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Alfa 147 Problems

Hi Guys, first post so please bear with me its a long one !!

I bought a 2002 alfa 147 1.6 a week ago, since then the following things have happened:

1. Gear change has been a little difficult, when i push left to go towards 1st gear it feels like i'm pushing something aside, changing from 1st to 2nd is fine but when i'm going into third i have the same problem again and if i push too far over it grinds slightly.

2. The day after i bought it i got it on the road and had a whizz about, when i was pulling up the dash came up with brake light failure, i parked and turned off the engine then went to check the brake lights and it wouldn't start, it took a jump from the wifes golf to get it going. when it did eventually start the fuel gauge read nil it said i had 0 miles until a service (the last service was 600 miles ago), it said i had limited range although i had filled it up the day before and it also said i had done 99.9mpg ave!

3. Electric windows are really slow.

4. Washer Jets are crap! At the minute i have 1 jet hitting the passenger side of the windscreen!!

Sorry my first post is a bit of a whinge but love the car and want to get it all sorted so i'm not getting out of bed for work wondering if the little bugger is gonna start!

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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you need to go to 147 post

1. need to change gear quadret no top of gear box where gear cables go onto
2. bad connection on rear brake lamps
3. lub window channels first
4. washer jets are crap, fit new one's

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