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Buying a 159 2.4 Ti - What to look out for?

Hello everyone,

Tomorrow i am going to look at a car i have already placed a deposit on and was wondering if there is anything in particular i should look out for? Having had Mondeos for many years i know them inside out however have had no experience with Alfas so would appreciate any advice.

At the moment i have a Ford Mondeo 2.2 TDCi Titanium X with all the options however am looking at changing it as i fancy a change.

The car in question is a 159 2.4 Ti with 90,000 miles on the clock and the mileage doesn't bother me so long as the car is honest and has history including the 90k service itself.

I really like the look of the car as it looks so much better than all of the current repmobiles on the road and also look forward to the performance which i will probably improve with remap+DPF+EGR removal.

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Steering rack faulte and rough running at a cruise.

Clunky upper front suspension links (probably been changed at this mileage)

Other than that just your general used car stuff
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Check the cambelt change situation. I think Alfa recommend 90k miles or 5 years (is that why its up for sale I wonder?) for this engine but most experts recommend 60k miles or 4 years.
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