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  • Page 2 The Warranty Booklet also containes the regulations, the warranty certificate and a guide to the services offered by Alfa Romeo. Services which are essential and precious because, when you purchase an Alfa Romeo, you are not only acquiring a car, but the tranquillity that comes from knowing that an efficient, willing and widespread organisation is at your service for any assistance problems you may have.
  • Page 3 VERY IMPORTANT! FUEL CAPACITY Petrol engines: only refuel with unleaded petrol with octane rating (RON) no less than 95. Diesel engines: only refuel with diesel fuel conforming to the European specification EN590. The use of other products or mixtures may irreparably damage the engine with invalidation of the warranty due to the damage caused. NOTE The use of Eurodiesel fuel is recommended only for markets/ versions where required.
  • Page 4 If after purchasing the car you wish to install accessories that need an electrical supply (with the risk of gradually draining the battery), contact Alfa Romeo Authorised Services who will assess the overall electrical absorption and check whether the car system is able to withstand the load required.
  • Page 5 Alfa Romeo Network. Warranty Booklet The Warranty Booklet is delivered together with every new car and contains the regulations tied to the services given by Alfa Romeo Services and to the warranty conditions.
  • Page 6 The texts, illustrations and specifications given in this booklet refer to the car at the time of going to press. As part of our ongoing striving to improve our products, Alfa Romeo may introduce technical changes during production, therefore the specifications and fittings may be altered without prior notice.
  • Page 7: The Alfa Romeo Code System

    To increase protection against attempted where required) and a key with remote con- nents making up your Alfa 147. These theft, the car is fitted with an electronic en- trol. For models/markets where required...
  • Page 8 Together with the keys the CODE card is KEY WITH REMOTE CONTROL The metal insert (A) of the key operates: provided (for versions/markets where ap- – the ignition switch For versions/markets where applicable, plicable) (fig. 3), bearing in print the key –...
  • Page 9 To insert the metallic insert in the key grip, OPENING THE TAILGATE WARNING press the button (F) to release the insert The boot can be opened by remote control When button and turn it in the direction of the arrow un- from outside pressing button (D), also when pressed, take the utmost til it clicks.
  • Page 10 Each time the car is started turning the ig- the other key provided with the car. If it is nition key to MAR, the Alfa Romeo CODE still not possible to start the car, follow the control unit sends a recognition code to the instructions given in the “In an emergency”...
  • Page 11 MAR, for versions without peratures. Keep out of reach of reconfigurable multifunction dis- children. play, the Alfa Romeo CODE warn- ing light (Y) turns on again flash- ing, or for versions with reconfig- urable multifunction display, the warning light turns on again to- gether with the message “C...
  • Page 12: Electronic Alarm

    It also makes it possible to cut off the volumetric protection. IMPORTANT The engine inhibitor func- A0A0010m tion is guaranteed by the Alfa Romeo CODE system which is activated automatically when the ignition key is removed. fig. 6...
  • Page 13 (maximum 2 min- tem operating fault. It is therefore necessary utes or until the ignition key is set to MAR) to contact Alfa Romeo Authorised Services. the following should be borne in mind: A0A0005m fig. 7...
  • Page 14 – if the led continues flashing, but at dif- WHEN THE ALARM VOLUMETRIC PROTECTION ferent intervals than normal, this means that IS TRIGGERED To make sure that the protection system different attempts to break in have occurred. works correctly the side windows and sun- When the system is on, the alarm comes Through the number of flashes it is possi- roof (if fitted) must be properly shut.
  • Page 15: Ignition Device

    HOW TO CUT OFF IGNITION DEVICE IMPORTANT If the engine fails to start move the key back to STOP and repeat. THE ALARM SYSTEM The ignition switch has a safety device To deactivate the alarm system complete- SWITCH (fig. 8) which prevents passage to AVV when the ly (for instance during prolonged inactivity The key can be turned to one of four po-...
  • Page 16 – To close the door turn the key counter- tampered with (for exam- curs if the car is towed. clockwise. ple during an attempted break-in) have it checked over by Alfa Romeo Authorized Services before travelling again. WARNING A0A0017m It is absolutely forbidden to carry out aftermarket oper-...
  • Page 17 Front door on passenger’s side OPENING/CLOSING FROM – To close the door, pull the flap. To pre- vent the door from being opened from out- INSIDE – To open the door, deactivate the cen- side press the button (A-fig. 12) on the tralized locking and pull the handle.
  • Page 18 CENTRAL LOCKING CHILD SAFETY LOCK WARNING (5-door versions) This allows central locking of the door Always use this device locks. The rear doors are equipped with a special when carrying children. device (fig. 14) which prevents the door To engage central locking, the doors must being opened from inside.
  • Page 19: Front Seats

    FRONT SEATS The car upholstery can re- LENGTHWISE ADJUSTMENT sist wear resulting from (fig. 15) the normal use of the car. Raise the lever (A) and push the seat However, it is necessary to avoid WARNING backwards or forwards; in the driving posi- excessive and/or prolonged fric- tion the arms should be slightly flexed and Any adjustments are to be...
  • Page 20 ADJUSTING THE HEIGHT BACK REST TILTING (fig. 15) CENTRAL ARMREST (fig. 16) (fig. 15) (upon request for (upon request for versions/markets To gain access to the rear seats, pull the versions/markets where where applicable) handle (E), the back rest folds and the seat applicable) is free to run forwards.
  • Page 21 SEAT WARMING (fig. 17) HEADREST ADJUSTMENT WARNING (fig. 18) Seat warming, fitted on certain versions, Remember that the head re- is turned on and off through the switch (A) To increase passengers’ safety, the head- straints must be positioned on the outer side of the seat. rests are adjustable in height.
  • Page 22: Rear Seats

    REAR SEATS EXTENDING THE Removing the rear parcel shelf LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT Proceed as follows: The split of rear seat makes it possible to – free the ends of the two rods (A-fig. The car upholstery can re- extend the luggage compartment totally or 20) supporting the parcel shelf (B) pulling sist wear resulting from partially, acting separately on one of the two...
  • Page 23 Total extension – raise the headrests to the maximum Partial extension height and then press both the buttons (A- Proceed as follows: For partial extension, proceed as follows: fig. 24) on the two supports side, then pull the headrests upwards and remove them; –...
  • Page 24 To restore the seat normal HEADREST ADJUSTMENT WARNING position (fig. 27) Remember that the head re- Proceed as follows: The car is fitted with headrests for the side straints must be positioned and central seats. so that they are supporting the back –...
  • Page 25: Luggage Retaining Net

    LUGGAGE RETAINING STEERING WHEEL WARNING ADJUSTMENTS The steering wheel position must only be adjusted with the car stationary. Fitted only on some versions, the luggage The driver can adjust the steering wheel retaining net is useful for the correct posi- position in rake and height.
  • Page 26 REAR-VIEW MIRROR OUTER Folding (fig. 35) ADJUSTMENT – If necessary (for example when the size Electric adjustment (fig. 34) of the mirror causes difficulty in narrow – use the switch (A) to select the mirror spaces) the door mirror can be folded in to- required (right or left);...
  • Page 27: Power Windows

    Defrosting/demisting (fig. 36) POWER WINDOWS IMPORTANT The driver’s power window is fitted with the “continuous automatic op- The electric mirrors are fitted with heat- eration” device for both lowering and raising ing coils which come into operation with IMPORTANT With the ignition key at the window.
  • Page 28 Passenger’s side (fig. 38) 5-DOOR VERSIONS WARNING The button (A) controls the passenger’s Incorrect use of the power Front door on driver’s side side window. windows can be danger- (fig. 39) ous. Before and during operation IMPORTANT The passenger’s window The driver’s door panel plate contains the of them always make sure that the is fitted with a device for “continuous au-...
  • Page 29: Seat Belts

    Fitted only on some versions: SEAT BELTS WARNING C – rear door window control inhibitor Never press button (C) (with the inhibitor activated the button led USING THE SEAT BELTS when travelling. is on, press again to renable the rear but- The belt should be worn keeping the chest tons).
  • Page 30 WARNING WARNING WARNING After putting the backrest Check that the backrest is To offer the highest level of into its normal position af- correctly locked on both protection, the rear seat ter tilting, make sure the seat belts side (“red bands” (B-fig. 42) not belts should be fastened as shown are positioned correctly for use .
  • Page 31 FRONT SEAT BELT HEIGHT The ring attached to the front seat belts WARNING can be moved to several positions allowing ADJUSTMENT The height of the seat belts the belts to be adjusted. (upon request for versions/markets shall always be adjusted where applicable) To adjust the attachment, raise or lower with the car stationary.
  • Page 32 Never disassemble or tam- the lock; the pretensioners should per with the pretensioner be changed at an Alfa Romeo Au- components. All interventions must thorised Service as this date ap- be carried out by qualified and au- proaches.
  • Page 33 Always fasten the seat belts before start- pelvis (fig. 44) and not across the Always contact an Alfa Romeo Au- ing off. stomach. Do not use devices (clips, thorised Service.
  • Page 34 Seat belts are also to be worn by expect- HOW TO KEEP WARNING ing mothers: the risk of injury in the case THE SEAT BELTS Each seat belt must be of accident is greatly reduced for them and ALWAYS IN EFFICIENT worn by one person only;...
  • Page 35: Carrying Children Safely

    CARRYING CHILDREN SAFELY For the best level of protection in the event of a crash, all occupants must travel seated and secured by suitable restraint systems. WARNING WARNING This is even more important for children. Never place cradle child’s SERIOUS DANGER! If This prescription is mandatory, according seats on the front passen- it is necessary to car-...
  • Page 36 A0A0389m A0A0390m view of restraint systems, children are con- sidered as adults and wear belts normally. The Lineaccessori Alfa Romeo includes seats for each weight group, which are the recommended choice because they have been designed and specifically experiment- ed for Alfa Romeo cars.
  • Page 37 GROUP 2 GROUP 3 WARNING Starting from 15 to 25 kg in weight, chil- For children from 22 up to 36 kg the child’s Seats exist which are suit- dren may be restrained directly by the car chest is thick enough not to need the spac- able for covering weight seat belts.
  • Page 38 22 - 36 kg Key: U = suitable for child’s restraint systems of the “Universal” category, according to European Standard ECE-R44 for the specified “Groups” L = suitable for certain child’s restraint systems at Lineaccessori Alfa Romeo for the specified group...
  • Page 39: Front And Side Air Bags

