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  1. Alfa GTA Above is a link to front 156 GTA jacking point plugs for sale, in case anyones...
  2. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Lately I've been noticing a significant (but not huge) loss of power at lower rpm (from idle up to about 3000 or so), accompanied by a slight increase in engine vibration, and some apparent slight misfiring at idle (though this could be a perception created by the increased vibration, the...
  3. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Now that sadly my 156 V6 has gone to it's new owner I'm having a bit of a garage clearout. Set of 6 x NGK Laser Platinum Spark Plugs (PFR6B), new and unused in original packaging £35 + £2.50 postage to a UK address. See my other threads for more 156 bits.
  4. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi everyone! Again...which glow plugs are correct for 2.4JTDm 210hp 939.a9? I know that most of you recommend to install Beru GN069(156.5mm length) but: 1)i've found 1 more option - Denso DG-629 with 160mm(???) length 2)another option is Febi 47508 156mm length 3)I've found genuine plugs for...
  5. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    hi all, just sharing.... I followed the Alfa Workshop instructions for changing spark plugs (thanks for those guys). Only took an hour all in. Link : Spark Plug Renewal on Alfa Romeo 2.0l Twin Spark Engines Couple of observations. The first spark plug on left hand side had some brown residue...
  6. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    got the bosch platinum ones in it, need to replace them and would rather not go with bosch again what spark plugs can i use, having trouble finding information on this, searched this forum, not much of a mention about the plugs to use. cheers!:rotate:
  7. Alfa MiTo
    Bought a Mito and noticed oil on the spark plugs in cylinder 1 and 4 and the threaded ends were slightly wet with oil under the washer. Took it back to the dealer for a rocker cover gasket replacement but 70 miles later cylinder 4 has oil in the top and all of them were slightly wet in the...
  8. Alfa MiTo
    I bought my car a few weeks ago and it has been asking for glow plug replacement so I bought 4 NGK plugs, but every garage I go to they won't touch it, they are saying the turbo needs removing to access them. Is this the case? Does anybody know an easier way or a guide I can show to my mechanics...
  9. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I started to remove the headlining to address a small dent in the roof. I butchered the small grey coloured plugs, 3 of them, I suspect I should had used a special tool for the job instead of pliers! Can these plugs still be purchased from Alfa Romeo? Or where else could I get some? Any...
  10. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all Again, when on ECP or CPFL, it refers me to the 'fitting' guide for choosing the correct plugs. Do i seriously have to take one out and measure it before i can order!? I would like a good set of NGK's but there are at least 3 different options for the 05 jts?!
  11. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi all Got a warning saying Pre heating glow plugs not available. And check engine light. With four fault codes P2014 P2620 P0045 P0403 Has anyone encountered this before. Or would the know the codes. Thanks for the help.
  12. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, I have used the old bosch quad spark plugs in my 1980 Giulietta with excellent results but i would like to know if it's safe to use the new Bosch super 4 plugs in my 2002 147 Tspark 1.6
  13. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Hello all. So my '83 2.0 Alfetta GTV is still off the road some 12 years since parking in the garage but it has been started and run up to temp regularly . I now think I have time to continue restoring this and want to start with oils, filters etc. Having started it last week it has a misfire...
  14. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi everyone, Had a glow plug warning come up on the dash so picked up a new one from Alfa specialist, but there was some confusion as to what should be fitted in the 210 hp Ti engine. There are two different part numbers and if you lay the glow plugs side by side, there is 5mm difference in the...
  15. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    I was driving on B-roads, when my car cut out. No electrical power loss, but the engine stalled, causing me to lose brakes and power steering. The "check engine" light came on. I booked it into the garage, and the diagnostics came up with a glow plug error and an injector error. The garage...
  16. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My cars starting with some smoke lately, so I thought I d change the glow plugs to see if it improves things, theyve not been changed since I ve had it. I came across an ebay listing that claims that 1.9 170s have different glow plugs than other 1.9s. I ve searched alfaowner to verify this...
  17. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I was having issues today where i felt a lack of power when accelerating. Initially my mind went to blown head gasket, however after a few tests i know that this wasn't the case. So i go to check my spark plugs. First socket was filled with oil! looked like i spill from an oil change i...
  18. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Is there such a thing as blanking plugs to insert to the holes left when the parking sensors have been removed from a 159s bumper ? I ve just bought a 2nd hand bumper but the seller has removed the sensors so i have holes which look rather unsightly ...
  19. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi I have a 3.2 and want to change the plugs, how do I remove the rear plenum? is it just a case of undoing the six 13mm bolts and lifting? thanks
  20. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Does anyone know the part number? as I have come up with several options, do they need twin tip? Thanks
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