on the other day I was driving around in my 159 and it did some not-so-funny things... firstly it didn't build boost at all... that was cured with a restart... I blame the 40C weather to be honest, car has been fine ever since.
The other was a bit more frightening... when I put it in...
Afternoon all, first time on the site looking to pick up some hints & tips with regards to my Brera 2.4JTD that won't behave itself :mad: ongoing problems but will save them for technical area. Be kind :thumbs:
I am currently on my 3rd GTV, and had a 146 TI before that (which was one of the most reliable cars I've ever owned!).
This is my first V6 GTV, the previous 2 were twinsparks, and even though I now have constantly empty pockets, I don't think you can find a car with more character. I...
SMMT have released September sales figures for the UK.
Against an overall rise of 8.9% in the market, September sales for AR were 1227, a drop of 37.53% from the same period in 2011.
For the year to date AR sales are 35.50% down on 2011 with a total of 6115 registrations.
Fiat are up on...
Hello. Just got my first Alfa. Its an 02 147 1.6. I am already suffering from Alfa paranoia lol Things like
"I'm sure my car is loosing power" or "what was that noise when going over that bump" etc.
Anyway the car is temporary till I can afford a 159 next year.
As can be seen from the attached pics, the sills on my 156 are getting hammered. It's been doing 120 miles a day through whatever conditions Derbyshire and Yorkshire could throw at it and it's really suffered for it.
What I WANT to do is get both sills re-done with a decent stonechip...
Well the voices made me do it.
Hi to all the forum members.
As from 29th November I shall pootering around in a 156 2.5 V6 Sportswagon (runaround car) so let the fun begin and may my RAC membership not get called into action to much.
I sure hope someone can help me out. I have a 2009 Alfa 159 Ti that is suffering from major condensation on all windows whenever there is rain.
It's a real pain as it means I'm having to wait a good few minutes some days before I can start my journey and even when it is cleared...
Ok so I leave for work around 5 in the mornin. On the last few occasions its froze over night, my central locking has, well its frozen solid. It unlocks then locks again. I presume this is cos ice is blockin it and its fireing bac again. Bit of warm water over the locks, handles and around door...
I need help with my 156! Ive had my 1999 156 for a few months now and all was great until my old man pointed out a noise coming from the rear wheels, he said it sounds like the rear wheels have play in them. He was correct and i had the rear rods replaced which stopped all the...
Just found this site, had a browse, looks good so far.....
Long suffering I hear you say??
2002 - bought my 156 :inlove:
2003 - Blew the engine up (lack of oil!!), new clutch, alternator etc :mad:
2004 - New exhaust
2005 - New tyres and brakes all round
2006 - Airbag light on...