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  1. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi everyone with the change over to E10 recently i’ve been filling my 2.2 JTS with 99 Octane premium fuel for the past 2 months and now with the fuel “shortage” i’ve been unable to get ANY premium from any station in a 15 mile radius. not great when im averaging 19 MPG on an already low tank...
  2. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hello everybody , i have a problem with my Alfa Romeo 159 . The Oil dipstick was cut by previous owner and welded. Now i do not know if the dipatick is showing oil level correctly. Can someone please measure its lenght so i can compare them. Thanks!
  3. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey everyone! So a month or so ago while driving on the highway my check engine light started blinking. So i pulled over and let it sit for awhile. When i started it again, i noticed that the engine vibrates, pulsating sound came from the exhaust, it felt funny. Noticed that there was oil in...
  4. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hey, I just bought an Alfa 159 2.2 JTS Turismo (2006, Petrol). I plan on doing a few mods with it but lucky as it has quite a few done as well so I want to max out this car to the best I can make it. I've heard alot of people talking about the EGR delete but mainly on diesels and as I've just...
  5. Alfa MiTo
    Hello all, Just bought from Germany couple of weeks ago an Alfa Romeo Mito, year 2011, 1,4 Petrol with TCT automatic gearbox. I attach some pictures here. Now the car has around 61500 km. I verified on different sites and at Alfa Romeo representance and the kilometers appear to be real. Also...
  6. Alfa Giulia
    Fellow Alfa owners and mechanic friends, I have my Veloce booked in for its (first) 9K service on the 8th November which is when its convenient for me with my work schedule. It now looks like I am going to be hitting 10K by the time I get to the service date, can anyone forsee any issues with...
  7. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    I recently bought a 159 petrol JTS. Unfortunately the repair garage seems to be having trouble getting an engine-related part. I know that there weren't many petrol models made. Can anyone tell me if there is a parts shortage for these? Thank you. Ted B
  8. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi all. Can anyone help me please. I just changed the clutch on my Alfa 159, 1.8 Petrol, and when putting the drive shaft back in I noticed i'd pulled a couple of wires in the engine sensor tucked in behind the drive shaft bearing just beside the altenator. Can anyone shed any light as to what...
  9. Alfa Giulia
    Has anyone done this? Think some tuners can remove the function of pumping heat into Cat upon startup until warm. Have an aftermarket exhaust and happy with sound except on cold start when it sounds too much. Have you heard of any alfa tuners who have done this on Giulia or other models? Is...
  10. Alfa Giulia
    From USA forum, Macgeek : Published today, for incorrect fuel level readings in specific conditions. The specific conditions include being parked on a grade of more than 10 degrees, staying in that position for a long enough period of time (approx. 30 minutes), and having a tank filled between...
  11. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Helly Everyone Anyone who owns a GT with a petrol engine, either the 1.8 TS or 2.0 JTS, might be able to help. This car has been for years the object of my desire and I am considering buying one If I find one in good condition, but I have some concerns over the engines, since I believe both...
  12. Alfa Giulia
    With my two recent fill ups at different locations the fuel nozzle has failed to shut off when petrol is surging out and spilling out down the side of the car and all over the forecourt floor. I'm used to having to use less trigger pressure a bit to avoid the pump shut off, but these last two...
  13. Alfa 75, RZ, SZ
    I have a petrol smell in my 3.0. I've driven a few 75 Twinsparks and had the petrol smell but not a 3.0. With the fuel tank in the boot I thought it less likely to rust and give off a smell of petrol, I might be wrong though?! Does anyone any thoughts as to why this smell occurs? What it...
  14. Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    as the title says, anyone got one? did anyone buy one from the following link and not use it and therefore want to sell it? https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FUEL-PETROL-TANK-ALFA-ROMEO-33-90-94-/381010151938?fits=Car+Make%3AAlfa+Romeo%7CModel%3A33&hash=item58b5f98a02:g:CHsAAOSw37tWA8PJ if not, can...
  15. Alfa Giulietta
    Hey all. Hope this is this is in the right area. But feel free to direct me to a previous thread if it's been done to death. (Did search but didn't see anything that quite answered my question.) Basically I am living in Japan yet come August I will be back in the UK and be looking to buy a...
  16. Alfa MiTo
    OK looking for a petrol 1.4 Veloce or Distinctive so cars from 2010-2013 range. Ideally 105bhp one as will be for son joining the Alfa club. ( keeping insurance costs low) Normal bits looking for honest car with good service history, some idea on when cam belt last changed, sensible/low...
  17. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Today I noticed a bit of a petrol smell coming into the cabin when I was driving. Engine was running smoothly, mixture of rush hour town roads, motorway then back to town roads. Dark when I got in so haven't stuck my head under the bonnet yet. Any ideas where to start?
  18. Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all. The rubber petrol cap tie is looking like its on it last legs, do we know where i can source one please.
  19. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Every now and again usually after fuelling, the cabin of the Spider gets a strong smell of petrol. Any ideas what could cause it? Blocked pipe or something else? It goes quite quickly but its the initial smell
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