    Below is a summary of the safe- 8) Do not carry children in your arms, not FRONT AND SIDE ty rules to be observed when car- even small babies. No-one, however strong, AIR BAGS rying children: can keep hold of them in a crash. 1) The recommended position for in- 9) In the case of accidents, replace the The car is fitted with front Air bags for the...
  • Page 40 FRONT AIR BAGS It is formed of an instantly-inflating cush- Front Air bags are designed to protect car’s ion contained in a special recess: occupants in front crashes and therefore non- Description and operation activation in other types of collisions (side –...
  • Page 41 PASSENGER’S FRONT AIR BAG MANUAL DEACTIVATION WARNING OF PASSENGER’S FRONT The passenger’s front Air bag has been de- Use the switch only with AIR BAG signed to improve the protection of a person the engine off and the ig- (upon request for versions/ wearing a seat belt.
  • Page 42 SIDE AIR BAGS The bags inflate instantaneously, setting WARNING themselves between the body of the front (SIDE BAG - WINDOW BAG) Never rest head, arms and passengers and the car door. The bags de- The side bag and window bag have the elbows on the door, on the flate immediately afterwards.
  • Page 43 WARNING and replacing components concerning the Air Alfa Romeo Authorized Services to bag must be carried out by Alfa Romeo Au- If the car has been stolen check the whole system immedi- thorized Services. If the car is to be demol- or an attempt to steal it ately.
  • Page 44 WARNING WARNING WARNING Your are reminded that Turning the ignition key to Do not hook rigid objects to MAR the warning light F when the igntion key is en- the coat hooks and to the gaged and in the MAR position, the (with the passenger’s front Air bag support handles.
  • Page 45: Steering Wheel Levers

    STEERING WHEEL Sidelights (fig. 58) Main beams (fig. 60) LEVERS The sidelights are switched on by turning To turn the main beams on, set the knurled the knurled ring from O to 6. ring to position 2 and push the lever to- wards the dashboard (stable position);...
  • Page 46 One of the warning lights (R or E) will When the dipped beam headlights and the Flashing (fig. 61) fog lamps are switched on, the outer light come on on the instrument cluster at the The headlights are flashed pulling the lever control unit (integrated in the Body Com- same time.
  • Page 47 “Follow me home” device Windscreen wiper - Windscreen With the lever in position (B), turning the (fig. 63) washer (fig. 64-65) ring (F) four possible intermittent speeds are obtained: This function allows the illumination of the The lever can be moved to five different ■...
  • Page 48 “SMART WASHING” FUNCTION Rain sensor (fig. 66) Turning the knurled ring (F-fig. 64) it is possible to increase the sensitivity of the Pulling the lever towards the steering The rain sensor (A), fitted only on cer- rain sensor, obtaining a quicker change from wheel (unstable position) operates the wind- tain versions, is an electronic device com- stationary, when the windscreen is dry, to...
  • Page 49 Headlamp washers (fig. 69) At each start, the rain sensor automatically Rearscreen wiper - washer (fig. 67-68) stabilises at a temperature of about 40°C These come into operation when the wind- to eliminate any condensation from the con- screen washer is turned on with the Pushing the lever towards the dashboard trol surface and prevent the formation of ice.
  • Page 50: Cruise Control

    CRUISE CONTROL The device is disengaged automatically in – ON is the normal operating position of any of the following cases: the device. When the ring (A) is in this position, the warning light Ü on the instru- – pressing the brake pedal; ment cluster turns on.
  • Page 51 TO MEMORISE TO RESET THE TO REDUCE THE THE SPEED MEMORISED SPEED MEMORISED SPEED If the device has been disengaged for ex- Move the ring (A) to ON and take the car The speed memorised can be reduced in ample pressing the brake or clutch pedal, to the required speed normally.
  • Page 52 Do not engage the de- (A) to OFF and contact Alfa Romeo vice in town or in heavy traffic conditions. Authorised Services after checking that the protection is intact.
  • Page 53 DASHBOARD A0A1115m fig. 71 1. Side swivel air vents - 2. Fixed side window air vents - 3. Outer light control lever - 4. Instrument panel - 5. Tailgate release button - 6. Card holder (upon request for versions/markets where applicable) - 7. Radio (upon request for versions/markets where applicable) - 8. Centre swivel air vents - 9.
  • Page 54: Instrument Panel

    INSTRUMENT PANEL Versions with digital multifunction display A. Fuel level gauge with reserve warning light - B. Engine coolant fluid temperature gauge with maximum temperature warning light - C. Speedometer - D. Odometer dis- play (mileage recorder, trip recorder with headlamp position display) - E.
  • Page 55 Versions with reconfigurable multifunction display A. Fuel level gauge with reserve warning light - B. Engine coolant fluid temperature gauge warning light - C. Speedometer - D. Odometer display (mileage recorder, trip recorder with headlamp position display) - E. Reconfigurable multifunction display - F. Rev counter NOTE On JTDM versions the scale bottom is at 6000 revs.
  • Page 56 Versions with reconfigurable multifunction display A. Fuel level gauge with reserve warning light - B. Engine coolant fluid temperature gauge warning light - C. Speedometer - D. Odometer display (mileage recorder, trip recorder with headlamp position display) - E. Reconfigurable multifunction display - F. Rev counter A0A1113m fig.
  • Page 57 MILEAGE RECORDER To reset the trip meter, keep the button REV COUNTER (A-fig. 76) on the plate at the side of the Odometer display with double meter (to- The danger zone (red, or white on certain steering column pressed for a few seconds. tal and trip) and headlamp position display.
  • Page 58 STOP. If the engine is off but the key is at high; in this case, stop the engine and con- MAR, a wrong fuel level could temporarily tact Alfa Romeo Authorized Services. be indicated. This is due to the internal sys- tem control logic and cannot be considered as...
  • Page 59: Digital Multifunction Display

    DIGITAL MULTIFUNCTION DISPLAY The digital multifunction display shows the following: clock, outside temperature, buzzer setting (buzzer on/off), rheostat (light adjustment), condition of the inertial fuel cut-off switch (FPS on) and engine oil level (for JTD versions). CONTROL BUTTONS (fig. 77) To make use of the information the digital display (with the ignition key at MAR) is able to give, you should firstly familiarise with the con- trol buttons on the plate at the side of the steering column, using them as described in the following paragraphs.
  • Page 60 CLOCK (fig. 78) Adjusting the minutes BUZZER (fig. 79-80) Press the MODE button twice in , the Adjusting the hours The buzzer which accompanies the con- minutes will flash. Set the minutes required trols may be activated ( ) or deactivated Press the MODE button in , the hours ▲...
  • Page 61 LIGHT RHEOSTAT (fig. 81-82) is turned off with the exception of the INERTIAL FUEL CUT-OFF speedometer. SWITCH ON DISPLAY (fig. 83) This function makes it possible to adjust ▲ (for versions/markets where Keeping the button pressed (on the the lighting (dimming/increasing) of the in- plate at the side of the steering column) for applicable) strument cluster, odometer display (total...
  • Page 62 Engine oil level check IMPORTANT To make sure that the en- Fig. 87 refers to the display with an oil (JTD versions) gine oil level displayed is correct, carry out level above the foreseen maximum. In this the check with the car on the level ground. condition the display shows the message Turning the ignition key to MAR the dig- “HIGH OIL”.
  • Page 63: Reconfigurable Multifunction Display

    RECONFIGURABLE MULTIFUNCTION DISPLAY The reconfigurable multifunction display is INFORMATION ABOUT CONTROL BUTTONS fig. 89 able to display all the useful and necessary CAR CONDITION information when driving, in particular: MODE - Trip computer; - Lighting adjustment (rheostat); Short pressing of button to confirm INFORMATION the choice required and/or move to the next ON STANDARD DISPLAY...
  • Page 64 “SETUP MENU” ▲ / ▼ In addition there is a “Setup Menu” which makes it possible, through the MODE and (see fig. 89) buttons, to carry out the adjust- ments and/or setting described on the following pages. It can be activated by pressing shortly MODE and comprises a series of functions arranged in a “circular fashion”...
  • Page 65 Engine oil level check Fig. 92 refers to the display with an oil Fig. 93 refers to the display with an oil (JTD versions) level below the foreseen minimum. In this level above the foreseen maximum. In this condition the bars are all empty. condition the bars are all full.
  • Page 66 DIMMER SPEED To cancel the set value: ❒ press the MODE button briefly: the dis- With this function it is possible to adjust the With this function it is possible to set the play shows OFF; lighting (dimming/brightening) of the in- car speed limit (km/h) (or mph) which, if strument cluster, odometer display (total and exceeded, automatically sounds a buzzer...
  • Page 67 TRIP B TIME DATE With this option it is possible to turn With this function it is possible to adjust the With this function it is possible to adjust the ON/OFF the TRIP B function (partial trip) clock (hours - minutes). date (day - month - year).
  • Page 68 DST (SUMMER TIME) MODE 12/24 RADIO With this option it is possible to turn This function is used to set the clock in the With this function it is possible to turn ON/OFF the summer time function (which 12h or 24h mode. ON/OFF the repetition of the information corresponds to + 1 hour in relation to the displayed by the radio front panel on the in-...
  • Page 69 TELEPHONE NAVIGATION LANGUAGE With this option it is possible to turn With this option it is possible, during use of With this function it is possible to select the ON/OFF the function which shows the the radionavigator, to turn ON/OFF the language required for the texts and messages name (if listed) and phone number of the function to view the pictograms shown on...
  • Page 70 ❒ press the MODE button briefly to se- UNITS BUZZER lect the fuel consumption unit (or press With this function it is possible to set the With this function it is possible to adjust the button for a longer time to return unit of measurement for the travel distance the volume of the buzzer which accompa- to the standard screen);...
  • Page 71 SERVICE IMPORTANT The programmed Mainte- MENU OFF nance Schedule includes car maintenance With this function it is possible to view the Selecting this function you return to the every 20,000 km; this is shown automati- information connected with the correct car standard screen.
  • Page 72: Trip Computer

    TRIP COMPUTER General The “Trip computer” function gives information relating to the operating status of the car on the display. This function comprises the GENERAL TRIP concerning the complete mission of the car and TRIP B concerning the the partial car mission. This function (as shown in the graph below) is contained within the complete mission.
  • Page 73 The GENERAL TRIP displays the figures re- Displayed figures Range lating to: Average consumption It shows the distance the car can still cover ❒ Average consumption before needing fuel if keeping the same dri- Represents the indicative average of con- ving conditions.
  • Page 74 New mission SET BUTTON Start of journey procedure (reset) It starts when the reset operation is carried The button fitted on the right lever out: (fig. 94) makes it possible, with the ig- To start a new journey monitored by the nition key at MAR, to access the GENER- GENERAL TRIP, with the ignition key at - “manually”...
  • Page 75: Warning Lights

