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  1. Alfa Giulia
    Hi, Anyone does know 2.2 engine DPF regeneration symptoms? It's like Giulietta, and RPM goes up or it like 159? Thanks.
  2. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi, Got a 2.0 jtdm with stock dpf set up. Cars getting a bit long in the tooth and I’ve noticed grey smoke out the rear window during a regen a couple of times now. Not a good look these days. Does anyone know what might cause this? My driving has changed to short journeys these days so perhaps...
  3. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    the other day the car did a regen on my way home from work, so i went for an extended drive to allow it to finish. On getting home I plugged in MES and it showed that the dpf was still 22% clogged is this just a build up of ash that regenning cant get rid of?
  4. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    I know that this has cropped up in a previous thread but need to just ask again........ Everybody knows that during Regen the car transforms not only in speeeeeeeeed but has that fantastic baritone exhaust note, love it! Although I have remapped the car & fitted a bespoke exhaust, they don’t...
  5. Alfa Giulietta
    How do perform a regen on a 2.0 ltr 175 Giulietta cheers I’m having it serviced tomorrow will they do it
  6. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Just tried to do a forced regen. Then it said completed with errors. The errors said "preheating control unit" is that a failure on the dpf regen then? Or has it still completed just with a warning? Thanks :)
  7. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi all, Today driving back from work I had my first truly noticeable dpf regen. It started its usual regen like boost dropping when coasting etc. But then this time for some reason it felt like it lost any umph under 2000rpm. I could put my foot down and the boost pressure took ages to rise? Is...
  8. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    After reading some threads on here and taking my Brera today for a forced Regen, I would like to possibly dispel some myths and inform others of my experience. As soon as Chris plugged in his machine to force a Regen, keeping in mind we had discussed prior, the requirement to take it for a drive...
  9. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    I apologise if this has already been mentioned, I have only just noticed and have owned her since September. Does anyone else notice this or regening in earlier gears? Does putting in 6th trigger the 5-10 minute regen sensor??? Sent from my SM-G925F using Tapatalk
  10. Alfa Giulietta
    I have 10,000 miles on my G now. At least once every tank of fuel I feel a slight stutter and can observe a drop in current mpg on the dash. If I stop the car during this process it smells and ticks. There is no re-gen symbol on the dash and performance is unaffected. I calculate my own mpg at...
  11. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi all, Noticed recently that my car feels so much better to drive when it's doing a dpf regen. It picks up quicker, has more low down torque and just generally feels smoother. What is it that changes when it does a regen other than dumping fuel in on the exhaust stroke? (can't see that making...
  12. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Evening All :) I am just curious as to how often your cars do dpf regenerations? I do 17 miles to work 17 back usually. And the odd small drive and odd long drive. I am curious as to how often you think it should be doing a regen :) Thanks
  13. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hello, Wondering if anyone can shed a bit of light on the latest issue with my 159, I was driving into work this morning (mixture of motorway and city driving) the dpf started a regen on the motorway, as I pulled off at my junction and got stuck in traffic I noticed smoke coming out of the left...
  14. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi all, My 2011 SW has started spluttering when it performs a DPF regen - a couple of times now it has had a really rough, jumpy idle that feels at any moment it's ready to stall. I'm probably going to show my age a bit here when I say this, but it reminds me of the bad old days if you ran your...
  15. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Got an empty DPF and ECU remapped... but for MOT I might need to use the non-empty DPF I have... I might need to do a regen run on it for the next MOT. Can one do a forced regen with MES when the ECU is remapped?
  16. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi folks, I recently changed from a 2008 1.9JTDm 159 ti saloon to a 2010 2.0JTDm 159 ti Sportwagon. I do very low mileage (6-7k miles / yr). In my 2 years owning the 1.9, it never missed a beat. I don't ever recall it doing a regen. Maybe this is because I didn't know what to look out for, or...
  17. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi Folks, new to this forum and still figuring out how to search for the correct information I need. So sorry if this question has been asked numerous times before. I have a 2008 159 1.9 Diesel, and this is the first diesel I have had which performs DPF regeneration, which I was completely...
  18. Alfa Giulietta
    I have had the car for almost 1 year now (1.6) The regen warning light came of twice in the first few months but has never came back on. Is this a good thing??? The car was remapped about 3 months ago and I have had not issues with the new map. I did have some issues with it not ticking over...
  19. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    OK guys, this may sound stupid, but please bare with me. We have our 2.4 JTDm since April, we have added a few thousands kilometers to it, but so far, I am not sure it has ever regenerated its DPF. It's mostly used in short drives around the house, so I am not sure I've ever reached the proper...
  20. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    I've wondered for a while so thought I'd ask ... My 159 JTDM 1.9 regens quite regularly. I notice it happening almost immediately and not just because of negative aspects such as the drop in MPG. I seem to get better, smoother power delivery, a quieter turbo whine and the car feels more...
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