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Things to look out for when buy a used 147 1.6 (2001 - 2006)

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Re: Things to look out for when buy a used 147 1.6 (2001 - 2006)

cambelt change at 36K then 72K along with variator (causes performance slump and diesel rattle when failing)

wishbones squeek with dying - can happen from before 30K!

engine can use up to 1 litre of oil per 1000 miles so need to ensure the car has been well maintained or can cause problems.

backbox will rust and rust till its no more - is really just unsightly but, that is enough when the rest is so beautiful

im sure others will comment on other problems...

but really, they are a wonderful machine that when treated well will bring years of motoring pleasure.

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Re: Things to look out for when buy a used 147 1.6 (2001 - 2006)

Older ones are looking very good value IMHO, anyway...

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