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About to buy a 147

Hi all,

Am about to but a Alfa 147 2.0 Lusso. All looks as it should and a pretty cool car.

But a couple of questions please.

Wondering about reliability, lots of electric gadgets and gizmos.

And are the dealers really as bad as people say?

(Going to Picadilly in Knaresborough)

Cheers! Jim
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Welcome to the forum!
Don't believe the myth about Alfas not being reliable,as for electric troubles...I think all other owners will agree that it's a thing of the past(think '80s maybe).
Having said that it's also worth mentioning that when buying an Alfa you still have to be carefull about how was it treated by its previous owner,I would say that's the most important thing,and not mileage.
Good look with your search!
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welcome to AO jim....good luck with ur purchase...

well maintained modern alfa's are as reliable as any other marque, if not better...and none will put a smile on ur face like an Alfa...

make sure there is a full service history by either a main dealer or reputable indie

cambelt and tensioner change every 36k or 3 years, which ever is sooner...this is an absolute must !! cost at 250-300 at an indie and around the 500 mark at a main dealer

make sure you get both sets of keys, circa 140 to get cut with fob

all the best

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