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  1. Repair kit master brake cylinder

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi Guy's, Can I fit a repair kit for the master brake cylinder without removing the cylinder? I would take out the brake paddle and try to install the repair kit... THX
  2. 2003 156 Selespeed - Cylinder 1 & 2 Low Compression

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Greetings, my car is unwell, bought it for my wife as a little run around, and she doesn't like it now because ... Compression Test is revealing 1 @ 125psi, 2 @ 90psi, 3 @ 175psi ans 4 @ 210psi ! Motor Control System Failure (MCSF) error code is displayed. Runs well at 80KPH+on freeway, as...
  3. Master clutch cylinder replacement

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hello All, I need to have the clutch master cylinder replaced on my V6 GTV. The problem is the car is currently SORN so I need a mobile mechanic. Can anyone recommend someone in the Chippenham / Bath area? I have the replacement clutch cylinder already so just need it fitting.
  4. Should a clutch slave cylinder be in two parts like this?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I'm currently in the throes of the entertaining job of taking the V6 engine out of my Spider, to sort the head gaskets (If it goes again I will have absolutely no hesitation in paying a garage to fix it :tired: ) I have almost finished taking off all the bits, prior to removing the last two...
  5. 164 clutch master cylinder

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Going to NAD my clutch decided to play silly buggers, no fluid loss visible but pedal low down with little movement although it did bleed up and get me there and back. Due to go to Beaumanor hall show on the 28th July ( A great classic car show near Loughborough ) so needs fixing. Time to...
  6. Clutch slave cylinder repair kits GTV 2.0 TS

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi My clutch pedal goes down to the floor and doesn’t return unless I pull it by hand. I understand that this is likely to be a worn slave cylinder. Has anyone had any luck using a repair kit . Once the cylinder is out of the car how easy is it to remove the piston as I don’t have any...
  7. Master brake cylinder seal kit

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    There's plenty of these kits available online, but I cannot find one for the Spider. It has a Bosch/Bendix 0 204 123 623 unit shown below, despite Autofren telling me my model must have a FAG cylinder. Can anyone point me towards a source for either a repair kit or just the three main seals?
  8. New GTV owner, slave cylinder question

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi Have finally got myself a phase 2 V6 GTV, my first GTV and V6. Have had Alfa for years and always wanted a GTV, so now my 159 ti sportwagon has someone to keep him company on a night. Have been on forum for a number of years and posted a few times, including fantasy football posts. Have...
  9. Alfa GT Jts misfire cylinder 2

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello, I've a 2.0 JTS GT 2004 since beggining of 2018. I've made 25000 Km with it. I've decided to clean up the head so it was taken off the car, cleaned (admission + valves), valves seals etc. I took off all 4 injectors and the ramp and took it to a specialist for check and refurbishing. Now...
  10. Brake master cylinder bleed nipple?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I've been told that the master cylinder on the 159 has a bleed nipple, but I can't see it, is this true & if so where is it please?
  11. Clutch Slave Cylinder Bleed Nipple

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    In my quest to seemingly find evermore “2 minute” jobs to stop me getting on the road, I’ve found the bleed nipple on my clutch slave cylinder to be pretty badly mangled, and I want to replace it, rather than screw it back in with molegrips like the last person seemingly did! Does anyone know...
  12. Brake Master Cylinder Upgrade?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I need some help, please! I have just upgraded the brakes on my P3 3.2 GTV, with 330 calipers/discs on the front, new rear discs, pads all round and s/s braided hoses. Complete fluid flush and bleed. - DOT4 I now have horrid, spongy brakes. If I pump the pedal a couple of times, it will firm...
  13. RHD Twin Circuit Master Cylinder Removal

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Started taking my RHD twin circuit master cyclinder off today and got all the pipes off and the two big bolts out pretty easily, however, am a bit stumped by getting the articulated rod from the MC out of the tube to the pedal. I spoke to someone very helpful at Alfaholics who confirmed I...
  14. Slave cylinder pipe

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Alfa Gt Jtdm 2007: Can anyone advise the part number for the rubber to hard pipe that goes to the slave cylinder? The pipe is leaking and when removed the flared part of the pipe has separated from the pipe. Or is this something that I could get made up by someone like pirtek?
  15. Misfire on cylinder 1 and 2

    Alfa Giulietta
    2012 Giulietta Multiair with software. Car has 100 000 miles on the clock. I've been having a strange issue the past few months. Occasionally under load in mostly 2nd, 4th or 6th gear, the car will cut power and bog down. After a second or so it drives as normal, albeit with the Stop/Start...
  16. Where do I get a brake master cylinder - and do I need one?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Having said yesterday that everything was working perfectly on my Spider.... The brakes have always felt quite spongy. I bled them last summer, and it made a big difference - however, when I used the car yesterday and had to stop reasonably quickly I was unpleasantly surprised at how far the...
  17. alfa 156 [cf3] 2.5 v6 clutch master cylinder help

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, having a problem with the clutch after the clutch kit was replaced - pedal sticky at very end of travel and weak..... laborious bleeding of clutch solves the issue .... for a day or 2... replaced slave now suspect master. but i have no idea how to do it! eLearn is super helpful as...
  18. Slave cylinder hose

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I am looking for a replacement Clutch Slave Cylinder Rubber Pipe for my '08 147 Q2, part# 55189507. It is no longer serviced by Alfa UK and there are none held in stock. I am struggling to find one anywhere else and trying to avoid having one made due to the cost. Does anybody have one or can...
  19. Possible Master cylinder problem?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all looking for some advice on how to fix the gear change in my 2010 GT 1.9 JTDm Q2. To get a clean gear change the clutch pedal needs to be depressed close to the floor.. So far I have replaced the gearbox oil, slave cylinder, clutch fluid. There is no sign of clutch wear and the car does...
  20. Cylinder head shout out

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all, just on the off-chance I thought I'd ask whether anyone out here has a good front cylinder head for a 1998 GTV V6? (PH1 / PH1.5)? It would need to be in vgc and a reasonable price please! :rofl: