Alfa Romeo Alfetta 1973 – 1987 Haynes Owners Service & Repair Manual covers models: All Alfa Romeo Alfetta Saloon and Coupe Models, including GTV.
Please note: This manual DOES NOT fully cover additional features of special/limited edition variants.
- 1.6 litre (1570 cc)
- 1.8 litre (1779 cc)
- 2.0 litre (1962 cc)
Please also note: This manual DOES NOT cover 2.5 Litre GTV-6.
Introduction to the Romeo Alfetta
This may be the car for the owner who wants something a little different in the way of styling and performance. Both tho Saloon and the Coupe provide good roadholding and excellent braking, combined with a high level of comfort and finish.
Tho home mechanic should be aware howovor that lack of working space makes some servicing operations and the removal of major assemblies difficult and time-consuming.
A few special tools are required for some of the more intricate jobs, and there is an addiction to the use of pop rivets for fixing manycomponents which are usually oxpected to be retained with bolts and nuts to facilitate removal.
Othor than these points, the cars present no real problems for the enthusiast who has the time necessary to keep the standard of maintenance up to the specified level.
Spare parts are generally available from stock from agents, but may be considered expensive by comparison with similar production models from other manufacturers.
About this manual
The aim of this manual is to holp you get the best value from your vehicle. It can do so in several ways. It can help you decide what work must be done (even should you choose to get it done by a garage}, provido information on routine maintenance and servicing, and give a logical course of action and diagnosis when random faults occur.
However, it is hoped that you will use the manual by tackling the work yourself. On simpler jobs it may even be quicker than booking the car into a garage and going there twice, to leave and collect it. Perhaps most important, a lot of money can be saved by avoiding the costs a garage must charge to cover its labour and overheads.
The manual has drawings and descriptions to show the function of the various components so that their layout can be understood Then the tasks are described and photographed in a step-by-step sequence so that even a novice can do the work.
- Introductory Pages
- About this Manual
- Introduction to the Alfa Romeo Alfetta
- Buying Spare Parts and Vehicle Identification Numbers
- Tools and Working Facilities
- Safety First
- General Data
- Jacking and Towing
- Recommended Lubricants and Fluids
- Routine Maintenance
- General Engine Overhaul Procedures
- Cooling Heating and Air Conditioning Systems
- Fuel, Exhaust and Emission Control Systems
- Ignition System
- Braking System
- Electrical System
- Front Suspension and Steering
- Rear Suspension
- Supplement Revisions and Information on Later Models
- General Repair Procedures
- Conversion Factors
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