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  1. Alfa Giulietta
    Hi, this is my first post on the forum. Shame it's an issue one.. When I was driving back from work I revved to ~5k rpm at 1st gear to join the traffic, however after that the check engine light started to blink. When I drove to my destination (a mile later), the light was still blinking and I...
  2. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hello, This is a continuation of thread that morphed from a question about unleaded fuel. However I decided to start it as a new thread. I have the engine number of 01655 but as this relates to a number of years and models, I was hoping to find out more specifically which year and model my...
  3. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    had a flash flood hit the car the other day with water coming into the car from the bottom of the door, also the blower sucked up some water into the engine - mechanic is asking me what i want to do 1. new engine 2. 2nd hand engine 3. or rebuild engine - i had only 36000km on the clock at this...
  4. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi guys My 159 1.9jtdm is having issues. It starts fine every time but when you press the accelerator it won't rev much or not at all, after a while it will start to rev slowly but the turbo doesn't spool up until you've revved it for a bit. Once it's going its absolutely fine no loss of power...
  5. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All. I've had a huge amount of help on this forum before and run into a little problem so thought I would post this here to see if anyone can diagnose. My alfa is a 156 v6 (1999 model). The issue is that the engine wont start, when turning the key you can hear the engine try tio start but...
  6. Alfa 145 & 146
    Can anybody tell me what engines will fit in the 146 with minimum modifications ? Here in Iberia it is very difficult to get parts at a resonable price and it is looking like my engine is failing. I think the hydraulic tappets are failing and the work needed is so expensive I am thinking of...
  7. Introduce Yourself
    Previously drove Alfa 156 2.0 twin valve for circe 11 years and had several electrical faults over the years e.g. car windows didn't open or shut on command but mechanically was sound & engine wise never ever let me down. As a result of the engine reliability of the previous alfa I bought a...
  8. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I was going up a ramp in a multi-storey car park yesterday, and just after I reached the top, the engine slowly died and wouldn't restart but turns over fine :cry:. It felt just like running out of fuel but I know there is fuel in the tank as I put £20 in that morning. The fuel gauge was reading...
  9. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    :cry: Hi Guys, my 159 sliped its cambelt and several pistones had hit the valves, white smoke is coming out and the engine has lack of power. The garage is an alfa specialist and its called eurocarcare in derby. car is out of waranty and has done 65k just wondering how much would a engine...
  10. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Just a quick question for u all. Who has modified their engine and changed the look of thieir engine bay?What have u changed/modified and what power increase did u get from it?If u have a pic aswell then please feel free to post it. U all know by now what I have done to my engine,so I dont...
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