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  1. traction control on/off

    Alfa Giulia
    Came across this, thought there might be some interest.
  2. Traction control kicking in - unnecessarily

    Alfa 164 & 166
    My 166 has developed a weird fault. On low-speed right hand turns, the traction control will sometimes cut in, applying the brake on the front left wheel. When this happens, the traction control light on the dash flashes. It only ever happens on right hand turns, and only affects the left...
  3. Rolling road traction control issue on Mustang 4wd linked rolling road

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi, After considering a remap for my 2013 Giulietta jtdm 170 for a while I decided to go with either NJS who I think supply the Celtic map or Viezu. I decided with Viezu in the end as they had a rolling road and the sales guy seemed helpful and told me that they would be able to put the new...
  4. Traction control

    Alfa Giulia
    Hi all, on Saturday I got stuck on the snow and, to my horror, i coudnt find the traction control boton to turn in off so I had to beg some relatives to push my Veloce out to the tarmac! Does anyone know how to turn off the TC and where to find the switch ?
  5. QV Traction / stability

    Alfa Giulia
    So after 4k miles and feeling at one with the car (mainly due to the MPS4s) i have been driving more "Spiritedly" of late and using dynamic a lot more. Today I put the car in Dynamic which I have been doing more of, and pulled out of a side road onto an empty dual carriage way and basically...
  6. Alfa 147 2003 Traction Control B1007 error

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi all, I have an unusual issue with my 2003 147. The car starts up as normal but on the second restart I will get the following error message " ASR bulb anomaly" and the warning triangle lights up this will stay on regardless.Once the car is turned off and left for a few hours the error will...
  7. Poor traction

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all, Can someone advise on my issue please? I have a 1.4turbo 120bhp 2011 plate Giulietta. I've had the car 2.5 years now and noticed poor traction on the front end. I purchased two new front tyres in October, they are Nexen N Fera SU4 whilst not the best, they have very good reviews for...
  8. Brera traction control issue?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, Well its a year to the day I have owned my Brera and it has given me something to think about. Whilst driving in 3rd gear about 2k rpm and accelerating lightly I had a judder from the car, the traction control light flashed for a a second, it then went out and everything was fine...
  9. Traction control

    Alfa Giulia
    I know it's not possible to turn it off in Dynamic, but can anyone who's had a proper 'play' with the Veloce tell me whether it's possible to spin the wheels at all? Just wondered if you can provoke a wee bit of over steer occasionally....
  10. No ABS and Traction control

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Replaced the battery about six months ago because the car had trouble starting up, but even before this I had ABS and Traction control errors popping up. However, they would only pop up after braking hard or getting wheelspin. Now as soon as i start the car i receive these two errors. I will...
  11. Spider V6 traction Control

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I was wondering if anyone had any ideas as to why every now and then my traction control and ABS light flashes at the same time and then sometimes it is just the traction control. It is nothing to do with driving conditions etc as it usually happens when going in a straight line. The Alfa...
  12. 159 traction issue since tyre change

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Good Morning All, I recently had 2 new front tyres on my 159 2.4 ti ? the tyres that were on the front were 235/35/19 so when I took it to the garage they replaced it with the same size, replaced upper and lower arms on drivers side front and did a 4 wheel alignment. Since picking up the car...
  13. GT 3.2 Traction Control - Unobtrusive or Broken?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    As the title says, really. I've noticed the TC light on my car come on under hard acceleration as I've come to the limits of grip but not really noticed the car cutting the power - at first I thought this was a nicely unobtrusive system that allowed a little bit of slip before taking over, but...
  14. ESC / Traction ?

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hello my Alfa community! I just got my new 1.8 TCT and I'm out here in the Middle East. So whenever I floor it the car just keeps on slipping 1st and 2nd gear! (Traction Gauge on speedometer comes on and off) so I thought i would turn it of, until I realized there I couldn't! So I read it in the...
  15. Traction control not working

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Pulled away from lights into slow righthander in rain into 2nd foot hard down damm near torque steered into railings just snapped it back phew ! Any pointers anyone to whats up ?
  16. VDC unavailable and traction control light on

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi. Had my clutch and flywheel replaced recently and had gear box removed and bearings repaired in it. Since I have gotten it back the vdc is unavailable and traction control light is on permanently. Anyone else out there had similar problem?? My mechanic says he has tried all angles to fix it...
  17. Bizarre electrical fault! Genius's assemble!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Ok, I've searched numerous threads on here and elsewhere and still no luck so here goes!... I was trying to wire in parking sensors the other day and wired the power supply into the reversing lights when the lights died and the radio shut off. I turned the radio on after and it seems to work...
  18. Handbrake Traction

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi folks, Quick question regarding the handbrake on a Giulietta. Do you find that you need to pull the handbrake right up in order for it to be effective? I ask as when I'm on a slope and pull mine up say 60% of the way, the car can tend to creep forwards/backwards a little (obviously...
  19. Odd traction control, ABS issue...

    Alfa GTA
    On the track last week, I had a major braking, ABS incident in the wet. Traction control was off. Straight after this incident, the ABS failure warning came up and it stopped working. I unplugged the sensors under the bonnet, plugged them back in and it cleared the warning and all back to...
  20. My 2003 156 has no DSC nor Traction controll...

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys just read that during the facelift the 156 was equipped with tractioncontroll system and Stability Control (ESP). How is it possible that mine (cockpit and extermal facelift) has none of it? The car is quipped with leather seats and got the 140hp 1.9 16V Diesel. any suggestions?