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  1. 1.9 JTDM Diesel Preventative maintenance?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, I have a 1.9 JDTM 16v Diesel with 100,000K on the clock. What preventative maintenance should I look to be carrying out on these cars? I've already had trouble with the aircon, strange humming noise & an intermittent starting problem (key or key reader related). Only had the car 1...
  2. Cf4 preventative works on swirl and egr

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Right, now I've got a cf4 jtdm have I realised just what issues can arise. :wow: So egr and swirl can cause major problems. So far I've seen that you can blank the egr and remove swirl flaps. Both require remap/ delete. As far as swirls are concerned would it be a easy fix to disconnect the...
  3. Bit of preventative maintainence

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    In a recent issue of Car Mechanics magazine I read a very interesting article about the pain of removing, or trying to remove, fuel injectors from modern diesel engines. Seemingly, problems arise from the use of multiple metals in engine construction, often resulting in badly seized injectors. A...
  4. 99 GTV - preventative Maintenance?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all, I nearly have my Mistress back .... yesterday she was getting some new (and refurbed) parts fitted..... (thank you Auto Lusso, responded promptly to my queries - parts shipped and being fitted) so soon she will look like this again :) New boots are to be fitted today once the front...
  5. What preventative work can I do?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    My GTV is in pretty good nick for a 10 year old car, but I was wondering whether there was any kind of preemptive work I could do to prolong its condition as much as possible? I have seen posts about people powder coating bits under the car, suspension, rad cross member etc, or painting them...
  6. 2001 Spider - Roof Preventative Maintenance

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi, Is there a recommended treatment for the roof rubber seals on the Spider? I want to keep them in tip top condition. Apart from the roof seals is there a list of maintenace items an owner can perform on the roof to, as best as possible, ensure the roof is maintained to the best it can be...
  7. bit of preventative maintenance

    Alfa GTA
    this week, i've mostly been driving a 146 :/ GTA is currently at autolusso for some preventative maintenance. Main thing being Q2 and unfortunately a new clutch. I think i'll be most pleased to be rid of the sticky clutch pedal more...
  8. Preventative maintenance

    General Alfa Discussion
    Hi guys, Was considering fitting a set of Platinum plugs to 2.0 T.spark so that I don't have to bother having them changed as often. You see some advertised with lifetime waranties etc just wondered if any of you had done it, I'm aware there used as standard on 155 valve but wondered if they...