at the moment, removed ALL of the bolts (MAN the...
  4. Busso Cam Cover Gasket & Oil Cooler Pipe

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All, I think i have an oil leak from a cam cover gasket on my 2005 3.2 V6 Busso, i can't quite tell as there is oil tracking all over the place, but i think its from the front cam cover. Are there any gotchas in replacing the cam cover gasket, or is it straight forward? Anyone know the part...
  5. Oil cooler leak!

    Alfa Giulia
    Having noticed some oil ripping onto my driveway a week or so after the last service, I took the car back to the dealer to check things out. I was then told everything was fine and that there was no visible leak and the car was safe to drive away. Some days later, the car was really losing oil...
  6. Replace heat exchanger or install proper oil cooler ?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    [156 V6] Replace heat exchanger or install proper oil cooler ? Hello guys. Following the catastrophic failure of the coolant expansion tank of my 156 2.5 V6 a couple weeks ago, it appears that some oil was present in the coolant. As I am certain that the motor did not suffer overheating from...
  7. 156 2.4 20V Leaking Oil Cooler

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I’ve found some old threads on this subject from some years ago but would appreciate some up to date advice. My 156 2.4 20V oil cooler is now leaking so badly that the car is undriveable and I need an affordable solution. Autolusso don’t specify their oil coller kit as suitable for my car and...
  8. Alfa 159 1.9JTDM engine Oil Cooler Problem. Need to find Proper Part Numbers

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, Yesterday I've found that my oil cooler has a small leakage to engine coolant. I took it out. And checked yesterday night. And there was a leak. So I want to buy a new cooler. But I've checked the part number, I could not find any. How is this possible ? My Car is 2006 Model - 1.9 JTDM 16V...
  9. Oil Cooler for Alfa GT Jtd

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, the Autolusso oil cooler on my GT has just failed after only 17 months, so I'm looking to replace, don't fancy using another one. Has anyone used the following universal one? Or anyone have...
  10. Heaters cooler on drivers side

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all. Any ideas how i can resolve an issue where the air on the drivers side blows slightly cooler than the passenger side. Both temps set to max yet i can feel a diff. Not good given its only getting colder!
  11. egr cooler bolts

    Alfa Giulietta
    Went to check my oil today and discovered to my shock that there was no coolant in the expansion tank. I haven't opened the bonnet for a while so know idea how long it's been like that for as the car hasn't been overheating. The plastic cover is cracked and looks original - 7.5 years and 114k...
  12. EGR Cooler replacement

    Alfa Giulietta
    I have just replaced the leaking EGR cooler housing on my 2.0 JTDM Giulietta. Not much skin on any knuckles now but got it back together. Made the mistake of not properly noting where the vacuum pipes connect. There are three possible connections on the cooler housing, the front one is connected...
  13. EGR Cooler

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Ok, so… I wanted to start a new thread for this. I was having what started as a sudden overheating shock, but now that I have narrowed it down and got my terminology straight, can anyone give me some advice on changing an egr cooler on a 156 JTD 1.9L? I am going to try and order the part this...
  14. Separating an oil cooler from corroded pipes

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    My oil cooler pipes were very corroded and as I had good access to the back of the engine with the sub-frame off I decided to purchase some new ones from Alfaholics. Of course, as most people have experienced, despite the fact that the oil cooler itself looked OK there was the not insignificant...
  15. Alfa 156 problems, please help!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello guys and gals! First off I'd like to mention that english is not my native language, especially not when it comes to car terms but I will do my best to make you understand what im talking about. Okey so as the titel says I have some issues with my Alfa 156 -98, my starter engine is not...
  16. 1.9JTDm Oil Cooler

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I have a client who needs a new Oil Cooler assembly for his Alfa 159 1.9JTDm. None of my suppliers have one in stock, and even ordered in costs so far are in the area of £450 + Now alfaworkshop supply the unit for the 1750TBi (which is similar but not the same) for around £120, but they advise...
  17. 1.6 EGR Cooler

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi, The Cooler cover cracked this morning on the M54 (luckily was sunny) 😉 Anyway, got the Vauxhall part on order as cheaper (55590953) so set about removing the old one... Ive removed X5 Torx bolts and the unit feels loose however feels hung up on the left side, Anyone have any insight in...
  18. GT JTDm oil cooler and pipes possibly for sale Or rusting sills advice??

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Due to the in pending death of my GT, I may have some brand new pipes and oil cooler for sale. I bought these last week but after a quote of £1200 to fix the rusting sills, hubby says it’s too much to spend on my 06 Alfa. I am absolutely gutted, like a death in the family. If this really...
  19. Autolusso oil cooler v6 help!

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Righto, into replacing the oil cooler today with autolusso kit. Mounting the cooler makes no sense, no instructions and pictures on autolusso website are out of date and blurry - does not match up with the parts I've bought. Can anyone enlighten me ASAP as posting this from garage! See pic of...
  20. Help! Oil Cooler had it

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi folks, I rode up a kerb parking yesterday and seem to have bust my oil cooler :-\ my trustworthy indie garage are quoting £700 for the short and long hose from Alfa and the cooler, which I just cant afford atm. Has anyone got any experience of fitting a universal oil cooler? Or a lead on...