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  1. 2010 Alfa Mito QV potential Multiair issues

    Alfa MiTo
    Hello all, I am interested to buy a 2010 Mito QV, it is an early phase model (July) with 150 000 km on the clock. It has some of the known issues such as the gearbox 1st and 2nd with hard changes and the active suspension shocks that are tired and finally the rocker cover gasket that leaks. I...
  2. key issues

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, all! In the last few days ive been having some issues with the keys of my SW. From time to time, when i put the key in its designated slot, I only hear a click,but the check lights do not come up.When I repeat the drill, everything works fine. I have 2 keys - 1 has obviously not been used...
  3. iOS 13 issues

    Alfa Giulia
    Anyone else have problem that Recent calls and Contacts are empty after iPhone update on iOS 13? Using voice control, i can still call anyone in Phone contacts. Havent updated to the latest 13.1.2 though. Recent calls list get new entries after calls are finished but next time car is used, the...
  4. Temperature issues, and fault codes

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all, During our rather cold Canberra winters (just finishing I hope) my 3.0v6 spider has been running very cold. Temp gauge not really getting off the bottom. Most tellingly the fans run all the time too. I've just changed the temperature sensor and now the fans don't run, and now the...
  5. Abs issues and limp mode

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi I've got a 147 1.9jtdm which I'm having some issues passing the mot. The abs / esp light is on all the time and I read the code using alfadiag / multiecu scan which said both front wheels have spotted) a speed sensor wiring issue. However the car reads speeds when driving and I'm skeptical...
  6. Ignition Issues

    Alfa Giulietta
    hi, I am new to this site and alfas, but thought I would ask as have a bit of an issue with my ignition at the min and would appreciate some advice. Car runs fine 99% of the time but for example I can drive to work, decent distance, I stop and turn off the engine, it really doesn't like...
  7. Couple of engine issues

    Alfa Giulietta
    Just had car serviced and they gave me a couple of bad news bulletins for my car, firstly vibration from the flywheel, secondly a turbo actuator causing EML intermittently, the latter causes loss of power at times and loss of the DNA at times , anybody replaced the flywheel and clutch and for...
  8. GT Stereo issues

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have had my 2008 GT for about six months. I don't use it much and have only now thought about the stereo. It's a standard Blaupunkt unit with integrated CD and a USB socket in the glove box. The car doesn't have Blue and Me (no phone buttons on steering wheel), but a previous owner has fitted...
  9. Possible Rev counter issues.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, hoping you can help. I have an issue where the rear left hand light stays illuminated but very dim after turning off the engine and locking the car. after having a look around the forum I believe this could be a faulty Rev counter? on the display when i dont have my lights on i have a...
  10. Stupid 156 is a stupid car full of issues

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hello every one, I am feeling that alfa 156 is a stupid car full of problems and issues, i regret the day i thought of owning it, I am living in a hot climate country, i turn the AC day and night, the AC is cold but the air flow is super weak, i changed the air filters but nothing changed...
  11. Alfa 166 V6 drive shaft issues

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hey Guys, I'm trying to reinstall the short intermediate drive shaft that goes between the oil cooler housing and the gear box. It feels like the shaft is comin up against something in the gear box. Any ideas or trick to doing this? The engine is out of the car. Cheers Steve
  12. KeyLess + Alarm Problem [Red Key-Receiver sync Issues]

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    HI everybody and first of all congratulations on such an amazing tech-deep forum! I have found loads of answers I struggle to get in Italy. As from the title, I'm coming back to an old topic here. I am not able to pair the keyless/central lock system of my Phase 2 '98 Spider, with an original...
  13. Alfa 159 Parking Sensor Issues

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Ok so i am back with another question I have been having "Parking Assist Unavailable" come up on my dash for some time. - I read on the forum to put in reverse, and feel or listen for the clicks from the sensor, I did this and one of the sensors indeed was not working. - Ordered a new sensor...
  14. 159 dpf issues...

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    No matter what I seem to try the dpf is causing limp mode. I live in a rural area so it doesn't get any motorway driving at all. Longest it will be driven at 60ish will be about 20 minutes. I have forced Regen a few times and states that it's 1st 23% when done which seems perfect and also says...
  15. New giuliette, some issues

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi to all Just bought a few days ago a used Giuiette 2011, 2.0 from a dealer in the UK. Test drove it, seemed to be ok. Obviously if something comes up it HAS to be after you drive off. The next day I realized that it seems the AC not to be working. It can get the air warm but can not get it...
  16. Alfa Romeo 916 alarm issues

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I have an 2002 Alfa Romeo GTV T.spark with the red key and back button on the side, it has worked fine until this current fault started. It all started when I had to disconnect the battery, when the battery was reconnected after a while, the remote would not unlock or lock the car, and when I...
  17. Injector issues

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi, have a problem with injector 2 and 4 on my giulietta 2.0 jtdm not giving correct reading and over fuelling was told to replace. Can I replace just those or best to do all of them? Also was told by local parts company they are the same injectors as vauxhall and saab and was wondering if...
  18. 159 Q4 Timing Chain issues.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I have had a diagnostic check confirm that I need to change my timing chain on my 159. I need to drive to London from Scotland and back before getting the issue fixed. Can anyone tell me if this will damage anything more major or will I just get poor performance and poor fuel economy? Also any...
  19. Kuro Carbon Issues

    General Alfa Discussion
    Does anyone have the contact number for Kuro Carbon ? I sent off my mirror caps to be finished in carbon fibre and after some initial positive messages via Facebook the owner, Dave, is now ignoring me completely. It’s been over three months now and he’s ignored all my messages bar the one...
  20. Getting charged for warranty issues!?!

    Alfa Giulia
    So I've been trying to get this stuff fixed for months now but not getting anywhere. I am really hoping someone can help. I have a couple of major issues with the car. Most I can live with but there are two big ones that I can not. 1 - The boot release button doesn't work. I can open it from...
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