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  1. Alfa 156 wont turn over/start

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all. I have a 156 2.0 TS. Timing belt stripped when starting the car. After sitting for 3 months I finally changed the timing belt. I want to do a compression test before assuming the valves were hit. When I try to turn it over the starter clicks once and then a humming sound for a few...
  2. GT wont turn over and start

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi team, My 4 cylinder 2006 GT was bunny hopping and I changed my Ev0 seals and now I have put everything back together and the car won't start. Everything works as per normal including all lights, fuel pump makes a sound, key turns but the car doesn't crank or the key doesn't turn all the way...
  3. Turn off headlights function when unlocking

    Alfa Giulietta
    Can’t find anything in the handbook or online - does anyone know if I can kill the function where the headlights come on whenever it’s unlocked? And going to be doing a bi xenon conversion and don’t want the lights coming on unnecessarily.
  4. How do I turn off Daytime running lights?

    Alfa Giulietta
    Is there a way to completely turn off drl ?
  5. aftermarket headunit won't turn on

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello everyone. I have got a 2005 Alfa GT 1.9 JTD I've recently replaced the window switch after replacement my aftermarket head unit (Sony XAV AX100) doesn't want to turn on. What I've checked so far. - Fuses in the dash are good (checked with multimeter) - Fuses in the engine Bay are good...
  6. Side Turn light

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi guys. The left side turn signal light on our Giulietta has stopped working. Can I change the light myself or do I need to go to a repair shop? Thanks in advance.
  7. Climate control fan won’t turn off

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    A bit of a nuisance this one since we’ve been regularly getting 40 degree C days this Summer. It just occurred last night. The electric interior cooling fan won’t turn off. As well, it won’t alter its speed. I’m thinking the control switch is cactus or there is a wire behind the panel that has...
  8. How do I turn the b&%$£y radio off!!!

    Alfa Giulia
    I have the 8" Infotainment on a 17 Giulia and I cant turn the radio off! I can mute it but next time I switch on the ignition it's on again. I can adjust Settings so that the radio is Auto Off but then I need to switch the screen on and the %$£$% radio comes on again. The only solution I can see...
  9. Giulia USA Start-Stop permanantly turn off

    Alfa Giulia
    Has anyone found a permanent way to turn off Start-Stop ? I get in and out 3 different cars every day so not much on developing habit I also think its dangerous in 4 cyl turbo cars as pulling out in traffic and having close to 1 sec delay can be harrowing. Once again I drive 3 cars each day...
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    Alfa Giulietta
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  11. Turn over 2.0 TS engine with 19mm socket?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Good day everyone, I'm replacing the belts of my 156 2.0 TS. In order to turn the engine to reach TDC i simply would like to use a wrench with a 19mm socket on the crankshaft bolt. My problem is that i can't get to that nut, the socket being too thick. How do you do this? Thinner socket...
  12. Alfa 159 number plate lights won't turn off.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Only noticed it today, my plate lights won't turn off. Can someone please help?
  13. How to turn on DRLs

    Alfa MiTo
    Probably sound really stupid but I’ve had my Mito QV for a few months now, still can’t work out how to turn my DRLs on. I can turn on sidelights while the headlights are on but can’t seem to turn on DRLs with headlights off? Am I missing something obvious?
  14. Internal fan wont turn off

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Stopped the engine today and removed the key but the internal fan just continued to running at full speed. I had to disconnect the battery to prevent it from going flat then let it all cool down but it still runs as soon as the battery is reconnected. I've removed the fuse for now so I'm...
  15. Heated seats WON'T turn off!

    Alfa Giulietta
    Newbie here with a Giulietta 1.4 that I've owned since new in Hong Kong. With summer now in full swing and temps above 32 degrees, my Alfa's heated front seat (driver's side) decided that now is the time to turn itself on, full nuclear power. No amount of fiddling with the 3 position dial will...
  16. Zafira fires turn criminal

    General Motoring Discussion
    apparently Vauxhall will be in court over this. Not just the way it drives. Who pays, Peugeot or GM?
  17. drl only turn on with main beams

    Alfa MiTo
    hi guys bought a 1.3 mito this week to add to 159. installed xenon, all ok, then was trying some t20 leds to the drl and noticed they wont fit very well. tried some positions, etc, and i gave up. after fitting the oem drls, they only light up if i turn on the main beans. they arent acting...
  18. engine wont turn over sometimes.

    Alfa MiTo
    Weve got a 0.9 twinair, 2013. Randomly the car will not start. Turn the key and all lights come on, turn to crank and no crank but everything seems correct, dash lights are on i can hear a relay click, but no crank, wait 10 mins turn the key and all good. it happens hot or cold. Its been into...
  19. Flat Battery, Now Alarm wont turn off

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi Folks, New to the forum, Bought my Son (18) his first car, as they say, if you want to be a proper petrol head you have to own an Alfa... Anyway its a 2011 1.4 (95) Veloce in cream,weve had it a few month trouble free, and now following 4 days of terrible weather its been parked up, got in...
  20. alarm wont turn off on my 147

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys so tonight my alarm went off and I couldnt turn it off with the key nothing worked until I started driving is there any way I can lock my car without the alarm on just til I get chance to go garage
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