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  1. Alfa GT JTD engine help needed with potential cambelt probs

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, Thanks for any help offered folks. So.... I did a service on my beloved Alfa a fortnight ago, including oi, oil filter and air filter, and everything went fine (the fuel filter was changed two years ago, about 15,000 miles, just to give some more info if needed). Then a week ago i had a...
  2. Hello hello Im back again as a mofimb.More 166 probs.

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Having had more doses of the Gary Glitters and reminded of the BC when he talks about "Please excuse Jimmy for being off school yesterday as he had diarrhoea through a hole in his balaclava" Awe those years ago it took a wee while for the penny tay drap. Up there wie Shakespeare it is. Anyways...
  3. Newbie with window probs

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys hope you can help me out !.. Ok , drivers window went down and stayed there . Switch is beeping and module is clicking . Diagnosis proved motor couldn't be bypassed While waiting for another motor , passenger side has dropped about 4 inches but still moves up and down as you open and...
  4. Ac compressor probs

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Left car garaged for a few weeks and now ac compressor clutch has big problems. Anyone else experienced something similar? 147 ts 2000.
  5. oil change probs

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi all i have a problem when i did a oil and filter the last time i put 4.5L of oil run the car for a few mins turned it off and let it rest for a few more mins when i dip it it was on the lower mark so i left it for about 10 mins and dip it again it was still just above the min mark it took...
  6. 159 Alarm probs

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    oops double post, sorry. Mods please delete!
  7. 159 Alarm probs

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Bad timing to get my first problem on the 159, which I bought at the end of March from Veloces. I went to unlock the car on Weds evening (23rd) and by pressing the unlock button on the fob, I heard the doors unlock but didnt see the indicators flash or hear the alarm beep. Maybe foolishly I...
  8. Brera strange electrical probs. HELP Please

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Loving the Brera (2.4 diesel) which I bought last month. It did come from a garage with 3 months warranty but they are miles away and as yet have not replied to emails sent! As soon as I got the car back home the bonnet said it was open when it was not. Now it says the trunk is open too with...
  9. window probs

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Have recently purchased 147 diesel passenger window closes and slides out of runner at top suspect there is a guide pin missing as the glass has a small hole in the edge how do I replace this
  10. Multiscan probs :-(

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all have just got the multiscan software and leads needed but I keep getting the same thing no response from the ecu can anyone helpers a ph1 spider 2ltr twin spark
  11. Multiple probs on 147

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, I have bought an alfa 147 at a cut down price due to a few faults. No Windows Work (no rear windows) When pressing on the drivers unit there is nothing, no relay, no motor noise, just dead! Radio does not work Rear Wiper does not work Currently half way up the back window Boot button...
  12. Losing the will...starting probs

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello all, I starting to consider an 'Alfa break' but maybe you can save me from eurobox boredom... I have a 156 2 t-spark sportwagon selespeed with 47,000 miles on the clock (2001 Y). I've been very giving so far: New MAF Wishbones Plugs & service Thermostat Big battery Tyres Pads & disks...
  13. annoying idleing probs any ideas

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    for the last few weeks my v6 when warmed up 20 mins plus driving sometimes cuts out in trafffic and when engine stopping round corners etc on low revs cuts out sometimes -not all the time and starts straight away again.had the crank sensor done either last year or year before wiv an alfa...
  14. alfa 147 starter probs

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    bought a 2003 alfa 147 ts few weeks back , luv the car , when it goes it goes , few silly wee probs , first starter is on its way out , then its started quitin when hot , wait 40 mins starts again etc , thanks to the good advice on here i ve a good...
  15. I've made the jump from 156 to GT. Few probs I need help with.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    So, after 5 years of 156s' Ive saved and bought a car that I've wanted all that time. Beautiful GT JTS 54 plate manual with 56k miles. The gear box seems a little sloppy but I'm presuming that would be the linkage? The more important issue potentially is the motor control failure warning that...
  16. Gearbox probs

    Alfa MiTo
    I noticed a slight whine in 5th the other day and having had a little search, it seems they're quite weak. I'm wondering if its the diff that's a problem area which causes the box to eventually fail? In other words, I'm trying to justify a LSD upgrade if I refurbished the box. What have you...
  17. 156 1.8 t spark probs

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi all , new here so be gentle. recently I purchased my self a 2003 alfa 156 1.8 tspark lusso. car had been off the road for a year as owner could get it to start turned out to be a seized alternator so with new alternater fitted I gave it a full service plugs, oil, oil filter and air...
  18. New owner and probs already!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys Just an alfa 156 1.6 sportwagon on a 51 plate All hunky dorey until I have a really bad knocking from the front suspension and mad squeaking! Sounds like something is loose! Any ideas what I need to tighten up? But .... Car looks amazing. My first alfa! Ak
  19. Strange Start Probs. 1,8ts

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    In the last 2 weeks my 156 from 98 will sometimes just refuse to start. Motor cranks over just fine and the battery is fully charged. it just will not fire up sometimes. Then if I leave it for an hour or so it will start right away. I have checked and cleaned everything from the ignition switch...
  20. gta need help engine probs

    Alfa GTA
    Got a 3.2gta in pieces.put it together myself.Have got it to start .When i can get it to idle only the cylinder head nearest the window gets hot .the cylinder head by the radiator stays ice cold.It has spark the plugs look wet.The cylinder closest to the front left head light keeps getting a...