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  1. Motorised noise after shutdown on 147

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, Can anybody advise what the mechanical noise is that occurs maybe a minute after an alfa 147 is stopped? Some kind of check? Purge?
  2. AR 147, cold weather electric shutdown

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi there, Model AR 147, 1.6 twin spark 2002. Manual. First day of cold weather this year. Temperature -7 degrees (20 fahrenheit). Car was outside. I turn on the engine to let it heat. From the beginning there was no hot air coming from air-con and even after 10 minutes of engine running...
  3. P1691 (Safety cut off - Secure shutdown)

    Alfa 164 & 166
    First time reaching out to the 166 forum, I'm really hoping someone can shed some light on my problem... I've been driving the 166 (3.0) everyday for work over the last 2 weeks but I ran into some trouble on Thursday evening. While driving on the motorway in very heavy rain I had a misfire at...
  4. Almost total shutdown

    Alfa MiTo
    I went to the shops (yesterday) in my Mito and all was OK. When I tried to start the car again, clunk like a dead battery, every possible warning, ABS, EBD, steering, airbags, fuel cut-off, etc. I charged the battery overnight and checked - its full. But still the same as above. It won't...
  5. Alfa factory - summer shutdown?

    Alfa Giulietta
    Getting close to ordering a new Giulietta, hapefully in the next week or so after an extended testdrive arrange from next week. Anyone know if the Alfa factory shuts down for the summer like a lot of Europe? Suspect it may add a month to the wait which is annoying!
  6. 156 shutdown!! HELP!!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi. Driving home from work as usual in my 2004 156 1.9jtd 16v. 1st gear, 2nd gear, 3rd gear and then shutdown!! Turned over ok on the key but would not fire. After extensive diagnostic checks, my mechanic discovered that the injectors were not pulsing - no electrical signal. He searched in vain...
  7. Total shutdown!!! HELP!!

    Northern Ireland
    Hi all you Alfa experts. I need your help. Have any of you ever encountered the following:- driving along as normal when the engine just stopped. Turned over ok on the key but would not fire at all. After extensive investigation and diagnostics, it turns out that there is no signal between the...
  8. Approx 20 minutes shutdown coming our way

    Announcements & Comments
    We are shutting the site for approx 20 to enable some hardware to be installed, unavoidable so just letting you know. This will be done by a 3rd party so I cannot give an exact time. Regards, Ian
  9. Old Notice- Unplanned site shutdown

    Announcements & Comments
    Dear Members, Just a quick message to advise that due to a glitch in the AO avatar database, we need to close the board to fix the problem. Its not a huge job but we could be closed for up to an hour. Sorry for the lack of notice, but fixing this now is crucial if we are to avoid problems...
  10. ICS Shutdown

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi, I have got an AR 166 2.5 V6 from 2000. Last week the ICS just shutdown, when I was driving. Could not control the aircondition, no radio, nothing. I thought it might be a loose wire, but nothing. After removing and inserting the relevant junction, I got the ICS up and running again...
  11. BMC Aycliffe Shutdown!??!

    North East
    Mate of mine had his car booked into BMC tomorrow for some work and has just received a message from Gary (the owner i think) to say 'We will be unable to carry out the work on your car tomorrow as we have CLOSED DOWN' !!???:eek: Anyone got a contact number for Jus to check out whats going on?
  12. Forum Shut-down: PLEASE READ!

    Announcements & Comments
    Recent Forum Shut-down Dear fellow AOers, The long awaited Tech Lounges reshuffle is finally taking place from Wednesday 12th March from 10.30am GMT (UK time) for quite a few hours. It may be as long as 24 hours unfortunately :( The new lounges have been chosen following dialogue with AOers...
  13. Site shutdown - 20-01-08 -- COMPLETED

    Announcements & Comments
    Hi all, We will be taking the site down this evening (20-01-08) to implement the first phase of our forum reshuffle. We are adding a new area specifically for traders and moving some existing lounges into the sub-forum format to make more room, it will look much like the technical assistance...
  14. 156 systems shutdown

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Help !!! All systems off line. Why is it that my Speedo, Tacho, Petrol Gauge and lord knows what else have stopped working? I've checked all the fuses even though the owners manual doesn't list these services as having a fuse rating. The car still runs, but it's a dodgy situation. I've...
  15. Oh dear, full system shutdown!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, Well, Just coming up to 30K km and just when I thought everything was running nice and smooth........ She wouldn't start this morning. Assitance arrived and jump started her. But halfway to work all the system errors under the sun started to appear: ABS ASR VDC etc. Then the speedo and...
  16. Sudden Shutdown... I need help please

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Greetings, fellow alfa lovers, I own a '92 33 16v. I love the car, it's fabulous, with lots of power, great handling, etc. But I've had some trouble... I bought the car last year, and the dealer told that the cambelts had been changed... Total nonsense... A few months ago they broke... Luckily...