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  1. Loss of power and gear change arrows

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi, As the title suggests, I have a strange problem with my Giulietta. It’s a 2011 jtdm 140. The issue I’m having is quite strange. The car pulls and drives well, but occasionally, the gear change arrows stop working and the car looses power. It’s not in limp mode and there are no codes on the...
  2. Changed my exhaust - power loss?

    Alfa Giulietta
    I recently changed my 1.4 MA downpipe due to the old one being built improperly. I had a 76mm downpipe leading into a 63mm midpipe and then into the stock exhaust from the centre resonator. Car ran well, no issues. The downpipe broke off on a weld recently and I had a new pipe built. To save...
  3. Power loss/Hesitation

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Anyone experienced this, around 3k and 4k I just lose all power (it's like you've let off throttle) I'm this video I had foot flat to the floor. I also have hurendous mpg. Car only has one error code which is dpf pressure sensor open circuit, I've robed dpf to check and it is not blocked...
  4. Power steering gone at dead stop. Battery issue?

    Alfa MiTo
    As above, recently came back from a 3 week holiday to discover the battery was flat. Got it started, been fine the last week. This frosty morning driving to work, 70mph, radio switches itself on and off, followed by a long list of warning lights (abs disabled, hill start disabled, air bad...
  5. 164 3.0 power steerin fluid

    Alfa 164 & 166
    hi, having the steering fluid changed, what's the best to use dexron wise? and how many litres thanks in advance
  6. Power locking doors ?

    Alfa Giulia
    Hi i,m trying to lock the car and disable the interior door handles, but no matter what i do they still seem to open the car. Does the Giulia have this function? tia.
  7. 2005 GT power steering sudden whine

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Folks, On way home tonight and my power steering developed a bad whining noise. When car is idle i get a noise as soon as i tough the steering wheel. I checked fluid and looks a horrible dirty brown colour which I'm assuming is not right. Level seems ok and power steering works...
  8. Power steering problem

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi have just dropped the engine back into my Alfa GT jtdm after I replaced the clutch, timing belt and anti rollbar bushes. On removal when I disconnected the pipe that goes from the power steering rack to the pump A small 1" long calve appeared on the ground. I assumed this had fell from the...
  9. 156.net saved thread - Radio power feeds guide - Feb 2008

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    As some of you might know, the 156.net forum is no more. We knew that the site was going down for a while (lack of traffic) so I took the opportunity to save some of my (hopefully) useful threads. Saw my backside last night. Flat battery AGAIN leaving work after I left the radio on in the...
  10. Power steering failure - 159 Sportwagon 1750tbi

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    So, I've had my sportwagon for less than two weeks, and yesterday the power steering failed. It happen quite suddenly, starting with a whine on a long drive, building up to a constant whine even in straight line driving (changing pitch with the engine revs) and soon developing into a grinding...
  11. power loss at 2000 revs

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Just had fuel pump regulator replaced as car felt like it was not getting fuel and code showed up regulator issue but car is still losing power at 2000 sometimes higher at 3000 it isnt as bad as engine management light doesn't come on now nor does it go into limp mode but under acceleration...
  12. passenger power seat stop moving

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hello everybody! i have 2013 giulietta with electric seat movement. today when i tried to move the passenger seat little bit front i find out that he stop working and the seat is stuck. till yesterday all was good and work great. maybe someone know this problem or have any idea what to do ? i...
  13. A power steering problem already!

    Alfa MiTo
    Just picked up my first Alfa this afternoon, the 1.3 diesel (2010). Within half an hour of driving away and filling up with fuel I got a message on the dash saying that the power steering is unavailable? I've been reading other threads etc, and see that this is a common fault? I managed to drive...
  14. Noisy power steering pump

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi guys, My 159 has just started making an awful whining/groaning noise on startup. Am I right in thinking that the reservoir is a weak point on these cars and should be replaced with the updated version? Also, I have the red fluid in mine and want to change it to the GI/R green oil and see...
  15. Heater and power sockets not working

    Alfa Giulietta
    Last week I fitted a dashcam to my G using a fuse tap into F31 as suggested elsewhere on here. It may be a coincidence, but since then my heater and fan don't work, and today I noticed that the power socket by the handbrake and also the one in the boot don't work. I'm puzzled as their fuses are...
  16. Alfa 159 1.9 jts broken power delivery.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, my 159's power delivery is on the fritz, when I put my down the power delivery isn't smooth. It jerks under acceleration. Its as if the power comes through for a second then no power. Most of the time there is almost no power. It revs fine but no power. I think it could be the petrol filter...
  17. Courtesy light power for exterior handle lights?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I recently bought some little red led strips to act as external handle lights (they are low lumen for a nice subtle glow). I don't need to know how naff you think they might look...it's my car! They were standard on my old BMW and I liked them...I also fitted them to my Jeep. It was easy on the...
  18. Replaced power steering hose - refilling oil?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi I have just replaced the power steering hose from pump to rack on my 159 Ti 2.4 after the short hose sprung a leak. All the oil drained out when doing this so how do I refill the system without damaging the pump? I filled the reservoir but it doesn’t seem to fill much of the system. Hope...
  19. 1.9 JTDm missing top end power

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Hi guys, after my 147 1.9 JTDm 16V had some vibration problems because of a broken cambelt spanner and slipped cam belt, I've replaced the broken parts and checked the engine. Drives when driving, in the low end the power delivery is a lot better than before, but above 3000 rpm, the car almost...
  20. Loss of power now getting fault codes

    Alfa Giulietta
    No sure if anyone reading this read my other thread (if anyone knows how I delete it either via Tapatalk or website I'd appreciate it) So car has been running after the incident on Christmas day, only too and from work very short journeys, waiting for a guy at work to look at it (also a...
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