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  1. S/W 002.009.053 Issues

    Alfa Giulia
    Anyone noticed that the voice activation no longer works - anyone else have this issue and is there a fix ?
  2. 1750 s/w fuel consumption.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    What would be a realistic average mpg figure for a relatively steadily driven 1750 ti s/w? 34mpg is often quoted, but is it realistic? Cheers Ant
  3. For sale 2.4 JTD s/w

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    156 2.4 JTD Sportwagon Veloce. 52 reg with only 96500 miles, all history for last six years - Used daily and never let me down. Silver with black roof rails and black Momo leather interior. Taxed till end of Feb 15, 12 months MOT. Excellent condition for age, everything works. Reluctant sale...
  4. oil pressure s/w on 156

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Can anyone tell me where the oil pressure s/w is on the 2lt ts 16 valve and if it is possible to swop for an oil gauge? Many thanks.
  5. 156 S/W 2003. Coil pack or more serious?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Guys need a bit of help. Been a while since i been on and everytime i have previously one of you learned people out there came to the rescue-hopefully can be same again. My 2003 Sportsawagen 1.6 ts was misbehaving recently engine management light on and off now and again. i felt sligt drop...
  6. My 2003 156 S/W sounds like a herd of Mice!!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Got an issue with front (i'm assuming suspension). Squeaks and rattles galore. Mechanic chaged both front wishbones and some bushes etc on Passenger side but the car is still squeaking and rattling like no-ones business. He said the drivers side is stiff and there's no play in the joints so he...
  7. 156 S/W 1.6 Not starting...Help

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My 156 sportwagon 1.6 petrol 2002 is refusing to start. It has had intermitent VDC failure but has now decided not to restart. I have cleaned the earth lead on the inlet manifold, changed the crank sensor, changed the injector relays and checked for loose wires etc. Any advice would be...
  8. 156 s/w soggy rear suspension

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Anyone know if you can get stronger but not shortened rear springs for a Sport wagon, back end of mine was very bouncy till it had Ryobi gas struts fitted but still seems soft and sinks badly with load in, four people and trip to diy shop and its on bump stops....that can't be right can it?:eek:
  9. Thinking of changing my 159 S/W for a 147

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi looking at switching to a low mileage 147 diesel from my 159 diesel sportwagon. Test drove a 2008 Collezione today - 2008 white with black roof, very nice with 25k miles. However dealer seems to want top $ so casting my net further afield. Seen one in Wigan - ***** - so a 460 mile round trip...
  10. Red 156 GTA S/W on PH

    Alfa GTA
    Hi Anyone know anything about the red 156 GTA s/w on pistonheads? 6 grand. High miles but all big expense work done and apparently new engine at 50k miles. Also worked on by Ned and the lads? Looks good. Anyone?
  11. 156 S/W 2.0 lusso

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Just bought my first alfa been a volvo ford man till now but wanted a mid sized estate and bmw 3 series where owned by silly people who wanted silly money. Bought this 2001 on a y with 133k It had a cambelt at around 72k so old will it last to 144k as alfa intended when this car was bought or...
  12. Engine Control Failure 156 JTDM S/W 2004

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi, i think it maybe the EGR valve,but tell me what you think, the last 2 days after about 1 mile ,engine stil warming up,i get the beep beep on the info display , and reduced power on the revs, when the engine is warm theres not a issue, i just turn ignition off and on it then clears,is there...
  13. Show us your modded s/w

    General Alfa Discussion
    Hi just a thought you do not see many modded s/w 156/159 anybody got one
  14. what new battery should i get for my 156 s/w 2002

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    as the subject suggests.... i need a new battery for my sw. its a 1.8ts 2002 ...its got the upgraded silver interior.... I'm getting VDC failure errors and i think the battery is on its way out... i had to charge it up the other day as i left the ignition and radio on for about 20 minutes...
  15. Swap my 2002 S/W Selespeed for GTV V6 or 166 V6

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    About to move abroad with new job no longer require my 156 S/Wagon Selespeed Veloce,Black, Full black Leather,Alloys, CD, Auto Climate Control,75k, Had Cambelt done in last 6 months will service cost of £980 bills to prove ! , FSH, new rear discs and pads, new transmission oil, i would swap it...
  16. Noisy tyres on my 156 s/w 1.9jtd

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Noisy tyres, caused by uneven wear? Any ideas guys? Currently running Goodyear F1 gsd3. Great on my wifes 147, were great on the 156, but have become noisier as they have worn, making a noise that if I didnt know better was a knackered wheel bearing? Help! Paul.
  17. 156 s/w 1.8ts 2002 slow!!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    my s/w is a little sluggish..i have had the variator and belts changed...the maf looks like a bosch type.. and the engine has recently been serviced with the correct oil.. are there any quick and simple ways to get a few more horses out of the engine??
  18. 156 s/w 2002 CAM BELT & VARIATOR PRICE ?

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    I have just been quoted £430 for a CAMBELT and VARIATOR replaced, at a local mechanics, Using original Alfa parts. He offered a 3 month / 30k mile failure warranty ( were he will replace the lot if the engine mucks up as a reuslt of the job). Mangoletsi in Knutsford (cheshire) said they...
  19. newbie from S/W

    Introduce Yourself
    hi, im Rob 21 from Somerset. i should be collecting my alfa 156 2.0 t.s on sunday. Got a fairly nice spec 1999 model in silver 75k. 18" alloys rear spoiler, red leather and a supersprint exhaust. only thing that i dont like is the walnut wheel and c/c. bit worried about reliability but hoping to...
  20. brake problem 2001 s/w

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, I have a problem with braking at low speed. the brakes are coming on and stopping me dead at the slightest touch of the brake pedal. this happenes when the engine is hot or cold, at normal road speed the brakes work fine, no pulling to left or right, abs works normally etc. but at...
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