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  1. Clonking. Engine mounts?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My 147 JTDm makes a clonking sound everytime I pull away or change gear unless i let out the clutch very gingerly. This happens going fowards or in reverse. The car also shudders slightly on pullaway but this is very intermittent. The car had a new clutch and flywheel at about 105 000km and...
  2. Clonking after changing S2 Spider rear shocks...

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    As the rear shocks on my S2 Spider were very weak I decided to change them so had a pair of Koni Classic fitted. Had issues getting the old ones off so left it to my local garage. They fitted as per Koni instructions...but now I have a clonk from the rear when going over bumps. They have checked...
  3. Juddering / clonking noise full lock in reverse

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Been doing the above a few weeks now . On full lock mainly in reverse, done it the odd time going forward manoeuvring to park. Severe clonking noise heard and felt through the whole car. Any ideas ? Drive shafts /CVs ? Thanks Paul
  4. Steering Clonking

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi All When at standstill and I turn my steering from the centre a little, I get this subtle clonk noise and feel. Any ideas what it might be? Only happens at low speed or standstill. Basically turning the wheel from 12 O'clock to 11 or 1.
  5. Front end knocking and clonking on 156 JTD

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My 156 2.4 JTD Sportwagon rumbles and clonks terribly from the front end on uneven surfaces, but no noise at all on smooth roads. Gear change sometimes produces a 'clonk' sound as well, and touching the accelerator and then foot off sometimes makes a clonk. Also, some judder through the steering...
  6. 159 jtdm 1.9 56 reg clonking front nearside?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hey alfa collective :) Wifes 159 jtdm has started making a clonking noise over little bumps. As its an alfa i can only assume its a bush of some sort. Are there any that are known about to be pains?
  7. Clonking after Laser Tracking

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Following new tyres, had the 159 laser realigned to the recommendations on here last week. They had some difficulty at the rear and had to soak some seized bolts and it took quite a bit longer than anticipated. Now, when on my normal drive down a steep and windy road near my house I am getting a...
  8. Clonking noise from steering

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, Im in need of some helpful advice... I recently replaced the creaking upper wishbones on my 156 and, shortly afterwards, the car developed a worrying clonky noise. My first thought was that i'd not tightened some of the bolts up properly so i checked the easy ones but haven't gone so...
  9. Clonking noise..

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Just recently (last week or so) I've been getting a clonk-clonk noise from what sounds like the front drivers side wheel area. It only happens when I change down from third to second a relatively low speed and it kinda jerks the front of the car down and the back up (if you get what I mean)...
  10. Clonking noise.....Engine mount???

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hello all My Spider V6 has started making a clonking noise when letting out the clutch in reverse or changing from backwards to frowards motion and vice versa. It also shakes slightly when slipping the clutch during reversing manoeuvers. The clutch doesnt slip at all and the gears change easily...
  11. Damn Clonking

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Got a clonking sound when i go over bumps. Took it to the Alfa specialist who changed a suspension arm but no change. All of the suspension was checked and nothing was found, all as tight as a drum! Took the car to my old garage who looked at it and blamed the steering rack. Is this likely to...
  12. Creaking when pulling off, clonking over slow speed bumps?

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    It's a very hot day here so I took the Spider out for a short 200 mile blast to Wales:cool: I've noticed that there's a creaking noise from the passenger side front as you pull off & the creaking is accompanied by clonking from the same area that you can hear & feel as you go slowly over the...
  13. Front end clonking. Inner tie rod end?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    As part of my car rebuild, I've been trying desparately to get rid of the front end clonking sounds. I've replaced the following, but the clonking remains pretty much as it was before. Roll bar drop links (pattern) Suspension arms (genuine) Shocks (genuine) One track rod end which was very...
  14. Clonking from rear of 2003 GTV

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Just bought a 2003 2.0 twinnie GTV with 43K on the clock after my 155 went to the Alfa gods. While driving there is a quite a hard knocking sound from the rear. Not all the time and not when going over a speed hump, happens when going over an uneaven road surface for example. Sound is similar to...
  15. Clonk clonk.. please help me!

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Can some please help me with diagnosing this problem i have on my twinnie? Basically when shes on a bumpy road with potholes and that lot, im having a horrible clunking when the nearside wheel hits these bumps. Its only happening on the nearside and there is no noise anywhere else. it seems to...
  16. Steering rack coming loose causing clonking

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    A couple of weeks ago I started getting an occasional clonking noise whilst steering. It has just got a bit worse and is now easily reproduceable. I took it over to a mechanic friend who says the steering rack is moving and causing the noise. He hasn't got time to investigate further but I have...
  17. Clonking under hard braking.

    Alfa GTA
    My SW has started making an odd sound from the front, it started doing it when I was reversing on full lock, and now does it if I brake very hard or turn very sharply. It's not there all the time but does it about once every few days. No unusual sounds when going over bumps though, I have got...
  18. Clonking noise?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Can't find exactly what I'm experiencing through searching, so here goes: Upon acceleration whilst turning, braking and, now and again, during hard cornering, I'm getting a loud 'clonk' from, what seems to be, literally behind the drivers side dash. The top mount (which is roughly where the...
  19. 156 2.4 clonking front end

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi there, hope someone can help. I have a 2.4 156 and it's been suffering from pretty severe clonking from the front suspension. Last week i had new upper and lower wishbones fitted, along with new droplinks. i was really looking forward to getting my new quiter, smoother car back. imagine my...
  20. GTV rear bushes - clonking noise-which ones failed?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    i've got a bit of a problem with my rear suspension bushes...the driver's side is ok, for now, but the passenger side starts to clonk when i go into corners (and out) and the car leans a bit (or if there is more than just me in the car, especially on the passenger side and in the back)...the...
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