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  1. pulley or belt sound at idle

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi All, I have the sound of a pulley or belt or something making a kind of a dull whistling sound (though im sure it's a belt or pulley in the engine as it disappears with the slightest of revs suggesting tension cures the sound). My garage had a look a while ago and said it could be any...
  2. Crank pulley - early symptoms?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, Not whether I should refer to it as resonance or (very) fine vibration I can feel when putting my left foot to the rest. Like someone is tickling with a feather. I can't see/feel any cracks in the rubber-metal engine mounts (2 upper, 2 lower). So I'm suspecting the front pulley now, has...
  3. crankshaft pulley removal

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    2.4 jtdm with qtronic gearbox well my intentions of doing cambelt and cleaning the inlet manifold have been scuppered, i cannot for the life of me undo the crankshaft pulley bolt. have tried air guns and wedging a breaker bar on the ground and turning the engine over but to no avail. i have a...
  4. serious pulley whine

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi, i have some pulley whine coming from the aux belt pulley. does anybody know the size belt and pulley parts numbers for a 1995 ph1 ts 2.0 gtv with air con. idler parts number tentioner parts number belt parts number
  5. Anyone use a over run alternator pulley

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    While researching alternators i read a thread on over run alternator pulley's OAP's and OAD's and how they are good for the combustion engine . Has anyone used one , can they be used on a V6 engine . Because if they are good for the engine i may aswell upgrade to one for the price and while i...
  6. Strange noise around crank pulley on 1.4 Multiair

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi guys, I started noticing this sound around crank pulley / accessories belt on idle as soon as i start the engine. Can you guys give me a hint on what it can be ? Please see the youtube vid : I remember having this sound for a gook 20k km but never noticed it as being this loud or...
  7. Crank pulley 2.2jts

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I have a 159 2.2jts and need to replace the crankshaft belt pulley/acessory belt pulley. I gather the Alfa part is now obsolete but Opel/Vauxhalls have the same pulley. Any idea what the Vauxhall part number is? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  8. Wrong deflection/guide pulley - Brera 2.4 JTDM

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, We are in the process of doing a full repair on my 190K Km 2008 2.4 Brera with the help of the mechanics class in the school I work at (as the IT guy :type:). We deleted/blanked swirl flaps, replaced glowplugs, suspension arms/wishbones, front brakes, liquids and filters. We are now stuck...
  9. Crank auxbelt pulley bolt snapped!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have a 2004 156 jtd 20v. I recently did a cambelt change and apparrently used too much force on those aux pulley bolts. 1 of them has gone - at least 2/3 of it has. I checked everything since the car had developed a sound that sounds like tappet noise coming from the right side of the car...
  10. Road Race Motorsport Lightweight Pulley Multiair-Engine

    Alfa MiTo
    Hello, what do you think of the Road Race Motorsport lightweight pulley system for 1.4 Multiair-engines? Are there any disadvantages? The price is heavy, but I am yet tempted...
  11. Alternator pulley nut?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Trivial question: but can anyone tell me what size is the pulley nut on an early Twinspark's alternator? Mine's seized (car's been sitting for a couple of years) - and there's no room to fit a socket and breaker bar with the alternator in situ to see if I can free it off. I'm hoping a cranked...
  12. this time...sheared bottom pulley...

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Morning gents Seems I am going through it with my beloved 159 2.4 jtdm Q4... Last night (about 2200 hrs)while driving down the M40...suddenly low rumble...then within a few seconds a very loud bang...something disappeared under the car with a very loud clatter...then no power steering etc...
  13. Bottom Crank Pulley V6 busso

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Evening boys and girls! If this has been covered... sorry. For anyone that doesn't know Alfa have stopped making the bottom crank pulley for the V6. I've seen lots of posts of people worried that they can't get them anymore. I was one of the worried because mine needs doing. Phoning around...
  14. A very load squeeling and a wobbly crank pulley

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Advice needed 147 2.0! Aux belt started making all sorts of noises so ive changed the idler wheel as it was completely shot. tensioner still good belt still good. Put it all back on and its still squeeling like a pig, running the engine without the belt on i can see the cam pulley is not...
  15. How long should a crankshaft pulley last?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    So about two years ago I took my 159 2.4 to a local specialist for a cam belt service. An hour after getting it home the crankshaft pulley broke and the aux belt detached. Took it back the next day and £250 to sort it. Yesterday I took it in to the same place for an oil service. An hour after...
  16. 1.7 16v Cam Pulley Question

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Hi guys , I'm just about finishing off my engine rebuild and noticed that I have 2 cam pulleys which seem a bit bent. I have a couple of 1500 engines in another location , and would like to ask whether the 1300 , 1500 and 1700 16v have the same size pulleys ? ! ? If not , I need to buy...
  17. 147 2. TS Crank Pulley Removal

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Hi. Could some please tell me how to remove the crank pulley on my 147 2.0 TS engine. Do I need a articular type of pulley? Alos what type of spanner is required to undo the aux. belt idler? Thanks
  18. V6 damage. Crank pulley

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Upon dismantling my 3.0 I noticed damage on the rear of the crank pulley and on the engine itself. Sorry haven't mastered the art of posting photos yet. As the bottom end had gone, allbeit a big end, I thought this may have been caused by excessive end float but none is obvious and it is...
  19. Glowing and smoking bottom pulley on Brera 2.4 jtd

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Can anybody shine any llight on the problem. Have just driven home from work, whilst reversing into my garage, copious amount of smoke from the bottom pulley on the drivers side of the engine, also glowing red. Brera 2.4 jtd. Had cambelt etc done 12 months ago.
  20. Looking for crank timing pulley

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Anyone know where I can get a new crankshaft timing belt pulley for the 2.0 ts engine year 1998 ? Preferable in Europe and that ships within Europe. My woodruff key is gone, I noticed it in time before it slipped totally, so no damage to the engine, just the timing was off a bit. Alfaworkshop...