COVID-19 Message Updated: 1st Oct
Mail Order Customers:
  *
Our carrier DHL is operating near normally across the world with its Air Express service. Allow an extra day for delivery (4 days for Australia and New Zealand), just in case.
  * For the UK only, Royal Mail are delivering the vast majority of orders on time according to our data, but is experiencing higher levels of staff absences, so there may some local delays.
  * We will be working normally and have a large warehouse full of parts that will help keep your car on the road. However, we are seeing some supply delays from factory lockdowns around the world.
Workshop Customers:
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We have strict social distancing processes internally and disinfect daily (not least because we have staff in vulnerable groups). In the circumstances, we have had to close our waiting room. Our mechanics wear gloves at all times and we will disinfect your vehicle with our Zaflora sprays on handing back to you. We would respectfully ask you to show our staff the same courtesy. We also have full amount contactless payment systems.
  * In these times of fluctuating demand, it's highly advisable to book your vehicle in earlier than usual. We are currently very busy indeed.

Alfa Romeo 166


Tyre pressures: 2.3 Bar all round except if fitted with 225/45 R17 when 2.7 Bar all round. Compact spare wheel, 4.2 Bar

Service interval: 12,000 miles (costs)

Engine Oil Capacities: 2.0l engine 4.5 Litres, 2.0l V6 Turbo 6.1 Litres, 2.5/3.0l V6 5.9 Litres, 2.4 JTD 5.5 Litres (Selenia Oil)

Engine oil:
- Petrol engines 10w 40 or 5w 30 Synthetic based oil exceeding API SJ Spec (eg Selenia Oil)
- Diesel engines 10w 40 or 5w 30 Synthetic based oil exceeding API CD or CF spec (eg Selenia Oil)
How to check your oil

Gearbox Oil Capacity: 1.6 Litres 75w 80

Cooling system: 2.0l engine 8 Litres (50/50 mix with water). V6 engines, 10.3 Litres.

Fuel tank: 72 Litres

Brake fluid: DOT 4

Ignition timing: ECU controlled

Steering geometry:
- Front. Semi toe in -1mm +/- .5mm. Camber, -20 minutes +/- 20 Minutes
- Rear. Semi toe in +1.5 +/- .5 mm

Fan belt: Automatic tensioner

Anti freeze: should be a Ethylene-glycol based product (eg Paraflu) and should be changed every 2 years

Valve clearances: Hydraulic

Idle speed: 700/900 RPM ECU controlled

Turning circle: 11.6 Meters

Kerb weight: 2.0l 1420 kg, 2.0l Turbo 1495 kg, 3.0l V6 24v 1510 kg, JTD 1490kg

Towing weight: all models 1500 kg

Max load on tow ball: 60kg

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