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  1. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi i have a alfa spider 916 twinspark 2.0 engine the car is from 1997 but the engine is from a 2000 spider and its idling very rich and when i let go of the throttle it wants to die on me i replaced the idle controle vale and the MAF but im worried I bought it when i press the throttle i get a...
  2. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hey New too the Alfa world here Just purchased a 2000 GTV 3.0 V6 24v I have a few little issues with the car 1st Car seems to be running Cold i was given a spare thermostat that i put on at the weekend but still seems to takes ages to get over 50c should i just get a new one? My second...
  3. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi all, In the last couple months one fault code keeps coming up: P2097 (Fuel Trim System Too Rich Bank 1). It pops up with no connecting logic. Whenever I dive fast or slow, cold or warm engine, sometimes the code appears four times a week an another time it takes more than a month to reappear...
  4. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Just need to fix this quickly to pass a test and will rebuild the entire car. Would you please point me to the right direction? Changed the fuel filter and cleaned the horrible aftermarket cotton air filter (will get the original soon). I can start the engine but it cuts off immediately. Not...
  5. Introduce Yourself
    Hi there, Buying a 2016 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.7 Veloce ALFA TCT next Friday. Very excited!!!! Rich.
  6. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    my twinnie runs very well for a 20yo car but have a feeling she is running a little rich any idea,s, when giving her a few beens if I lift a little she seems to increase revs
  7. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    So I have been having a few issues recently regarding lambdas and fuel mix. I have a lambda fault for bank 1 sensor 2. Changed it, I now have the following faults P2097 - post catalyst fuel trim system too rich bank 1 & P1135 Fuel consumption seems to be worse then normal! Which really is...
  8. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi, My 159 3.2 V6 is running rich with excessive fuel consumption slight oil consumption, and occasional misfires (flickering engine light and fault code P0302. The misfires occur when accelerating hard from low speeds (out of intersections, roundabouts, on-ramps), but also take overs. The...
  9. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    what is most likely culprit for the above? Is there an adjustment / re-set that will fix this (it was ok a few months ago) thx D edit Told CAT most likely - anyone used Cats2u.co.uk? - very low price
  10. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi, my 159 2.4 is running rich and smokes a bit when up to temp. Its fine under 90 degrees. Egr blanked. Dpf removed and deleted in ecu, no remap. Any ideas? Oil breather not functioning as it should? ta
  11. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hello, In regards to the 2.4 159. Would anyone be able to tell me what to look for in diagnostics if an engine is running rich? I can check with MES but not sure how to tell if the engine is running rich. I suspect it might be but don't know the appropriate values for injectors (leaking) etc or...
  12. General Alfa Discussion
    This is up for sale in Monaco next month 1949 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Cabriolet by Pinin Farina | Monaco 2014 | RM AUCTIONS I would myself but I'm about half a million short of what I need :lol:
  13. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all Introduced myself a while back when I bought this 2.0 JTS as a project. Replaced all valves etc (timing belt snapped) Replaced clutch and concentric cylinder. Replaced old fuel and ran injector cleaner through car. I have replaced all wheel bearings and disks. Reconditioned the...
  14. South East
    I know its not taking place in the South East but there is a road trip taking place in Wales in August which sounds pretty cool: "Time for a Wales road trip! 2nd-4th August The aim of the trip is to explore some nice (hopefully quiet) open roads and enjoy the scenery Wales has to offer...
  15. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My car (156 2.0 TS year 2000) has been running rich for a few months now but passed the MOT on its second attempt (emissions) without changing anything other than a long drive before taking it there. Yesterday all of a sudden the car has started 'kangaroo'ing' (can't think of a better way of...
  16. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Guys, What does this mean? See the attached screen shot from the torque app. I took it while the car was idling A lot of the stuff I see looks cool but means total jibberish to me lol
  17. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    really strong smell when idling and high fuel consumption only just passed emish test on mot back in july. Cat??
  18. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Please help "I AM CONFUSED" My Alfa 156 2.0 SW has got this soot problem, seems to be getting worse though, smells to rich and burning lots of oil, problem seems to be since oil change 3 weeks ago. drives fine?? does have lag in 2nd and makes that tapping sound at 2000 rpm and then 3000. looked...
  19. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello. My fuel consumption has increased to 15l/100km (about 20mpg). Got 400 km with full tank mostly motorway driving. A lot of white smoke on cold weather(cat produces a lot of h2o) and grey smoke when revving. Air and lambda maf connected: Maf disconnected: I tried to change maf output...
  20. The Classic Alfa Romeos
    my 1979 spider will start up fine and run for uoto 10 to 15 min then it will begin tosputter and eventually have no power and stall out. When I let it sit for a few mi utes it will then run again but only for a short while until it starts allover again. Can smell gas from exhaust
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