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Losing the will...starting probs

Hello all,

I starting to consider an 'Alfa break' but maybe you can save me from eurobox boredom...

I have a 156 2 t-spark sportwagon selespeed with 47,000 miles on the clock (2001 Y). I've been very giving so far:

Plugs & service
Big battery
Pads & disks
Fan relay the list goes on!

The car is immaculate but just keeps throwing up problems (mechanic advised new clutch) the latest is when cold it will start second time. On the first attempt it turns over but won't fire, occasionally it splutters. The clutch is worn an 'clacks' into first but never misses a beat, good pressure etc. What could the starting problem be. I really don't want to eurobox it.....
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Check this out just to make sure your not having a intermittent problem with your immobiliser.
Its more common than people think, and a little sneaky too.


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thanks, i'll check that out. Now I think about it, there are no other symptoms so fingers crossed, had a similar problem on an audi and that was the immobiliser!
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What MAF did you fit? Bosch or fleabay special?
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