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Hi there. I have an Alfa 146 ti which i am getting in tip top condition. I am looking to get a full valet and engine steam clean done, but have been told i might get problems. Apparently italian electrics are renound for playing up once they get wet. Can anyone tell me if they have had similar problems with Alfas or do i just risk it?. Thx
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Two comments; a lot of Alfa electronics are German rather than Italian. Any electronics will be unhappy if you get them wet. Personally I wouldn't go anywhere near an engine steam clean with any car; the risk of getting corroded electrics and then spending weeks trouble-shooting intermittent faults just isn't worth it.
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I agree with Mave. On the 145/6 there is a fuse boxe under the bonnet, by the battery tray. In the world of the 145/6 this is technically known as the "Black Box of ********" Basicly its a known weak spot, and prone to corrosion, causing all sorts of electrical gremlins. Putting a steam cleaner in there is just asking for trouble. I'm afraid its out with the rags for you!
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