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  1. still 18 degrees and mostly clear blue sky

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi I'm Don just checkin in, new to site, not long picked up a stunning 147 TS 2.0. was a one owner car the guy rarely used it apart from driving back and fro between southern Spain and UK. 2004 pre facelift model only done 110K Kilometres and it drives like a new car, no rattles shakes squeaks...
  2. Running around 100 Degrees Centigrade

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Just replaced the stat on my 12v 164, the car is now sitting at around 100 degrees while driving, this also seems to be around the temp that the thermostat opens and the temp briefly drops, because the thermostat should open at 87 degrees no matter what would that suggest my temperature gauge in...
  3. Short circuit on MAF wire. Won't reset efter fix. Says -40 degrees

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Solved Failurecodes P0504 P0101 P0110 Are all connected to the same 7,5 amp minifuse inside the car, in the fuse compartment above the OBD connection. __________________________ Hi forum. I had a problem with my engine which eventually was caused by a short circuit to the MAF (the servo...
  4. Cutting out at 90 degrees

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    147 2.0 litre twin spark 2002. I've read a lot of posts there is a lot of talk about the crankshaft sensor but nothing much about coolant temp sensor. Fault = car will cut out at 90 degrees then restart when cold. Plugged into to diagnostic: P0335 Crankshaft sensor - defective P0336...
  5. Alfa Romeo GT 1.9 jtdm - never reaches 90 degrees

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello everyone :) Just about a week ago, I bought my very first car - Alfa GT 1.9 jtdm 150hp. Its a great car and I really like it. I did complete maintenance, fixed whatever had to be fixed and removed the swirl flaps and EGR. The car runs pretty sweet from what I can tell. One problem I have...
  6. Temporary loss of throttle response at 75 degrees!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I have a very odd fault on my 2007 GT 1.9 JTD, she starts and runs perfectly from cold (not that it gets very cold here but you know what I mean), then as the temp gauge reaches about 75 degrees, the throttle won't respond, it's only for a few seconds but as I live in a city it usually...
  7. Alfa 159 - maf showing -40 degrees and brake switch error

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    After 5 yrs of trouble free motoring, the check engine light came on corresponding to 2 errors: maf malfunction, brake switch error. Changed the maf but it still reads -40 degrees so basically no signal reaching ecu. Brake switch seems to have caused services 7.5 amp fuse to blow. Is it...
  8. Swirl Flap rotation is 360 degrees normal

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Dear All The linkage bar keeps dropping off and I will eventually get round to doing a repair using one of the kits available. Its off the car now. Looking at it today... I noticed 3 of my swirl flap actuators * will actually rotate 360 degrees - (obviously not the one connected to the...
  9. Just tested thermostat - opening at 70 degrees

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I have just tested my thermostat on the driveway by looking at the temp of the coolant on my iPhone whilst holding the top radiator pipe. I have noticed when driving that it takes quite a while to get up to 90 on the temp gauge and often drops down again afterwards. Anyway temp got up to 70...
  10. Alfa 147 Engine turns off at around 90 degrees (Please help :( )

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi :) I've just bought an alfa 147 2005. Was enjoying the drive home, but then, at a corner, while going from stopped, just turned off. After a few attempts to turn it back on the engine was just turning over. After it cooled down slightly it turned on again. Only then I realised that the car...
  11. Should my 147 2.0 run at a consistent 90 degrees?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, I am a new Alfa owner. 2004 Alfa 147 2.0l. When cruising, the temperature gauge will drop from 90 degrees to around 75 degrees. Is this normal or is my thermostat stuck open? My experienced (and recommended) Alfa mechanic says it is normal but my gut feel is that it should run at a...
  12. Car thought it was +22 degrees today!

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Just noticed that the external temperature reading on the car was +22 degrees even though it was around 10 in reality. Dodgy temp sensor or clogged? Is this something I can check out myself or will it require a dealer to look at it?
  13. 90 degrees

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    flicking through the ebay ads for 147's to possibly replace a mondeo with a cutting out problem, I came across one where the seller says he has replaced the thermostat as in his experience they always go faulty and now the temperature is "where it should be at 90 degrees". Really? My 156...
  14. Just 4 degrees but worth a Spider blast

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    Bloody freezing but despite a 12 week lay up (last use was NEC Classic in November), all tyre pressures were spot on & she fired first time:) Took her out for a thoroughly good spanking around rural Warwickshire. Great fun & bye bye cobwebs:D Cheers,
  15. Air conditioning- warm air at 16.5 degrees

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi folks, I have done a search in this section but have not found a definitive answer.. Noticed the other day my GT (dual zone climate control unit) is blowing warm-ish air when blowing at 16.5 degrees. When I switch the 'LOW' the cold air comes out as expected. I'm guessing from this is not...
  16. 156 climate from degrees F to C

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Just been having a search on how to set the climate temperature on a 2002 156 (with facelift interior) to display C instead of F and it seems this is something only a dealer can change - is this right? Or can fiatecuscan (or similar) do this??
  17. 2004 156 2.0 JTS running at 70 degrees

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi all, i put my alfa in for the 72,000 mile service at alfa workshop recently (great service by the way) and they noticed while they were working on it that the thermostat was working at about 70 degrees instead of the 90 it should be running at. just wondering as i'm not a massive techie...
  18. How to change climate control from degrees F to C

    Alfa GTA
    Hi all, how do you change the climate control from degrees F to degrees C? The outside temp I can change using the info menus, the climate control isn't affected though! Any ideas?
  19. Minus Forty Six Degrees

    Alfa GTA
    That was the temperature this morning according to my car. Anyone beat that? P.S. I do not live in Siberia. So I suspect the car is lying to me.
  20. Mito alarm going off randomly at -3 degrees this morning

    Alfa MiTo
    Was woken up at about 7 this morning by the alarm on my Mito, it was -3 degrees according to the car :( got up and turned it of then it decided to go off again, then it happened another 5 or 6 times my neighbours must hate me! Has anyone else experienced this? and could it be the cold?? Really...