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  1. 159,Brera & 946 Spider - Owners Tech info - Fault Guides and more!

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    159 Electrics Not starting Central Locking - Windows Open Rear parking sensors...
  2. wipers could finally catch up in the tech race

    General Motoring Discussion
    Wipers always seemed so old tech compared to the rest of the car so happy to read a car company it's don't something about it. Just need 170k now. Windscreen wipers to be consigned to history? - Telegraph
  3. Some tech data and help/advice needed asap please

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Please can someone provide me with some info on the following I have an alfa 157 16v think 140bhp? I have another thread about a none start issue which continues. Code from a diagnostics machine mention fuel pump 3 Which is fuel pump 3 I thought their were only two pumps? What is the...
  4. Tech Meet

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Tonight check in Events or go to alfa west lancashire on facebook for more details.:thumbs:
  5. Tech Meet

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    alfa west lancashire, social group monthly meet 20th may:thumbs: check it out.
  6. Alfa West Lancashire ( Tech meet )

    North West
    Keep us posted on the next one - might bring Big Red along...
  7. Quick brake tech question...

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, Does the handbrake fitted on the 2.4 Brera activate the rear calipers on the discs, or is there a separate drum system? I have just taken my car to get new rear pads/discs fitted to find that the handbrake cable had partially seized the brakes on (drivers side only). I'm getting the...
  8. Tech Meet, Lancashire, St Annes on SEa

    North West
    :cool:hi everyone, i live in St annes, i have asked at St annes cricket club, Vernon rd. and can have a meet there one or two evenings a month, need to sort a day out which is best for anyone who wants to turn up. there`s a bar,:thumbs: food possibly and coffee, will find out from them which is...
  9. Glow plug tech advice needed

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, After 2 new Denso glow plugs failed within days of being fitted to my car, I sent them back to the seller with a photo of the one that lights up half way down rather than at the tip. Their reply was: Now this sounds like bull poo to me. One of them was open circuit, one as mentioned...
  10. New Tech Section mod

    Announcements & Comments
    Please welcome Paul.o to the AO staff team to help moderate the Tech Sections. :thumbs:
  11. hooray found good tech help from proper guys

    Introduce Yourself
    hi i am a newbie owned my alfa 156 18 tspark 02 for 6 years now found loads of help from this forum great advise from other alfa folk just changed my front upper wish bones today what a pain bolts in wrong way round but not anymore:)
  12. Identity of nord motor,tech. Help needed

    South Africa
    So guys, hope TN or others with some nord history experience can help me,a friend bought a 1.8 block to replace his old one which is corroded so badly we need to bin it:eek: So here is the problem: engine number is AR01608*X14004+ Problem is the casting on this block has absolutely no dipstick...
  13. Tech Tip... Split Induction Pipe Temporary Repair

    South Africa
    I thought that I would share my experience with everyone. The flexible section of the induction piping on my twinspark Spider is split and, of course, no spares available in the short term. So, I tried all the usual, insulation tape...rubbish, duct tape...a little better but still rubbish. So...
  14. Some tech stuff for sale

    The Technology Section
    Hi, I'm selling my hoard of technology. Quite a few things up for grabs so thought a thread would be a better route than the classifieds. Nintendo Wii White with second Wiimote and nunchuck a pistol shaped holder for the wiimote and four games. No more heroes Ghost squad Wii play Wii sports...
  15. cooling system tech question!

    Alfa GTA
    so i decided to change the mechanical thermostat on my car with some other bits. car has new rad by previous owner. took the old stat off and to my surprise found nothing it the housing, had been removed maybe due to overheating previously, so fitted new stat now fans come on straight away and...
  16. Tech Assistance required

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello, Could anyone help with a technical query? I drive a 2.4 Brera and my daughter has just broken the catch, set in the seat which gives access to the rear. I am going to have to buy a new one and replace it, passanger side. At first glance it look straight forward, but then most jobs do...
  17. QV tech assistance??

    Alfa Giulietta
    cloverleaf assistance??? its my first alfa owning birthday 34 years young lol :wow: How shall i celebrate my birthday in my QV???? Any ideas, keep em clean lads hehe:thumbs:
  18. For the Tech guys (TN and Corriedw)

    South Africa
    On the eper, it gives the following pistons for my car: here is the link: FIAT ePER :: The FIAT Forum...
  19. few tech questions after cambelt change if ud be so kind!!

    Alfa GTA
    finally got the car running again after changing the cam belt but wonder if anyone can answer a few niggley questions for me? engine runs smoothly but got a few noises how noisy should injectors be and any way to make them quieter? can hear them ticking and increased with engine revs quite...
  20. Ross tech dual k & can cable

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Could anybody tell me if this cable would work on a 147? Tried to connect it with the accompanying software but it only lists very and Audi. It is a USB device and alfadiag only list com ports.