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Hmmm 1997 gtv 2.0 twinspark

my car has been as good as gold until I returned from a two week holiday and it would not start. The battery is fine. I had the same problem a month ago but it started after several minutes trying. I called the AA and he said there was no spark and Took it to a small (non Alfa) garage. They confirmed the no spark and tried most things and eventually started it by towing it down the road. Jump starting I assume as I was not there. It is running and starts OK but I am concerned.

Any ideas please.
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Hello and welcome to the forum.

When you say the battery is fine, how do you know? What age is the battery?

And as you have already intimated, it's probably best to get it checked out by a reputable Alfa garage.
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GTV will not start.

Thanks. I disconnected the battery and tried several things that i have seen on the posts and it started fine. Next day it failed to start but fiddled with the remote locking and unlocking and now no more problem. Reading the forum posts I suspect the immobiser was the cause.
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Next time it happens, see if the CODE light goes out or not.
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