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  1. Replacing Alfa 159 1.9 JTDM "Oil Cooler Heat Exchanger" with normal Oil Radiator.

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Replacing Alfa 159 1.9 JTDM "Oil Cooler Heat Exchanger" with normal Oil Radiator. Hello again, I'm here with another problem that needs to be solved in my case. On April/2019 I had a problem, engine oil mixed with engine coolant, because of the "Oil Cooler Heat Exchanger" on my 1.9 JTDM had a...
  2. Replacing nearside inner CV Boot

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    First timer hello! Noticed a vibration under acceleration and after a search here checked the CV boots, grease everywhere! Passenger/Nearside inner one seems to have thrown it everywhere, can't see an actual split so maybe it just wasn't done up tight enough. All very annoying as I paid a SE...
  3. Replacing V6 starter motor?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    The starter motor on my V6 GTV is struggling to turn the engine over fast enough to start it... so I may need to replace it (the starter motor, that is...). Has anyone done this themselves... and if so, did you remove it from below or above? If anyone can list the steps required I’d appreciate...
  4. Replacing instrument panel with earlier Mk 1 .. ?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi everyone. Is it feasible to replace the instrument panel on a facelift 147 with the shrouded earlier version ? Am also investigating a faulty fuel gauge and have read that the prime suspect is likely to be a loose wire behind the instrument panel. Hopefully I will not require a proxy...
  5. What to Do after replacing airbag ECU

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    hi,, I have an airbag control module (ecu) error (error code b1001). I take my orijinal airbag ecu to a programmer and he reseted it. then everything was ok, there was no any error, but a few months later same error (airbag control module error) occured again. so I bought used (second hand)...
  6. Replacing dash instruments

    Alfa Giulietta
    I have a 1.4 MA 170 with UK spec dials MPH), I'm in the ROI and want to switch to KPH instruments. I can buy a second hand unit from France. Can it be switched? How difficult is it to do? Should I get a main dealer to do it? Thanks
  7. Replacing and recoding Airbag ECU - to clear flashing warning light!!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Replaced ALFA GT (2006 18petrol) airbag ECU with brand new one (after rain flood - steady airbag warning light and airbag fault) and getting this flashing light (all errors cleared according to computer)! Proxy alignment done. Correct part number. Any technical help on the matter would be very...
  8. timing belt needs replacing

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi was wondering if anyone could advise me of any alfa specialist in Glasgow or surrounding areas that would carry out timing belt change on my mito?? Thanks
  9. Veloce TI -> replacing passengar air vent

    Alfa Giulia
    Hello all! I have a problem with passenger (right side) air ventilation - picture attached. The problem is that it cannot fully close and you fill clicking sound when turning it left or right. Something is probably broken inside. It cannot be fully closed, when you rotate all the way left -...
  10. replacing stereo with SAT NAV

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi all, and happy new year. i was thinking to replace my standard radio/CD player with the alfa sat nav unit. has anyone else done this? is all the wiring loom in there to carry this out painlessly?
  11. Replacing front upper arm?

    Alfa 164 & 166
    I've got a front upper arm to replace - can anyone advise how far the front suspension needs to be dismantled to achieve this? I'm hoping it's only a question of splitting the upper ball joint and unbolting the upper arm - but is it also necessary to unbolt and drop the upper arm/strut top...
  12. Replacing Wing Mirror Glass - Heated

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    'Morning, Some t*** decided to driving the other way as close as possible last night was a good idea and clipped my wing mirror. Amazing save for a a bit of White Merc paint which came off and broken glass it's OK. though cracked the mirror is usable until I can get a replacement. I took it...
  13. Replacing cigarette lighter

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    My cig lighter has failed (have changed the fuse but no luck). Does anyone know how to remove it so I can replace it with a new one?
  14. Replacing a single tyre?

    General Motoring Discussion
    Hi guys, A quick question on replacing a tyre. Is there a rule about if you have a partially worn tyre that you should replace them in pairs (assuming they are on the same axle)? On our Ford Kuga we have a huge cut in one of the fronts though it is not leaking or bulging, I want to get it...
  15. Replacing drivers side electric window mechanism, Spider

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all, I have a year 2000 V6 Spider which I'm fettling over the winter, and need to replace the drivers side electric window, which has given up. I've got the door card off, and the wiring is all in order. The relay and motor clicks, and the motor gets hot - so it's not the switch or wiring...
  16. Voltage across battery 13v, could it still need replacing?

    Alfa Giulietta
    1.4MA was struggling to start but once going runs fine. Now it won't start but makes a clicking noise. Video - Voltage across terminals is 13volts. About to order a new battery but thought I'd see if anyone recognises the problem. No fault codes. 2012 model...
  17. Replacing factory stereo...

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have the factory bose job, so subwoofer and amp in the boot, sounds great but I've been informed from browsing the forum that a better stereo will bring even more joy! Now, having zero knowledge on stereos means I'm not sure where to start, if I'm replacing with a single din then what...
  18. Replacing seat in AR 159

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I would like to replace the seats in my AR 159 SW I would like to replace standart seats with the seats from the TI equipment. My AR is 2011and the new seats are from 2007. The problem is with the rear bench because the seats do not go in. Do you have any solution?
  19. Sportronic needs new engine.Manual replacing automatic

    Alfa 164 & 166
    I have a new 166 3.0v6 24v engine to go in to my 3.0 sportronic. I have a sportronic and have bought a manual engine with clutch etc. Can I make this work?
  20. Replacing rear shocks on a G. This worked for me.

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all, Just replaced the 4 shocks on my G with B4s'. The rears were particularly difficult to get the top nut loose as to hold the shaft there is only the oblong shaped edge flattened shaft as in the image. I tried many things, a 6mm wrench will fit but just won't give the torque to loosen the...