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Alfa Romeo 156

The following guides are introductions to some of the Alfa 156 maintenance tasks and are intended to give you an informative indication of the work involved, rather than an exhaustive instruction. We would, of course, always suggest you take your vehicle to an Alfa Romeo specialist, but if you're doing your own maintenance, you must always use a model specific workshop manual and rigorously follow all safety advice contained within it.

We will be building up the list of items covered over the next few months.

Jamie Porter's Alfa Romeo 156 Fault Diagnosis Guide

Brakes & steering
Replacing the handbrake cables on an Alfa Romeo 147, GT or 156
Alfa Romeo 147, 156 & GT Rear Wheel Bearing Change
Alfa Romeo GTA/166 3.2 Front Brake Pads Change
How to change rear brake pads on Alfa 147/156/GTV/GT

GT/156/GTV/Spider JTS 2.0 thermostat removal
GT/156/GTV/Spider JTS 2.0 rigid coolant pipe removal

Variator relief kit for a Twin Spark
Twin spark rocker cover gasket replacement.
Replacing the idle control stepper motor
Replacing the EGR valve on a 1.9 JTDm engine
Replacing the balancer shaft belt on a TS or JTS engine
Changing the water pump, cam belt and variator on an Alfa Romeo 1.6 or 1.8 litre engine
How to replace the crankshaft sensor on a TS or JTS engine
How to change a cam belt and water pump on a 156, 147 or GT JTDm
Repairing and Alfa Romeo JTDm with broken cam belt
Alfa Romeo Key code system
How To... Cure Squealing Brakes
JTD Cam Belt Change Guide
Alfa v6 Cam Belt Change
Alfa Romeo 2.0 litre Cambelt Change
Alfa 1.6 & 1.8 Cam Belt Replacement
Alfa CF1/2/3 Engine Identification

Engine management
Spark Plug Renewal on Alfa Romeo 2.0l Twin Spark Engines

Exterior Bodywork
How to find the chassis number on an Alfa Romeo
How to replace a rear wiper blade on an Alfa Romeo
How to cure the horn push on an Alfa 156/147 and GT

Changing the oil and filter on a 156, 147 or GT Diesel
Replacing the fuel filter on an Alfa Romeo 156, 147 or GT
Replacing the air filter on an Alfa Romeo 156, GT 3.2 and a 147 GTA
How to change the pollen filter on an Alfa Romeo 156, 147 or GT
How to change the oil filter on a Twin spark engine

Fluids & lubricants
A guide to how and where to top up your Alfa Romeo's screen wash

147/GT/156 Twin spark & JTS gear selector bush replacement.
How to fit a Q2 Differential
How to Remedy a non selecting 4th Gear

Replace number plate light bulb
Alfa 156 dip beam bulb replacement

Servicing: Checking your fluids
Servicing: Brake disc and brake pad wear
Servicing: Replacing the brake fluid
Servicing: Wiper blade and washer jet check
Servicing: Suspension, steering, hoses and gaitors check
Servicing: Checking over the lights
Servicing: Tyre condition
Servicing: Locks and door handles
Servicing: Testing brake fluid

Front lower wishbone replacement 156/147/GT
Replacing a roll bar link on a 156, 147 or a GT
Replacing rear radius arms on 147/156/GT
147/156/GT Upper Front Wishbone Replacement Guide

TEST page
Direct fuel injection systems on motor vehicles
Description and operation of a turbocharger
Alfa Romeo handbooks
Dual mass flywheels and how they work
Alfa 156 review of models
The Alfa V6 Engine
Car Registration Letters
Modern Alfa Romeo Engine Bay
Alfa Romeo 147/156/GT Problem Diagnosis Guide
The Alfa Romeo JTD engine
Getting the best out of your Garage
147/156/GTV Service Schedule
Fixed Price Servicing
Diagnosing a MAF problem
Alfa Cam Belt Special Offer

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