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  1. Has anyone successfully tried the wonky idle fix by cutting ABS wire?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Here's the original thread for a 156 TwinSpark whose problems are eerily similar to what I and a ton of fellow GTV owners have been having: Has anyone managed to implement this? I haven't found a similar wire in the GTV's instrument cluster wiring diagram, but perhaps a GTV-specific fix has...
  2. Wonky clock hands

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    On the Alfetta saloon there's an analogue clock in the middle of the instrument binnacle. I noticed yesterday that mine was set to the wrong time, so I pushed the button and turned it to set the hands. The minute hand turned, but the hour hand stayed pointing resolutely straight down, at the...
  3. Wonky Teledial

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    My NSF wheel has a slight wobble - a bit like a mildly buckled bicycle wheel. I have been told that it can't be corrected. Has anyone had a similar problem and was it repairable?
  4. 2001 147 TS - Vogtland Club Suspension - wonky ride height

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    greetings all, newbie question: about a month ago i concluded that my OEM shocks were cactus and needed replacing. After much fishing around on forums i plumped for the Vogtland Club suspension kit from Demontweeks. the handling is transformed, the ride is great, body control excellent...
  5. Wonky Windows

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all. My windows don't automatically open any more when I hold down the "unlock" button on my key. They did yesterday!!!:irked:
  6. Wonky radio issue

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hey folks, I've got a 2000 Spider 2.0 TS. Unfortunately, the radio display is almost completely broken (LCD seems to be borked; display is black except for one small corner). When I turn the radio on, the antenna goes up but nothing happens. I've tried turning the volume up and pressing "seek"...
  7. Indicator's went wonky?

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi guys, I noticed today my left indicator has started acting up, when I push the lever down it clicks for about 3-4 clicks then stops, the dash lights stop, the clicking stops and the actual indicators stop flashing outside, but then when I cancel the indicator, it starts to click and flash...
  8. Wonky Ipod door-help needed.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, after a bit of help/advice please, I've managed to find myself an Ipod drawer in the darker dash colour. It works fine however when the door it closed, it doesn't sit flush, it doesn't quite sit in the fully vertical position. Has anyone else had this, fixed or know how to fix this...
  9. Wonky dials

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Had a spare hour today so used it to put the rear spoiler on (to a fashion ), and the replacement speedo and tacho ( cos they are the easyist to fit. lol). Now the problems showing themselves are the bulb out warning light lit (near side main beam now not working ), main beam warning works but...
  10. New relay, indicators still wonky.

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi, I did start a thread about this a while ago but can't find it, so apologies about that. A few months ago my indicators and hazards stopped working every time the car warmed up, and it was getting progressively worse. After taking advice, all of which remains totally sound, I replaced the...
  11. Wonky Fuel Gauge

    Alfa GTA
    My fuel gauge seems to be playing up. Last night when I got home there was just shy of a 1/4 tank reading on the gauge. This morning I started her up and the gauge was on virtually 0. Parked on level ground. Went straight to the petrol station and filled her up, only 50 liters went in and when I...
  12. Wonky gear knob

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Anyone got a genuine 156 jtd gear knob in good condition, iam sick to death of wobbling my knob:cheese: Cheers Chris
  13. Headlights all wonky

    Alfa GTA
    After changing the dipped bulbs in my car the other night one now appears to be point at the sky no longer appears to move when trying to use the switch in the dash. Is there an easy way to fix this or do I have to run the risk of a non-specialist garage visit?
  14. Wonky Bonnet

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All, just noticed that the bonnet on my GT is sitting very wonky creating a large gap at the front edge on the near side and it's right up against the wing on the off side. Any idea how this might have happened and what is the fix? Looks like the sort of thing you should look out for when the...
  15. Wonky 166 bonnet!!

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Help! 6 months ago I bought a 2000 166 2.5 Lusso for £501 as a project, £800 later and I'm making some progress (slow but steady), the one thing that is really annoying me is the WONKY BONNET! no matter what I do I can't get it to fit right, I've even replaced the hinges, is there anyone out...
  16. Wonky camber at one side...

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    i had my tracking checked last week, as i swerved to avoid a cat and bumped a kerb with my front passenger side wheel, just bounced the tyre off it. i thought the steering felt a little weird, so took it in, and the passenger side is fine, but even after tracking, the driver's side has a 2...
  17. Wonky drivers seat !!

    Alfa GTA
    My drivers seat only goes up on one side (handle side) when trying to adjust height!,anyone else had/fixed this problem?, thanks for any input. It's a 156 GTA. Gaz.:confused: :thumbs:
  18. Wonky Selespeed Paddles - THE FIX

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    see the below link, couldnt add pics in tech thread so i have just linked to it. http://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/just-images-registered-only/157512-wonky-selespeed-paddles-the-fix.html#post2413322
  19. Wonky Selespeed Paddles - THE FIX

    Motoring Images
    ok, if your selespeed paddle doesnt want to work, only clicks if you press the very bottom of it, or doesnt click at all, this should help you. what i have found happens with a lot of paddles, is that the lower locating lug on the pivot point of the paddle snaps. you can check if this has...
  20. Wonky wheel

    Alfa 145 & 146
    I hoped you could maybe clue me in on a fault with my 145. When viewed from the rear, the left hand wheel leans over at about 5 degrees out of true, with the top being angled into the car. The bearing is solid (ie no play, not failed) and the garage has theorised it is either a bent stub axle or...
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