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  1. Won`t start and chattering ECU or relay?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My son`s 156 ( `04 1.6 TS ) has been laid up ( 2 months ) due he is working abroad. I told him I would start it and give it a run every few weeks. Tried to start it with a charged battery , turns over fine but won`t start. There is a relay chattering and the engine management light is flashing...
  2. Weird whoosh and chattering noise

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Only had this car a few weeks I have noticed a weird whooshing then chattering noise in low gears high revs when coming off the go pedal. Tried listening while stationary and sound seems to be from turbo area or top left corner of engine from the front almost like pressure being dumped. I have...
  3. Chattering when decelerating

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all I have a problem with my 2l gtv when decelerating it chatters or taps one or the other eny it only started the other day and it is doing my head in dose eny one now what it could be
  4. GTV with chattering relay and no ABS light

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi, The Other Half has noticed a relay chattering below and right of the streering wheel. The hand book mentions eight relays but none of them seem to be a likely culprit being light, door and horn related. Am I missing something and has anyone had a similar experience? She has also lost the...
  5. Skipping & Chattering wipers.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello. I recently replaced the wipers on my 147 with new Bosch ones. The new ones squeal and squeak especially on intermittent wipe and only go silent if it is really pouring down. If I am traveling at speed on the motorway (60mph+) they start to skip on the windscreen. Any Ideas folks...
  6. Rhythmic 'Clicky chattering' from n/s of engine

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Had it on and off for a few weeks. Now it's there all the time, as soon as you turn engine on. It kind of fades in and fades out, fades in and fades out, every 1.5 secs or so. Seems to be down the nearside side of the engine block, about halfway down, not the top of the engine. I may be...
  7. Chattering from Dashboard

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I know this has been discussed at length previously but I can't find the thread. I have a chattering noise coming from the left-hand side of my dash when car is in motion - how can this be sorted - is it straightforward for a beginner DIY'er or do I really need to get a dealer to look...
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