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2.2 low range weirdness

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Hi all,
having spent much time driving my 159 around recently (this makes me happy) ive noticed in carparks and sometimes when pulling away from standstill, the car is somewhat graunchy and irregular. The car has only ever been fueled with shell v-power under my ownership, so fairly sure injectors are not at fault. Ive read many things about re-mapping the ecu, though im skeptical as to this being the main cause of the problems. Any help appreciated :)
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A common problem with the 2.2 I'm afraid.

Unbelievable that Alfa got away with this - their official line is still that there isn't a problem.
Obviously they'd lose a fortune if they admitted the engine's got a big flaw :rant:.

Mine does it. It's absolutely fine with plenty of revs, but that's no good when pulling away from cold.
I can pull away smoothly all the time now but I do have to concentrate with the precise amount of pressure applied to the accelerator.

Not good, but I think most of us just learn to live with it.
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