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  1. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, New here - just picked up a 1999 Alfa Romeo 156 2.5 V6 Sport Pack 3 (One of only 5 remaining in the UK!) yesterday, and there's a couple of little things (and one large thing - starts with c, ends with ambelt) that I need to sort. One of the small things is that the dipstick that has...
  2. Alfa MiTo
    Hey, I own an Alfa MiTo Lusso, 1.4 16v, the non turbo one my old dipstick rusted and snapped, fortunately I got it out, however it wasn't until yesterday when I checked my oil with my new dipstick, I couldn't see any on the dipstick (car was still war after 20 mile drive). I added less than a...
  3. Alfa Giulia
    I cant seem to find an oil level dipstick on my G? I know there is a menu in the car status but is that it? No physical way of checking the oil level?
  4. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I was under the impression that all V6 GTVs have a dipstick for checking and refilling the gearbox/differential oil. I was looking for it, but all in vain. Can I get a clear answer whether the 2.0TB has a dipstick or it's all done under the car?
  5. Alfa Giulia
    Guys, looking at my engine today i noticed on the right-hand side looking at the engine it has a dipstick, yet there is no mention of this in the handbook ?
  6. Alfa Stelvio
    Thinking of returning to Alfa in a petrol Stelvio. An annoying thing about the car I defected to is that it doesn't have a physical dipstick. I hope I'm wrong but the pictures of the 2 litre petrol engine I've seen look like it doesn't have one either. So, does it ? Also, have they had PPF's...
  7. Alfa MiTo
    I have a mito 1.4 2010 normally aspirated engine my oil dipstick has broken anyone know where I can get a replacement 2nd hand or new Thanks
  8. Alfa MiTo
    Hi, Seems to be a common fault however cannot find suitable method of extraction. The oil dispstick has rusted and broken in half leaving the remainder in the pipe where it bends and goes down towards sump. Expected to be able to wiggle pipe from sump but no luck even though removed bolt at top...
  9. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Mine GTV PH1 has an engine swap CF1 to CF2 and I have now black dipstick. Can’t recall which came from which engine but it left the workshop with black one. The first thing which confuses me is that it’s aligned the way that the cap/top of it prevents me from inserting it facing marks towards...
  10. Alfa MiTo
    I had a quick look under the hood of my mito the other day after the change engine oil light appeared to find oil everywhere! It appears as though the tube which holds the dipstick in place has actualy snapped creating a loss of pressure. I have tralled the net and cant find this piece...
  11. Alfa MiTo
    Hi, I have a 2010 1.4 95 Turismo that has a rusty dipstick. I’m worried it may break off as it’s obviously weak about 1/2 way down when put back in. Please can anyone recommend somewhere I can get a replacement? Cheers
  12. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Please delete Sorry for the mix up guys, very obvious question asked previously in this thread.
  13. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    I don't want anyone to go worrying me unduly but I have never seen smoke come out of the dipstick tube on any car I've owned before? Is this normal to see smoke coming out of the dipstick tube, I did pull the dipstick out while the engine was still running but surely it shouldn't smoke??? This...
  14. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Where would one buy a new one, the one as it goes into the block ??
  15. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey all, Over a load of weekends I've been tipping away at de-swirl flapping my inlet manifold. It's all going back together now but I found a part which I can't remember where I detached it from. I have it marked as related to where the dipstick is usually bolted to the fuel pump assembly...
  16. Alfa MiTo
    Hi guys, strange problem so any urgent replies would be appreciated. One of my friends was looking in the engine bay of my Mito and as he was doing something the handle of the Dipstick has snapped off leaving the rest of it stuck inside. Getting the rest of the dipstick out is not a problem but...
  17. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Yesterday I made oil change on my Alfa 147 1.9 jtd in the workshop , they put 4.5 lit Selenia 10w40 semisintetic oil. Afterwards oil indicator on the dash comp. wash showing only two bars. ( before the oil change was showing 4 bars) When I cheek the oil level with the dipstick it was...
  18. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    I assumed I hadn't quite pushed the dipstick back in yesterday and therefore had oil pump out all over the engine after an 11 mile drive. Reckon I topped up with 1litre and cleaned all oil off from under the car. Anyway, I've done some normal driving and have a wobble/thriobbing in 3rd gear...
  19. Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi there, my V6 Gearbox is loosing some gearbox oil. Had to fill up around 400 ml within the last 4.000 km. Symptoms: If the car is driven below 3.000 rpm no leaking occurs. If the car is left in the garage also no oil on the ground. The more you rev the car, the more oil spill occurs...
  20. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Alfa Spider 2.0l TS CF1 I can't really believe I'm asking this but I've sort of run out of options. Let me start from the beginning... Checked oil - OK. Used a tin of engine flush as per directions (Wynns). Drained oil - didn't measure it - looked like used engine oil with nothing worthy of...
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