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  1. Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi I have had a contract O2 SIM in my car for 5 years with no problem. However it has recently stopped working - it keeps saying Check SIM and it is in Emergency Only mode - looks like it is not recognizing the SIM card The card itself works in another phone, tried another SIM - same thing...
  2. Alfa 164 & 166
    ..well after four years I've finally sorted out an annoying intermittent fault in the stereo, and it's like having a new car :) . I've already spent more than the cost of the fix in petrol, just cruising around listening to some tunes, so in celebration here's a tribute to late night cruising by...
  3. Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi guys, If I change the radio part of the ICS, does that mess up the codes etc? Do I need the code of the donor vehicle?
  4. Alfa 164 & 166
    Hello, Otherwise running perfect - my 6 CD player in the rear won't push out the box. Any clues ideas as I really need to listen to something else now. Any suggestions shall be appreciated. Thanks Niels
  5. Alfa 164 & 166
    I've had enough of these cheap-ass (FM modulators and cassette adaptors) solutions for playing MP3s in the car. I'm sure some may be OK, but I'm not willing to **** away any more money on more chinese tat that just results in crap sound quality. So I'm going back to the old 3.5mm to phono lead...
  6. Alfa 164 & 166
    Gents, Are their any ebay kits to replace the CD changer with a USB/SD card etc MP3 player that will be compatable with the ICS on a 2001 model?
  7. Alfa 164 & 166
    My Alfa 166 1999 have a problem. Sometimes ICS unit screen wont turn off after I turn off the ignition or with button. Audio system turns off and button wont react, just screen shows last thing. Sometimes everything is normal and works ok. Where to look for problem, thought it might be same...
  8. Alfa 164 & 166
    ICS on a 2001 model, various perculiar things. Want to know if anyone experiences similar a) When car is started in the morning, Radio won't work, and Speakers intermittently make a tripping, sparking noise like an old stereo being turned on and off. This lasts until car warms up a bit and then...
  9. Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi, anyone know whether is it possible to upgrade my ICS which comes without navigation to have GPS navigation ? The selection button is there but it shows notinstalled. Thank you.
  10. Alfa 164 & 166
    Hello My ICS has a strange fault. When the key is in MAR, the radio works. Then the engine is on, the sounds from radio disappear, and I can only hear a popping sound from the speakers. Turn the engine off, put key to MAR, the sound reappears. What could this be caused by ?
  11. Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi guys, any idea? One day music stopped playing, after a while i found out that on ICS function from DSP is turned to SDV. I saw a post here on forum to disconnect a battery - done this for a day and a half and still my ICS thinks he is SDV. Is my amp dead? I get some electricity on signal...
  12. Alfa 164 & 166
    My ICS has started coming up with the "your system does not have a phone" message. Well I know that thanks because I don’t have a phone installed. This message only used to come up when pressing the Tel button but now happens randomly. It seems clears if I press another button but then comes...
  13. Veloces of London
    Hi, we are selling a 166 ICS unit , taken from a 2000 plate 166 and in perfect working condition , rare parts to find now and very expensive from main dealers .....PM for any details £250 £10 UK postage 24hr £25 EU postage within 5 days
  14. Alfa 164 & 166
    My Alfa 166 3.0 Sportronic, produced year 2000, runs 90.000 Kilometers (60.000 miles), ICS suddenly report this message "there was insufficient voltage to power the climate control", and the battery red light indicator turns on. I know specially in automatic gear box battery health is very...
  15. Alfa 164 & 166
    Lacey's battery had run low again frew lack of use again. Never had any problems before with ICS BUTT today noticed a flickering like watching 3D telly wie active glassses. Switched it off and back on at the unit's switch and it was fine for about 3 sec and then flickered again.Me thinks lamp on...
  16. Alfa 164 & 166
    can any one tell me where to find a Walkthrough on how to change the back light bulb
  17. Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi, I need the ICS codes to activate it. I have a 166 2.4 JTD (2000) with Siemens I think. MLFB: 5WK 78101 SERIAL NO: AR1010048082/06 DATE: 99111817 SW: 3.70 PLEASE HELP! Thank you very much!
  18. Alfa 164 & 166
    Alfa Romeo Navi BE2580 Siemens s.n. AR 2070006807/02R Becker s.n. Y5025074 I can not upload the two dumps from each flash memory 29f800. can someone help me with the codes? If anybody can help I can sent dumps by email.Thank you very much
  19. Alfa 164 & 166
    Can anyone help ? The I.C.S screen on my Alfa 166 2.0 T spark Lusso has gone blank this happened much the same time as the battery going flat, however I think this is just a coincidence. I am left with everything working other than the screen it's self and the radio as I can't see to input the...
  20. Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi, My ICS has decided to do two odd things; 1) Every time ignition is turned on it wants the code. I have this, but it's annoying having to enter it each time I start the car 2) When ignition is turned off, the radio/cd/tape keeps playing for 5-7 seconds. The ICS screen goes blank and...