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156 Electric problem??

Hi everybody!

My Alfa 156 1.6ts somethimes sadenly loose electricity (Like there is no batery in the car at all)during driving and whole car just switches off. I checked battery conections and they are fine, i even bougth new battery and still same. Does anybody knows what it could be?

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Re: 156 Electric problem??

sounds like a possible earth problem, check and clean the altermator connections and the earth from the battery where it connects to either the body or engine
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Thanks Brother, i just cleaned all conections to battery so we will see. Regards
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Re: 156 Electric problem??

does it switch off and show all lights on the dash, like a stall, or does it switch everything off and go completely dead?

if everything goes off, that there is a short-circuit.
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Re: 156 Electric problem??

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does it switch off and show all lights on the dash, like a stall, or does it switch everything off and go completely dead?

if everything goes off, that there is a short-circuit.
Maybe, but I've also seen this when the ignition barrel plug on the steering column has come loose.
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Re: 156 Electric problem??

thats the easy option. try that first.
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