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  1. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello, The display between the speedo and the rev counter on my 159 sw is starting to misbehave. There is a cluster of pixels staying on all the time and it is getting bigger. I've seen LCD displays being sold as spares but I am unable to find any information on replacing it. Can anyone tell...
  2. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My wiper mechanism has been threatening to give up recently (I think it's the motor), thankfully the parts shed has come to the rescue as I managed to get one from Partsworld a while back. The part I bought was GTA specific if you're interested although I'm not sure what the difference is -...
  3. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    A while ago I opened up the door panel to do some maintenance on the window as it felt a bit moveable.. The rubber gromit in the window hole had perished and the white plastic clip had snapped. I bodged a fix and it’s been ok but I’ve got some proper replacement rubber gromits. I’ve sourced some...
  4. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I had a look at doing the job today but I'm a bit windy about the HP fuel pump and pipework that has to come off. Can someone please my fears either on here or by phone. I need to do it tomorrow as I will not have the facilities from Friday and I worry that it I won't get it done in one day...
  5. Alfa MiTo
    Hey guys, anyone got any experience with changing the alternator on a 1.4 MiTo? I really cannot get to the top bolt, the air con pump is in the way. Do I have to take the air con pump out, or drop the engine? I did automotive repair at college, so I know my way around a set of spanners but I'm...
  6. General Alfa Discussion
    https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/new-cars/alfa-romeo-scraps-plans-new-gtv-and-8c-models
  7. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    hi All cant see a guide or a post for replacing bulbs in the s/wagon high level brake light ( there is one for the saloon , but the fitting is entirely different to wagon) . Anybody got hints or tips for this? ive got trim removal tools, but dont know where to start. TIA Alec
  8. Alfa 164 & 166
    If I had to replace my 166 with any other like-for-like car / price apart from another 166 then this would be it...
  9. Alfa 145 & 146
    Hello, I was wondering is there any coilovers or adjustable suspension that would fit my 145? I mean from any other model or even make..? Like vw golf 4 or something like that
  10. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Alfa 159 2.0 JTDM without Immobilizer (ECU: 51892680) In my struggles getting my Engine to start again, I have bought a second-hand ECU for testing, if it is the ECU causing the Issue. With the original ECU there is no Error-Codes displayed on MultiEcuScan (ver 3.1). With the second-hand ECU...
  11. ICE & Blue&Me
    I had this headunit professionally fitted today - Kenwood DMX8019 DABS with wireless Apple CarPlay. Fantastic sound, really easy to use, has physical buttons on the front which is great. Fitter was excellent and I can highly recommend - if anyone wants details PM me.
  12. Alfa MiTo
    Hi there, about 12 months ago my odo started flashing and very shortly after I noticed my bluetooth had stopped working. Ive left it for this period of time because It only does phone calls so its never effected my music. From my research it seems that this flashing is related to the B&M system...
  13. Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all I have a 2010 Cloverleaf and the previous owner wrapped the wheel fascia around the buttons etc but the wrap is peeling. Will a newer style steering wheel be a direct fit and can ?I use my current air bag in the new wheel. Pic1 is my current wheel (not the actual) and pic 2 is the one...
  14. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi,thinking of replacing Cambelt and water pump on my 3.2 Spider and was wondering what the cost is these days.It was last done about 4 years ago and has done approx 4500 miles since.I know it's not much milage but understand they should be replaced every 5 years or am I being over cautious.
  15. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Last week distribution belt of my alfa 147 1.6ECO broke. 8 valves were found to be crooked. After revision of the cylinder head, I have mounted it again. However, now the engine does not exceed 3000 rpm. It just doesn't react and is very slow. I locked the camshaft inlet on cylinder2 and the...
  16. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Changed the alternator on my GT jtdm yesterday. I had a quick look on here before starting the job but I couldn't find much info. I took the alternator out from the top. As per Elearn. So It can be done. Would I do it that way again? No way. On a positive note the bleeding has stopped and my...
  17. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Had a little incident with the vacuum at the petrol station tonight - I’m now missing the fan speed button from my climate panel if anyone happens to have a one from a broken unit/breaker lying around? *d’oh*
  18. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I have just had a new roof and rear windscreen fitted to my Alfa Spider and have managed to retain the three year old replacement I previously had fitted. Too good to be thrown away as years left of clear vision left in it. Am selling on eBay for £89.99 plus some carriage but if anyone on here...
  19. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I know this is not exactly to toughest job in the world...but I'm sure there will be someone who might find the info useful!! A few days ago my "Glowplugs not available" message started appearing on the dash at cold starts. Its been very warm so its still starting fine...but winter is coming...
  20. Alfa Giulia
    So I have been getting a message recently about the FCW system not working and to check the front camera, FCW still seems to operate as I do get the occasional warning when some muppet crosses my path too close, but I can't select Lane Departure warning, just comes up as not available even...
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