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  1. Gear linkage failure 147 2.0

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Suffered a rather embarasing gear linkage failure on the 147 yesteday. The smaller of the 2 balljoints (the one closest to the bulkehead) had popped out! The linkage was rebushed immediatly before i bought the car, is there something that might have been missed/not done properly? the head...
  2. Gearbox Linkage?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I am just preparing my 147 to sell, however the gearbox is now a pain to use. It does not spring back into neutral and is also a pain to get into third gear, it seems to be worse once the engine is up to temperature. Is this an easy fix which can be done at home or something a garage would be...
  3. 147 GTA gear linkage / notchy gear change

    Alfa GTA
    I have a 2003 147 GTA with 22000 miles. I've noticed first & second gears to be notchy, mainly when cold. I've had a look under the bonnet at the linkage. The top one has a bracket which holds the outer cable and i've noticed that it's a bit loose. Does anyone know of any remedies or advice for...
  4. 147 wiper linkage

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hello, the wiper linkage on my 147 broke during the week (2002/ 50,000 miles) I.ve took the right arm off for now & positioned the left one to sweep most of the winscreen, I,am looking to order a motor & linkage from eb spares does anyone know if my old wiper arms will fit the new motor, I,ve...
  5. Hi, I need some serious help with my beloved 156 gear linkage drama! Pweeeese!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi there, this is my 1st post so Hello! I hope somebody can help me. I have lovely 156 import from holland with factory styling i havent seen in the UK. Problem is, my gear linkage recently snapped and my local garage want £520 + VAT to repair it. They say that the box needs to come out and...
  6. Hi, I need some serious help with my beloved 156 gear linkage drama! Pweeeese!

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    Hi there, this is my 1st post so Hello! I hope somebody can help me. I have lovely 156 import from holland with factory styling i havent seen in the UK. Problem is, my gear linkage recently snapped and my local garage want £520 + VAT to repair it. They say that the box needs to come out and...
  7. 147 - Linkage Exploded

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    147 - Engine Fell Out!!! Last night I became a true Alfa driver, and had my first mechanical failure. Driving around as normal, I drop down into second to go over a round-about, and there was an almighty BANG. :eek: Following this, I drop into netural, compress the clitch and roll to a stop...
  8. Gear linkage rear rod end dust cover - Anywhere?

    Alfa 75, RZ, SZ
    Does anyone know of anywhere stocking a M6 rod end dust cover for the rear part of the shift linkage? EB Spares haven't got any in stock, and I'm a little loathed to put it back together without one.........Rally designs have got something which might do......but £8.50 postage is a bit steep...
  9. Gear linkage

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi i have an Alfa 166 and have been having trouble changing gears. The reason is that sideways movement of the gearstick is very stiff but I have isolated the problem. The 2 cables from the gearstick end up attached to linkages on top of the gearbox one of which controls the back and forward...
  10. 147 Wiper Linkage

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Guys. I originally joined this Forum to find out where people recommend for Servicing in the Burton On Trent area and what sort of costs I should expect (72k service is still something I have got to arrange....). But since I joined things just seem to keep going wrong - are you guys jinxed...
  11. alfa 147 wiper linkage? alfa 156

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi i was wondering if the windscreen wiper linkage on a 156 is the same as a 147. i broke my windscreen wipper front linkage on my 147 were the plastic joins metal, there is a 156 in a local scrap yard i was wondering if anyone knows if the parts are the same. as a new one from alfa is £100+...
  12. 156 1.8 ts gear knob linkage failure?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Anybody help please Whilst changing from third to fourth gear at revs the linkage seems to of brocken leaving the gear stick sloppy forwards and back, clutch seems fine and gearbox showing no signs of wear No gear can be selected thats what makes me think it could be linkage ,any...
  13. Fan Linkage Help!!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    OK, so it's cost me £120 for an electrician to tell that the reason the interior fan direction control on my 156 isn't working, is not electrical. However, he did tell me that it looks like a linkage has dropped that controls the flap. :confused: He has estimated a full days work at around...
  14. GTV gear linkage hell!

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hello all. My first post after a lot of lurking and soaking up experiences from people led to my purchase on Sunday of a beautiful dark green 1997 GTV twin spark. Been driving it and its just delightful. However, this evening I was reversing and when it came to engaing first there were no gears...
  15. 156 Gear Linkage Removal - Help!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I'm currently in the process of taking the engine out of my 156 and have come up against a bit of a barrier in removing the gear linkages from the top of the gearbox. Has anyone got any tips or instructions on how to get them off because I'm a bit stuck! Cheers!
  16. 146 Gear Linkage Issue

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Could anyone please post a photo of where the Gear Selector Rod connects with the rest of the Linkage so i can see the bit i'm missing, as it all detached itself yesterday and now i have nothing holding the Selector Rod in place!! Cheers Lee
  17. 147 gear linkage change

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Everyone, This weekend I decided to tackle my sticky gears on my 147, thought it would be nice and easy to remove my battery and tray take the gear linkage bracket off and clean!.Oh I was wrong! i've managed to snap a sizable piece of metal from the bracket and was unable to work out how the...
  18. Please Tell Me Someone Has My Linkage.

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Hi, heres another one for you. i have snapped the gear linkage on the top of my 146's gearbox.:wow: the piece that the cable attaches to and has a weight bolted to the back of it. can you believe its only £15 from alfa but they cant get one, or more to the point my local alfa(i say local...
  19. how to undo gear linkage clip

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Trying to fix a stiff gear linkage but dont know how the connector on the small balljoint at the gearbox end comes apart. The end of the cable has a blue plastic housing. there is a red plastic insert and inside that a white plastic bit. Need to know how it all comes apart without breaking it...
  20. Spider Throttle Linkage

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Can anyone draw me a diagram or show me a photograph of throttle linkage between the carbs and the throttle pedal connection. I am converting an american spec spider which had fuel injection to euro spec with carbs, the carbs came off an alfetta but I am not sure the linkage is the same on...
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