Hi I'm Becks and have just registered to this site tonight as I am hoping to purchase an Alfa Romeo 147
I have my eye on a particular one at present but unfortunately just a mechanical concern I feel I should check out before I end up taking it to the mechanics more than driving it for my own leisure....
The seller has informed buyers that the Alfa Starts first time every time, never lets her down, however Its a bit smokey when you first start it on a cold morning but then it clears..
According to her local garage, as long as you keep an eye on the oil then it'll probably run forever and this is nothing to be concerned about??
Please can anyone confirm this in the slightest? I am aware without looking at it it's hard to fully diagnose, but rather than just take a garage's word for it I felt best to check on any common known issues this model has?
Below is a full list of car specifications should they be needed!
The car specs are as follows:
Grey Model: 147
Engine Size: 1,598 cc Type: Standard Car
Power: -- Mileage: 95467
Seats: -- Doors: 5
MOT Expiry: Jan 2013 Model Year: 2002
Drive Side: -- Reg. Date: 20 May 2002
Road Tax: Mar 2012 Reg. Mark: **02 *** Get the Vehicle Status Report
Exterior: Alloy Wheels Previous Owners: 4
V5 Document: Present Transmission: Manual
Manufacturer's Warranty: -- Fuel: Petrol
In-Car Audio: AM/FM Stereo, CD Player Service History: Yes
Interior/Comfort Options: Air Conditioning, Auxiliary heating, Power-assisted Steering (PAS), Power Locks, Power Windows, Tilt Steering Wheel Safety Features: Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS), Driver Airbag, Electronic Stability Program (ESP), Immobiliser, Passenger Airbag, Rear seat belts
Thank you in advance for any assistance anyone can offer dealing with my little concern Kind Regards