    If it turns on when travelling, stop (red) handbrake off, stop the car immedi- the car leaving the engine on and slightly ac- ately and contact Alfa Romeo Au- celerated to further activate the circulation HANDBRAKE ON thorised Services.
  • Page 76 + symbol shown not switch on turning the on the display), stop the engine im- ignition key to MAR or stays on mediately and contact Alfa Romeo when the car is travelling there Authorised Services. might be a failure in the restrain- ing systems;...
  • Page 77 The message is shown on the display in symbol shown on the display) when one or case of transmission failure. In this case con- more doors or the tailgate are not properly tact Alfa Romeo Authorised Services as soon shut. as possible.
  • Page 78 Reduction of gearshifting Manual mode not available Automatic mode not available The message is shown on the display to sig- The message is shown on the display when, nal a transmission overuse by the driver. with the engine running, it is not possible to The message is shown on the display when, select the MANUAL mode.
  • Page 79 Instead, use the The system is now in the recovery mode brake pedal and press the acceler- (maximum gear allowed: 2 ator pedal only when about to leave off. If the message remains on the display, contact Alfa Romeo Authorised Services.
  • Page 80 Gear not available Operation not allowed Engage N (neutral) The message is shown on the display, ac- The message is shown on the display, ac- The message is shown on the display, ac- companied by a buzzer, in the following cas- companied by a buzzer, when the system companied by a buzzer, when the system does not accept the gearshift by the con-...
  • Page 81 IMPORTANT The turning on at the same time of the U and Y warning lights If the warning light stays on or turns on indicates a failure of the Alfa Romeo CODE when travelling (on some versions the mes- system.
  • Page 82 Con- The warning light (if fitted) turns on (on GLOW PLUGS WARNING tact Alfa Romeo Authorised Services as soon some versions the message + symbol are FAILURE (diesel versions) as possible to have the fault eliminated.
  • Page 83 It is also nec- or leaks from the supply system essary to contact Alfa Romeo Authorised Ser- are noted, do not re-engage the vices as soon as possible. switch to avoid the risk of fire.
  • Page 84 + symbol shown approximately 4 seconds. this case heavy braking may cause rear on the display), contact Alfa Romeo Autho- wheels to lock before time, with the possi- The warning light turns on when the pas- rised Services.
  • Page 85 ASR system. In this case con- The warning light turns on when the di- (amber) tact Alfa Romeo Authorised Services as soon rection indicator control lever is moved up- as possible. wards or, together with the left indicator,...
  • Page 86 SIDE/TAILLIGHTS POSSIBLE PRESENCE ENGINE OIL SENSOR FAILURE √ (green) OF ICE ON THE On some versions the display shows a ROAD message when a fault is detected to one the following warning lights: ABS warning light, The warning light turns on when side/tail- On some versions the message + symbol EBD warning light, ASR warning light, VDC lights or low beams are turned on.
  • Page 87: Climate Control System

    CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM A0A1019m fig. 95 1 Upper stationary vent for defrosting or demisting windscreen - 2 Upper centre adjustable vent - 3 Stationary vents for defrosting or demist- ing side windows - 4 Adjustable centre, swivel vents - 5 Side adjustable and swivel outlets - 6 Front feet area fixed vents - 7 Rear feet area fixed vents - 8 Rear adjustable swivel outlet (upon request for versions/markets where applicable).
  • Page 88 UPPER CENTRE VENT SIDE SWIVEL OUTLET REAR SWIVEL OUTLET ADJUSTMENT (fig. 96) ADJUSTMENT (fig. 97) ADJUSTMENT (fig. 98) (upon request for The vent (1) has an opening/closing con- To direct the flow of air, turn the knurled versions/markets where trol (A). ring (A) and/or directly use control (B) as •...
  • Page 89: Manual Climate Control System

    MANUAL CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM (upon request for versions/markets where applicable) Below is a brief description of the heating and manual climate control system (upon re- MAXIMUM COOLING POWER quest for versions/markets where applicable). A0A0139m The only difference between the two systems √...
  • Page 90 For more detailed information about the CONTROLS (fig. 102) 4 - Climate control compressor on/off but- √ system and how to make the best use of it, (only versions with manual climate read the instructions given in the following control system) 1 - Air temperature adjustment knob pages.
  • Page 91 AIR TEMPERATURE AIR DISTRIBUTION KNOB CLIMATE CONTROL ADJUSTMENT KNOB COMPRESSOR ON/OFF Turning the knob ring (3-fig. 102), the √ BUTTON following positions are selected in sequence: Turn the ring of knob (1-fig. 102) clock- (only versions with manual wise or counter-clockwise respectively to Air flow towards the upper centre, front cen- climate control system) higher or lower the temperature of the air...
  • Page 92 INSIDE AIR RE-CIRCULATION IMPORTANT The condition and operat- WARNING ing mode of the climate control compres- ON/OFF BUTTON The inside air re-circulation sor and inside air re-circulation, shown by Pressing button (5-fig. 102) v ac- system makes it possible to the turning on of the leds next to the but- tivates inside air re-circulation and the led reach the required “heating”...
  • Page 93 A0A0220m When cleaning the inside of the rearscreen, take care not to damage the heating filaments. AIR COOLING fig. 102/a AND DEHUMIDIFYING (fig. 102/a) Proceed as follows to obtain the maximum - air vents completely open. To cool and dehumidify the air with the en- cooling power: √...
  • Page 94 A0A0221m DEMISTING AND/OR DEFROSTING THE WINDSCREEN AND FRONT SIDE WINDOWS, REARSCREEN AND WING MIRRORS function) (fig. 103) Proceed as follows: fig. 103 - turn the ring of the air distribution knob (3) to the - symbol. When the max def function is on, the fol- IMPORTANT In cases of heavy damp lowing are on: the led next to the rearscreen and/or rain and/or big differences in tem-...
  • Page 95 (only for versions with at least once a year, preferably at the on- blocking the air flow at the outlets manual climate control system). set of summer by Alfa Romeo Authorised and vents. Services. IMPORTANT To be able to obtain sat-...
  • Page 96 AUTOMATIC TWO-ZONE CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM (upon request for versions/markets where applicable) A0A1020m To start the system (fig. 105): - turn the knob rings to set the required temperatures (driver’s side - passenger’s side). - press the button. AUTO IMPORTANT The climate control sys- tem makes it possible to personalise the temperatures required on the two side with a maximum difference of 7°C between the...
  • Page 97 GENERAL IMPORTANT The demisting procedure Air quality control is also entrusted to a is enabled each time the ignition key is combined particle and activated carbon fil- The car is fitted with a two-zone climate con- turned to MAR or pressing the but- ter.
  • Page 98 A0A1021m CONTROLS (fig. 106) 1 - Inside temperature set display (driver’s side) 2 - Inside temperature adjustment knob (driver’s side) 3 - Fan speed set and system off display 4 - Knob for adjusting the fan speed and switching the system off 5 - Inside temperature set display (pas- senger’s side) 6 - Inside temperature adjustment knob...
  • Page 99 HOW TO USE THE AUTOMATIC IMPORTANT To be able to be accept- With one or more functions engaged man- ed by the system, the difference in the tem- ually, the adjustment of the temperature of TWO-ZONE CLIMATE CONTROL perature between the driver’s and passen- the air admitted to the passenger compart- SYSTEM (fig.
  • Page 100 A0A1022m AIR TEMPERATURE ADJUSTMENT KNOBS (fig. 107) Turning the rings of knobs (2 or 6), clock- wise or counter-clockwise, respectively high- ers or lowers the temperature of the air re- quired respectively in the left zone (knob 2) or right zone (knob 6) of the passenger compartment.
  • Page 101 A0A1023m HI function (highest heating power - fig. 108) This is turned on setting on the display a temperature above 32.5°C, and can be ac- tivated independently from the driver’s or passenger’s side or both; this setting brings the system to the “monozone” mode and is shown on both displays.
  • Page 102 A0A1024m LO function (highest cooling power - fig. 109) This is turned on setting on the display a temperature below 16.5°C; this setting is shown on both displays. This function can be engaged when re- quiring to cool the passenger compartment as quickly as possible, exploiting the maxi- mum potential of the system.
  • Page 103 A0A1025m MONO BUTTON FOR ALIGNMENT OF THE TEMPERATURE SET (fig. 110) Pressing button (12) automatically MONO aligns the temperature on the passenger’s side with that on the driver’s side, therefore it is possible to set the same temperature between the two zones simply turning the ring of knob (2) on the driver’s side.
  • Page 104 A0A1026m FAN SPEED ADJUSTMENT KNOB (fig. 111-112) Turning the ring of knob(4), clockwise or counter-clockwise, increases or decreases the speed of the fan, thus the amount of air admitted to the passenger compartment; the 16 selectable speeds are shown on a bar (in steps of 3), up to a maximum of 6 bars lit: - maximum fan speed = all bars lit;...
  • Page 105 A0A1028m AIR DISTRIBUTION SELECTION BUTTONS (fig. 113) Pressing one or more buttons (10) it is possible to manually choose one of the 5 possible air distributions to the passenger compartment: R E Flow of air to the dashboard centre and side outlets and rear outlet (if fit- ted).
  • Page 106 A0A1029m CLIMATE CONTROL COMPRESSOR ON/OFF √ (fig. 114) ENABLE BUTTON √ Pressing button (14) enables the turn- ing on of the climate control compressor. This condition is shown by the lighting up of the led on the button itself. When the climate control compressor is turned off, the leds on buttons (13) AUTO √...
  • Page 107 A0A1031m INSIDE AIR RE-CIRCULATION ON/OFF BUTTON (fig. 116) Inside air re-circulartion is controlled ac- cording to three operating logics: - automatic control, indicated by the turn- ing on of the right led on the button; - forced engagement (inside air re-circula- tion always on), indicated by the turning on of the left led on the button (and by the right led going off at the same time);...
  • Page 108 A0A1032m WARNING It is advisable to turn on the inside air re-circulation system v in queues or tunnels to avoid admitting polluted air from outside. The prolonged use of this function should however be avoid- ed, especially with several people on board, to avoid the possibility of the windows misting.
  • Page 109 A0A1033m QUICK FRONT WINDOW DEMISTING/DEFROSTING BUTTON function) (fig. 118) Pressing button (7) the climate con- trol automatically activates timed operation of all the functions needed to quicken demisting/defrosting of the windscreen and front side windows, i.e.: - it turns on the climate control compres- sor;...
  • Page 110 Have the conditions of the filter checked IMPORTANT The system automatically tering external air, thus admitting to the pas- by Alfa Romeo Authorised Services at least turns on rearscreen heating if the tempera- senger compartment purified air, free from once a year, preferably at the onset of sum- ture is below 3°C.
  • Page 111: Additional Heater

