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  1. Rattle sound when cold (exhaust manifold shield)

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello everyone, Car began to rattle when cold, I found few screws broken on catalytic converter end, fixed it, but it still makes same sound. My question is can you check the top of the exhaust manifold by removing heat shield from it, and can you tighten the screws that way. Everything...
  2. Wind shield, Lower Beam automatism & Electro chromatic mirror failure

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi Guys, Left for a business trip for one month, battery was disconnected for the whole month and recharged for one day after i came back. I installed the battery and had the issues written at the title. The malfunction disappear after the car heats up and don't reappear even after switching...
  3. Door shield (inner backing plate)

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, Mine joined the not so selective club of having a broken window mechanism. The notoriously brittle plastic shuttle broke away from its metal gliding post bolted to the inner metal door shield bolted and sealed onto the door itself. Left hand - rear door of a wagon. Q.1 - As I can’t...
  4. 156 front brake disc dust shields

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello everyone, my first post here :hehe: I'd like to know how to replace the front brake disc dust shields, because they have rotten away completely, and soon I'll need to pass my MOT test. Here in Latvia they demand that the dust shields are in place and in good condition, surprisingly, you...
  5. Exhaust heat shield?

    Alfa Giulietta
    My sister has a 2012 1.4 MA with about 35000 miles, now she's no petrol head but was telling me how her car was making a little noise, it sounded like there was a bit of ticking from cold but nothing out of the ordinary I thought, turns out her mechanic investigated and found this gasket was...
  6. CF3 Twinnie manifold heat shield...

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Is there any point? I'm hopefully replacing my lambdas this week and will need to remove the tatty piece of cheap tin that was once a heatshield. It has definitely seen better days and judging by the lack of 2nd hand ones not a very robust item. Is it worth even putting back on let alone...
  7. Heat shield below engine cover

    Alfa Giulietta
    Right, I need some opinions! I have recently discovered that the heat shield (or what looks like one) that was below my engine cover on my 11 plate Giulietta 1.4 TB Multiair Veloce has mysteriously vanished into thin air! I have also learned that you cannot buy the part seperately to the rest...
  8. Jtd oil filter heat shield

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all. I just replaced the turbo on my gt. I left of the heat Shields to make sure no oil was leaking. All seemed fine for a couple of hours then big oil leak. I can't really get to it until Saturday. Wondering if not having the oil filter heat shield on could have damaged the seal on the...
  9. Exhaust manifold heat shield

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi guys. I've recently noticed that I get a rattling noise when in low revs. After opening the bonnet, I saw that the heat shield for the exhaust manifold leading from the top of the engine down to the bottom was cracked and loose. One of the screws was completely snapped off which made the...
  10. Change the shield grill

    Alfa Giulietta
    Anybody know where to purchase the bottom grill plastic material, if available at all!... Would like to take those bars out and replace with the same!... Think it would look more muscular, like some pics I've:biglaugh: seen of the Giulia cloverleaf!... Any thoughts?
  11. Cps shield

    Alfa GTA
    Could anyone confirm how to remove the shield that covers the crank shaft position sensor I'm a bit stumped :thumbup: There's a thread sticking out of the gearbox stopping one of the 3 bolts holding the shield in place what do I do, pics below to show the problem Car currently won't start...
  12. Heat shield corroded

    Alfa MiTo
    Evening all, just noticed the heat shield on my 10 plate Mitos exhaust is corroding badly...just wanted some advice. Peel it off or clips or what? How would you reattach? Thanks a lot..
  13. Exhaust heat shield studs snapped

    Alfa GTA
    Hi all, In the process of replacing the front ARB, both small studs with 10mm nuts holding the exhaust ali heatshield on the transmission tunnel right above where the cats bolt to the rear pipe sheard. What I need to know before I barrel in with a stud extractor is are they studs or welded...
  14. Giulietta Sportiva heat shield nuts

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hello Giulietta owners, REAR MUFFLER HEAT SHIELD FLANGED NUTS. I have just fitted a new twin tail pipe muffler to my 1.4 sportiva. The new muffler being larger is also supplied with a new heat shield. The small bolts are already fitted to the under chassis boot area for the new heat shield. (...
  15. S4 exhaust manifold heat shield stud sheared

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    hi folks, there are two studs on the exhaust manifold that hold on the heat shield, one of mine has sheared off and the heat shield vibrates when driving. before I get going on trying to remove the stud with a drill and an easy out, I'm wondering if it's ok to drive it with out the heat shield...
  16. 1.6 heat shield

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Guys and Gals I bought an Alfa 147 (52 plate 1.6 petrol) as a project. Going ot be putting it through mot shortly. When I start the car it rattles a bit on turnover before it starts, I have looked and the only loose thing I can find is the heat shield that goes over the exhaust manifold in...
  17. 2.0 TS knackered exhaust manifold heat shield

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Thought I'd get to the bottom of that horrible squealing rattle when the engine's cold on my 2.0 147. I've long thought it was the exhaust manifold heat shield, and having got it off found the thing had split in half along the bottom, so no surprises where the noise was coming from...
  18. protective shield covering

    Car Detailing
    i am considering putting a shield covering on the front of my spider to cut down on the stone chips ,i have had prices from £1.350 to £650 to do this ,has any one done this to their alfa and if you have are you happy with it:thumbs:
  19. 159 mystery petrol tank heat shield clip

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Afternoon all, I have a clip on my 159's petrol tank heat shield thats badly rusted. I can't find it on eper and the alfa garage have no idea either. Does anyone have a clue what it is or where I can get one, or even an Alfa part number. Cheers, Peter
  20. armor all shield

    Car Detailing
    dont know if this product has been discussed before but because of its promise of keeping dirt and grime off the car, i have applied some to my spider , will post the results in due course:thumbs: