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  1. Erratic central locks 166 TS

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Yeah, so my problem is that when in lower gears, or braking, the central locking starts to click on and off. Like an relay sound coming from the back of the car. Not sure if it actually locks the doors on and off, but it sounds like it. Also the central locking does not work when used from the...
  2. cam locks 3.2 v6

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Anyone know a good source for buying cam locks in Australia. Just bought a 2004 GT 3.2 and cam belt last changed in 2012. Even though it's only done 49,000 since change it's been over 5 years so want to play safe. I plan to keep the GT for a while so happy to buy tools.
  3. Door Locks UK

    Alfa Stelvio
    Hi all Why do we not get the option to unlock only the drivers' door on entrance and exit? Is standard on most cars now except Alfa? Any way to activate? Change country? ODB change? Very annoying... Cheers Mash
  4. 2.0 JTS cam locks - confused!

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Just about to reassemble my 2.0 JTS motor having had the head skimmed. This being my first JTS, I bought a set of JTS cam locks along with the head gasket set and various other bits and pieces from Alfa Workshop. However - there are no instructions with the locks as to which cam lobes they fit...
  5. removing the CODE box causes bouncing locks?

    Alfa 164 & 166
    when i installed the reprogrammed ECU into my 3.0 fl, I reasoned that since the ecu no longer needs a CODA function, I could take the code box out of the circuit. Having done this I now have bouncing locks. Is it a coincidence ? and i need to strip and clean the locks? or should I re plug the...
  6. I've fixed the locks...

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    I was talking to a master locksmith (he was sorting out the dodgy remote on my Land Rover) and I asked him about the worn-out locks on my Alfetta: the ignition lock took a lot of 'jiggling' to make the key turn and the door and boot locks were heading the same way. Perhaps not surprising on a 40...
  7. How to stop the locks freezing..?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi folks, As my Spider is parked outside every night my locks will start freezing up any day now, and it's my daily driver so need it to get to work in the mornings. Every year I have issues with the locks freezing and don't want something to break by forcing it. What do the rest of you do to...
  8. Which cam locks for GTA in and exh cam upgrade on 3.0?

    South Africa
    So I'm having a set of 3.2 cams installed in my 3.0 GTV. These cams came from a 3.2, and the exhaust side will get the 3.2 inlet profile as well. Which cam locks should be used to time them?
  9. Another Bouncing Locks Question

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I am after some advice with my bouncing locks issue. I had the locks lock then reopen, as have many I'm sure. I now have everything looking correct. The car appears to lock but the drivers side can still be opened activating the alarm. If I then relock it the locks "bounce" I then have to open...
  10. Panel 'locks'

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all does anyone know the name and a source for the panel retainers on the cover of the fuse box cover underneath the steering wheel please? I need 3 to replace the wood screws the previous owners have 'installed'! TIA - Ken
  11. Bouncing locks and a good tip

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Funny thing happened on the GTV the other day, when i locked the car with the remote i heard it lock then cycle to unlock again.Now I’ve had this before when the Bowden cable played up so i just locked the car with the key and thought nothing of it. By chance i had to go out at night and noticed...
  12. Front end knocking and cam locks questions

    Alfa GTA
    Hello I have two questions for the experts over here! :) -the easiest one: my cam belt is due and I am looking for buying cam locks. I have found a few places selling these: Alfa Romeo Cam Lock Tool 114gbp Cam Belt Change Aftermarket Tools :: TotallyAlfa 60 gbp Camshafts Bucks / cam locking...
  13. Ebay cam locks

    Alfa GTA
    Hi guys, hoping for a bit of advice here. I've got a GTV 3.0 with 3.2 camshafts. The car needs the belts changed so I've got it booked in to my mechanic but he's not an Alfa specialist so I need the locking tools. Plan A had been to buy them from TotallyAlfa but it looks like they have...
  14. Any 3.2 cam locks for sale/rent

    Alfa GTA
    I am in need of a set of cam locks for the GTA - anyone got any lying around that they want to sell or loan me? If so let me know how much on PM. I've asked ebspares however they only loan them with the purchase of a full cambelt kit which I don't need.
  15. Alfa 166 - door locks bouncing, post alarm...

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Interesting 166 challenge this morning. The alarm was going off - I assumed because it was a windy night. Went out, unlocked the car and checked the dash LED to see what had triggered the alarm. The LED flash sequence was one flash; then a gap; then seven flashes; then a gap; and so on...
  16. Greasing doors and locks

    Alfa Giulietta
    I think I need to re-grease my locks/door catches as one of them is sounding a bit rough at times when locking, whats the best product and methods to use to do this? I have some silicon spray and WD40 to hand...
  17. GTA Selespeed locks in gear due to high temp?

    Alfa GTA
    A friend of mine is considering buying a 156 GTA Selespeed. The Selespeed on the car has a curious problem: If the engine becomes hot, the gear box locks up in the current gear selected. Fix so far: pull to the side of the road, let the car cool down, and then it´s good to go again... Is this a...
  18. Has any one got Totally Alfa 3.2 cam locks

    Alfa GTA
    Has any one bought the 3.2 cam locks from totally Alfa if so what does it say in the back of yours mine have the letters TA I bought some last year to fit gta cams in my Gtv I went to use them last week for the first time an I'm sure they have sent me 3.0 by mistake as I have a set of 3.0 and...
  19. cam locks

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I'm wondering if the cam locks for a 2.5 v6 would fit the 3.2 arese engine if put in different positions, or is there a member who would swap my 2.5 set for 3.2 versions?
  20. cam locks

    South Africa
    So this is double edged blade really... My belt service is coming up soon (5000km) I have the 2.0 and 1.6 TS. Now my problem come in here... I am told that the cam locks for the two motors do not work, need to verify this please. Secondly, I am thinking of going for 2.0 cams in the 1.6, but...
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