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    how do u remove the cig lighter
  2. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Pud's had me looking at polybushing the rear bush on the (front) lower arms on my 159 on the basis it will help with inner edge tyre wear. As part of this I noted that my Mother's Brera, an early model, whilst having a cast iron upright, employs an alloy lower arm; IMG_8021 by Chris, on...
  3. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    My cig lighter has failed (have changed the fuse but no luck). Does anyone know how to remove it so I can replace it with a new one?
  4. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, Can anyone help me and tell me how to remove cigarette lighter socket in my 147 Ty?
  5. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    My cigarette lighter seems to have stopped working, I've checked the fuse and that's fine so guess it must be an issue the unit itself. Has anyone else come across this problem?
  6. Alfa Giulietta
    Hi guys My cigarette lighters near the cup holder and also the one in the boot are beginning to wind me up. Everything wriggles about and nothing seems to sit flush and tight in the socket (makes using a tyre compressor almost impossible without someone holding it in place inside the car/boot)...
  7. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Replacing the centre consul as the cigarette lighter part is broken. Connected the new one up and the illumination doesn't work. Does anyone know where the illumination live comes from? I've checked the fuse and there is power to the cigarette lighter itself just not the illumination.
  8. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I'm sure I read somewhere that 156 cars are fitted with aluminium lower wishbones, whereas 147s are steel. Can anyone verify this please? I want to reduce un-sprung weight as much as is sensible, and this would be a cheap way of helping achieve that. TIA
  9. ICE & Blue&Me
    hello all i bought this item here https://www.ebay.it/itm/2-DIN-3G-Wif...53.m2749.l2649 i connected it to my alfa 147 through joining red and yellow cable, and it turns on nicely, but it won't turn ioff, even if i turn off my car and removing the keys..in fact it drained all my battery i...
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  11. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi. Recently bought a GT as a project, hit a few snags. Hoping someone on here can help me out a bit. Really like the car, but it's a bit short on tech (not a criticism - it is 13 years old) Wanted to add a dashcam. Discovered cigar lighter socket wasn't working. Book says fuse 45 under...
  12. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I've seen some threads about this over the years on here, has anyone managed to add something like this to the existing lighter power source, or would it require an additional feed to the fues box? Any experience with this? ...
  13. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    My cigarette lighter has power, enough to light LED on the USB phone charger but won't deliver any power to the phone. I've tested 2 different USB plugs, 2 different adaptors. All combinations work in a friends car, without issue. Tested my socket with a multi meter and it delivers a constant...
  14. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Found an old DAB+ unit that plugs into the cigarette lighter and when put it into the cars lighter it interferes with second gear to the point it knocks the DAB unit out. I have a bluetooth/ iPhone radio in the car and the DAB around where I live works really well. I like having the decisions to...
  15. Alfa Giulietta
    I need to ask you knowledgeable folk a few questions which have cropped up in the first couple of weeks of owning my Giulietta... 1) The front 12V power socket - when I first drove the car in the dark, I noticed the red lit up ring around the socket. However, this has disappeared, but the...
  16. Alfa Giulietta
    Hi Everyone, Would anyone know where can I order lighter Flywheel / Clutch for Giulietta 170bhp 2.0 JTDM? Stock Clutch start's to slip and instead of getting stock one I would like to upgrade it a little bit. Kind Regards, Remi.
  17. Alfa Giulietta
    Hi, I left the cigarette lighter on top of my car for it to cool off and didn't stink out my car, forgot about it, and when I drove off it fell off and bent in a way that it wont work anymore. Does anyone know where I can get a replacement? Thanks
  18. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    This seems like a strange question, but I bought an FM transmitter to play spotify in car which just plugs into it, however it sits very loose. In previous cars accessories 'click' in and are quite stable, this falls out at the smallest movement. I am trying to work out if it's a common 159...
  19. Alfa 164 & 166
    Rear Cigarette Lighter Fuse Anyone know where its located? Mine seems to be not working which is making it a pain for people in the back to charge their phones etc.
  20. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    my rear cig lighter is not working fuse 52 is fine, i have taken it out and added a new lighter to test it but there is no power getting to it ,any ideas
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