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by Cavallino
Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to remove LCD climate control display
Replies: 1
Views: 2183

How to remove LCD climate control display

Can’t seem to figure out how to remove the LCD climate control display without breaking anything.

Anyone have a DIY guide?
by Cavallino
Tue Mar 17, 2020 1:08 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Viscomatic FLT read out to diagnose 4x4 error light
Replies: 12
Views: 13684

Re: Viscomatic FLT read out to diagnose 4x4 error light

Not cheap... https://www.ricambinuovi.com/store/_it/ALFA_ROMEO/164/TRASMETTITORE_COMANDO_STERZO_60568856/10350 You can try and ask here https://www.alfabb.com/forums/164-168-1991-1995.16/ if anyone has a spare one. yes, I saw that site. they still have it listed, but unfortunately if you look close...
by Cavallino
Fri Feb 28, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Viscomatic FLT read out to diagnose 4x4 error light
Replies: 12
Views: 13684

Re: Viscomatic FLT read out to diagnose 4x4 error light

Alfan wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 3:15 pm
It might be worth to see, if the old unit can be repaired. I don't recall having heard of anyone trying, though...
Doesn't seem like it.

If anyone knows of one for sale, please let me know.
by Cavallino
Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Viscomatic FLT read out to diagnose 4x4 error light
Replies: 12
Views: 13684

Re: Viscomatic FLT read out to diagnose 4x4 error light

So it seems to be an electrical problem. I don't know if they are easy to find, but you should look up the part number for it. The same part was used for some Lancias. You chould try and measure, if you have continuity through the wires, maybe it can be fixed. Do you know what each wire should meas...
by Cavallino
Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Viscomatic FLT read out to diagnose 4x4 error light
Replies: 12
Views: 13684

Re: Viscomatic FLT read out to diagnose 4x4 error light

finalfa wrote:
Wed Feb 26, 2020 12:44 pm
The part number for the steering angle sensor is 60568856.
The sensor has three cables. One for ground, one for constant 5V and one for signal.
Thank you
by Cavallino
Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Viscomatic FLT read out to diagnose 4x4 error light
Replies: 12
Views: 13684

Re: Viscomatic FLT read out to diagnose 4x4 error light

So it seems to be an electrical problem. I don't know if they are easy to find, but you should look up the part number for it. The same part was used for some Lancias. You chould try and measure, if you have continuity through the wires, maybe it can be fixed. Do you know what each wire should meas...
by Cavallino
Wed Feb 26, 2020 1:34 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Steering angle sensor
Replies: 33
Views: 39522

Re: Steering angle sensor

Maybe I did not provide a link for that, here it is: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/j61iv5uhz07194d/AABxtBb8CmKhJfOrnAM9si2Za?dl=0 But before replacing anything, make sure that the electrical connection is ok. Unfortunately the only thing able to view in that dropbox folder is 2 drawings of the plastic...
by Cavallino
Wed Feb 26, 2020 1:30 am
Forum: Wanted!
Topic: Q4 4x4 Steering Angle Sensor
Replies: 0
Views: 13711

Q4 4x4 Steering Angle Sensor

Hello,
I need to replace the steering angle sensor on my Q4's steering rack, as it is throwing a fault code for the 4x4 system.
by Cavallino
Wed Feb 26, 2020 1:11 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Viscomatic FLT read out to diagnose 4x4 error light
Replies: 12
Views: 13684

Re: Viscomatic FLT read out to diagnose 4x4 error light

Hooked up the FLT again after locating the steering angle sensor. The plastic piece is a little brittle but in one solid piece, so I didn’t want to remove it. I did turn it however, but the values on the FLT remain the same. After removing the entire sensor for further inspection, one of the wires (...
by Cavallino
Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:57 am
Forum: Alternative parts
Topic: 164 Q4 steering rods (WARNING!)
Replies: 39
Views: 54455

Re: 164 Q4 steering rods (WARNING!)

Alfan wrote:
Sat Feb 22, 2020 8:16 pm
The Meyle number is in the last photo. I don't recall that anything had to be modified, should be plug & play.
thank you
by Cavallino
Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:07 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Steering angle sensor
Replies: 33
Views: 39522

Re: Steering angle sensor

I can't figure out where to find the 3D printer file????
by Cavallino
Sat Feb 22, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Alternative parts
Topic: 164 Q4 steering rods (WARNING!)
Replies: 39
Views: 54455

Re: 164 Q4 steering rods (WARNING!)

Ah, that was obvious to me, as I had been struggling with it some time ago ;) Top one is the used one from my Q4, so the correct size. Middle is the one I ended up using (Meyle). Bottom is new for 164 FWD. Do you have the part # for the Meyle tie-rod you ended up using? Did it fit correctly on both...
by Cavallino
Sat Feb 22, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Viscomatic FLT read out to diagnose 4x4 error light
Replies: 12
Views: 13684

Viscomatic FLT read out to diagnose 4x4 error light

So I finally hooked up the FLT to my Viscomatic ECU to diagnose my 4x4 error light.
FLT:
“Signal of steering angle:
Caused by :
Signal too weak”
On FLT, steering angle sensor reads constant “-128” with steering wheel straight or turned in any direction.
by Cavallino
Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:08 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: FIXED THE ERROR MOVEMENT PISTON PROBLEM VISCOMATIC!
Replies: 18
Views: 19359

Re: FIXED THE ERROR MOVEMENT PISTON PROBLEM VISCOMATIC!