    ADDITIONAL HEATER CONTROLS FOG LIGHTS (fig. 120) (upon request for (upon request for versions/markets where TAILGATE OPENING (fig. 120) versions/markets where applicable) applicable) Electric tailgate release is only allowed with These are turned on pressing button (B), the ignition key in the ignition switch at on the centre console panel, when the out- MAR car stationary, at STOP or PARK The car is fitted with an additional heater...
  • Page 112 REAR FOG GUARDS (fig. 120) INERTIAL FUEL CUT-OFF WARNING SWITCH (fig. 121) These are turned on, with the dipped beam If a smell of fuel is noted (for versions/markets where headlights or fog lights on, pressing button following an accident, or applicable) (D) on the centre console panel, at the the fuel system is leaking, to avoid...
  • Page 113 HEADLIGHT AIMING DEVICE For correct adjustment, bear in mind the HAND BRAKE (fig. 123) following conditions: (fig. 122) The hand brake lever is located between – position 0: one or two people occupy- The headlights should be aimed correctly the two front seats. ing the the front seats depending on the car load.
  • Page 114 To release the hand brake: GEARSHIFT LEVER IMPORTANT Reverse gear may only be engaged with the car completely at a stand- (fig. 124-125) – slightly lift the lever (A) and press there- still. With the engine running, before en- lease button (B); The position of the single gears is shown gaging reverse gear it is necessary to wait by the pictogram on the gearshift lever...
  • Page 115 SELESPEED This device comprises a conventional me- There are also two levers on the steering chanical gearbox to which an electronical- wheel spokes (fig. 127) through which TRANSMISSION ly-operated electro-hydraulic device has been it is possible to shift gear up or down (also (on request for versions/markets added which automatically controls the with the car stationary).
  • Page 116 STOP and wait for 5 = fifth gear; the display to go off, then repeat the sys- R = reverse. tem activation procedure. If the fault pre- sists, contact Alfa Romeo Authorised Ser- vices. A0A9017g A0A9118g fig. 129...
  • Page 117 OPERATION WITH ENGINE OFF forward movement on the lever causes en- system will engage neutral (N) and the ma- gagement of first gear (1). noeuvre will be repeated. IMPORTANT Before operating the – to shift down (–) (fig. 131) push the gearshift control lever, always check the gear IMPORTANT Once a gear has been engaged on the display (N, 1, 2, 3, 4,...
  • Page 118 STARTING THE ENGINE is not available). Should the engine not WARNING start, seek assistance from the Alfa Romeo The engine can be started with the gear NEVER leave the car with Authorised Services. engaged or in neutral (N), provided that the the gear in neutral (N).
  • Page 119 MOVING OFF THE CAR This is not to be considered as a fault as WARNINGS it is part of the operating logic. For the same With the engine on and the car stationary, – With the car stopped and a gear en- reason, in the case of sticking on reverse the gears that can be engaged for moving gaged always keep the brake pedal pressed...
  • Page 120 Though highly unadvisable, if when trav- Still due to safety reasons, with the car sta- OPERATING MODES elling downhill for some unexpected reason tionary, the engine running and gear (1), (2) The gearbox can work in two operating the car is set to neutral (N), when the en- or (R) engaged, the system activates the modes: gagement of a gear is requested, the sys-...
  • Page 121 SEMIAUTOMATIC OPERATION If the gearshifting request compromises When changing gear it is not necessary the correct engine and gearbox operation, to release the accelerator pedal because the (MANUAL) the system will not allow gearshifting but Selespeed system directly controls the en- In the MANUAL operating mode, the dis- will automatically shift down the gears to gine in such a way as to:...
  • Page 122 With the accelerator pedal pressed to over AUTOMATIC OPERATION (CITY) FAILURE WARNING 60% of its stroke and an engine speed The automatic operating mode CITY is se- Failures of the Selespeed gearbox are above 5000 rpm, gearshifting becomes shown by the t (fig. 137/a) warning lected pressing the button (A-fig.
  • Page 123 WARNING Should it be impossible to set to neutral, for at least 1.5 seconds; do not tow the car; contact Alfa Romeo Au- In the event of a gearbox thorised Services. or detection of a gearbox fault;...
  • Page 124: Interior Fittings

    INTERIOR FITTINGS IMPORTANT Turning the ignition key to WARNING STOP, opening the glovebox, the light in- Never travel with the side can only be turned on for 15 minutes; glovebox open: the lid after which the system turns it off to avoid GLOVEBOX might harm the passenger in the draining the battery.
  • Page 125 FRONT ROOF LIGHT Unlocking the doors using the remote con- IMPORTANT Turning the ignition key to trol, the roof light turns on gradually and tim- STOP, turning the roof light on is only pos- (fig. 140) ing is activated automatically for about 15 sible for 15 minutes;...
  • Page 126 COURTESY LIGHTS REAR ROOF LIGHT (fig. 142) On the light there is a switch with three positions. (fig. 141) (for versions/markets IMPORTANT When a door is opened, where applicable) When switch (A) is in the central posi- the roof light turns on and timing of about tion (0) the light turns on automatically 3 minutes is activated automatically, after On the back of the driver’s or passenger’s...
  • Page 127 PUDDLE LIGHTS (fig. 143) DETERRENT LED (fig. 144) FRONT ASHTRAY AND CIGAR LIGHTER (fig. 145) (for versions/markets where The led (A) on the instrument cluster applicable) comes into operation when the doors are To use the ashtray open the lid (A). locked (ignition key at STOP or removed) The light (A) housed in the doors turns on To use the cigar lighter, with the key at...
  • Page 128 REAR ASHTRAYS GLOVEBOX WARNING (fig. 146) (fig. 147) (for versions/markets The cigar lighter gets ex- where applicable) For the rear passengers there are two con- tremely hot. Handle with cealed ashtrays. care and prevent its use by chil- To use the glovebox push it as shown by dren: danger o o f fire and/or burn- the arrow.
  • Page 129 CARD HOLDER ODDMENT COMPARTMENT ON ODDMENT COMPARTMENT ON DASHBOARD (fig. 149) CENTRE CONSOLE (fig. 150) AND GLASS HOLDER (fig. 148) (upon request for An oddment recess (A) is provided on the On the centre console, at the side of the versions/markets where left of the dashboard, on the cover of the hand brake lever, depending on the versions,...
  • Page 130 POCKETS REAR POCKETS (fig. 152) SUN VISORS (fig. 153) ON FRONT DOORS (fig. 151) These are at the side of the rear seats in The visors can be directed at the front and Each front door has an oddment pocket the side trim (A).
  • Page 131 SUNROOF SLIDING FORWARDS/ WARNING BACKWARDS Open and close the sunroof With the ignition key at MAR turn the only with the car station- WARNING control knob (A-fig. 154) in the direction ary. Improper use of the sun- of the arrow, choosing one of the 6 open- roof can be dangerous.
  • Page 132: Luggage Compartment

    RAISING AT THE REAR EMERGENCY OPERATION LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT With the ignition key at MAR turn the If the electrical control device does not control knob (A-fig. 156) in the direction work, the sunroof can be operated manu- of the arrow, choosing one of the three ally as follows: The tailgate can be opened: opening positions available.
  • Page 133 To lock, push in correspondence with the utes without unlocking/locking one of the a double flash of the direction indicators; Alfa Romeo badge to lower tailgate, until doors. closing is accompanied by a single flash. you feel the click of the lock.
  • Page 134 BOOT LIGHT (fig. 160) AEMERGENCY OPENING OF – operate the lever (A-fig. 161) as shown to achieve the tailgate mechanical TAILGATE When the tailgate is opened the light turns release, operating from the inside of the lug- on automatically (A) in the right-hand side To succeed in opening the tailgate from the gage compartment;...
  • Page 135 “Headlights” in this chapter). For correct use gage restrainer, if present (in any case avail- of the aiming device, also make sure that able c/o Alfa Romeo Authorised Services). the load does not exceed the values given in the same paragraph.
  • Page 136 BONNET IMPORTANT Bonnet raising is aided by To close: lower the bonnet until approx. two gas springs. Do not tamper with these 20 cm from the engine compartment and springs and accompany the bonnet while then let it drop, ensuring that it is fully closed The bonnet opening lever is under the left raising it.
  • Page 137: Roof Rack

    ROOF RACK 5-door versions Follow the regulations in force concerning maximum PROVISION The front hooks are in points (A-fig. clearances. 166). 3-door versions The rear hooks are located in points (B). The front hooks are in points (A-fig. 165). IMPORTANT Closely follow the assem- bly instructions provided in the kit.
  • Page 138 (e.g.: 3 ➟ 2 ➟ 1 ➟ 0); justed correctly. governed by precise regulations. The display (A), in the tachometer, shows Contact Alfa Romeo Authorised Services to the positions while adjustment is being have the headlights correctly adjusted. made.
  • Page 139 For correct adjustment, bear in mind the HEADLIGHT ADJUSTMENT The illustration refers to passng from right- following conditions: ABROAD (fig. 168-169) hand drive to left-hand drive. – position 0: one or two people occupy- The dipped-beam headlights are adjusted ing the the front seats for circulation in the country in which the car is marketed.
  • Page 140: Parking Sensors

    PARKING SENSORS ACTIVATION TOWING TRAILERS (upon request for versions/ The sensors are activate automatically when reverse gear is engaged. markets where applicable) The operation of the rear As the distance from the obstacle behind sensors is automatically These sensors are located in the car rear the car diminishes,the buzzer frequency will deactivated as soon as the bumper (fig.
  • Page 141 The advantage of the ABS over a conven- WARNING tional system is that it makes it possible to When the ABS cuts in, and obtain the highest degree of handling also The car is fitted with an ABS braking system, you feel the pulsing on the when braking completely under limited grip which prevents the wheels from locking when...
  • Page 142 The system is completed by the EBD (Elec- tact the nearest Alfa Romeo Au- ing the ABS is not active. The turning off tronic Brake Distributor) which distributes the thorised Se e rvice.
  • Page 143: Vdc System

