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  1. 147 jtdm suspected electrical problems

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello alfa owners, I recently bought a second hand (2006) 147 jtd 1.9 with a lot of kilometers (250 000km), it had a clutch problem that I'm taking care of today, installing a new kit, I suspect electrical problems because when I turn the key, the first 10 seconds I hear noises on the speakers...
  2. Vdc failure tip

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    So I’ve had vdc failure warning for a while. I took car in for wheel alignment today. All four were out by a long way which messes with all sorts of stuff including vdc. I didn’t know rears had concentric adjusters either. Guy told me drive it for 10 miles ignition off and on and it should...
  3. Mito check engine, vdc asr hill holder

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi guys I know it's been discussed on here a lot, but maybe you can help me out. Yesterday evening I was driving the mito 09 1.4tb and it was raining quite heavily all of a sudden the check engine light came on with vdc asr hill holder and steering. And then the temp gauge dropped and the car...
  4. 2003 156 2.0 JTS - VDC and selespeed issues. HELP!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I’m having an issue with my 156 JTS Selespeed, and I’m hoping someone can steer my in the right direction. I had noticed over the last couple of days the car had developed a vibration through the steering wheel, that seemed to get louder and more intense as the vehicle speed increased...
  5. Electronics and VDC system faliur

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys I wanted to know if any of you could assist my. I was driving with my alfa Romeo gt 3.2l today and all electronics in the car such as A.C., speedometer as well as display screen had all turned off. The car still worked perfectly fine and ever thing came back on . Then a VDC system...
  6. Is VDC standard on the 147?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello, I just had a question pop into my head. My engine is the 140BHP 1.9JTD M-Jet, year 2003. It's quite the poverty spec unfortunately, manual climate control, no cruise nor even power windows at the rear. It is what is it, but I wonder - does it have VDC (ESP)? It's got ASR for sure as I...
  7. VDC System Failure - GT 1.9 JTDm

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Folks, I'm getting a "VDC System Failure" when driving, normally after about 20 mins at motorway speeds. It doesn't change the driving characteristics of the car, no braking etc... It resets when I switch car off, no codes stored when parked, not had a chance to get one while it was running...
  8. ABS, VDC warning

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, my alfa 156 chucks those warnings at me every once in a while. They go off i stop,switch the ignition of and on again and move off. Or if i do it on the move they turn off immediately. When the warning comes on the display the wheels spin and i can lock the brakes up easily. So it doesn't...
  9. Abs esp vdc error

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello everyone. This week I had a problem with my 147 16v jtdm. I had to change a complete transmission, left side. I used one of a GT with same engine. After installing I got the error of the abs vdc and esp. I looked at it and noticed that the sensor of abs was broken, replaced it and problem...
  10. ABS & VDC failure

    Alfa GTA
    Hi All, I'm getting the ABS & VDC failure message and the ASR light stays on, it's an intermittent problem as when I take the car after a couple of days sometimes the problem arise and sometimes it doesn't, my mechanic has tested the sensors and they seem fine so it might be the ABS module, he...
  11. Unusual VDC fault

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    So for the past few days, sometimes when I press the brake pedal the VDC warning light comes on and then when I stop braking it goes off again. Totally random and even does it when I am sat at a standstill, press the brake and it comes on until I let the brake go. As said, does not do it all the...
  12. VDC and brake light warning.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all. Recently, whenever I start my car (2006 159 1.9 jtdm) I get a warning saying VDC unavailable. It is accompanied by a little yellow triangle with a '!' in it. Now every time I touch the brake pedal it's telling me I have a break light out. Both brake lights are fine. Any thoughts? Thanks.
  13. VDC warning

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, Yesterday I finally got around to fitting the new steering wheel stalks as my headlights wouldn't turn off and the menu button stop working. Everything is re-assembled fine and I have double checked everything yet ever time I turn the car on the VDC warning is on, took it for a drive...
  14. VDC System Failure

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Have just bought a second hand alfa romeo GT and have an error message coming up on the dash when driving and my cruise control also doesnt work, does anybody know where I could get this rectified and also what prices are we talking also
  15. How to check that Alfa 147 has VDC?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have the VDC icon but is not lighting before engine start (only ABS was). Is does it mean that VDC is available in the car or not?
  16. Disable check ASR - VDC on instrument panel

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi to all, i change my instruments panel on 1 Series 2003 (without ASR/VDC), with new Q2 Instrument panel Now, obliviusly I have the light error ON (in the right side) and at startup engine in the start check (Error VDC etc) it's possible modify/disable nodes for the check system? With...
  17. VDC connectors

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Can anyone tell me where the VDC connectors are in engine compartment? Got a bit of an intermittent fault so want to check out connectors before taking any serious action. Thanks
  18. VDC system&Motor control system failure

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi. Well, my beloved GT (1.9 JTDM 2006) keeps giving me hard time. Just a month ago my mechanic changed the EGR valve and the MAP sensor because the car was completely lacking power (and the MCS failure light was on). It was driving perfectly until today. Well, I kind of felt it was accelerating...
  19. 156 2.4JTD ASR/VDC wont start

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All, I'm a longtime lurker! I've searched the forum and found a few similar posts but nothing exactly the same as the strange intermittent issue I'm having. From cold my car will start first time every time with no problem. Recently, after a drive or once warm and I turn the engine off...
  20. vdc abs asr warning lights

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi, I had the electric power steering colum replaced everything was fine then the ABS light came on the dashboard. Took it the garage to get plugged in and it came up that the left rear wheel sensor was the fault. So I had that replaced but it wasn't re-setting the computer. I took it to an...
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