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  1. Valves No Longer Working QV

    Alfa Giulia
    Dear all, I have recently had a Larini catback race exhaust fitted to my QV. The exhaust is valved and utilises OEM vacuum line. After fitting I noticed the valves no longer work. I looked behind the rear wheel liner and low and behold the installer decided to leave the vacuum line unplugged...
  2. Quadrifoglio no longer available in the UK?

    Alfa Giulia
    Aruk website no longer has the quadrifoglio models on the configurator. Anybody know what's going on?
  3. Current suspension options, FSDs no longer available

    Alfa MiTo
    Its about time to change my 1.4tb (155bhp) shocks. FSDs have been discontinued and the replacement to FSDs, Special Active, are not being made for the Mito. The Alfa equivalent from later model 135bhp Mitos will set me back £400 odd ish. Whats the current most comfortable option? Currently...
  4. Bluetooth lead connects to CD changer - No longer working

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi very sorry if this has been mentioned before. I have just bought this at the weekend to allow me to connect to the standard stereo via bluetooth to play music from my phone See below.. Bought this from amazon, Bluetooth Audio Interface Alfa Romeo Worked for one day only, but it seems that...
  5. Blue&Me no longer supported

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi All As per title of my post Blue&Me is no longer supported and the last update of software was in 2015 with the 5.5 version. I found this out as I changed from an Iphone 6 to an Iphone 8 with IOS 12 version. The issues are: - Loss of connection - Extreamly annoing mettallic noise when...
  6. How much longer before The GTV and Spider

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    are considered classics and prices start to rise? Unless I am mistaken Spiders and V6s are already on an upward trend, but nowhere near considered a “must have” car, except for Alfisti. Also which ones will become the most desirable, Phase 1, 2, or 3 in good sorted condition? Will they ever...
  7. USB suddenly no longer charging despite chime

    Alfa Giulietta
    Blue & Me... we hate each other.. the USB thing does not charge anymore suddenly.(with and without blue & me iphone adapter) I hear the connect chime sound but it no longer charges? Can't find what might be wrong as it makes a connection I don't suspect a plug, right? It used to work (you...
  8. Phone No Longer Recognised as Media Device

    Alfa Giulietta
    I recently upgraded my phone from an Iphone 5 to an Iphone 8. And now when i plug it it it charges but isn't recognised as a media device for music playback. My work phone (Iphone 6S) still works so it's not an issue with the cable/stereo. Anyone else experience this or got an iphone 8 working...
  9. Heater fan no longer working after short to earth

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    in the centre console there is a pink wire that comes from the heater switch, this earthed to a loose earth wire and now the fan no longer works. It is not fused, has the fan died, or the switch?
  10. Need longer m12 bolt for engine mount.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi. Last weekend I tried to replace the front right engine mount on my 156 2.4 20v. Everything was going well, until I tried to screw the centre bolt into the new mount, and found the original bolt to be too short. The new mount looks completely different from the original, but fits...
  11. Key no longer working on remote.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Was using my key as normal. Locked the car, 2 mins later it wouldn't work on the remote. Changed the battery, no go. Sent it off to be checked came back(no charge)as was key transmitting. Does anyone know the sequence for recodeing the key to the car. Cars a 2006 1.9 GTd. Here's the key. 3...
  12. Hi and ignore my user name! (No longer Ex)

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello people. Not great at intro's but here goes! I have to admit I signed up to this forum many many years ago, I think I was looking at purchasing another Alfa but it didn't happen at that time, I'm not really a long time lurker. Anyhow, a bit about me, roughly 15 years ago I ran an Alfa 164...
  13. CALL and VOICE button on steering wheel no longer work

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I had an annual service done on my 159 TBI TI. Not sure if it is coincidental with the service, but the call and voice commands on the steering wheel no longer work. I press left (call) or right (voice) and nothing happens. What is interesting is that the other two directions (up and down)...
  14. Longer studs or machining wheels

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi, Reading Swallows post has got me thinking. I have a set of Campagnolo wheels that I had refurbished for my Alfetta but don't use as the wheel hub is too thick so only leaves about 5mm of stud thread for the nut. Could I have the hub machined thinner to help this or will it then be...
  15. Nokia Lumia 800 Windows Phone no longer syncs to Yahoo Mail, Error code 800C0000

    The Technology Section
    It has worked for the last few years with no problem, but since last Wednesday week it won't sync. I've tried deleting & adding the account to the phone again a few times, I've also rebooted the phone & changed my email password, nothing has helped. Has anyone any ideas of how to fix this ? I...
  16. 18" Turbines & Winter Tyres No Longer Required

    Alfa Giulietta
    After 20 months of Alfa ownership I have replaced my Giulietta with a Jeep Renegade Limited 1.4MA. I have a set of Genuine 18" turbines with Avon winter tyres which are no longer required so I have just listed them on well known internet auction site. Item no. 221852114723 if any one is interested.
  17. I Can longer Lurk?

    The Technology Section
    Hi One and All:) I feel such a burk for I can no longer lurk, screen does lock when I a screen message block stating error in scripting? Never had this before Using Firefox on w7. also use Adavance care Pro. What to do next ? I just do not know. John the Luddite.:(
  18. Selenia Star 5W-40 no longer needed

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Last month bought 5 litres of Selenia Star for my Spider 3.2 JTS Q4 but then in a 'mad moment' have just gone and bought a Giullietta 1.7 QV Launch Edition, so no longer need the oil. It's unopened, still packaged. It cost me £39.65 from Shop4Parts. Happy for it to go to a good home, so please...
  19. Design boss at Fiat Chrysler is no longer Italian

    General Alfa Discussion
    Lorenzo Ramiciotti has been replaced by an American Design boss at Fiat Chrysler. Is this a good sign , a bad sign for the next Alfas or just refreshing ? Ralph Gilles named Fiat Chrysler head of design
  20. Making a dash cam stay on longer (capacitor ?)

    General Motoring Discussion
    Hi I have a dash cam in the car. Its wired in behind the dash, connected to the earth and + of the cigarette lighter. That was it turns on when the car does, and turns off when the car does. Smart, except I would like for it to record for a minute or so after I have turned the car off. The...