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  1. Vacuum Issue - JTD - Help on testing req.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I have a vacuum issue. Car 147 1.9JTD 16v (140) Symptoms: The Turbo actuator doesn't work (no suction on the blue hose at all) The overun actuator doesn't work (The actuator that flips the valve in the inlet) Visually, the electrical connectors are seating on the two solenoids (on...
  2. 147 Diff Oil Seal Info req

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi, wondered if anyone can help. I'm working on a 147 2.0 selespeed - left hand driveshaft oil seal - which has decided to become incontinent on my garage floor!:rolleyes: On the driveshaft can anyone confirm if the driveshaft is retained by a snap ring into Diff? is the driveshaft removed in...
  3. new turbo req

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi my turbo is passing heaps of oil, intercooler full of the black stuff. wheres the best place to get a second hand unit with warranty? 147 1.9 jtd 8v
  4. Opinions Req.....

    General Alfa Discussion
    Morning all, I'm trying to get my hands on a 147gta, but they seem to be slim pickings at the moment. I was hoping to get some of your opinions on 3 that I've seen that all tempt me for different reasons..... Car 1 - I think this is advertised on here also so it must be a members car which is...
  5. undertray req + plus body shop

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi guys, im in need of an undertray for my 2003 alfa 156 selespeed 2.0l. can anyone help or surgest anything? also anyone surgest any good body shops to repair a crack in my zender front bumper around the preston / lancashire area??
  6. New CD system req for Brera

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, it's the 2nd time in less than a week my Brera has eating a CD, last time it took a age to finally get it to release the CD this time i am having no luck what so ever. So time for a new unit , mines just a bog standard unit in the Brera (Radio/CD/Aux) . Would like to know of some...
  7. REQ: AR166 2.4 JTD 20v automatic lomgterm review

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hello everybody, decided to change the car, and my eye stopped on this car for now. It would be nice to hear the longterm owners opinions about this car. Is it reliable? Auto gearbox as I've noticed- the AISIN AW52-50 one? Is it more reliable than ZF fitted to 3.0 V6 petrol ones? I've read one...
  8. 147 2.O WITH SELE PROB, POOLE,mobile tec,req, or sell

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Is ther any one with sellespeed experience in the poole area that can come to me i have a garage to work in but mot expired due to 3rd n 4th not working so to diff to take to local specialists, wud like to repair it, but mite hav2 sell/break, ther is a £4000 bill a year ago for new engine /over...
  9. Shotgun req

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Dont wash car then go fishing near geese.:confused::cry:
  10. CAMBELT CHANGE REQ - Recomended Dealers in Dorset (Bournemouth)

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi, l have brought a 98 -GTV with no history to say that the cambelt was replaced other then the owners word, the car has done 79k with service history upto 42k. l am concerned and would like the cambelt cahnge for my own peace of mind - can anyone recomended a dealer in Dorset prefferably nr...
  11. help req, need someone with alfadiag..

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I am new to this forum lately & have found this forum to have an abundance of info & people that want to help, so firtstly thankyou for being so great, WELL DONE.. Ok to get down to it, i have a problem with my 156 selespeed. I need someone to come to me or i drive to them and for them...
  12. gtv v6 clutch parts req. point me in the right way

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    right... thrust bearing gone on my clutch and was hoping for it to last til end of month but whining bearing noise now so severe that you cannot hold a conversation in the car when doing more than 20 mph. alfaholics do a kit at £385 +vat and i am thinking of doing just that. not wanting to or...
  13. Urgent part number for maf req

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi there, I'm stuck at work and desperatly need part number for 156 v6 MAF Sensor, car is a yr 2000 If anyone can help i'd really appreciate it cheers
  14. When does variator req replcement?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Mine when start car in morning variator makes noise for about 3 secs, will it need replacing? Thanks
  15. new v6 air intake flexi req

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi there, Just wondering if anyone knows where i can get a good second hand air intake flexi from? it's the section that fixes onto the throttle body and has perished. I presume main dealer will be expensive cheers
  16. New gearbox req :(

    Alfa GTA
    Just decided to mix some metallic paint. It was easy, I just used the gearbox:( It was once translucent red! It started whining last week so I thought I would drop the oil. :mad: Not impressed at all:cry:
  17. Mito factory options HELP REQ

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi I have just been informed by the dealer & confirmed by ARUK that you can only have a maximum of 9 factory options. Now I have to re-think my options I personally think this is crap, if you order a BWM/MINI or Audi etc you can have almost anything fitted from the options list, whoever in AR...
  18. Speeding ticket: help req pls??

    General Alfa Discussion
    Folks, got snapped by a copper with a laser gun the other day, was doin 51 in a 30 zone. Not convinced i was doin that fast as just pulled out of a junction. Few things im not havin: a) car directly in front of me was doin 39mph (copper told me he snapped him but choose me cos speed...
  19. No Power Help & Advice Req

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I Have Been Having Power And A Misfire Problem With My 156 2.5v6. I Have Carried Out The FollOWing Work Changed All 6 Plugs, Cleaned Throtle Body And ButTerfly Valve, Fixed Tear In Corrogated Pipe Before Throtle Body, Replaced Maf, Replace Water Temp Sensor. The Engine Now Appears To Have No...
  20. ARGHHH New turbo req? pls no

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Ive just had a 'Go to main dealer, engine management' light flash up and complete loss of my turbo. Car still works but after 30mph there jack all performance, pls tell me i dont need a new turbo???? Also any ideas a) what made/ n umber of turbo is in a 2004 2.4 JTD? and any pointers to cost/...