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post #11 of 30 (permalink) Old 05-18-2018, 01:17 AM
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Speaking of the active splitter, is there a way to manually override. They only reason is so I can clean it.
There is a video on you tube if you type “Alfa Romeo Giulia QV active splitter” that shows a QV in a garage activating the splitter when idle. Would like to know too how that can be done 😉

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post #12 of 30 (permalink) Old 05-18-2018, 08:10 AM
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There was a thread once with instructions on how to lower the splitter. It was not a simple process from what I recall.

I am sure you can do a search and find it.
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Lets face it, it's the software glitches that bug these cars, the mechanicals are strong. I'm figuring long term ownership should be interesting.

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Speaking of the active splitter, is there a way to manually override. They only reason is so I can clean it.
You unscrew the 2 bolts underneath and it will allow the splitter to hinge down for cleaning
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Lets face it, it's the software glitches that bug these cars, the mechanicals are strong. I'm figuring long term ownership should be interesting.
I don't think this is a software issue. I've had my car in twice for the same warning light and both times, according to my dealer, was debris in the splitter. Small stones, sand, dirt, gravel (don't ask), etc. all played a part.

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Can MultiEcuScan lower the splitter? For my Q4 it has many actuator test operations available.

It sounds like there should be a menu item in the infotainment to lower the splitter though, particularly if this needs to be done regularly for cleaning.

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Well whadya know? Just started her up and it retracted and cleared the warning light. All is once again well in Simey land.

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Hey Simey, I know this is a old post but have you had any more problems with your splitter and the warning light?

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Hey Simey, I know this is a old post but have you had any more problems with your splitter and the warning light?
And...I'd be interested to know if there is any "official" procedure to lower the splitter while the car is stationary that doesn't require a dealer's computer to be hooked up?

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Just FYI I've had my Quadfog for about 2 months, I have approx 4,500 miles from new (yes I drive a lot) and I get this "Active Aero Warning" probably 50% of the time I go above 70mph.

Alfa customer service said a software update should fix the issue, I have a feeling the situation happens when you speed up or slow down through the speed range that would deploy the splitter. eg. hit 71mph have the splitter start to deploy and then decelerate below 71 before the system is finished. That's how it seems to me because I notice I get the error and a stuck splitter until restart when I am moving up and down from 60-80 mph.

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Just FYI I've had my Quadfog for about 2 months, I have approx 4,500 miles from new (yes I drive a lot) and I get this "Active Aero Warning" probably 50% of the time I go above 70mph.

Alfa customer service said a software update should fix the issue, I have a feeling the situation happens when you speed up or slow down through the speed range that would deploy the splitter. eg. hit 71mph have the splitter start to deploy and then decelerate below 71 before the system is finished. That's how it seems to me because I notice I get the error and a stuck splitter until restart when I am moving up and down from 60-80 mph.

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I wonder if my dealer knows about this update. They're blaming my problem on the fact I scrapped the front corner/spoiler of the car on a steep driveway and perhaps knocked something out on the actuator.

There is no rhyme nor reason when my warning comes on, or if the spoiler remains up or down.

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