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  1. Turbo started sounding like a vacuum cleaner with asthma

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello, So long story short, during a -5c day i was driving around in my 1.9jtd GT somewhat aggressively (after it warmed up). Unfortunately, the turbo, on top of standard whistling sounds, suddenly started making a lower frequency whooshing sound. The closest I can describe it as is a low power...
  2. 156 v6 with asthma and a cough

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    80% of the time the car drives OK, but when pushed seems to lack power but runs smooth enough. At times though, usually at lower speed and revs it will cough and splutter and nearly stop but doesn't stall. Then all of a sudden the power will return and I'll get thrown into the back seat. The...