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  1. Replacing dash instruments

    Alfa Giulietta
    I have a 1.4 MA 170 with UK spec dials MPH), I'm in the ROI and want to switch to KPH instruments. I can buy a second hand unit from France. Can it be switched? How difficult is it to do? Should I get a main dealer to do it? Thanks
  2. Instruments dead suspect fuse

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    My three dials water temp, oil pressure and fuel guage have died today. I suspect fuse, anyone know which fuse may be responsible? Any other ideas if not fuse?
  3. 159 3.2JTS Q4 Tiptronic instruments ...

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    ... going mad when rapidly accelerating :thinking: ladies and gents, although am in general overwhelmed with my 159 SW with 3.2JTS Q4 Tiptronic, since recently have started experiencing some strange problem: while car rapidly accelerate (for example on Autobahn), exactly in moment when gearbox...
  4. Partial dashboard instruments failure, no meters, airbags

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hello, Weird issue today. Stopped the car for 5 mins whilst getting cash from cash machine and when i started backup it was warning me of airbag failure as well as fuel light flashing, gauge at empty, no revs, no speed, odomoeter flashing. Lights and indicators do work but there is no...
  5. Instruments lighting problem

    Alfa Giulietta
    The light that illuminates the petrol gauge in the instrument cluster keeps switching on & off whether by over bumps or just switching the lights on & off. Anybody had a similar problem ? Did you get it sorted ? Can you get to the back of the instrument cluster easily or not ? if so anybody done...
  6. problems with gauges and instruments

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi~~ just joined & have just purchased a 1974 Alfa Spider. Fuel gauge does not function, speedometer does not function, & tach functions occasionally? Any suggestions where to start? Thanks for any help
  7. Should my instruments be lit during the day?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My instrument lights come on and dim correctly when the side lamps are turned on, but not during the day. elearn says they should, which would be good because under some lighting conditions I can't see the minor gauges. Would someone with experience of a similar 156 let me know if they are...
  8. 116 GTV split dash centre instruments

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Can anyone advise if the instrument cluster in the photo was ever produced by Veglia as black faced dials with an ELECTRONIC speedometer in the same configuration. The one in the photo is a cable driven mechanical one.
  9. Instruments dead after changing bulbs

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Good evening! I have a problem with my newly bought Alfa 159 from 2001, and would love some technical assistance. Some of the lights in the dash had been out for quite some time, so I ordered new bulbs and installed them this morning. I changed all the bulbs in the speedo, fuel gauge, clock and...
  10. Changed instruments panel on a 147, can you set it to mark the real kms of the car?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I'm about to buy a 2005 147 1.6. The seller has a spare instruments panel with the lcd screen that tells you fuel consumptions, average speed and such other things, which the original panel doesn't have. The problem is, when installed, it marks 170000 km, being 70000 the real ones of the car. Is...
  11. Indicator lights on dash not working ?

    Alfa 164 & 166
    The indicators work. The click-click sounds "work", but the lights on the dash do not light up. Anyone know what could be the cause of this and how to solve this ? Please do not tell me I have to remove the dash :cry:
  12. Condensation in instruments

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Help, I have condensation in my fuel oil, oil press and temp gauges in my junior , ok until the heater warms up then everything turns misty for an hour or so . An ideas ? Cheers
  13. Loss of Instruments / indicators

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi, Just had a call from my mum, who has a 18 month old 1.4tb Veloce. Apparently after stopping at motorway services just tried to start the car and the dials did not move on the dash, various warnign lights on etc. car started fine but no indicators/speedo etc. Is this a know fault? Im at...
  14. 147/GT Instruments

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Well got bored on boxing day so finally got round to a job I've been going to do for a while, replacing the facelift instruments on my 147 for the older style binnacle as I just think it looks nicer (I know not all agree!). This is mine before I started, I was also changing to silver dials to...
  15. MCF VDC and no instruments

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    A few days ago the MCF warning came up. In an attempt to clear it I cleaned up a couple of connectors and now I have MCF, VDC fail, ABS fail, the handbrake light on continuously and no rev counter, petrol gauge or temperature gauge and the trip computer doesn't work. There may be other things...
  16. Rattle from instruments on GT

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, picked up my GT today and loving it so far, doesn't seem to have any typical issues like parcel shelf rattle. But I do have an annoying rattle from the instruments behind the wheel. Is this the cold or does anyone know how to sort it out? Cheers!
  17. Loss of power to dash instruments

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    AFTER SEVERAL CALLS TO DEALERS AND OTHER SO CALLED EXPERTS A FRIENDLY ALFA PARTS DEALER JUST ALFA SPARES Address: Units 24 and 26 Bemrose Ind. Est. Long Lane, Aintree Liverpool L9 7BG Tel No. 1: 0871 976 1280 ADVISED ME TO CHECK FOR HIDDEN FUSES ABOVE THE MAIN BLOCK ON THE RIGHT SIDE...
  18. Anyone play instruments? Drums?

    South Africa
    I SOOOOOOOO want to play the drums:cry: I wnat to tattoo my entire body and take my shirt off and start drumming like this! When I buy my 1st house, I'm definately gettinga drum set...there's just something very alluring about playing the drums for me...joh I get chills when I see ppl play...
  19. Italian instruments

    Alfa MiTo
    I'm sure this must have been mentioned before, but I've done a quick search and not found anything. Do all Mito fuel and temperature gauges read "Benzina" and " Acqua " rather than fuel and temperature?
  20. 147 fire in cabin due to speedo failure? Instruments dead

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Oh no! Two electrical disasters in both our Alfa's all in one week! My 156 has duff alternator, and now the wife's 147 is a mobile firework. Coming home tonight - random bulb fail messages on the display for bulbs that were working fine, then an ABS fail light, then ASR fail, then no speedo...
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