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  1. JTD engine wobble (jerk?)

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello all So my wee ti hasnt been well. Since I got the car serviced back in September (4 months ago), with new timing belt, waterpump and some electronics sorted (window switches, lights etc) the car still doesn't feel 100%. It still lacks the power I'd come to expect. While not a rocket...
  2. a jerk (of a) gearbox

    Introduce Yourself
    so with summer now starting in australia and me owning a 156 SELESPEED :tut: the absolute joy of stopping on a hill with cars behind you and then waiting till the car gets to about 3000 revs before it engages gear :mad: then wow launch control takes over,( luckily havent had one of victorias...
  3. Sportronic Gearbox- How Smooth Should Downchange Be?

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi, I've returned to the Alfa fold after serveral years of Ford ownership, having bought a 3.0 166 Sportronic! :) My question is about the auto transmission... The gearbox is lovely and smooth with the exception of 2nd to 1st downchanges (e.g. when stopping for a junction), which...
  4. Jerk

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all Just picked up a pretty mint ph1 Spider (1996 with 45K). Just one issue so far......really jerky acceleration in 1st and 2nd gears when cold. Problem seems to go away when engine warms up. Have searched the threads and have so far deduced that it may be the MAF. Worth disconnecting to...
  5. 156 V6 jerk under 2000rpm...HELP

    South Africa
    HI guys, my dad's v6 has an aparent jerk under 2000rpm... I told him to unplug the AFM...after this was done he said the car pulled nicely and had no jerk??? Does this mean the AFM is at fault? Plugs etc were changed with the service it had about 6 months ago... the car only gets driven on...
  6. 156 V6 jerk under 2000rpm!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, my dad's 156 V6 has a jerk under 2000rpm, above that its all good. The man's worried and he's far away from any Alfa mechanics!:cheese: I already suspected air flow meter or maybe a little dirty throttle body, but I know you guys will know a lot more. All options and ideas...
  7. 156 jerk

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    my 156 jerk when hot from 1 gear any help last week new clutch problem still there help
  8. Selespeed Jerk when cold

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Everyone My 147 jerks when pulling away slowly when cold. It's like the clutch is engaging, then disengaging, then engaging and also slips when changing gear for the first 5 minutes or so of driving. This is not just slight either - i'm talking 1 second periods of disengagement of the...
  9. help! 146 boxer jerk when accelerate

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Found out my 146 boxer will start jerking recently when speed up, this only happen when RPM below than 2k but after above 2k will back to normal. I had clean the MAF and is not work! Next step i plan to clean the throttle body but fail to locate where's the part. Please share you though on it ...
  10. clonk sound and jerk while reversing

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Something strange happens when I reverse. During a reverse there is a sound sounds like a 'clonk' not too loud but audible from inside the car and at the same instance the car jerks. This happens 80% of the time when i reverse. Although this has occured since buying the car at 48000ml it never...