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  1. Worn out gear cable bushings?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I'm sorry for starting a new thread but I do need your opinion or at least another from an Alfa GT owner. I did change my gearbox oil roughly 6k km ago with Fuchs 75W90 and now when the weather is cold (below 5*) I have hard shifts in 1st and 2nd gear. After around 3kms the gears are...
  2. Removing gear selector cable

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I'm trying to replace the bushes in the gear selector on the other half's 147 as reverse and third are very stiff occasionally, and the gear stick is sloppy. I'm following the Alfa Workshop guide here: But...
  3. 1st to 2nd gear small jolt -TCT normal?

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi All, I recently bought a guilietta QV 2014/15 with 48000kms. I may be be being really picky/OCD but I’ve noticed overall the gearbox is really smooth through the gears and downshifting etc. however when taking off from the lights (natural mode) shifting from 1st to 2nd gear there is a tidy...
  4. 147 Wood steering wheel and gear knob

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    First time post but long time user. Impressed with the level of peoples knowledge. Any way, I have now completed my steering wheel and gear knob swap and now have available for sale the limited edition? wood steering wheel and matching gear knob. I dont have enough posts to post in the...
  5. 2nd Gear chugging - MAP sensor?

    Alfa Giulietta
    11 plate 140 diesel. Very low mileage. I'm finding that when I start to accelerate, mainly 2nd Gear, for the first few seconds it's like "chug.. chug.. chug.." stuttering,then it will bite and we're off. Not all the time.. and if I gently accelerate its fine, but if I normally accelerate, or...
  6. Gear Linkage Boot

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all. I'm trying to replace the gear linkage boot that covers some bits that sit on top of the gearbox (6 speed). I've undone everything as you can see, and even removed the whole insert piece but I'm unsure if it's very easy to take apart the whole mechanism. I see there is a cir-clip and a...
  7. 2012 Giulietta QV loose gear stick

    South Africa
    I parked my car, and when I started it and engaged reverse, it backed up and all of a sudden I lost all feedback from the gear shifter. Its completely loose and won't engage any gears.. I need some input if anyone experienced this before.. had to arrange towing.. Sent from my SM-G955F using...
  8. Wooden gear knob from 156 on the GT?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, I'm having a beautiful Alfa Romeo GT Rosso, with a terrible gear knob... srsly, it looks like someone chew it and spit it oout... I was looking into options to get it replaced, but couldn't find anything that would fit it, other than the original (silver) knob which I don't want to...
  9. 159 - diesel skipping a beat just after gear change

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hey Everyone, So, just got myself another Alfa 159. Now , firstly I brought off some bloke on shpock ( my mistake I know !!! ) Usually, only ever buy Alfa’s from fellow Alfa heads but hey what’s done is done !!! In my test drive everything was sweet, few minors , nothing I can’t...
  10. Remove Gear Stick Gaiter

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi I need to remove my gear stick gaiter to lubricate an annoying squeak down below...a YouTube video shows that it should just come out with a strong pull upwards. Is this correct? Thanks in advance
  11. Which gear oil for 3.2 S Autodelta

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    As the thread title, really. Could someone please suggest a very good, high spec gearbox oil for my Brera 3.2 Prodrive Aultodelta Compressore. As it has had a Quaife fitted, along with the stock equipment, I wanted to check that I am putting not only the correct spec oil in - but a good, high...
  12. 156 Project: Gear Knob Recover

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello, I'm in the process of attempting to recover my leather 6 Speed gearknob for my car. Just wondering if anyone is interested as I can share the attempt with the rest of the community. Even if there is no interest I will try to update this anyway... And before anyone asks. I have done a...
  13. Gt jts gear lever position

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Since having my car the gear lever has always been biased to the left. The gear shaft plastic bush was replaced which stopped it from being floppy and for good measure, I had new gear selector cables and new gear selector plate fitted. This made the gear lever nice and solid with a positive...
  14. Gear knob alternatives?

    Alfa Giulietta
    Just into my first week of Alfa ownership (whoop) and starting to work through the little issues om my 2011 1.4 MA. First thing is that the plastic metal effect coating on the gear knob is starting to peel off in places, which isn't a nice feel when shifting. I replaced the top cap fine, but I...
  15. 147 stuck in gear and not starting HELP PLEASE!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My 147 selespeed is stuck in gear and can’t start I have connected a computer to try get it out but that did not work. Does anyone have any suggestions please help
  16. Not changing gear if accelerating faster

    Alfa Giulia
    Hi all, Sorry, a complete newbie to both the car and an automatic. This is likely due to my lack of knowledge on how an auto box works. If you put your foot down even remotely I thought by releasing the pedal the car would change up a gear? What seems to be happening is I put my foot down...
  17. Is this causing my sloppy gear change ?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Folks hi ! My 2.0TS Phase 2 Spider has a loose sloppy gearchange. I can select all gears easily and the lever self centers. My issue issue is the very wide travel between each gear can't be right. I had a look under bonnet at the gearbox linkages and found this linkage very loose like its...
  18. Gear knob peeling

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all The paint is chipping/peeling from the front of my gear knob and the sharp edge has actually cut me. It the bottom edge of the top sphere. When looking for my car I noticed lots of used Giuliettas with the paint worn off the gear knob and also the steering wheel spokes trim, revealing...
  19. Gear selector

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi everyone, I'm having the common problem of the gear stick not returning to neutral, i've looked on the forum and people have said its the"top hats" / grommets that are in both ends of the selector housing. I just have a question about the top hats, are they supposed to be a tight fit into the...
  20. Short Gear Shift Kit

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Is there any difference between the Short Gear Shift Kits of Novitec and Totally Alfa?