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  1. P1173 P1176 Fatal Code

    Alfa GTA
    I had my cambelt and waterpump replaced 6 weeks ago. Since then I have been having intermittent problems with the car not starting. Using Multiecuscan (free version) it gives the codes P1173 and P1176 (Mixture Strength (additive) Signal high , fatal. Sometimes if I disconnect the battery it...
  2. Help P0130 - Lambda & P0335 Sensor No Signal Fatal ! Engine Won't Start

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi All, this is an odd one. I have a 1999 TS CF2 Spider (113K Miles) and last weekend I did a 40 mile drive and parked it up outside in the sun for a few hours and then I decided to put it in the garage and the engine would turn over but not fire up, as the engine was cranking the injector...
  3. 156 1.8TS will not start - FATAL fault code!!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    TWO fault codes on MES screen - P1689 (stored) which can be cleared by F10 click, and P1688 (FATAL) which cannot be cleared. When I tried to start her up this afternoon, engine would not start, and the info display briefly showed a message 'EBD Failure' (I think: it was on display very briefly)...
  4. Alfa 159 JTS 3.2 V6 Q4 fatal fail - front differential

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, I am writing from Chile, please excuse my English. I am a proud owner of an Alfa 159 2007 with only 68,000 kilometers, I have bought it a year ago to a friend when the car had 60,000 km and with the 60,000 km maintenance made by the representative of the brand. Well, I was a proud owner...
  5. NASCAR driver involved in fatal race accident

    International Motor Sport
    Not sure if anyone sat this on the weekend, tragic no matter if it was avoidable or not BBC News - Nascar's Tony Stewart, racetracks and tragedy
  6. P0520 - Oil Pressure Switch - Invalid Signal - Fatal

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I've just recently plugged into my car & found this error. I cleared it, not knowing how long it had been there, checked again a few days later (after a service) & it's back. Is it as straightforward as it sounds, i.e. do I just need to change the oil sensor? It said 'the fault is present now'...
  7. Electrical Actuated Throttle error P1689 FATAL

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    "P1689 Electrical Actuated Throttle (self compensate) Invalid Signal store FATAL Light On". That's the message Multiecuscan throws up after I investigate the 'Motor Control System Failure - Go To Dealer' message. It also showed P1688 Electrical Actuated Throttle (idle learn2) but that one...
  8. Throttle potentiometer >> FATAL

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    OK here goes again... I have multiecuscan + usb leads to my laptop. (from Buy_me_from_Dan on ebay, works great!) I've had the car about a month, it was littered with errors when i first plugged into it, most of which must have been left over from a coil pack fail 2 weeks ago (replaced for a...
  9. Mito - Fatal Flaw?

    Alfa MiTo
    :lol::lol: I think I've found a fatal flaw with the Mito:- while driving it, you can't see how gorgeous it looks from the outside :p. I've tried diverting past class fronted office buildings and stopping every few miles to stand and oggle my car, but it's increased my journey times considerably...
  10. Fatal transmission failure

    Alfa MiTo
    Good afternoon, so I had a fatal tansmission failure, out of the blues, without any warning. I was in city traffic, starting off a red light when suddenly the front wheels locked up! Don't even want to imagine what could have happened if that was on a motorway...anyway: Car picked up by the RAC...
  11. 156 Fatal Flaw

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    No cup holders :cry: nowhere flat to put a cup? How do you guys cope?
  12. fatal rosso/pink paint ..145

    Alfa 145 & 146
    All Any idea the quicket/cheapest way to get shot of the dreaded pink disorder?? I have just bought my first 145 clover leaf and it is a right mix and match of red boot an doors and pink roof and bonnet ????
  13. Alfa Romeo fatal accident :(

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    This happend in sad. The engine was thrown 20 metres from the car! Fatal high-speed crash 'worst' police have seen! POLICE are investigating a crash in which two young men died in Marsfield early this morning as the "worst" they've ever seen. Two men aged in their 20s died...
  14. Oil Level How Low is Fatal?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Just bought an 02 SillySpeed (privately), got it home and there did not appear to be much oil in it, yep I know, should have know better, but done now. Anyway, my drive home was 30 miles on the M6, I estimate the oil to be 1 to 1.5 litres short, based on getting just less than 3l out of it and...
  15. Fatal Immobiliser Issue

    Introduce Yourself
    First of all, hi to all members!
  16. Fatal Accident Involving Alfa Romeo 156

    General Alfa Discussion
    Sadly there was a fatal accident yesterday near where to I live. Unfortunately the motorcyclist was killed at the scene. It invloved a 156 driven by a 62 year old from Middlesex, I hope he was not an AO member. :( BBC NEWS | England | Cumbria | Appeal over fatal crash in Lakes
  17. Selespeed warning light, fatal or just a glitch ?

    General Alfa Discussion
    I was driving home on friday evening when suddenly the display screen lit up with "Selespeed System failure". After about five seconds ( during which I felt a rising tide of panic !!) the warning just disappeared and the car actually experienced no problems what-so -ever. I've driven the car a...