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After years of yearning I've finally got myself a shiny red Alfa! It's a 147 JTDM, registered 05 but must have been built late 04 as it's the 140bhp engine and pre-facelift. Great engine, lovely styling, limpet-like in the corners, I love it.

Of course, being an Alfa there had to be a catch. Within 50 miles of driving I noticed a slight whine when cornering, which developed into a distinct grinding squeal. Same thing happened on a Celica I had so I knew it was a PS leak - sure enough the reservoir was right down so I limped to the nearest garage & topped up. Got me home but it's back to the dealer tomorrow for repairs. Frustrating!

Oh well, I suppose I'd better get used to it.
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Hello and welcome to AO.....hope it's a quick fix ....
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Welcome to Alfa ownership and the forum!
As Stu said: let's hope it's a quick fix.

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Thanks - fingers crossed!
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