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Check engine light on at 140km/h

I just bought an used Alfa Romeo 147 1.6TS 120cp. At high speed like 140km/h the car doesn't go more fast and the engine light is showing. After some short time the check engine is no more there. I ...
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Vertical play in wheels

I had my car jacked up recently and I noticed a vertical play(wheel going up and down) while holding the wheel at 9 and 3 and trying to move it. This comes with a severe knocking on the rear, both ...
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How does ecu know the hand brake is on?

I was reviewing the data around the DTC event, and it said the hand brake was on. I assumed it was a software bug, because I was sure the hand brake was off, but today after jacking up the rear I ...
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How to undo this Alfa Romeo intake pipe hose clamp?

This is on the intake pipe leading to the throttle body on Alfa Romeo Giulietta. This is on the side closer to turbo, rather than throttle body. The sensor next to it is the boost sensor. It does not ...
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How to remove this tightener?

This is alfa romeo giulietta, in front of the throttle body.
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Giulietta High LTFT & Low manifold vacuum

Im currently trying to get to the bottom of an issue with High long term fuel trims (+20-25% give or take) which is showing my car appearing to be running extremely Lean, struggling with this as the A/...
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diesel spill (from broken injector return line), smokes when engine is hot, risk?

I had a broken return line on the diesel injectors in my Alfa 159. I estimate from the fuel-gauge I lost about 15 liter of diesel in total during the 20 km or so I drove with the car after the leak ...
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Why my car “sweats”?

pretty new here, so if it is a newbie question please forgive me. I have a 2007 AlfaGT in pretty good conditions, now that here in Italy the weather became very cold , I realized that my car kinda "...
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Side Noise in Alfa Romeo 159 when driving +100 km/h?

I am investigating a car which seems perfect when speed less than 100 km/h. When driven more than 100 km/h, there is a side noise somewhere, but I have no idea where it comes and how. Everything has ...
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Alfa Romeo 146 burns oil on prolonged uphills at low RPM

When climbing prolonged uphills (not necessarily stiff), the engine starts burning a lot of oil and the power drops significantly. I've noticed that if I make the climb on high RPM (~5k) this problem ...