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  1. 159 2.4 JTDm PAS fluid

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    So I've read all the threads regarding pas rack failure and the red and green fluid. My old 159 (56 plate) had the red fluid and needed a new rack and the new repl\acement fluid was green iirc. In my current car the fluid is red, the rack is slightly noisy but not anywhere near as bad as my...
  2. Brera Q's and rant (AKA My Brera pee'd it's PAS Part II)

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    For background, this follows on from my previous drama: I got the car back and went to the Lake district as planned. Everything went great, but I noticed a lot of annoying...
  3. My Brera just peed its PAS fluid - advice please

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    So the '07 Brera that I've had for three weeks started whining on my way home from work today. Inspection reveals that the pas fluid is off the bottom of the dipstick, and there is fluid leaking from the steering rack on the drivers side. Now the car was an approved used Alfa so has 1yr...
  4. Parking when CLUNK!! PAS Fluid over floor

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Well got myself last week a GTV 2.0 and was ecstatic with it till this morning:( Just parking up outside my house when all of a sudden a CLUNKING noise came from the steering and oil/steering fluid poured all over my drive. I'm no mechanic so was wondering what you think has gone wrong and how...
  5. 156 2.4 jtd pas pump change

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    can anyone help?? as anyone changed the pas pump on a 2.4 jtd. mine is leaking beut looks a pig to get too. hope someone out there can help.:confused:
  6. GTA back from AutoLusso with New Radiator and PAS pump....

    Alfa GTA
    My GTA has been down with Ned (autolusso) for a few weeks, got it back this weekend :D It was using a fair amount of coolant and I couldnt see a leak anywhere. Problem was diagnosed as a leaking radiator. Ok, not the end of the world, but then no one makes an aftermarket rad for the GTA, so...
  7. PAS Breather Pipe

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Alright, the breather pipe for the power assisted steering on my 145 doesn't actually connect to anything, is this normal? See below.... At the far top left, there's a rubber pipe coming from the PAS reservoir lid. It doesn't lead to anything and doesn't seem normal, where should it lead?
  8. PAS belt pulley and wiring query

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I have a squeaking noise coming from one of the pulleys that drive the PAS/AC/Alternator belt. It is coming from the pulley wheel that is bolted thought the cambelt cover....if that makes sense, it looks to have a 15mm hex head but try as we might it will not undo, when i spray white grease on...
  9. PAS pump - 1.8 and 2.0 TS the same

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, I'm about to start digging through part numbers... Does anyone know if the power steering pump on the 1.8TS is the same as on the 2.0TS? The 2.0 is a 1998, the 1.8 is a year 2000, btw! Thanks, Iain
  10. shirley it shouldn't fiz out of the pas box???

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Fellow 156 owners (or in fact any alfa owner)... I drove thru a McD's driver thru (that didn't cause it), and when I pulled away I started to hear a noise from the drive train. it sounds like a bee stuck somewhere. It started on revving only. Then when I moved on I could hear it while steering...
  11. PAS problems

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Hi guys, my PAS is playing up a bit. It's fine at higher speeds but when you get down to maneuvering speeds it becomes really stiff. As I understand it the 146 has progressive PAS so that it should be light while maneuvering and stiffer at higher speeds to help in road holding. Any ideas?
  12. Brera/Spider rumbling PAS.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I have had the (pretty common) problem of the rumbling power steering for quite a while (manifests itself as a nasty rumble on cold mornings). This progressed lately to the PAS become very whiney in the mornings, infact it sounded a lot like one of the new Minis with the electric PAS. So I...
  13. advise on pas leak

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi. i got a quote on a leak from the pas and was told the pump needs replacing and quoted near £300 which was not a prob as the garage i got the car from is miles away and being that it is under warranty from them they suggested somewhere nearer .. 300 is too much for them to fork out so i have...
  14. Hamilton told not to pas Alonso

    International Motor Sport
    It apears so. What could happen if proven. The sport is going to the dogs.:mad: :rant:
  15. PAS advice please

    Alfa 164 & 166
    A little while ago I noticed that my 164 was dropping some oil, also that the PAS reservoir level had dropped. By a brilliant deduction, I determined that the oil was actually ATF, & looking under the car, found that the cooler pipe has corroded at the fixing clip under the floorpan. So, I've...
  16. Pas

    Alfa 155
    As i've recently been in my engine bay once or twice :rolleyes: i've noticed a leak from the base of the PAS fluid reservoir, I assume the pipe has simply perished (not something daft like the reservoir randomly cracking?) so my question is how simple is it to change?? Is it a case of drain...