    VERSIONS WITH VDC SYSTEM VDC SYSTEM HOW THE VDC EXCLUDED SYSTEM WORKS (Vehicle Dynamics Control) (upon request for The VDC system is engaged automatical- WARNING versions/markets where ly when the car is started and cannot be switched off. applicable) After using the spare wheel and refitting the standard wheel, it is necessary to travel for CUTTING IN...
  • Page 144 In the event of a VDC system failure the car. car behaves like a car not fitted with this sys- tem: in any case it is advisable to contact Alfa Romeo Authorised Services as soon as possible.
  • Page 145: Asr System

    ASR SYSTEM The action of the ASR is particularly help- WARNING ful in the following circumstances: (Antislip Regulation) The performance of the (upon request for – slipping of the inner wheel on a bend, system in terms of active due to the effect of dynamic load changes versions/markets where safety should not induce the driver or excessive acceleration.
  • Page 146 SWITCHING ON ASR SYSTEM FAILURE WARNING THE ASR FUNCTION INDICATION During use of the compact The ASR function switches on automati- In the event of a fault, the ASR system spare wheel, the ASR func- switches off automatically and the V warn- cally each time the engine is started.
  • Page 147: Eobd System

    (for versions/markets where which makes it possible to read the error codes pletely, Alfa Romeo Authorised Services are applicable) stored in the control unit, together with a se- obliged to run a bench test and, if necessary,...
  • Page 148: Sound System

    PRESETTING ing the car, first it is nec- Speakers (for versions/markets where essary to contact Alfa Romeo Au- In the cars fitted with radio presetting the, applicable) thorised Services who will be able sound system consists of:...
  • Page 149 The CD Changer is available at Lineacces- er (radio with Compact Disc player) or MP3 tions) before starting to drive. sori Alfa Romeo. CD player (radio with MP3 CD player) has been designed in accordance with the spe- In the following pages you will find the...
  • Page 150 Compact Disc can cause skipping. To obtain ving can put the driver’s life In the event of a fault, contact Alfa Romeo optimum playing conditions we give the fol- at risk and that of other people.
  • Page 151 To remove a Compact Disc from its con- For optimal playing use original CDs only. IMPORTANT Should copy-protected CDs tainer, press the centre and raise the disc Regular operation is not guaranteed if using be used, then, few seconds may be required carefully, holding it by the outer circumfer- R/RW CDs not properly mastered and/or for playing them.
  • Page 152 Protected discs (and their cover) very of- IMPORTANT The CD player can read TECHNICAL DATA ten are not marked with the audio CD iden- most of the compression systems currently tification symbol: on sale (e.g.: LAME, BLADE, XING, FRAUN- Radio HOFER) however, due to the evolution of Maximum power: 4 x 30W.
  • Page 153 The HI-FI BOSE system installed on your ameter 165 mm, two at the front and two tact Alfa Romeo Authorised Services. car has been accurately designed to offer at the back, each having a coaxial tweeter outstanding sound quality and reproduce the inside;...
  • Page 154 CONTROLS ON FRONT PANEL Audio section – Loudness function (excluding versions with Bose HI-FI system) – Standard equalization (excluding ver- sions with Bose HI-FI system) – Personal equalization (excluding ver- sions with Bose HI-FI system) – Automatic volume changing according to car speed –...
  • Page 155 Button GENERAL FUNCTIONS Mode Radio band selection FM1, FM2, FM Autostore Brief cyclic button pressing Radio band selection MW, LW Brief cyclic button pressing Brief cyclic button pressing Audio source selection (radio/CD/CD-Changer) MUTE Volume on/off (MUTE / PAUSE) Brief button pressing Audio settings: bass (BASS), treble (TREBLE), Menu activation: brief button pressing Adjustment selection: press button ▲...
  • Page 156: Steering Wheel Controls

    STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS (where provided) A0A1126m fig. 174 Button FUNCTION Mode Audio Mute on/off Brief button pressing (with sound system on) Volume up Press button Volume down – Press button Radio frequency Press button (FM1, FM2, FMT, MW, LW) and audio source (Radio - CD - MP3 - CD Changer) selection button Radio: recall preset stations (1 to 6) Press button...
  • Page 157 GENERAL CD section CD MP3 section – Direct disc selection; The set possesses the following functions: – Directory selection (previous/next); – Track selection (forward/backward); – Track selection (forward/backward); Radio section – Fast forward/backward; – Fast forward/backward; – PLL tuning with FM/AM/MW/LW fre- –...
  • Page 158 FUNCTIONS AND Selecting CD/CD Changer Volume adjustment functions ADJUSTMENTS Adjust volume through VOL+ and VOL– Pressing briefly and repeatedly button CD buttons. it is possible to select the following audio Turning the sound system on If the volume level is changed during the sources in sequence: broadcast of a traffic bulletin, the new set- The set is switched on pressing button ON.
  • Page 159 Mute /pause function Audio adjustments Tone adjustment (turning off the volume (bass/treble) The options proposed by the audio menu completely) differ according to the audio source select- Proceed as follows: To switch on the Mute function, briefly ed: AM/FM/CD/CDC. – Use button ▲ or ▼ to select “BASS” press the button MUTE.
  • Page 160 Fader adjustment PRESET/XX EQ SET*/CLASSIC/ *XX EQ SET function ROCK/JAZZ functions (only if the USER equalizer Proceed as follows: (equalizer on/off) setting has been selected) – Use button ▲ or ▼ to select “FADER” (excluding versions with Bose (excluding versions with Bose in the AUDIO menu;...
  • Page 161 RADIO (TUNER) Each band is shown by the respective Storing the last station heard wording on the display. The radio automatically keeps in storage The last station selected in the respective the last station heard for each reception Introduction frequency band will be tuned. band, which is then tuned when the radio is turned on or the reception band is changed.
  • Page 162 Manual tuning A-STORE function At the end of the A-STORE function the ra- (automatic station storage) dio automatically tunes on the first preset This allows manual station searching in the station in the FMT band stored on preset but- chosen band. To switch on the A-STORE function, keep ton 1.
  • Page 163 Emergency alarm reception EON function MENU (Enhanced Other Network) In the RDS mode the radio is set to receive MENU button functions emergency announcements in the case of Certain countries have circuits which group exceptional circumstances or events that together several stations enabled to broad- To activate the menu function, briefly press may cause general danger (earthquakes, cast traffic information.
  • Page 164: Traffic Information

    AF function TA function IMPORTANT In certain countries radio (alternative frequency search) (traffic information) stations exist which, even if the TP function is on (the display shows “TP”), do not trans- Within the RDS system the radio can work Certain stations in the FM band (FM1, FM2 mit traffic information.
  • Page 165 REG function The display will show the current status MP3 DISP function (regional broadcast reception) of the function: (CD MP3 data display) Certain national broadcasters, at determi- – “REG ON”: function on. With this function it is possible to choose nate times of the day, transmit regional pro- the information shown on the display, when –...
  • Page 166 SVC function EXT function IMPORTANT When the sound system (volume changing with speed) (external audio source control) is switched off automatically after turning (excluding versions with the ignition key to STOP (for both immedi- With this function it is possible to adjust Bose HI-FI system) ate or 20-minute delayed power off), it will (setting from 0 to 40) or exclude (OFF) ex-...
  • Page 167 COMPACT DISC PLAYER Selecting the compact disc player Inserting/ejecting a CD To turn on the Compact Disc player inte- To insert the CD set it gently in place to ac- grated in the set, proceed as follows: tivate the powered loading system, which Introduction will position it correctly.
  • Page 168 Possible error messages Select track Pause function (forward/backward) If the CD inserted is illegible (e.g.: CD-ROM To pause the CD player, press button Briefly press button ÷ to play the pre- inserted, CD not inserted properly or read- MUTE. The display will show “PAUSE”. vious track and button ˜...
  • Page 169: Antitheft Protection

    Antitheft protection Entering the secret code Every time the user enters a wrong code, the waiting time increases gradually (1 min, The radio is fitted with an antitheft pro- When turning the sound system on (in the 2 min, 4 min, 8 min, 16 min, 30 min,1h, tection system based on the exchange of in- event of code request), the display will show 2h, 4h, 8h, 16h, 24h) until reaching a max-...
  • Page 170 MP3 CD PLAYER MP3 mode Technical data and operating conditions for MP3 files are as follows: (where provided) In addition to standard audio CDs, the sound system can also play audio files in – adopted CD-ROM shall be mastered ac- Introduction MP3 format.
  • Page 171 DISPLAY INFORMATION Select next/previous directory Antitheft protection Press button N to select the next directory Refer to paragraph “Compact Disc player”. ID3-tag info display or press button O to select the previous one. (track informations) The name of the new selected directory will be shown on the display.
  • Page 172 CD CHANGER (CDC) Possible error messages Selecting the CD Press button N to select the next CD and Error messages will be displayed in the fol- button O to select the previous CD. If the lowing cases: Installation and connection loader does not contain a disc in the posi- of a Lineaccessori CD –...
  • Page 173 TROUBLESHOOTING Compact disc player MP3 file reading CD not played Skipping when reading MP3 files Overview Loaded CD is dirty. Clean the CD. Loaded CD is scratched or dirty. Clean the Low volume Loaded CD is scratched. Try to play another CD as described in paragraph “CD”...
  • Page 174 Alfa Romeo Autho- or accessories that in any case burden the rised Services; this will guarantee electric supply, contact Alfa Romeo Autho- – connection and supply cables with spe- first-rate results with no possibil- rised Services, whose qualified personnel, cific connector for connecting hands-free kit.
  • Page 175 INSTALLATION OF IMPORTANT Installation of devices re- RADIO sulting in modifications of car characteristics ELECTRIC/ELECTRONIC TRANSMITTERS may cause driving license seizing by traffic DEVICES AND CELLULAR agents and also the lapse of the warranty as concerns defects due to the abovemen- TELEPHONES tioned modification or traceable back to it Electric/electronic devices installed after...
  • Page 176: Handsfree System