Why am I not able to view the photos in this thread? I currently have the 4WD error light illuminated my instrument cluster, so I am awaiting an MA12A module and FLT to diagnose the issue. I'm hoping it's an easy fix, something like this. But I can't see any of the photos, or understand exactly what...
by Cavallino
Tue Feb 04, 2020 3:17 am
Forum: Alternative parts
Topic: Q4 Viscomatic hoses (hydraulic lines)
Replies: 9
Views: 10691

Re: Q4 Viscomatic hoses (hydraulic lines)

Opening up this thread again. Had to make new hoses for Viscomatic on one of my Q4;s recently. I actually made them of AN lines and fittings. Used AN4 teflon hoses for everything. The Teflon AN hoses has a pressure rating of 275 bar, so they`re more than well suited for the job. Finding the correct...
by Cavallino
Tue Feb 04, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: Alternative parts
Topic: 164 Q4 steering rods (WARNING!)
Replies: 39
Views: 54455

Re: 164 Q4 steering rods (WARNING!)

I found the photos from my earlier posts. They show why I did not recall modifying the threads :) https://i.postimg.cc/NyftLw2w/IMG-9799.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/K4KZnFqG/IMG-9801.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/tYWpMkG8/IMG-9802.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/w1kH6BvV/IMG-9803.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/DShnkG20...
by Cavallino
Tue Feb 04, 2020 3:10 am
Forum: Alternative parts
Topic: 164 Q4 steering rods (WARNING!)
Replies: 39
Views: 54455

Re: 164 Q4 steering rods (WARNING!)

Great :) If you have the dimensions of the original FWD and modified FWD, that would be good to put here! Good point, sorry my Alfa tech did it for me or I would have gladly documented it. Basically he just got the outer side down to make the entire tie-rod the same length as the original Q4 tie-ro...
by Cavallino
Tue Feb 04, 2020 2:32 am
Forum: Wanted!
Topic: 164 Q4 air intake hose
Replies: 124
Views: 105643

Re: 164 Q4 air intake hose

Great work by the way!
by Cavallino
Tue Feb 04, 2020 2:32 am
Forum: Wanted!
Topic: 164 Q4 air intake hose
Replies: 124
Views: 105643

Re: 164 Q4 air intake hose

I would be in for one possibly. Mine isn't bad, but for peace of mind having an extra. I may have missed it, but any idea on pricing?
by Cavallino
Tue Feb 04, 2020 1:54 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Q4 4WD warning light on instrument cluster
Replies: 17
Views: 10008

Re: Q4 awd warning light on instrument cluster. HELP

The tester socket for the AWD is also right next to the ECU. Passenger side in the centre console, remove cover and you should see the ECU with VISCOMATIC written on it. From there, you can follow a short cable which is a 3- pin connector, which the tester connects to. Ask if you want pictures of a...
by Cavallino
Sun Feb 02, 2020 1:03 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Q4 4WD warning light on instrument cluster
Replies: 17
Views: 10008

Re: Q4 awd warning light on instrument cluster. HELP

Can be worth it to check in Alfabb.com / alfaowner.com, if anyone has a tester to loan/rent to you. The tester makes life just much more easy. What you need is the Magneti Marelli tester, MA12-A module and ADT101A multiplexer cable. After that you're set. My Alfa tech has the original North America...
by Cavallino
Sat Feb 01, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Q4 4WD warning light on instrument cluster
Replies: 17
Views: 10008

Re: Q4 awd warning light on instrument cluster. HELP

Here you have all the electrical connections in the Viscomatic ECU, which is located in the center console, on the passenger side. If you have any questions about measuring these, I can help you. The AWD system on these cars are a little bit problematic when something goes wrong, but it is surprisi...
by Cavallino
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Q4 4WD warning light on instrument cluster
Replies: 17
Views: 10008

Re: Q4 awd warning light on instrument cluster. HELP

If you would put the car on a lift with NON-functioning AWD the rear wheels will still turn if drive is on. The question is that does the Viscous coupling engage or not. If you don't feel comfortable with electronic diagnostic tools, now is a great time to learn! :wink: When you turn the key in the...
by Cavallino
Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:03 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Q4 4WD warning light on instrument cluster
Replies: 17
Views: 10008

Q4 4WD warning light on instrument cluster

See photo:
The 4WD warning light is on the instrument cluster of my Q4. The AWD seems to be functioning while driving and even up on a lift with the car in gear all 4 wheels turn freely.
Any ideas on what this could be? I don’t have any diagnostic computer tools, unfortunately.
by Cavallino
Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:00 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Need info on Q4 specific fuel level sending unit / fuel sender
Replies: 3
Views: 6586

Need info on Q4 specific fuel level sending unit / fuel sender

The fuel gauge in the instrument cluster of my Q4 is reading completely empty and the red dot is illuminated, regardless of how much actual fuel is in the tank. The fuel pump works fine. I know this is a common issue with the fuel level sending unit on standard 164’s. Unfortunately the Q4 has an ent...