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  1. "check number plate light" All is fine....

    Alfa Giulietta
    I constantly get this message on my dash. But the bulbs ar fine. I have changed bulbs twice now, but still get the check number plate light fault. Anyone that knows how to sort this? Sent fra min BLA-L29 via Tapatalk
  2. Mito wont start, alternator and battery fine, please help

    Alfa MiTo
    A week ago my Mito died on the way to work (only covered less than half a mile), got it towed and replaced the battery, worked for 3 days and the same thing happened, it does start to turn over but wont spark. took it to an auto electrician, tested the alternator and battery and both are fine...
  3. Check engine light came on but car drives fine

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi everyone my check engine light came on 2 weeks ago but the car is driving fine. I'm guessing it's a sensor but I need to read the codes to be sure, can anyone recommend me a bluetooth dongle off ebay and steps on how to read the codes? Thanks
  4. European car fine

    South Africa
    So in the last two months I've traveled to Italy and Germany (holiday and business trips) and had some proper car fun!! I highly recommend anyone who gets the chance to try these: Italy: We rented a Fiat 500 dualogic cabriolet and drove from Venice to Maranello. We visited the Ferrari museum...
  5. Would I get a fine if...

    General Motoring Discussion
    Due to me getting a new vehicle and the ownership of the G being transferred to the Mrs we have decided that her insurance will take over from mine on Tuesday. My Insurance on the BMW started yesterday, so that leaves two days where the G will be taxed but not insured. (it is parked on the...
  6. Jtd 16V - Runs fine but shakes 2sec. when turn off

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi there, My car just had the swirl flaps removed and had a small service. The car runs smooth as butter but when i turn the key to shut it off it shakes for about 2 seconds. Like itnwants to keep on running. I read something about the vacuum control of the turbo, but wouldn't an Inproper...
  7. RadioNav unable to see satellites but FM radio works fine?

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all, I just bought a 2013 Sportiva with the RadioNav but my GPS does not work :( My FM radio works fine from what I can tell so I am just wondering what could be the cause of the nav being unable to latch onto any satellites? I see faulty aerial base is a common issue but if this is the...
  8. Parking fine? There's an app for that..

    General Motoring Discussion
    ...https://www.lovemoney.com/news/48839/new-way-appeal-council-parking-tickets-donotpay-joshua-browder?source=10000277&utm_source=newsletter :rolleyes:
  9. Major recall fine for Fiat, Chrysler

    South Africa
    Fiat Chrysler faces record fine over recalls, must offer to buy back 500,000 Ram pickup trucks | Fox News You know, for a car known to be a pain in the neck, Alfa Romeo has never been fined, at least not to my recollection, to levels seen by manufcturers that make "reliable" cars that are...
  10. 2.4 working fine.. now won't start

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Help and advice required. Car was working fine yesterday today won't start. To start with ignition came on fine pressed the starter key and promptly started to try and start but wouldn't. Sounded like possible flat battery. Arranged to jump start car connected up samething won't start. So...
  11. sidelight out message but bulb works fine?!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey, I'm trying to get the 3.2 GT in tip top condition as I will be looking at selling it soon. The dashboard is informing me the right sidelight is out but it isn't. It's the normal halogen bulb and I've tried a few different ones. Each time it keeps telling me the bulb is out but it isn't! The...
  12. Brera: battery fine, won't start, no dash lights

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, Bit of background: Battery went flat on my Brera 2.4 so replaced it and turned the car over, all good. Fast forward a few of weeks and hadn't been able to drive it at all, when I do I put the key fob in but nothing happens - no dash lights, start button does nothing. Battery seems...
  13. traffic fine guru's

    South Africa
    this morning I went by a routine stop in the GQV...1st off I could see the two ladies debate as to what is on the little slip printout. One of them approach me and greet me politely to which I return the gesture, she then remarks that my car is beautiful to which I acknowledge the compliment...
  14. now that,s a parking fine

    General Motoring Discussion
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/road-and-rail-transport/11415349/Mercedes-left-in-a-car-park-for-three-years-is-finally-towed-a
  15. my spider ,all fine and dandy for another 12 months

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    my bella passed the mot with no advisories , and had a service ,used selenia racing oil 10/60,only the best for my bella:inlove:
  16. Advice: traffic fine

    South Africa
    Guys, need your advice. This is the first time I've received something like this. Was trapped doing 120 in an 80 zone. No fine amount stipulated. States 'requiring attendance at court....process will be delayed until 27/9/2014 pending your reply.' Please advise. What should I do?
  17. A Fine Gallery of Classic Alfa's

    General Alfa Discussion
    A lovely selection of Alfa's in action in this 20 shot gallery on the Goodwood Revival website Revival gallery quiz: Alfa Romeos bring Italian flair | Goodwood Road and Racing
  18. 147 ''Side light failure'' but side lights working fine...

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, I've been getting a reoccurring error message on the dash board telling me that my side lights on both left and right sides have failed, however the side lights are working absolutely fine... :confused: Has anyone had this issue before or know how to resolve this issue??? Many Thanks
  19. I found out that my TPMS is working fine this weekend.

    Alfa Giulietta
    I found out that my TPMS is working fine this weekend. I always do a visual check of my tyres before setting off and all looks well on my 5 week old Sportiva but soon into the journey the Tyre Pressure Warning came on my dash and the logo for this was illuminated in Yellow. I checked and the...
  20. Damned fine car, the old 164...

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Well, I've just updated my status to "decidedly smug". Why? 'cause I had 2 days of meetings at Stansted Airport today and yesterday. That's about 300 miles from where I live. Now I ask you, good folks... How many 25 year old cars could you buy for under a £grand, with over 100k on the...
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