    HANDSFREE SYSTEM The system installed on the car includes the – forwarding/accepting/rejecting calls with following functions: voice command (depending on the type of WITH VOICE cellular phone) – radio sound cut off during telephone calls COMMANDS AND – volume control with the cellular telephone –...
  • Page 177 SYSTEM COMPONENTS The button control panel (fig. 175) is on Pressing simultaenously the green the central console and has two buttons, one (A) and red (B) buttons for at least The main components of the system are: green (A) and one red (B), which make 2 seconds clears the memory.
  • Page 178 COMPATIBLE CELLULAR SYSTEM ACTIVATION FIRST CONNECTION OF THE CELLULAR TELEPHONE TELEPHONES To activate the system after the first con- TO THE SYSTEM nection, turn the ignition key to MAR. When The cellular phones compatible with the To carry out the first connection between the system is active, the two leds on the but- system are shown in the following table: the cellular telephone and the handsfree sys-...
  • Page 179 During the connection procedure, CONNECTION OF OTHER CONNECTION PRIORITY the cellular telephone display will TELEPHONES If at least 2 cellular phones have been con- show a message to enter the con- To connect another cellular phone, repeat nected, the first one to be connected (in time) nection code;...
  • Page 180 To make a telephone call with The telephone call made with the voice For an optimal result, it is suggested to voice commands (after commands is possible only for the names associate the voice samples in the follow- matching voice samples to the in the directory matched to a voice sample.
  • Page 181 To accept a telephone call To manage a second telephone IMPORTANT The system can manage Press the green button (A). call (depending on the type of cel- the second call only if the ”Call notice” lular phone) function is active on the cellular phone. To reject a telephone call –...
  • Page 182 Check that the Bluetooth ® , “Voice commands” and “Wordspotting” functions have been activated The system does not recognise the voice commands on the cellular phone IMPORTANT For the checks, service or possible repairing of the system, contact only Alfa Romeo Authorised Services.
  • Page 183 If the outside temperature is very low, the REFUELLING To prevent accidentally filling with leaded diesel thickens due to the formation of paraf- petrol, the diameter of the fuel tank filler fins and could clog the diesel fuel filter. is of such a size as not to accept the noz- zle of this type of petrol In order to avoid these problems, different PETROL ENGINES...
  • Page 184 FUEL CAP (fig. 176) IMPORTANT The sealing of the tank WARNING may cause light pressurising. A little breath- The fuel cap (A) is key-lockable and has a Do not go near the fuel ing off, while slackening the cap, is ab- catch to prevent misplacing it (B) that fas- filler with naked flames or solutely normal.
  • Page 185 ENVIRONMENTAL The emission reducing devices are: WARNING PROTECTION – Oxidising catalyst; Due to the high tempera- tures reached during oper- – Exhaust gas re-circulation system ation of the catalytic silencer and (E.G.R.); The devices used to reduce petrol engine the particul l ate filter (DPF) (only for emissions are: –...
  • Page 186 DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter) As this filter is an accumulating system Particulate filter clogged which must be regenerated (cleaned) burn- (only for versions/ When the particulate filter is clogged, the ing the carbon particles, the regeneration markets where applicable) instrument cluster h warning light procedure is managed automatically by the (on some versions the symbol h is It is a mechanical filter, fitted in the ex-...
  • Page 187: Starting The Engine

    If the engine monoxide which is a highly toxic fails to start, see the “Alfa Romeo CODE and lethal gas. system”. The ignition switch is fitted with a safety We recommend that dur-...
  • Page 188 6) If the engine does not start, return the key to STOP, then repeat the proce- dure. IMPORTANT If it is difficult to start the engine do not insist with extended attempts which may damage the catalyst, but contact Alfa Romeo Authorised Services.
  • Page 189 For cars with turbocharg- EMERGENCY STARTING er in particular, but for all – Drive off slowly, at medium revs with- If the Alfa Romeo CODE system does not cars in general, sharp ac- out accelerating abruptly. recognise the code transmitted by the igni-...
  • Page 190: Fuel Economy

    PARKING FUEL ECONOMY Electric services Use electric devices only for the amount of time needed. Rearscreen heating, addi- When the car is parked, proceed as fol- By following a few simple guidelines, it tional headlights, windscreen wipers and lows: is possible to save car running costs and re- heater fan need a considerable amount of duce harmful emissions.
  • Page 191 DRIVING STYLE Gearshifting CONDITIONS OF USE As soon as the conditions of the traffic and Starting Cold starting road allow, use a higher gear. Do not warm the engine with the car at a Short journeys and frequent cold starts Using a low gear to obtain brilliant per- standstill or at idle or high speed: under do not allow the engine to reach optimum...
  • Page 192: Winter Tyres

    Alfa Romeo Authorised Services will be missible speed of the winter tyres (as per The car can be fitted with a particular pleased to advise you on the choice of the CE Directive).
  • Page 193: Snow Chains

    SNOW CHAINS With snow chains fitted it Keep your speed is advisable to turn off down when snow the ASR system. Press chains are fitted. Use of snow chains should be in compli- the ASR-OFF button, led on but- Do not exceed 50 km/h. Avoid ance with local regulations.
  • Page 194: Towing Trailers

    CAR INACTIVITY – cover the rubber windscreen and TOWING TRAILERS rearscreen wiper blades with talcum pow- der and raise them off the glass; If the car is to be left inactive for long – open the windows slightly; WARNINGS periods, the following precautions should be noted: –...
  • Page 195 To make sure the maximum towable INSTALLING WARNING weight is not exceeded (given in the log THE TOW HOOK The ABS system with book) account should be taken of the fully The towing device should be fastened to which the car may be fitted laden trailer, including accessories and per- the body by specialised personnel accord- does not control the trailer braking...
  • Page 196 Any electric brake should be supplied di- INSTALLATION LAYOUT The hook should be fastened to the body rectly by the battery through a cable with avoiding any type of drilling and trimming (fig. 2) a cross-section of no less than 2.5 mm of the rear bumps that remains visible when The tow hook structure must be fastened In addition to the electrical branches, the car...
  • Page 197 A0A0339m SEZ. A-A Centering hole Regulation ball Centering hole fig. 2...
  • Page 198: Emergency Starting

    In an emergency we recommend that you call the freephone number found in the Warranty Booklet. You can also consult www.alfaromeo.com to find Alfa Romeo Authorised Services your nearest 8) A quick flash of the U warning light EMERGENCY 3) Fully depress the accelerator pedal and keep it pressed.
  • Page 199 (+ sign next to the termi- start, do not insist but contat the nearest nal) of the two batteries using a special Alfa Romeo Authorised Service. cable. Never use a battery charg- 2) Connect the end of the second jump er to start the engine as lead to the negative terminal (–) of the...
  • Page 200 STARTING BY INERTIA IN THE EVENT OF A PUNCTURE Never push, tow or coast IMPORTANT If the car is equipped WARNING start the car. This could with “Kit for tyre quick repair Fix&Go“, Never start the engine cause fuel to flow into the see the instructions contained in the fol- with the car jacked.
  • Page 201 WARNING WARNING WARNING The spare wheel has a The life of the spare wheel Snow chains cannot be sticker that summarises is approx. 3000 km, after fitted on the compact the main cautions for use and lim- this distance it should be replaced spare wheel, so, if a front wheel itations.
  • Page 202: Changing A Wheel

    CHANGING A WHEEL – Remove the wheel cap (A-fig. 4) (on- – Use the handle (A) to remove the piece of stiff cover (B). ly versions with steel rims) – Loosen the clamping device (A-fig. – Using the wrench provided (A-fig. Please be informed that: 5), loosen the fastening bolts by about –...
  • Page 203 – Completely unscrew the fastening bolts REFITTING A – Lower the car and remove the jack. and remove the wheel. NORMAL WHEEL – Using the wrench provided, fully tight- en the bolts in the sequence shown previ- – Following the procedure described pre- –...
  • Page 204 For versions with alloy rims: – insert the jack in its container forcing WARNING it lightly to prevent it from vibrating when – Tighten the pin (A-fig. 9) in one of travel for approx. 30 km travelling the fastening bolt holes on the wheel hub. (20 minutes) on a mixed –...
  • Page 205 FIX&GO KIT FOR The quick repairing kit includes: – a leaflet with the instructions fig. 11 for a correct use of the quick repairing kit; QUICK TYRE – a bottle A-fig. 10 containing sealer this leaflet shall be delivered to the per- and fitted with: REPAIRING sonnel who will handle the tyre treated...
  • Page 206 It is necessary to know that: WARNING WARNING The bottle contains ethyl- The sealer included in the quick repairing Give the leaflet to the ene glycol. It contains kit is good for temperatures between personnel who will handle –20°C and +50°C. latex which might cause an aller- the tyre treated with the quick gy reaction.
  • Page 207 INFLATING PROCEDURE – unscrew the tyre valve plug, take off the WARNING filling pipe A-fig. 13 and screw the ring Do not operate the com- nut B-fig. 14 on the tyre valve; pressor for more than 20 WARNING – make sure that the compressor switch minutes: risk of overheating.
  • Page 208 – once the correct tyre pressure has because the tyre is too much been reached, start driving immediately; to engage the hzandbrake; damaged. Contact Alfa Romeo Authorised Services. WARNING It is absolutely necessary A0A1100m...
  • Page 209 ONLY FOR PRESSURE PROCEDURE FOR CHANGING WARNING CHECKING AND RESTORING THE BOTTLE It is absolutely necessary The compressor can also be used only for Proceed as follows: to communicate that the restoring the tyre pressure. Disengage the tyre has been repaired with the –...
  • Page 210 Contact Alfa Romeo WARNING compromised. If touched acciden- Authorised Services. Alterations or repairs to...
  • Page 211 GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS TYPES OF BULBS (fig. 20) D.-E. Halogen bulbs To remove, free it from the clip on – When a light is not working, check that Various types of bulbs are fitted to your its housing. the corresponding fuse is intact before car: changing a bulb.
  • Page 212 BULBS FIGURE 20 TYPE POWER High beam Low beam Anabbaglianti a scarica di gas Xenon Front sidelights Foglights Front direction indicators PY21W Side direction indicators Rear direction indicators P21W Rear sidelights - braking lights P21/5W 5W/21W Third stop (additional braking lights) W2.3W 2.3W Reversing light...
  • Page 213 Instead the nel only: danger of death! Contact presence of drops inside the beam indicates Alfa Romeo Authorised Services. water infiltration: in ths case contact Alfa A0A1066m Romeo Authorised Services.
  • Page 214 Dipped beam headlights – Fit a new bulb, making the tabs on the Front side lights (fig. 24) metallic part coincide with the grooves on (fig. 22-23) To change the bulb, proceed as follows: the reflector, then hook the bulb holder catch To change the bulb, proceed as follows: (B).
  • Page 215 Main beam headlights – Fit a new bulb, making the tab of the Front direction indicators (fig. 25-26) metal part coincide with the one on the (fig. 27) lamp unit, then hook the bulb holder catch To change the bulb, proceed as follows: To change the bulb (orange), proceed as (B).
  • Page 216 – Push the transparent cover (A) light bulbs and adjust the headlights contact will be decreased and may Alfa Romeo Authorised Services. towards the rear of the car to compress cause incovenience to other road the catch. Release the front part and users if the light units are not remove this unit.
  • Page 217 REVERSING LIGHT – Withdraw the light unit outwards. REAR DIRECTION INDICATORS AND REAR FOG GUARDS AND REAR SIDELIGHTS- – Slacken the electric connector (C). (fig. 30-31) BRAKING LIGHTS (fig. 32-33) – Slacken the screws (D), and remove The reversing light and rear fog guard are The rear direction indicators and the side the bulb holder.
  • Page 218 NUMBER PLATE LIGHTS ADDITIONAL BRAKING LIGHT – Disconnect the electric connector (C). (fig. 34) (THIRD STOP) (fig. 35-36) – Slacken the screw (D), and remove the bulb holder. To change the bulbs, proceed as follows: To change the bulbs, proceeed as follows: –...
  • Page 219 – Insert the bulb holder making sure the PUDDLE LIGHT (fig. 37) IF AN INTERIOR side catches click into place (E). (for versions/markets where LIGTH GOES OUT applicable) – Refit the transparent cover-bulb holder (C) in the support (D). To change the bulb, proceed as follows: –...
  • Page 220 REAR ROOF LIGHT – Refit the light unit in the correct position – Close the protective cover (B). inserting first the side with the connector, (fig. 40-41) – Refit the light unit pressing gently in cor- then pressing the other side until the catch respondence with the retainer catches, un- To change the bulb, proceed as follows: clicks into place (B).
  • Page 221 GLOVEBOX LIGHT (fig. 42-43) – Refit the light unit inserting it in its cor- BOOT LIGHT (fig. 44-45) rect position firstly on one end and then on To change the bulb, proceed as follows: To change the bulb, proceed as follows: the other until it clicks into place.
  • Page 222: In The Event Of Blown Fuse

