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  1. Alfa MiTo
    Hi guys I know it's been discussed on here a lot, but maybe you can help me out. Yesterday evening I was driving the mito 09 1.4tb and it was raining quite heavily all of a sudden the check engine light came on with vdc asr hill holder and steering. And then the temp gauge dropped and the car...
  2. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    ABS, ACR, VDC Hill Holder issue. I noticed today that there was a slight hammer from the brake pedal under even moderate braking....this happened for a few miles....the all four warnings popped up on the dash one after another. ASR VDC, ABS, Hill Holder! With the ABS off braking was...
  3. Alfa Giulietta
    I have a deisel 175 qv line automatic. My hill holder if it has one does not work. Does anybody know if the automatic is fitted with a hill holder and mine just doesn’t work,or should I put it in to get it fixed. Have phoned Alfa and they said they’d ring me back when they had found out if my...
  4. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Can you switch it off? (2007 3.2 Q4)
  5. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Right just installed a newhead unit with a steering wheel interface. Since then I have got the No hill hold and No VSC Warnings on the dash . Wondered if any one had this ? Wondered if I have loosend something ? Anyone any ideas if these are wired behind the stereo Any help would be useful...
  6. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi Guys, few issues going on with the car at the moment but the biggest one is power. I think it may be the EGR? have cleaned it all up but didn't seem that dirty. the black section thats connected with four bolts was completely clean inside like it was new. I just reseated the turbo inlet...
  7. General Alfa Discussion
    Has anyone done this? For £165 you get a days training - looks like a lot of fun. I'm not sure my 1999 GTV V6 would be quite so keen...
  8. Alfa Giulietta
    Has any one got their hill holder to work by simply checking fuses in fuse box behind the battery.Could it be that simple.
  9. Alfa Giulietta
    bought a 64 giulietta last week 2.0 175 q.v. line and hill holder does not work is there a quick fix or do I take it to the dealer oh its an automatic if this makes any difference
  10. Alfa MiTo
    So yesterday I had the following messages appear, VDC Unavailable, Hill Holder Unavailable, DNA Unavailable, Steering Corrector Unavailable, ABS Unavailable before the dashboard went completely black. Changed the fuse and dashboard came back on, but as soon as I started driving all the error...
  11. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hey guys!! Wondering if you can help a brother out!! I have an Alfa 159 1.9 Diesel and I've had the front wheel bearing replaced in the garage. However the ABS, VDC and Hill Holder lifts are now on (unavailable). The garage said that it should reset after a few miles etc. Connected my scanner...
  12. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Just had a fault come up today regarding no hill start function available? What triggers this fault and where do I need to look, it does say to refer to manual or main dealer - Yeh right! God bless these cars, they are relentless with these little foibles :biglaugh:
  13. Alfa Giulietta
    Anyone know how to turn off the hill start on my GQV ? Its an interesting feature but not sure I like it as I never know who is in control of the car weather its me or the car. Its a very strange and unsettling feeling. Also feel like Im burning more clutch and brake trying to figure out what...
  14. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Taken from Practical Classics FB page DH: Hagerty have just produced their latest review of classic prices.... interesting reading. Which Cars Moved? Hagerty’s Classic Index (the top fifty popular classic cars) showed a number of cars that rose, fell, and remained static in value. These were...
  15. Alfa Giulietta
    Hello All, We noticed the following sequence of error messages coming up on startup: ASR, VDC, hill holder, steering corrector unavailable I read the codes and got the following 2 errors: C0051 Steering Angle Sensor (NGE) C0074 Torque Requested on steering wheel from CAN I had my bottom...
  16. Alfa MiTo
    Hi all, The issues surrounding the various warning lights that occasionally flash up on the Mito have been well discussed on here. Normally they clear after a quick turn off and on again. Unfortunately, mine are now on virtually all the time, i.e. even after restarting 4/5 times, they're...
  17. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    1.9JTD 16V 140HP I noticed the past few days alot of black smoke. All turbo hoses are fine. After a heavy accell , i got an MFC error. Shut down the car, no problem eith the startup and engine ran perfectly after, no loss in power. My EGR valve is definitely clogged, I'll clean it in a week, can...
  18. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    HI guys, I bought a gorgeous 159 Automatic 1.9 (2007) few weeks ago but now having a bit of nightmare with this faulty. Took this car to Alfa dealer and has been told that nothing wrong (unbelievable), not bad news though but yesterday driving home the message Hill holder VDC failure is on, the...
  19. West Midlands
    Note this is a duplicate of a thread in the South West section - because the event is on the borders between SW & WM sections Prescott Hill Climb, 28/29 May 2016 La Vita Rossa Prescott Hill Climb have their big annual event 'La Vie en Bleu' - this year they are introducing an Italian car day...
  20. South West
    Prescott Hill Climb have their big annual event 'La Vie en Bleu' - this year they are introducing an Italian car day 'La Vita Rossa' (translation 'the Red Life', or 'life is red') on the weekend of 28/29 May. Sounds good. The Italian Day is Saturday 28th, tickets from £15 Quote LA VIE EN BLEU...
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