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  1. Possible Rev counter issues.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, hoping you can help. I have an issue where the rear left hand light stays illuminated but very dim after turning off the engine and locking the car. after having a look around the forum I believe this could be a faulty Rev counter? on the display when i dont have my lights on i have a...
  2. 156 V6 Rev counter compatibility across model years

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My '01 156 V6 has had the rev counter blown bulb circuit failure for years but last week just started showing both tail lights glowing dimly with the ignition off. A couple of evenings worth of my ham fisted soldering with new VND810 chips hasnt sorted it, possibly because I've caused more...
  3. My spider rev counter drops when accelerating

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi, today my spider 2.0 ts started to play up. It drove fine when poodling around on the small roads but when accelerating hard on an A road it started to jolt. The rev counter went from 3500 rpm to 0 and bounded back to normal again. It did this repeatedly but only while engine under fair bit...
  4. Rev counter showing low reading

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all Strange one yesterday, my car was laid up for 3 days, away for work. When I was driving I noticed that sitting at 70mph the rev counter was showing 1000 revs, usually it's around the 2000 mark at tickover it was zero. Stopped at a supermarket for beer, back to normal the rest of my he way...
  5. Windows not working. Trip counter flashing boot not opening

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    147 jtd. Started driving this afternoon and noticed straight away the trip counter screen flashing on and off. Thought it was just a Alfa one off electrical thing turned on off still blinking. Then I went to use Windows they don't work. I have got home and gone to open boot to get screwdriver...
  6. Brera Instrument Panel (Rev Counter) Lighting

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Just this evening, the bottom half of my Rev Counter "back-lighting" decided to call it quits :-( How can I change the back lighting?
  7. Speedo & Rev counter dropping to zero

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    The Speedo and rev counter cluster keep resetting and dropping to zero, the ABS, ASR and hand brake light come on, then the whole lot returns to normal. This happens when driving and when idle. Any ideas?
  8. Engine Mounts V6, Rev counter feed

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Howdy All, 3 questions I'm hoping the wisdom on here will answer easily... 1. Does anyone know where to get the top engine mount from, I cannot see any apart from PowerFlex bushes. If I go for these how difficult is it to get the old parts out? Do I need a press? Do the PowerFlex ones need a...
  9. 156 Selespeed Rev counter

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Guys, my rev counter chip for the rear lights failed, I then tried to fix it by putting another chip from a spare rev counter, but... buggered up the board. I can get a whole cluster from a facelift (red dials) for really cheap, will this work or is it modifyable? All the lights seemed to...
  10. Speedo/rev counter bulbs for 916s spider.

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi does anyone know where I can get the tiny bulbs, they look like christmas tree light bulbs? Both mine have blown and my local village garage cannot source them and I have looked on the internet without any success. It would be useful at night to know what speed I am doing. Thanks
  11. Rev counter fluctuating

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi all apologies if this has been posted in the wrong section. Rev counter on my MITO has started to fluctuate slightly mostly during the cold weather so much so that this morning it even went so low it switched off started first time no problem though. it's booked into the garage tomorrow...
  12. 156 V6 - lamp unit or rev counter?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My 156 has developed a fault on the rear nearside/passenger side light cluster. I've read a few posts here about issues with the faulty bulb detection circuit in the rev counter - so can anyone please advise which end of the car to look at first? Symptoms are: 1) Indicators on: Brake light...
  13. Rev counter. 1983 Spider

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    is dead. Is this a self-fix or do I need parts/new unit?
  14. No Rev counter, Speedometer nor temp guage.

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Have just finished a major refurb of a P1 twinspark spider and had her fired up but although all the lights come on and work the rev counter and speedometer dont work. Also i tried to run car upto temp but noticed that the fuel guage and clock are working but engine temp guage is not working...
  15. 99 v6 2.5 rev counter

    Alfa 164 & 166
    HI, ALL on my 166 2.5 99 alf,a my rev counter has stop working,if i tap the speedo cluster it drop back from it stuck position,between 10 and 20, but it seams to move slowly up,then get stuck between 10 and 20, any other menbers had this problem?
  16. Removing Rev counter and Speedo housing on a Spider S2

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    I need to remove the housing in order to replace the defective crinkled paint, can anyone advise on how to do this and are there any problems to overcome when separating and replacing both the the speedo and the rev counter? Many thanks for reading this.
  17. GT service counter

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Since July 2012, our GT has been seldom used, kept as a classic on the cusp & used only for fun, events & holidays:cool: It struck me that it must be due a service soon even though we haven't seen any "service due" dash warnings. I checked this evening & it says due in 6314 miles but on...
  18. LHD Ph1 3.0 v6 12v - Speedo/ Rev Counter Wanted

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    My son has just bought 1996 LHD 3.0 v6 12v Spider - high mileage/ KMs, but in good nick and at a price he could afford for a v6 The Speedo/ rev counter unit was replaced when imported into the UK on 2009 (presumably to show miles per hour - speedo works fine, but the Rev counter seems to over...
  19. Rev counter on 33 1.7 16V not working

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Hi All, Cant get my rev counter to work properly on my 1991 33. Have replaced the unit in the dash - no luck. Any thoughts?
  20. 156 rev counter bulbs?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, can anyone tell me what type the 3 small bulbs are in my rev counter? It's a 156 facelift model. Only one works and that needs a thump on the top of the dash. Thanks.
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