    IN THE EVENT OF A BLOWN FUSE – Open the the protective cover (B) and replace the bulb releasing it from the side contacts, making sure that the new bulb is correctly clamped between the contacts. GENERAL (B) - Undamaged fuse –...
  • Page 223 (front). WARNING WARNING If a general fuse (MAXI- If a fuse blows again, con- FUSE or MEGA-FUSE) cuts tact an Alfa Romeo Autho- in, do not attempt any repair and rised Service. contact Alfa Romeo Authorised Services. A0A1082m...
  • Page 224 A0A0134m Access is gained to the control box next to the battery releasing the perimetral catches (A-fig. 48) and removing the protective cover (B). To locate the protection fuses, consulting the summary table on the following pages, refer to the following illustrations fig. 49, fig.
  • Page 225 A0A0137m A0A0215m fig. 50 - Control box next to battery fig. 51 - Control box on battery positive pole...
  • Page 226 Selespeed transmission pump F03 (MAXI-FUSE) Additional heater F73 (MAXI-FUSE) Headlight aiming device Climate control system Climate control system Climate control compressor Heater unit relay coils IMPORTANT Strictly observe the fuse amp: in case of doubt contact Alfa Romeo Authorised Services...
  • Page 227 SERVICES FIGURE FUSE AMPERES Key-operated +30 Selespeed transmission Selespeed transmission Radio Navigator Rearscreen wiper Rear left power window Rear right power window Rearscreen heating Windscreen - rearscreen washer (two-way pump) Cigar lighter Seats with electric heating Heated wing mirrors – heated nozzles Cruise control Central door locking Headlight washer...
  • Page 228 SERVICES FIGURE FUSE AMPERES Volumetric sensors VDC system sensor Steering angle sensor EOBD system diagnosis socket Cell phone provision Driver’s door control unit supply Passenger’s door control unit supply Control lighting Climate control system control lighting Instrument cluster Instrument cluster Driver’s door control unit ABS control unit ABS control unit...
  • Page 229 SERVICES FIGURE FUSE AMPERES Climate control fan F05 (MAXI-FUSE) Radiator fan (first speed - petrol versions) F06 (MAXI-FUSE) Radiator fan (second speed - petrol versions) F07 (MAXI-FUSE) Horn Fuel pump Injectors (petrol versions) Ignition coils Tailgate electric unlocking F60 (*) Electronic injection system Bose system F61 (*)
  • Page 230 This operation should be carried out fore disconnecting it from the battery. may burst. If freezing has occurred, by Alfa Romeo Authorised Services. – Re-connect the battery negative termi- the battery should be checked be- Charging should be slow at a low amp rat- nal (–).
  • Page 231 IF THE CAR IS TO BE TOWED WARNING Before starting to tow, turn the ignition key to The tow ring supplied with the car is WARNING MAR and back to STOP again with- housed in the tool box under the boot mat. Before tightening the ring out removing it.
  • Page 232 IF THE CAR IS TO BE WARNING WARNING LIFTED Do not start the engine The car may fall if the jack when towing the car. is not positioned correctly. Never use the jack for higher ca- USING THE JACK pacities than the one stated on the See paragraph “In the event of a punc- label.
  • Page 233: In The Event Of An Accident

    Take care when position- IN THE EVENT – In motorways pileups, especially with ing the arms of the lift or poor visibility, the risk of being involved in OF AN ACCIDENT workshop lift to avoid other crashes is high. Leave the car imme- damaging the side strips.
  • Page 234 IF PEOPLE ARE INJURED FIRST AID KIT – An injured person must never be aban- In addition to the first-aid kit, it is also wise doned. Helping is compulsory also for per- to keep an extinguisher and a blanket in sons not directly involved in the accident.
  • Page 235 “REFER TO SERVICE MANU- The Programmed Maintenance service is AL” which is shown again turning the igni- carried out by all Alfa Romeo Authorised Ser- tion key to MAR, every 200 km. For fur- vices, at pre-established times.
  • Page 236 SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE PROGRAMME Thousands of km ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Check tyre conditions/wear and adjust pressure if necessary Check operation of lighting system (headlights, direction indicators, hazard ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●...
  • Page 237 Thousands of km ● ● Sight check for conditions of timing gear drive toothed belt (diesel versions) ● ● ● ● Check operation of engine control system (through diagnosis socket) ● ● ● Check valve clearance (JTD 120HP versions) ● ●...
  • Page 238 The use of FL Selenia products is rec- ommended which have been designed and – Check position/wear of windscreen/ made expressly for Alfa Romeo cars (see rearscreen wiper blades “Refuelling” in the “Technical Specifica- – Check front disk brake pad conditions tions”...
  • Page 239 IMPORTANT have the proper equipment, gen- Diesel filter ignition key removed, especially in the case uine Alfa Romeo spares and the of after market accessories. The different grades of purity in diesel fu- necessary fluids; do not however el normally available might make it neces-...
  • Page 240: Checking Levels

    A0A0192m CHECKING LEVELS WARNING Never smoke while work- ing in the engine compart- ment; inflammable vapours may be present, with the risk of fire. When topping up take fig. 1 - Versions 1.6 T.SPARK (105HP) - 1.6 T.SPARK (120HP) - 2.0 T.SPARK care not to confuse the var- ious types of fluids: they A0A0194m...
  • Page 241 A0A0345m 1 Engine oil - 2 Battery - 3 Brake fluid - 4 Windscreen/rearscreen/headlamp wash- er fluid - 5 Engine coolant fluid - 6 Power steering fluid fig. 3 - JTD (120HP) versions A0A0396m 1 Engine oil - 2 Battery - 3 Brake fluid - 4 Windscreen/rearscreen/headlamp wash- er fluid - 5 Engine coolant fluid - 6 Power steering fluif...
  • Page 242 MAX mark, con- The engine oil should be checked with the viscosity) other than those tact Alfa Romeo Authorised Services to have car on a level surface a few minutes (about of the oil already in the engine.
  • Page 243 Con- turn the ignition to STOP. tact Alfa Romeo Authorised Ser- vices to have the oil and the filter changed, as they are equipped to WARNING...
  • Page 244 “Technical Specifications” voir is at maximum. chapter until nearing the MAX mark; for WARNING this operations contact Alfa Romeo Autho- This operation should be carried out with Do not remove the cap rised Services. the car on a level surface and the engine when the engine is hot: switched off and cold.
  • Page 245 Make sure that the high- have the system checked for pos- ly corrosive brake fluid sible leaks by Alfa Romeo Autho- does not drip onto the rised Services. paintwork. If it does, wash it off immediately with water.
  • Page 246 WINDSCREEN/ WARNING WARNING REARSCREEN/HEADLIGHT Brake and clutch fluid is Some commercial additives WASHER FLUID (fig. 13) poisonous and highly cor- for windscreen washers Open the cap (A) and check the level in rosive. In the event of accidental are inflammable. The engine com- the reservoir.
  • Page 247: Air Cleaner

    You reservoir: in this case turn off the are recommended to have this op- engine immediately and contact Al- eration carried out by Alfa Romeo fa Romeo Authorised Services. Authorised Services.
  • Page 248: Pollen Filter

    Have the pollen filter checked once a year by Alfa Romeo Authorised Services, prefer- Contact Alfa Romeo Authorised Services to The incorrect installation ably at the onset of summer.
  • Page 249 This operation should be carried out protect the eyes with goggles. tery irreversibly, even causing it to by Alfa Romeo Authorised Services. Charg- burst. ing should be slow at a low amp rating for 24 hours. Charging for a longer time may damage the battery.
  • Page 250 Alfa Romeo Authorised ternal elements are not damaged Services whose qualified personnel, in ad- Manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Page 251: Control Units

    The maximum absorption of all the ac- ELECTRONIC – Do not check for current in the cables by cessories (standard and fitted afterwards) short-circuiting the ends. CONTROL UNITS should be 0,6 mA x Ah (of the battery), as – If electric welding is to be carried out on shown in the following table: the body, remember to disconnect the elec- With normal use of the car, no particular...
  • Page 252: Wheels And Tyres

