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  1. struggle alot

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi there how do i remove the head sets of my alfa romeo 147 t/spark 2001 please?
  2. New stereo install struggle

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    So today I received my Kenwood dmx100bt and all the wires, fascia etc. I have the 2010 model with the sat nav head unit. I have it out 15cm ish and have removed the blue wire and white wire. I'm struggling to get the big black block out of the back, any ideas as I can't find any videos or...
  3. Alfa Romeo 146 1.6 TS - Seems to struggle with power on acceleration?? PLEASE HELP!!

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Morning All Can someone please help?? Noticed mainly in the mornings and also in the afternoon once I finish work (basically when the Alfa hasn't been used for a good few hours), I pull away, but feels like there is a lack of power. Once its run for a couple of miles its fine again. It pulls...
  4. Diagnosis On 156 JTS Power Struggle

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi to all reading and thanks in advance for any input. Im looking to try and sort my 156 problems once and for all !! A guy can hope ... After a recent string of troubles it seems to finally be on the right track so im looking to get some work done with a big service and belts next week. But id...
  5. I washed my engine - now I struggle

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I washed my engine on Saturday. Since then I couldn't exceed 90kmh. I keep on getting the message Engine Control System Failure. I did a ECU reset with no luck. Today the car wouldn't exceed 1000rpm. I checked all the fuses, and now I get the message Immobilizer failure which I don't have a code...
  6. Door Seal replaced but now doors struggle to close

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    Well I have just replaced my drivers door seal and as expected my GTV6 door now will not shut properly. I have to really slam it shut! I have no door cards at the moment too, so will be worse when they are in! The originals are a lot thinner but have a few holes and in one place its completely...
  7. Does the Blue&Me media player struggle with long files?

    ICE & Blue&Me
    I have quite a few DJ sets on mp3 that go for 1/2/3 hours and the MiTo seems to struggle with them... :( Maybe im doing something wrong... But after 10 or so mins the file just stops playing and nothing will get it going again other than going to the radio and back to the media player then it...
  8. Back electric windows squeak madly and struggle to go up and down.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Worse in this mini heatwave. What needs greasing and what to use? Any guides around already? Got plenty time on my hands at the moment.
  9. Car revs on own & I struggle to get power now & again.

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Hi All, 1st Problem: Have a 01, 146 ti. Car revs on is own and I struggle to get power some times. 2nd: How will I know when cam belt & all needs changed. I bought from garage with 53K on clock and they said it hadn't been changed, yet posts say this should be changed at 36k or 3miles. Silly...
  10. would low selespeed oil make pump struggle / not always work

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, I have taken the selespeed pump out today, and during the process i tipped the selespeed oil resevoire up on its side, and the pump started again, there is a small amount of oil in there, equivelent to about 2mm thickness, i can never tell with the selespeed oil if its at the marker...
  11. Struggle to get into reverse gear...

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    What you guys think? It doesn't do it all the time, but it notches into 4th unless you really JAM it into reverse... Any ideas? Please tell me this one's simple! Cheers.