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  1. 2012 Giulietta QV gears loose and not changing

    Alfa Giulietta
    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...
  2. Alfa GT 2ND AND REVERSE missing gears

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi people, my Alfa has always suffered from hard to get gears, just 2nd and reverse. Both bottom corners funny enough. Well today on my way home the end of the gear linkage poped off its thread (not the ball joint) Anyway, turns out the linkage to the ball joint had just come off its tread...
  3. GT1756 hybrid lag on first gears

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Is it normal to have such a slow boost buildup in first gears? From 4th gear boost kicks at about 2.1k RPM. In video - 2nd gear pull with 100% throttle from start. 1.9 JTDm 16V with GT1756 billet 10+0, 327 injectors, R80 pump, 80mm MAF, 2150 bar rail pressure, no EGR, no cats, no DPF, no...
  4. Lost all gears

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I was traveling back from shopping late yesterday and all of a sudden the gear stick went floppy and lost all gear selections. Popped the bonnet and found the large gear cable bush had fallen off the gear selector ball joint. Quickly popped back on and this morning used some cable ties to secure...
  5. GMA thinks I have seven gears

    Alfa Giulietta
    My gearshift indicator is a bit wonky. It comes on while I'm already in sixth gear, telling me to shift up. Everything else works fine, mo errors. I can shift to neutral and back to sixth once or twice and it'll go away, but why is it doing taht?
  6. Lost all my gears last night

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I was out last night at the Essex Alfa section committee meeting so took the Spider, naturally. The gear change had been a bit notchy on the way over, then on the way back got worse and eventually I lost all ability to select a gear just as I was changing down for a roundabout. Luckily there was...
  7. Tct bump between gears

    Alfa Giulietta
    Recently i have a little delay and bump between gear (gqv tct) most of the time in the first gears. Any one eles had this problem
  8. Selespeed problem: late engagement of gears

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, I have searched the net and this great forum as well but failed to find any report on a problem similar to mine. My car is the 159 2.2 jts selespeed. Problem symptoms: For the past few weeks (maybe more) the gear changing is slow. It takes about 2 seconds to shift gears up, followed by a...
  9. Brief loss of power @2k RPM low gears

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi everyone, Been having some issues with my beloved 147 lately, and not being much of a car expert nor having driven many different cars before I'm not sure if the feel of something being wrong with the car is justified or is expected/normal so I come to you guys for some guidance. Basically...
  10. Shifting Gears With Aaron Kaufman

    General Motoring Discussion
    Anyone watching this, It started last week on Discovery Channel, Mondays at 10pm after Fast N' Loud.
  11. Gears go to Neutral on my selespeed

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    While driving and coming to a stop the gear goes from 1 to Neutral. When i then try to put the 1st again nothing happens. It stays to N. Then i have to turnoff the engine start again in order to make it work. but sometimes i need 3-5 minutes in order to be able to put the 1st again and move the...
  12. Beeping When Shifting Gears

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey everyone. I have 2005 model 147 1.6 TS distinctive. A strange problem started 2 days ago. When I use the gear shifting rod, car starts beeping. I never heard this beeping before, it is more noisy than window button beep and very distracting. It seems this beep depends on motion of the rod...
  13. Temporary power loss when changing gears

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Greetings all I took my 1998 156 V6 out on the race track for the first time on Saturday and I experienced extreme power loss when upshifting gears under full throttle. After changing gears it wouldnt pick up revs for 3-5 seconds and then suddenly it would go like normal again until the next...
  14. 147 Selespeed trouble, stuck gears

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey guys! My 2005 face lift. 2.0TS 147 has an intermittent issue with its sele. Sometimes when I start the car the gearbox stays in N with city enabled and won't shift with the stick or paddles. After some fiddling it actually does shift and all is well. Sometimes same happens during driving...
  15. GTClutch difficulty changing down gears

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Alfa GT 1.9JTD 2005 Anybody able to advise what to do next? - car difficult to take out of gear changing down gears but OK going up. It happens more so when braking & I assume because clutch is dragging causing syncros to not disengage. Car had a new clutch 2 weeks ago (second one after first...
  16. Gears

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hello all as a new member and Alfa owner I'm after some help firstly My gear knob is quite stiff and doesn't spring back making it hard to select 3rd to 5th gears any ideas how to fix this please..also the clutch is nearly gone I think this looks quite an easy job so I've ordered the clutch kit...
  17. New Slave + master and still can't get gears

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello there I'm hoping someone might be able to help? I have a 147 1.9 m-jet 150bhp The other day my clutch pedal felt strange and I wasn't able to put the car in gear whilst the engine was running so I changed the slave cylinder and bled the system and still no change so I thought it must be...
  18. Nord timing gears (cam gears are in good shape)

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    I am wanting to replace the timing gears on a '79 2.0 ltr u.s. Engine in my gtv sprint veloce. I have yet to find a parts house that carry them here in the states. I found chains, but no gears. If anyone knows a good parts outlet to buy them from, I would be greatful. Thanks again
  19. 2001 Alfa 147 2.0 Twinspark - Clutch Pedal Soft / No gears while engine running.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey all, So I was driving to work this morning and all of a sudden the clutch pedal lost all its pressure (totally soft / no resistance - yet it is not stuck) and the gears became very crunchy and I could tell something was wrong. I managed to drive a couple of km's down the road in 3rd gear...
  20. lost all gears on my 147

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I need assistance, yesterday my 147 lost all gears. gearlever feels very loose