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12 yrs of driving & never broke down......

.......until today had my alfa for just over a month, and it failed me this morning, had to call out rac..............2 hours later im mobile again .......luckily it was only a blown ignition fuse.
every one who doubted me buying an alfa, would have been very smug if my car had been towed away....... i live to fight another day
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Re: 12 yrs of driving & never broke down......

Hey well I used to run an old Renault 4GTL......12 minutes without breaking down was good going back then
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Re: 12 yrs of driving & never broke down......

At least you're mobile again.

Last car I saw on the hard shoulder with its bonnet up was a brand new 3-Series.....
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Re: 12 yrs of driving & never broke down......

3 corollas this week

So Thumbs up for The Alfa
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Re: 12 yrs of driving & never broke down......

Aye! I had one or two breakdowns in Tarquini and some of them you can't do anything about.. When the TDC sensor went (circa 150,000 miles) there was no warning whatsoever, so I was knacked. The only way to not break down would have been to know it was going to break and change the part..

Similarly when the battery just died one night... although admittedly after a couple of days of sluggish behaviour...

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Re: 12 yrs of driving & never broke down......

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At least you're mobile again.

Last car I saw on the hard shoulder with its bonnet up was a brand new 3-Series.....
I have seen a lot of 'top end' cars on the shoulder in my travels. Most recently a brand spanking new Disco, Astra VXR, 07 M5...all sitting there looking very upset.
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