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  1. Main dealer recommendation

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Ok, So this isn't an Alfa Romeo recommendation, but.... I bought my current 2010 159 2.0JTDm from Gallaghers Mitsubishi in Warrington. Since I bought it 6 months ago It has been back to then 3 times for:- 2 rear springs, 1 rear wheel bearing, 1 Front top suspension arm. each time the staff...
  2. 159 main light not working, but no warning light on dash

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello, my 159's left main light isn't working. I recently did a hid conversion. But there are no warning lights on the dash. At points the whole left side would not work but then I'd turn it off and then on again before it'd work again. The last time i did that and it worked, the side like on...
  3. the 3 main engine/gearbox mounts.

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    In a bid to eliminate the one(slight judder upon drive... but annoying when you have a teasey baby onboard) problem on my girlfriends GTV I am hoping to change the 3 main engine mounts. Using the EB spares website as reference how difficult are these parts to change and if anything is...
  4. Main Manu

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Main Manu button doesn't respond any more. My car is 2010, AR159. Is there anything I could do myself before visit the shop? What about disconnecting the battery?
  5. HID main beam problems

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all I have just installed a couple sets of 6000K HID's to the 159. I've changed over the dipped and main beams and both work fine, but I've noticed that when I switch on to main beams they make very little difference at all, they seam to just light up the trees directly above me... I checked...
  6. Adjusting main beam

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    how do you adjust the direction of the main beam. one of mines is pointing into the sky:smash:
  7. 147 JTD Airco and main radiator replacement

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello, My airco radiator is very bad. The previous owner was a big tailgater i think. And little stones knocked away a lot of the fins. Now i want to replace the airco radiator and because i disassembled the front end, also the main radiator. I want to do this myself (the dealer asks +/- 700...
  8. Alfa GT Junior, how to change main bulbs?

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi. I am the owner of Alfa GT 1600 Junior from 1975. I decided that i am going to change low and high beams regular bulbs to yellow ones...... Just finded Philips Gold H1 for low and H1 for high beams. My question is: how do I change these bulbs? Try to reach from behind (engine bay)...
  9. No main beam, what should the switch do?

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    My new Alfetta failed its test today on (amongst other things) no main beam. When I tested beforehand it was fine but now when I pull the stalk to the wheel the main beam comes on but the stalk won't stay in place so keeping the lights on. I can't find any reference to what actually goes on...
  10. Dead right main headlight

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I got an 159 which has xenon headlights. Then I am talking about the headlight on the utter right / left. My right main headlight is completely dead. The left has a bright and nice light. I first thought it was the bulb, but I replaced it now, and it's still dead. The display doesn't report...
  11. Battery Joke by Main Stealer

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello, my 7 yr old 159 wouldn't start today due to a flat battery. As its still the original one and the car has 103,000 miles I thought a new battery would be in order. I called the main dealer in Canterbury and the quote was.... £215 fitted I popped over to a small indie in Aylesham and left...
  12. Best service plan quote from main stealer?

    Alfa Giulietta
    So, upon recently purchasing my Giulietta I asked for a service plan quote. I asked for a 3 year plan with services every year/11,000 miles, even though the manufacturer recommended service interval is approx 2 years or 21,000 miles. Personally, I couldn't run oil for 21,000 miles, but that's...
  13. Main Beam stopped working Giulietta 2011

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi hope you experts can help ive have no warning messages on dash telling me anything is wrong, full beam works so do the led's and fogs, indicators, rear lights all good. checked the two fuses under the steering column and they are fine it must be a relay or something anyone had the same...
  14. Headlights not working (main beam) 2011 Giulletta

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi my first ever post so please excuse me if its in the wrong place or wrong heading. ive done one in the right place now I think
  15. My main and spare 16v engine are for sale.

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Having recently sold a number of engines this year to various people, at least 3 this year to people putting 16v engines into their cars, (including Terry and Andy on here +1 more - thanks guys) I have 3 more that have become available to me. engine 1: 33 16v engine. Standard engine...
  16. Main bearing cap torqses

    Alfa 145 & 146
    I have a 145 1.8 T/Spark... I've removed the main bearing caps one at a time... and had a look for any damage, following a water pump failure (leading to timing belt derailment and subsequent valve carnage) and everything looks okay... no movement of the shells, nor any scoring or scraping...
  17. 147 New Owner - Main Dealer Replacement Key Price!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, Very happy to be back in the fold having just picked up a lovely low mileage 147 Ducati Corse Q2 :-) Thing is, it only came with one key so I'm keen to get another for peace of mind. I know the replacement key topic has been covered countless times in the past, but I have one quick...
  18. 156 main beam indicator

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Thought I had a blown bulb on the main beam telltale on the rev counter of my 03 156 2.0 JTS. Only now I've replaced the bulb, the telltale (by which I mean the blue light that indicates that main beam is on) still doesn't light up, although the headlights themselves are working fine. When I...
  19. Main beam does not work!

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi I have a 2010 Alfa mito 1.4 and the main (full) beam does not work, the fuse is fine and the bulbs are fine and the blue light still comes on the dash when flashed. Does anybody know where the relay is on these as I can't find it in the handbook or on the web. Thanks
  20. Alfa Gtv 116 main bearings

    South Africa
    Hi guys , I'm in the process of buying engine bearings for my car , I've came accross STD main bearings made by VANDERVELL does any one know about this manufacture , its the 1st time I've seen it , any info weather to buy it or not will be great , I can also source MAHLE bearings so just want to...