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  1. Should I look for another mechanic?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    This is already answered, but I was hoping for a bit of objectivity. My mechanic replaced the clutch in my '06 159sw 2L TDS. The job went fine and he charged us €1k which I thought was totally fine. The thing was a mess in fact. The pedal was not retracting and you could smell clutch even idling...
  2. Amusing oddball mechanic experiences

    General Motoring Discussion
    For every uncelebrated and exceptional mechanic that's out there, there are many that make you worry about their abilities. What's the most alarming thing a mechanic has told you that has made you question their competence? Some five years ago, the Taxi had a random and not always repeatable...
  3. Looking for a mechanic Expert in Montreal

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I am looking for someone in Montreal, Canada who can walk the talk for taking care of my 9 Alfa Romeo (all models from 1997 to 2002). I am willing to pay travel expenses to get an expert who should make me save money in the end through his expertise and expérience with those cars.
  4. Specialist Mechanic North London

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello. Any recommendations for Alfa experts in North London reasonably priced and honest? Thanks
  5. Good Alfa Mechanic in High Wycombe/Bucks area

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hi, Does anyone know a good mechanic in Buckinghamshire who can swap the gear box and clutch over on an Alfa spider, and shim all of the valve guides? Thanks in advance
  6. Need an Alfa Mechanic in Durban

    South Africa
    Hi guys I need a updated recommendation on a good Alfa Mech/service center here in Durban.
  7. New Indy mobile mechanic 5*

    South West
    Had the dreaded “Have Engine Checked” warning light come up on my Brera 2.2jts SV last week. Looked for a mobile mechanic on Google and found a guy called Wesley Heimann operating as WJH Mobile Mechanic based in Bridgwater phone 07821825259 but covers Somerset. Came out within a couple of days...
  8. Looking for Alfa mechanic

    Yorkshire
    Can anyone recommend a good/reasonably priced Alfa garage/mechanic in the Wakefield/Leeds/Bradford area please? Thanks in advance :)
  9. Which Alfa mechanic

    Republic of Ireland
    Hey guys, I have an Alfa 159ti JTS with an issue that's been sitting on my drive for over a year and I now need to tackle it head on. It's a strange issue that I won't get too far into but it might just be the stretched timing chain issue. (Though I believe it's not throwing those faults.) My...
  10. Selespeed 147 Mechanic Required

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey Peeps. Newly acquired 2004 2 ltr 147 with low mileage. Have fallen in love with this car but the selespeed is glitchy and I need a mechanic with selespeed experience to take this on from diagnosis to replacement of parts or whatever else is needed. It might well be electrical though...
  11. My mechanic couldn't fit Powerflex bushes

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi everyone After I spent almost 600quid for the complete Powerflex set, I've been told by the workshop that they were unable to fit them :depressed: They had two problems: 1) Changing che lower front arm rear bush (PFF1-502) requires a huge press and theirs wasn't big enough. 2) The...
  12. Mechanic Needed

    West Midlands
    Hi. Need to get my GTV Back on the road after being off for a few months? But the gear stick is stiff so could do with a mobile mechanic to change gear linkage bush so I can get it to garage for MOT and check over for using ASAP ? Based in Birmingham anyone know anybody? Vern
  13. Mobile Mechanic Manchester for GTV?

    North West
    Hi, I can see loads of recommendations for garages in Manc but I am specifically after a mobile mechanic that has Alfa knowledge, got a couple of niggley little things I want to sort but as it's pitch black by 4pm now and I don't have a garage they aren't realistically going to get done and I...
  14. Alfa Mechanic South East London

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi there I have brought my Alfa 147 TI to the UK from NZ. Three months at sea means it needs the computer system and battery looked at. I've checked the forum for recommended SE London mechanics but have only seen ones to avoid! I'd be really grateful for any suggested mechanics :) Thanks!
  15. Reliable Alfa mechanic in Durban

    South Africa
    Hi guys. I was driving on the highway about a week ago and heard something hit my undercarriage. Jumped out the car and the exhaust is sitting to the left. I took it Alfa NMI-DSM and they told me the rubber piece which holds the exhaust in place has been damaged. I have ordered the replacement...
  16. Bodyshop / Mechanic in SW London / Surrey

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I am hoping to save my 1998 156 (2 litre twin spark). Very few known mechanical problems, but suffering from rust (wheel arches and poss floor pan). So , I need to find a reliable bodyshop / welder in SW London / Surrey, preferably with Alfa experience. Suggestions please. If anyone has a...
  17. Mechanic needed

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, First of all I hope I have posted in the right place as it has been a few years since I have used the sight. A few years ago I used to only trade alfa 147s but stopped due to lack of supply but I have recently purchased a mk1 147 a mk2 147 and a GT and they all need abit of work done so I...
  18. Does my 156 2.5 V6 alternator have issues? and best way to access it? + bad mechanic

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Might be a bit of a read. But dear god I need the help. lol So. First off. Battery on my 156 2.5 V6 was dead, and from what the roadside assist guy told me. The Battery was old and "open" too, so I needed a new one. On-top of that, he told me my Alternator is under-performing. Showing me a...
  19. trust worthy ***** mechanic

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    hi im looking for a responsible and trust worthy place to get my ***** serviced in the south eastern suburbs of melbourne australia thanks
  20. Mobile mechanic in Durham?

    North East
    Morning all. Can anybody recommend a mobile repair service in Durham? I attempted to change one of the front lower wishbones at the weekend and couldn't get the new one on, so need someone competent to come and fix it given that driving it to a garage is obviously not an option! Cheers
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