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  1. Stelvio Milano throttle delay

    Alfa Stelvio
    Hi, I have a 6 month old Milano petrol 280BHP model which is great apart from one thing, the throttle delay. This is particularly noticeable when reversing off my drive and then switching to drive. press the throttle and wait, hopefully it kick in before the car coming up the road rear ends...
  2. Long delay wiating for car to turn over

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Hoping someone can provide some advice for a problem wih my 2003 156 Jts. Turning the key after lights up the console immediately and but after the "system check message" goes out, turning the key rsilted in immediate engine cranking. Lately it seems to take longer, and this morning the car...
  3. What's your worst ever motoring delay?

    General Motoring Discussion
    A post in another thread made me wonder this. I think mine was during a road-trip in Nevada/California/Arizona. We had planned a very short driving day into Yosemite, so we had lots of time to explore. Except the snow had stayed longer than usual that year. A 1 hour drive into the park from...
  4. 159 Parking Sensor Delay

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi fellow Alfa guys, I now have a 159 1.9 JTDm 2007. I have started having some issues with my parking sensors - basically they dont start beeping until the rear of the car is next to the obstruction (beeping rapidly) - on one occasion they came on too late :rolleyes::D Any ideas - is it just...
  5. Delay in Transit / Status 20

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all, had an email from the lease people advising of an extended delay to 10th October for my new G siting delay in transit. This was supposed to arrive 19th of this month so current G is on extended lease from current company and has now exceeded 126K miles and due a service on Monday...
  6. Throttle response in D, whats your delay?

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi, My 1.4 MA is custom remapped and I noticed the car would sometimes in 6th gear jerk, like it was cutting power and revving real fast. And in lower gears it would sometimes cut of when hitting high RPM's, like power cutoff. I suspected the knock sensor registering detonation and...
  7. delay slow pick up, stuttering issue with my 156 1.9 jtd

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, yesterday on the school run my 156 jtd 1.9 started playing up. When pulling out of a junction it just wasn't moving, accelerator down flat and the car started stuttering and seemed to take forever to pick up, changed to second and a little better but still no really moving untill...
  8. Headlight washers delay

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, I think most of us are frustrated (who have xenon's) when every time you spray windsheald liquid to clean windsheald it also sprayes on headlights. For example VW is programed that headlights are washed only every 5 times you wash windscrean. Maybe you have some ideas how to do it for Alfa...
  9. TBI throttle delay

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    hi all. I have had a battery failer last week and I think since then the throttle response is really bad, its only the first few degrees of the pedal and then its ok!! any ideas?
  10. Another Delay from Alfa- Report

    South Africa
    Alfa Romeo to go all-RWD MiTo and Giulietta to be axed around 2015 Davey G. Johnson : July 19, 2013 - 4:33 pm ET image According to a report, the next Giulia, like this 1966 model, will be rear-wheel drive. Photo credit: Davey G. Johnson And Alfa Romeo's saga of restructuring, postponing and...
  11. 159TI AirCon delay?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi I have the AirCon on in my Alfa most of the time, but noticed today it didn't start working for a couple of minutes after I had been driving? Is this a problem? and indication of a need to re-gas? or normal if there is too much load on the battery? Thanks!
  12. 2005 156 2.0 JTS - Windscreen Wiper Delay Starting

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, I was wondering if anyone had any ideas how to fix this problem. My 156 JTS wipers seem to take a while to work after starting the car. They work fine after the car has been running for two or three minutes and a few months ago they just stopped when I was driving on a dual carriageway -...
  13. Have just nipped out during the tennis final rain delay...

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    ...to put the GT upon stands and give the suspension bolts a good soaking in Plusgas ready for tomorrow. Big day(s) ahead, the Bilstein B8s, Eibach Pro springs and Eibach roll bars are going on...finally. Come on Andy!! All the best Pub
  14. Another Issue in my TCT: Delay in gear shifts?

    Alfa Giulietta
    Is it me or do I just have bad luck? It seems that at times when changing from 1st gear to 2nd in auto mode, there are at times a delay which at times get the revs upto 4000-6000revs, especially when I put my foot more down on the accelerator. This happens more frequently on the Dyanmic Mode...
  15. DELIVERY DELAY to my Giulietta 2.0 tct!!

    Alfa Giulietta
    :rolleyes: just had an email to say my new car won't be ready for 1 march. now expected delivery is 30 march. this must be down to strikes? just means i am in a hired corsa for an extra month :cry:
  16. 156 Headlights - delay in coming on.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Dark night - start car.....turn on headlights............no illumination. switch off lights..............switch on.....nothing.......wait 5-10 secs...........on they come They've done this a couple of times.........though always have come on. any ideas? :confused:
  17. wiper delay

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    All winter the delay on the wipers would not work, the arms getting stuck half way across. I read through several threads and thought Ok in the summer I'll replace all the grease in the motor with new as per the threads. Yesterday, whilst out in the rain, the delay started working as it should...
  18. Rear wiper intermittant delay

    Alfa MiTo
    another one of those sad facts that may....or may not be in the manual :rolleyes: If you have the wipers on intermittant position 1 then the rear wiper has a delay between wipes of about 15 seconds If you have the wipers on intermittant position 2 then the rear wiper has a delay between wipes...
  19. Giulietta Delivery Times / Delay

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hello All, I may well be getting a little ahead of myself here, but there is a good chance that my job will be regraded shortly and this means that I can choose a company car. The Giulietta is on the list and I just wondered what sort of delivery times are being quoted at the moment? The...
  20. Engine rev delay

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Ok,just replaced the crank sensor and started the car,seems i now have a new problem!When revving the engine the revs seem to hover before dropping again once ive taken my foot off the accelerator.When putting everything back together i gave the throttlebody a clean so thats fine.Is there...
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