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  1. OBD II interface, where to buy, which one works best?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi I'm planning on buying a obd2 tool that should be able to do the following: read error codes delete error codes tweak some parameters (for example delete egr, enable graphics on screen for the parking sensors, enable cruise control etc) maybe log data, create graphs ... My car is 1.9...
  2. JTS diagnostic data

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I thought I'd try to put up some useful info to help people afflicted by the JTS engine. Firstly, the direct injection engine uses wideband O2 sensors. They work differently and here is a link to help; That said, my JTS...
  3. 1999 2.0ts phase 1 spider where is the airbag diagnostic connector

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    i have managed to remove the airbag ecu. by all accounts i should be able to plug in a kkl lead with a 3 pin adapter into a port to read the codes and hopefully clear them. but for the life of me i cannot find it. i thought it might be on the ecu but its not nor can i find anything nearby to its...
  4. Anyone with Diagnostic Software and cable for a ph1 Spider near Sheffield?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi everyone. I've not had a lot of luck with my newly acquired Spider. I have a low bouncing idle and engine light is on. I've cleaned out the throttle body and the icv and taped up the air intake pipe which is pretty tired. Performance is better but the idle is still off and engine light is...
  5. Please recommend me a diagnostic kit !

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I've been meaning to get an OBD reader and premium software for a while, but there's that much to choose from, and that many fake units about, I thought I'd better ask you guys instead. Basically, I need a reader which is either wired or [preferably] Bluetooth and software that can allow me to...
  6. Recommendation for OBD DIAGNOSTIC CABLE with MultiECUscan

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi All, I have misplaced my OBD2 USB KKL VAG COM interface and green/yellow/red adapters :disappointed: Have searched high and low for months now but no luck, so I'll have to replace them. It's a good while since I bought these so I'm wondering if there is anything updated that I should...
  7. ABS Light on... won't run flash fault code diagnostic...

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi, My 1997 2.0TS Spider has the ABS light on... just stayed on after starting the car, and hasn't gone out again. I have checked the 60A and 10A fuse and both are ok... Have also checked the 12V power and earths on the connector to the 5.3 ABS module... all ok... But still can't get it to...
  8. Help with diagnostic lead please

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi I've ordered this part for my '98 spider I've got a standard usb lead to connect to the laptop, I'm assuming this part from ebay will connect to the engine ECU? I also have an airbag warning that I would like to extinguish and I'd also like to have...
  9. 2.2 wont start after diagnostic

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    After putting my 2.2 brera on a diagnostic machine to switch off the airbag light, it bagman to be a pain in the butt to start and now will not start at all. It used to start on the button (forgive the pun) Any ideas
  10. Diagnostic not connecting at all.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I bought an obd2 (say modified elm on it) cable and software from eBay to try read my ecu as the car is running lumpy on taking off and accelerating hard. Changed the spark plugs, maf sensor and lambda sensors trying to remedy this so now I’m suspecting a dodgy coil pack on one of the spark...
  11. P0171 diagnostic code

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all, changed the oil(selenia) on my 1.4 MA and after driving for about 20 miles the engine management light came on and it wouldn't let me change out of Normal mode, also no start stop. Had a friend put his OBD on and it came back with that code , which relates to lean mixture on bank one.Any...
  12. Refusing to start, Diagnostic reading on a ph1 Alfa spider

    East Midlands
    Hi guys, I'm after a little help please my Alfa 916 twinspark ph1 spider is refusing to start, it's my daily driver and drove home perfect, parked up and the next morning just won't start. Turns over fine, battery good, but just doesn't fire up. No code light problems, the code light goes off...
  13. 147 - Instrument cluster diagnostic problem

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, I have an Alfa Romeo 147 1.9 JTD 16V. I am trying to connect to the insturment cluster with Autocom or Multiecuscan but they do not connet. Every other diagnostic modules works. Multiecuscan fails with the proxy alignment procedure because of the dashboard. What can I do, do you have any...
  14. P1176/P1173 diagnostic help

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Anyone who is experiencing Motor Control System Failure light accompanied by P1176 code might benefit from reading about my experience with my Alfa GT Lusso 2.0JTS. I bought the car in August and it drove very well for a couple of weeks before the problem arose and after being scared senseless...
  15. Diagnostic tools for 147?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I Carsoft make a tool iCarsoft i950 for Fiat / Alfa Romeo OBD2 Car Diagnostic Scanner Tool Code Reader, $175 and iCarsoft FT II Fiat & Alfa Romeo OBD2 II Professional Diagnostic Scanner Tool-$230 Anyone used these and will they communicate?
  16. OBDII Mode $06 report

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi all, Below is the report from OBDII Mode $06 diagnostics made by Torque android application used in connection with a ELM327 Bluetooth scanner, on a Mito 1.4TB 155HP. Should I be worried about failed tests MID:$10 TID:$e7 and MID:$b1 TID:$46? What exactly are those two tests showing? Thanks...
  17. Diagnostic fault codes

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi All Bought my 159 1.9jtd TI on Friday, has a full service history; last full service in April. For my piece of mind i decided to get an interim service from kwickfit, for a full service i will be taking to an alfa specialist (Does anyone know a good one in the North Lincolnshire area?). Back...
  18. GTV Phase 1 Airbag diagnostic

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hello All! I have finally finished putting together the diagnostic system for the Phase 1 GTV airbag ECU, and today it booted up really nice. My car is a 1997 GTV 2.0TS. ECU Model: 60625181 Here what the diagnostics looked like. I pressed Y when the program asked for Clear fault codes however...
  19. Diagnostic set up help

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi Everyone I wonder if you can point me in the right direction? I have a GTV V6 Phase 2 Could anyone point me in the right direction for diagnostic software, connectors, leads ETC(Engine, ABS, Airbag) Thanks in advance
  20. Diagnostic Software Advice please? 'eLEARN' or 'ePER'?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello there! So I want to get some Diagnostic Software and a cable so I can connect my laptop to my 2001 147 to primarily switch off - (yes; you've guessed it; only one guess needed)- Airbag Warning Light. :smash: So I have these two discs already and I've used the 'ePER' one to look up parts...