ok point taken,
its a 55 reg (2005) 1.9 m-jet diesel, manual, with 28000 miles and a full alfa service history. with regards to the fluids i havint checked the gearbox level, but the 156 goes through a diagnostic check when you start it and everythings fine with that, (not sure if it checks for that though).
A garage had the car in and decided that it was a DMF/Thrust bearing problem however the noise has gone away for the minute, however the engine does sound a little noiser that before, and i can feel slight feed back through the gear stick if i rest my hand on it whilst traviling, but i can't be sure if it wasint allways like it, as i've only owned the car for a few weeks, hence i'm not sure now what to do.
Last edited by clarkernucci; 10-07-09 at 17:01.