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  1. Rattling gearshift lever

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    I have problems with a rattling/vibrating gearshift lever on my Alfasud 1.5 TI QV from 1982. I have changed the teflon bushing at the bottom of the lever but it did not help. Any suggestions? Thanks
  2. Gearshift a bit stiff

    Alfa MiTo
    In my TB 170 QV the gearshift to first or second gear (especially second) is a bit stiff and hard. It is worst when the gearbox is cold. No problem with any of the other gears And periodic, when shifting to second gear, it feels like the gearbox doesn't get fully into gear and jumps back to...
  3. Gearshift rod in bits !

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I am trying to work out what's missing , so according to eper the parts I want to show inside the gearstick sleeve has no spring on my GT.Has it has come adrift and looking at the picture I picked of a thread on here, there is a black sleeve over the main shaft with a spring, but I seem to...
  4. Gearshift knob

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Knob from the photos is for 166 gtv. Can I fit this on GT 1.9 jtd (2004 year)?
  5. Alfa GT JTD gear selection problem

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Just hoping for a heads up on what I may have to expect if I am to take the GT to the garage during the week. Today for the first time, I began to experience gear selection issues when driving. It was reluctant to engage properly on the move, either going up or down the gears. The clutch is...
  6. how to remove glovebox & gearshift panels

    Alfa Giulietta
    Tried searching on the forum but couldn't find what I wanted (maybe searching the wrong way). Can anyone help with what I have to look out for [screws & plastic clips] when removing the Giulietta glovebox & central side panels where the DNA selector / cigarette lighter is located. I'm trying to...
  7. AR 166 2.0TS 1999 - stiff gearshift problem

    Alfa 164 & 166
    While the engine is still cold I can engage and disengage 5th gear as smooth as on any car. After the engine has warmed up properly, about 15-20 minutes later things change drammatically. Engaging 5th gear feels like stirring into a box full of chunks of metal. Disengaging means I literally have...
  8. Want to drain Mixed Transmission & Gear Oil

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Dear Members I have mixed Gear oil and Transmission oil. How do I flush it out? Now it constantly reports selespeed faulty and shoot out gears to neutral. I drive a 2004 147 Selespeed. I would appreciate your help.
  9. Original Alfa 147: how to clean gaiters of gearshift and handbrake?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    The gaiter of my gearshift and handbrake are ok but slightly 'dry' and 'sticky' at touch...I don't know the material they're made of: do you have any idea what's the best way to clean/condition them? I suppose they're not leather, so maybe the same material used to clean/condition the surfaces...
  10. "Sticky" gearshift!

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi folks, I posted this at the bototm of another thread but I think it might get lost and I am hoping to get some opinions in a hurry as am off to see a car later today with this issue and want to be informed when talking to the owner. It's a lovely 166 TS with the 6-spd manual box but the...
  11. Fixing a (slightly) loose gearshift

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I had the console off today playing with wiring and I noticed some play in the gear lever housing; Two of the three bolts that join the upper half to the larger base are spinning - it feels like the nuts remain on but I can't even...
  12. Gearshift stuck after winter !

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Time to wake up after winter sleep for 166 V6 3.0 autom. Engine starts imediately,. but gearshift cant be moved from "Park". A lot has been written on similar problems - I just want an experience-based checklist of the most liklely causes and actions to fix the problem ?
  13. gearshift gt

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, been driving my 04 gt jtd for 2 weeks now, the gearstick feels a bit notchy dont centre completly,i changed bushes on the g/box the other day as couldnt get 3rd and 4th very easy,i can now get gears better but dont centre right .had a 156 beforehand and that was so much smoother? any...
  14. 147 2.0 TS gearshift system

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Is there anyone that have any info. regarding how to adjust the gearshift systen. My feels very loose and not distingt.
  15. Excessive Gear Stick Movement

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Alright all, I have been going through all the little jobs on my 147 that have needed sorting out. I have replaced the door handle on the passenger side (what a job and the door innards have cut my arm to shreds!), Installed a new back box, I have replaced the gear knob (I managed to find one...
  16. floopy 147 gearshift

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I am just about to buy a manual 2.0 147 ts lusso and have noticed that the gearshift is really 'floppy', when its in neutral the gearstick i can move the gearstick in a circular motion and when its in gear it moves what feels like a bit to much from side to side. Changing gears seem to...
  17. Improved gearshift with 5 speed box

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    The standard GTV gearshift feels rather unsatisfying for two reasons: the gearstick is excessively long, and the knob (and all aftermarket lift-up reverse knobs) feels light and insubstantial because it's hollowed out to accommodate the lift-up button. So recently I decided to get rid of the...
  18. Gearshift Knob

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Before i start using force i have a question. My gearshift knob on my 166 is looking a little worn out and it would be nice if i could replace it. Is it just to get a new knob from my Alfa dealer and then spin off the old one and then just spin on the new one? Or is it a big pain to do? Thanks
  19. Sloppy gearshift

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi guys, I recently bought myself a series 2 GTV 3.0 V6 24V. It has very sloppy gearshift into 5th and 6th, probably as a result of the fact that it can be switched into reverse without using the pull-up mechanism on the gear lever. How can i fix this problem? It's driving me NUTS and spoiling...
  20. easy gearbox / gearshift mods

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    hello, heres one for the techy heads out there,... whilst waiting for my sud to come back from the body shop i have been getting the engine and gearbox ready, i did some quick easy mods to the gear box which really improves the feel of the sud gear shift... fit a 33 rear tail section / the...