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  1. New Nring Giulia gets new car protection

    Alfa Giulia
    I found this on the website of a Brands Hatch based company.
  2. Volumetric/Anti-Lift Protection

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi, Newbie here! Yesterday I noticed the anti-lift protection light was illuminated. Reading handbook, I understand that once your engine is off, car locked etc this alarm should come back on, as you need to repeat the disabling each time instrument panel is switched on. Mine is just lit up...
  3. Rear arch protection film

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    does anybody know if the protective film on the 159 rear door and arch has an official Alfa part number? or can anybody recommend a generic off the shelf film to apply after respray? thanks
  4. GT JTDM -Under protection tray

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all Can anyone tell me what size bolts hold on the GT's under protection tray ? Mine was held on by silly metal cable tie things, but want bolts back on
  5. Under body protection

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    All, I’m after a bit of advice / opinions on under body protection. Does anyone have any recommendations? I’ve used Waxoyl before but it is a messy method and seems to leave “snot” everywhere. I’m looking at Dinitrol but I’m not sure what the system is like. Any thoughts? Thanks Simon
  6. Detail / paint protection

    Alfa Giulia
    Hi all - been trying to search the forums about this topic but unsuccessful as the search terms keep pulling up all kinds of hits related to "detail" and "paint"... could anyone with some experience in this area suggest what they would recommend for new car paintwork (or point me to a thread)...
  7. New car insurance / Cosmetic Repair Protection

    Insurance Section
    Hi everyone, I am looking forward to delivery of my new Giulia Veloce in March. I am keen to insure it properly. Can anyone advise which companies are best for new car replacement in the event of write off in the first two years? Reading the t&cs on some they state they 'may' replace the car...
  8. Vdc, asr, fuel guage, protection mode

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, i have multi system fail: Vdc, asr, check engine. Fuel guage fall to zero and fuel light blinking. I read about the injectors plug, can someone take a picture and show where the problematic plug? What else can it be? Thank you.
  9. Anti stone chip paint protection.

    General Alfa Discussion
    I am looking for some recommendations. On the G and my other car some parts of the car which are subjected to stone chips and gravel rash need repainting. I am thinking of applying a form of anti stonechip coating which can be painted over to protect the metalwork. Has anyone got any...
  10. Paint & Interior protection - worth it?

    Alfa Giulia
    Does anyone have good or bad to say about the dealer provider paint & interior protection? The dealer is offering it for £299, and tempted to help keep it looking decent (the reality I never have enough time to keep it as clean as I'd like). I've had it before with my nearly new 147 - so I...
  11. Rear seat protection - new dog arriving

    Alfa Giulia
    Hi all, I will hopefully be collecting my new Veloce in September but in the mean time I'll be bringing home a puppy! Very much looking forward to it, apart from the thought of the dog being in the new car! Has anyone seen the genuine rear seat protector in the flesh...
  12. Paint protection

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I recently took delivery of my beautiful nine year old Brera, 49,000 miles on the clock, so new cam belt, water pump and glowplugs fitted two days later at Cloverleaf in Gloucester at half the price of main dealers. Parking sensors obviously don’t work, wheels re-furbished next week but the...
  13. Wheel Arch Stonechip Protection

    Alfa Giulietta
    Noticed yesterday that stonechips have taken the paint off down to the bare metal right at the base of the front wheel arch next to the sills on both sides. There is no sign of rust and the steel is galvanised so I've removed any loose paint and tidied up with a touch up pen. Maybe a symptom of...
  14. Car Protection Cover

    Alfa Giulia
    I knew I'd seen it somewhere. The Car Protection Cover is shown as a standard option for the Q on the UK Configurator. The suggestion its the transport cover is rubbish. Anyone ordering a Q should insist its supplied or you want the money back to buy one.
  15. Vehicle protection system not available (VPS) - DIY fix !!!

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi guys, I have read a lot on this forum (and others) about fixing this error. Unfortunately I didn't found anything concretely. Only changing the steering lock ECU. Car bought it 5 months ago. I had this problem for 3 months now, every morning when outside was below 0 degrees. If you have this...
  16. Vehicle protection system not available.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi. I know this issue has been here before, but here's my version. On cold mornings the message pops up. After a short run, when I restart the car the message has gone. It doesn't affect the starting and running, and the steering lock works ok. Has anyone else had this version of the 'vehicle...
  17. Sticking Clutch Pedal and Unavailable Vehicle Protection System in cold weather

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Anyone else had the following problem? This morning (cold, down to -6deg C) I started the car (1.9jtdm) as usual and left it idling to warm up. On returning to drive off, I found the clutch pedal on the floor instead of its returned position. A few stamps on it gave me a little pedal movement...
  18. Volumetric / Anti-lift protection button

    Alfa MiTo
    I picked up my Mito after its service and MOT tonight and whilst driving home in the dark I noticed that the volumetric / anti-lift protection button in the alarm unit in the headliner was illuminated, the red symbol not the led lozenge. I've owned the car for 4 years and I can't remember seeing...
  19. Vehicle protection system not availible.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi I know there are a lot of topics about this, ive read them trough. But none seem to describe the specific problem that i have. I get this error. Everythink functions though. I can hear the steering lock engage and disengage. Error seems to go away when i remove the key and re insert it...
  20. Vehicle Protection System / Canbus Errors

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi All, I have read hundreds of topics about this and am still no nearer to solving my problem. My 2006 Alfa 159 2.2 JTS has developed the dreaded VPS not available warning. I have tried all of the connections etc, disconnecting the battery, and all to no avail. It started after I replaced the...