    The pressure should be checked with the wear. If necessary contact Alfa Romeo Au- tyre rested and cold. thorised Serrvices. WARNING It is normal for the pressure to increase...
  • Page 253 The Alfa 147 uses Tubeless tyres. WINDSCREEN/ WARNING Never use an inner tube with these tyres. REARSCREEN WIPERS Alloy rim painting involv- If a tyre is changed, also change the in- ing temperatures exceed- flation valve. ing 150°C should be avoided since...
  • Page 254 Changing the windscreen wiper Instructions to fit the blade SPRAY JETS (fig. 20-21) blade (fig. 18) Proceed as follows: If the jet of fluid is inadequate, firstly check that there is fluid in the reservoir: see Instructions to remove the blade –...
  • Page 255: Headlight Washers

    On your Alfa 147, Alfa Romeo has implemented the best manufacturing tech- CAR EXTERIOR AND nologies to effectively protect the bodywork UNDERBODY WARRANTY against corrosion.
  • Page 256 ADVICE FOR PRESERVING To correctly wash the car: When drying, take particular care with the less visible parts like door surrounds, bon- THE BODYWORK 1) Spray the car with a low pressure jet of net and around the headlights where wa- water.
  • Page 257 Windows INTERIOR FITTINGS CLEANING LEATHER SEATS Use specific products to clean the windows. – Remove dried on dirt with a lightly Use clean cloths to avoid scratching or al- moistened chamois leather or cloth with- Periodically check that water is not trapped tering the transparency of the glass.
  • Page 258 The car upholstery can re- INTERIOR PLASTIC PARTS STEERING WHEEL/GEARBOX sist wear resulting from LEVER KNOB COVERED WITH Use appropriate products designed to pre- the normal use of the car. TRUE LEATHER serve the appearance of components. However, it is necessary to avoid These components must be cleaned only excessive and/or prolonged fric- IMPORTANT Never use spirit or petro-...
  • Page 259: Identification Data

    IDENTIFICATION DATA IDENTIFICATION LABEL (E) Space for smoke coefficient (JTD versions) This (fig. 2) is to be found on the front (F) Space for punching manufacturer’s You are advised to note the identification crossmember of the engine compartment. name. codes. The identification datastamped and It contains the following information: given on the labels and their position are (A) Space for details of national ho-...
  • Page 260 BODYWORK PAINT ENGINE CODES - BODY VERSIONS IDENTIFICATION LABEL The label (fig. 4) is on the inner left edge Code type Body version of the tailgate. It contains the following in- 3 doors 5 doors formation: 1.6 T.SPARK (105HP) AR37203 937AXA1A 00G 937BXA1A 05G A.
  • Page 261: Engine Specifications

    (*) There are two different spark plugs for each cylinder, one per type (**) Version for specific markets To change plugs contact Alfa Romeo Authorized Services. The use of Eurodiesel fuel is recommended only for markets/versions where required. In case it is not avail-...
  • Page 262: Fuel Supply

    FUEL SUPPLY 1.6 T.SPARK (105HP) 1.6 T.SPARK (120HP) 2.0 T.SPARK Supply Multi Point electric injection Multi Point electric injection Multi Point electric injection Multijet direct injection with supercharging Alterations or repairs to the fuel supply system carried out incorrectly and WARNING without taking account of the technical features of the system, may cause op- erating faults with the risk of fire.
  • Page 263: Steering System

    BRAKES 1.6 T.SPARK (105HP-120HP) - 2.0 T.SPARK - JTD Service brakes: – front Disk – rear Disk Parking brake Controlled by hand lever, acting on the rear brakes SUSPENSION 1.6 T.SPARK (105HP-120HP) - 2.0 T.SPARK - JTD Front quadrilateral system with stabiliser bar Rear Mc Pherson type STEERING SYSTEM...
  • Page 264 WHEELS For versions/markets 1.6 T.SPARK IMPRESSION - PROGRESSION 1.6 T.SPARK DISTINCTIVE 2.0 T.SPARK - where applicable (105HP - 120HP) - JTD IMPRESSION - (105HP - 120HP) - 2.0 T.SPARK Selespeed - PROGRESSION (120 HP) - JTD PROGRESSION DISTINCTIVE DISTINCTIVE Standard fittings Rims 6J x 15”...
  • Page 265 RIMS AND TYRES CORRECT TYRE READING (fig. 5) Load index (capacity) Pressed steel or alloy rims. Below, please find the instructions need- 60 = 250 kg 84 = 500 kg ed to understand the meaning of the code Radial tubeless tyres. 61 = 257 kg 85 = 515 kg stamped on the tyre.
  • Page 266 Maximum speed index Maximum speed index CORRECT RIM READING for snow tyres Q = up to 160 km/h. Below, please find the instructions need- Q M + S = up to 160 km/h. ed to understand the meaning of the code R = up to 170 km/h stamped on the rim, as shown in (fig.
  • Page 267 WHEEL GEOMETRY All versions – camber –0° 48’ ± 20’ Front wheels: – caster + 3° 55’ ± 30’ – toe-in – 1 ± 0.6 mm (*) (– 9 ± 5’) – camber – 44’ ± 20’ Rear wheels: – toe-in + 3 ±...
  • Page 268 A0A1091m DIMENSIONS LThe sizes are in mm and refer to the car fitted with standard tyres. Slight changes with optional tyres. Height with unladen car. LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT VOLUME Capacity ........292 dm Capacity with rear seat fig. 6 back rest folded ......1042 dm 3-door versions 1.6 T.SPARK IMPRESSION - PROGRESSION...
  • Page 269 A0A1092m The sizes are in mm and refer to the car fitted with standard tyres. Slight changes with optional tyres. Height with unladen car. LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT VOLUME Capacity ........292 dm Capacity with rear seat fig. 7 back rest folded ......1042 dm 5-door versions 1.6 T.SPARK IMPRESSION - PROGRESSION...
  • Page 270 WEIGHTS 2.0 T.SPARK 1.6 T.SPARK 1.6 T.SPARK 2.0 T.SPARK (136HP-150HP) (105HP) (120HP) Selespeed (120HP) 3 doors 5 doors 3 doors doors 3 doors 5 doors 3 doors 5 doors 3 doors doors 3 doors 5 doors Kerb weight (with fuel oil and fluids, spare wheel, tools 1290 1310...
  • Page 271 ❍ Diesel fuel for motor vehicles (Specification EN228) Engine cooling Mixture of distilled water and system litres PARAFLU UP at 50% (▲) ■ SELENIA 20K for Alfa Romeo Oil sump and filter litres 4.4 ■ 4.4 ■ 4.4 ❍ 4.4 ❍...
  • Page 272 Using low-quality products, not compliant with ACEA A3 and ACEA B4 properties and specifications could cause engine damages not covered by warranty. For very cold temperatures, consult Alfa Romeo Authorized Services for the proper Selenia product to use.
  • Page 273 Hydraulic brakes TUTELA CAR TOP 4 Brake fluid Synthetic oil F.M.V.S.S. n. 116, DOT 4, ISO 4925, and clutches for Alfa Romeo SAE J1704, CUNA NC 956-01 Radiator antifreeze PARAFLU UP (*) Protective with antifreeze action (red colour) based on inhibited proportion: 50% distilled monoethylene glycol with organic formulation based on O.A.T.
  • Page 274: Fuel Consumption

    FUEL CONSUMPTION IMPORTANT The type of route, EMISSIONS traffic situations, weather condi- tions, driving style, general condi- The CO emission levels shown in the fol- tions of the car, trim level/equip- The fuel consumption figures given in the lowing tables are measured on a mixed ment/accessories, load, presence table below are determined on the basis of cycle.
  • Page 275 INSTRUMENT PANEL Digital multifunction display versions A. Fuel level gauge with reserve warning light - B. Engine coolant fluid temperature gauge with maximum temperature warning light - C. Speedometer - D. Display mileage recorder, trip meter with headlamp position - E.
  • Page 276 Reconfigurable multifunction display versions A. Fuel level gauge with reserve warning light - B. Engine coolant fluid temperature gauge with maximum temperature warning light - C. Speedometer - D. Display mileage recorder, trip meter with headlamp position - E. Reconfigurable multifunction display - F.
  • Page 277 A. Fuel level gauge with reserve warning light - B. Engine coolant fluid temperature gauge with maximum temperature warning light - C. Speedometer - D. Display mileage recorder, trip meter with headlamp position E. Reconfigurable multifunction display - F. Rev counter A0A1124m fig.
  • Page 278 DASHBOARD A0A1104m fig. 7 1. Side swivel air vents - 2. Fixed side window air vents - 3. Passenger's air bag - 4. Tailgate release button - 5. Card holder (for ver- sions/markets where applicable) - 6. Sound system (for versions/markets where applicable) - 7. Centre swivel air vents - 8. Fixed upper vent - 9.
  • Page 279 Changing bulbs ......209 - changing front bulbs....214 Air cleaner........246 Checking levels ......239 - changing rear bulbs....216 Alfa Romeo CODE......Children (carrying safely) ....- changing side bulbs....215 Armrest (front/rear) ....19-23 Children’s safety device....
  • Page 280 Engine oil (consumption) ....241 andbrake lever......112 eys......... Engine starting ......186 Hands-free kit (Bluetooth)..... 174 EOBD ......... 146 evers at steering wheel ....Hazard warning lights External lights (switching on) ..Lights (switching on) ....- switching on ......110 Low beam headlights Headlamp beam adjustment ..
  • Page 281 - switching on ......Windscreen washer Rear oddment pockets ....129 Snow chains........ 192 - intelligent washing function..Rear seats........Sound system presetting ....147 - operation........ Rearscreen washer ....... Sound system......148 - spray jets ....... 253 - spray jet......... 253 Spark plugs.........
  • Page 282 “End of Life Vehicles” to approved environmental standards. To find out the location of your nearest authorised treatment facility, offering free of charge take-back, simply contact one of our dealers or refer to the Alfa Romeo web site or call the toll free number 00800 2532 0000.
  • Page 285 COLD TYRE INFLATION PRESSURES Tyres Tyres 215/40 ZR18” (•) Tyres Tyres Tyres Compact spare wheel Reinforced 215/45 R17” (•) 185/65 R15” 195/60 R15” 205/55 R16” (•) 125/80 R15” front rear front rear front rear front rear front rear reduced load full loadr (•) Unchainable tyres With the tyre hot the inflating pressure should be +0.3 bar compared with the specified rating.

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