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  1. 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...
  2. Correct A/C refilling amount (?!)

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Correct A/C refilling amount (460 g) Today in a pro-active maintenance mood. First I booked for an early MOT prolongation, no advisories :party: Then I asked to recharge the airconditioning as I reckoned that after 4 years of ownership some must have evaporated. No issues what-so-ever...
  3. Re-Filling the Coolant bottle

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hopefully this will be tomorrows task as my winter V6 engine bay project closes in for completion. I've already been told ( Andy from memory ) that re-filling the bottle is straight forward as long as the bottom pipe has been kept upright, which it has. My real question is that in changing the...
  4. 1750GTV: refilling the screenwash

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Ok, hands up, this is the question of a cretin. Despite owning my 1750 GTV for nearly 5 years, I have never refilled the screen was bag/reservoir. I've always found it perfectly refilled after the service. Maybe I don't take it out enough in really bad weather. So... Can anyone help me? How...
  5. Refilling the screen wash tank????

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Can anyone tell me how to refill the screen wash tank on the Alfa GT. Is it really the hose that's hidden away and almost impossible to get to??? Do I need to use a funnel cos there's no way I can refill it straight from the bottle. :confused:::eek:
  6. Refilling water on a 147?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    i am hopelessy inept at anything under the bonnet so am asking a really simple question. when i look directly at my engine the liquid on the top left is at minimum - is this simply water or some sort of engine coolant that i need to buy?
  7. Refilling Gear Box Oil

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hie guys can someone tell me how I can refill the gear box oil. The car had been parked coz of a gear lock problem now went to check it the gear box oil tank is empty. How can I refill it making sure I do not trap air (causing an air lock). Gear box kit does it come with the pump?:confused:
  8. Problems refilling fuel tank to full

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I've had a 159 3.2 Q4 since March, and I've noticed it's almost impossible to refill the fuel tank to full. Usually the petrol pump cuts out at around 3/4 full, if I keep on trying I can get it to about 7/8 full. I think I've only managed to fill it completely full a couple of times. I don't do...
  9. Tip: Problems Refilling Cooling Fluid - Airlock.

    Alfa 145 & 146
    On refilling my Boxer with cooling fluid, I noticed I had an air lock preventing the rad from filling. The engine had just heated to about 90oC when I saw it, and I had the heater matrix working seemingly Ok. What I found was that there are three hoses running into the rad; two from the engine...
  10. Refilling cooling system

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Does anyone know of any special procedure for refilling the cooling system of a 145 - bleed valves etc, or is it straightforward? :confused: