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  1. Rumbling/vibrating noise from front left wheel

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello all, After going over a bump, I noticed my 159 makes a rumbling or vibrating noise when turning left at 40+mph, and gets louder at higher speeds. I've read that it could be improper wheel balance or knackered bearings or all manner of other issues.
  2. Left hand top shock absorber bearings available!!!!

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    From Partsworld https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F273943689653
  3. New Left front strut top mount on eBay

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I set up an alert ages ago and it has just thrown this up. Someone is making a good mark up though. About twice the main dealer price as I recall. It would apear to be located in France. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/283532961440?ul_noapp=true
  4. Quick question: GT sagging on the left rear

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    So today i just noticed my GT is sitting about two inches lower on the left side compared to the right (and indeed, lower then she sat previously) The odd thing is, my garage replaced the rear shocks less then two weeks ago, because the old ones had developed the dreaded rusty spring seats, and...
  5. 147 GTA Left Upper Mesh Honeycomb

    Alfa GTA
    Hey guys, anyone know where I can get the left hand upper mesh trim piece pictured (147 GTA), the part number is 156038997 I broke some of the honeycombs on mine trying to fit it back in properly ?? Cheers guys ?
  6. You know when you wish you’d just left things alone!

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    The Spider was absolutely fine, running and performing beautifully but I had to go and meddle with it just as spring was around the corner! I bought the ClassicAlfa handling kit which I’d wanted for ages, a quick spring and shock swap and Bobs your uncle was the plan. Then I thought I might as...
  7. Twin Spark 1600 - Ridex rear left caliper

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Got all my brakes upgraded back in January, Brembo Discs and pads. The rear left caliper was shot and actually shattered the remainder of the pad about 2 days before I got them done. Bought a cheap/used replacement for the time but this one is on it's way out now, anyone used the Ridex ones from...
  8. 156 GTA for sale (left hand drive)

    Alfa GTA
    Hi, My 156 GTA SW is up for sale (sorry mods, if it's not allowed to post this in here, remove the topic..) I have bought the car in 2008 from Germany. The car has it's original paint. Full service history. The engine is stock, no modifications. Oil and filters changed < 10,000 km Extras...
  9. Left rear speaker and tweeter not working

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hope someone can help, I have a sportwagon with bose fitted and everything works barring left rear door speaker and tweeter. Things i have done include, swapping rear speaker to the right and it works but the separate tweeter has blown, undone and cleaned the door connection. I have an after...
  10. Why the left side door card droop?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I've noticed from a few interior pics of the GTV that the door card on the passenger side (in RHD cars) often has a shallow droop on the top edge. It's about one third of the way along and a little to the left of the door handle. Has anyone else noticed this and is it an easy fix? I guess it...
  11. 4 wheel alignment done, car still pulling to left.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I've just taken the 147 to Kwik-Fit for a 4 wheel alignment as the car pulls to the left on an even road. After the alignment the car still pulls to the left. I'll be going back to them tomorrow but wanted to get an idea of what I'm talking about first. Can someone please have a look at the...
  12. Front Left seat rattle

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all, I have a 2011 170 MA TCT (RHD) and I've been experiencing a rattle from the front left seat rails. Specifically the rail on the side of the door . Has anyone else experienced this? Any suggestions? I live in Sri Lanka and my Giulietta is just one of 12 in the whole island. So support...
  13. Alfa 156 Left Hot , Right Cold

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all alfaowners , i have problem mywith my 156 mk2 , winter i open the climate system to hot mode , left sides( driver sides) hot , but the all the rights sides are not much hot ( front miror right side , console right side , foot right side) Can you help me? İ control the flaps , driver...
  14. How many left

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I've just been on howmanyleft to get a feel of how the GTV's are holding up compared to prices. Taking just one of the options under GTV I worked out the following: 2016 Q1 - 732 Q2 - 716 Average - 724 2017 Q1 - 683 Q2 - 684 Average - just say 683 2018 Q1 - 632 Q2 - 626 Average - 629...
  15. 2.0 JTDm Front Left Driveshaft Needed!

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Whilst looking over the car today I noticed that the outer gaiter on my front left driveshaft has split all the way around. No noise yet but only a matter of time. Its old and Im not sure how long ago it happened so I want to buy a complete shaft rather than just do the boot..... Anyone know...
  16. 156 track left after hit a rubbish bag

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    A week ago I hit a rubbish bag on the road going around 50 KM/h in the right front corner of my 156, the bag must have been filled with books, I can see papers all over the road, but the bag was too dense to be just sheets, there was a loud bang and I felt the right front of the car jump up...
  17. Left the car for a week

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    So I had Left the car standing outside my house for about a week as I commute on my motorbike, decided to take it to work this morning, pressed the remote and doors unlocked, put the key in the ignition and it all lit up, glow plug light went out, pressed the start button and it fired up... no...
  18. Rear Left Radius Arm For Sale

    Alfa 145 & 146
    I have a brand new and genuine rear left radius arm for sale for the Alfa 145/146 models without ABS (it doesn't have the small hole at the rear of the arm for the ABS sensor). Part number on arm is 46519895 which apparently also relates to 46519893. Please PM for further details and price.
  19. 159. Annoying rattle/knock left side under car.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I have a rattle ....left side of car under floor. I don't know whether to describe it as a rattle or a knock....you get a medium volume knock, knock, knock if you hit a series of small bumps one after another.....normal driving its silent...until you hit a bump. My suspension is lower and...
  20. Alfa 147 3 Door 1.6TS - B1009/B1011 Left Side Lights DTC

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey everyone.. So my 2003 Alfa 147 (LHD) had a faulty low beam headlight bulb on the right side, no error or dashboard warning. i only noticed it by coincidence and replaced the bulb. Everything is working perfectly good.. all the lights, indicators and markers are good. however now suddenly i...
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