COVID-19 Coronavirus Message Updated: 8th July
Mail Order Customers:
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Our carrier DHL is operating near normally across the world. Allow an extra day for delivery (2 days for Australia, 6 days for New Zealand), just in case. However, regular international postal services can have additional delays, and are not recommended for anything required within 6 weeks.
  * 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 beginning to see supply delays from factory lockdowns around the world.
Workshop Customers:
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Following government guidance, we are open as usual. Taking your vehicle to a garage for repairs is a permitted activity (safety) as long as you observe the social distancing rules. 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.
  * MOTs due for renewal from 30th March to 31st July will be extended for six months. However, you are still legally obliged to keep your vehicle in a safe and roadworthy condition, so if you need to use your car in this period, it is still strongly recommended to get one done.

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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