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  1. 2016 starting with a bang (rear window failiure)

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Morning and a (Happy) new year. I was driving home at around 1:30am down the A30 and my rear window effectively exploded. It was very loud, and glass is now spread over the A30 near Chiverton Cross and my rear parcel shelf / seats. The timing could have been worse as I had just dropped off some...
  2. 2.4 jtd turbo failiure - step by step journal

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    The story so far..... :cry: So, on my way home from work last night with around 12 miles left to do, I was overtaking on the A12 and realised I was getting virtually zero response from throttle input @ 70-ish mph...."Crap", I thought feeling my months pay ebbing away, swiftly followed by...
  3. VDC system failiure and ABS failiure warning lights

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, In the past few days I've been doing a few bits on the alfa. I have replaced the gearbox oil, changed upper wishbones and put 3 helicoils in 3 of my wheel hubs... Whilst changing the passenger side wishbone there was a wire that wasn't loose but it wasn't held on to any bracket it...
  4. Mito 1.6 JTDM 120hp Turbine Failiure?

    Alfa MiTo
    Hello all of you! I heard a strange noise after the turbine activates, like a prolonged whistling...from about 2000 RPM. A day before, i had a long and beautifull 920 km trip, but i didn't force the engine, nor killing it imediatly after stoping (i was waiting like 2 minutes). Tomorrow, i'll go...
  5. Engine system control failiure

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey! Today, when driving to visit my family, I got ESCF. While driving, it started to beep, and it said ESCF in the display. The yellow motor icon was also flashing. After about 5-10 sec, it vanished again. And after that every time I drive in around 120kmh it starts to flash. When I drive at...
  6. 147 Selespeed System Failiure.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, my 147 Selespeed recently went for a pump service, however when it came back I noticed that whenever I got to the 5th gear the 5 would flash and the transmission oil was leaking. i then took the car back to the mechanic who said it needed to be recalibrated and he did, but then soon after...
  7. 147 Timing belt snapped

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I wonder if anyone can help. My 52 plate 147 1.6 TS broke down yesterday whilst my wife was driving, she was going about 70 on the motor way and lost all power including steering, and the Enigine management Failure message came up on the dash. She managed to coast to a layby. I Called the RAC...
  8. suspected gear linkage cable failiure 156 2l t spark

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Right im slightly miffed at the mo as this has hit me quite hard and very quickly. Got my car back to work yesterday and couldnt shift over to 1st or 2nd. put it into nutral and something went... im not technical minded so bare with me. I can start the car and pull away in what i asume is...
  9. yet another cam belt failiure.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi peeps, my glorious 147 silly went ping this morning,yep you guessed cambelt tensioner failed 2 days before I was going to change it.That will teach me to pull over for police blue lights. 5k before due, car has done 140 k . looks like i have all 16 valves f***** and valve guides cracked ...
  10. Motor Control System Failiure after exhaust work.......Lambda ..?????

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I recently had a new flexi pipe welded in after the exhaust began to blow. The first time I've driven the car hard (90mph for less than a mile) I see the Motor Control System Failiure ! Car is a 2001 147 TS Lusso just about to reach 90k miles. Could it be the Lambda sensor? I've had...
  11. Alfa 147 2.0 - Selespeed Failiure??

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All First apologies for even posting, i know there a million selespeed threads but can't seem to find any that answer my question... So after my cambelt broke got a recon engine by Auto Lusso - didn't make it 500 miles (not their fault by the way just bad luck) so got another one under their...
  12. Ebs Abs Asr Failiure Please Help

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I own a very nice 147 and very pleased with the car in genral.. Untill about 3 months ago the dash flashed up EBS ABS ASR Failiure..I took the car back to the garage and the mechanic said he would sort it out..Since then its been back 5 times and still the problem persists...As you can imagine...
  13. Advice Please. Rear fog and Motor Control System Failiure

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Any thoughts on the following would be appreciated. It's on my 2003 147 Selespeed. For about a week I've had the rear fog light failiure and warning light on the dash, despite changing bulb and checking all fuses. For a while the fog light was actually working but the warning persisted, but now...
  14. Alfa 156 V6. Engine failiure

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, everybody! I'm kinda new on this 156 forum. I've had (and of course have 2 x 155) But now I needed a new car and I bought a 156 2.5 V6 (Prudused 7/1998 reg 22.12.99. The car had been standing still at a dealer for 13 months before I bought her. (Sorry for my bad english) I'll try to...
  15. Central locking failiure

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Ok, maybe I'm posting for everything that's wrong with my car, but I don't want to do anything stupid to her, like hurting her body or... err, okay I'll stop there... :cool: I hope somebody will answer my questions. Here goes: Last night the central locking wasn't working properly. The rear...
  16. Total brake failiure

    Alfa 155
    My 155 brakes failed yesterday, wife was driving with the baby, pedle went to the floor, nothing happend. The brakes were overhalled 3 months ago because the calipers where sticking. The clutch slave cylinder failed 6 months ago, which also shares its fluid with the brakes. So thats 3 maojor...
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