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  1. Closure of Desira Southgate

    Alfa Giulia
    Desira have just e-mailed to say they are closing their Southgate, London branch at the end of December after 20 years. I have been a loyal customer of theirs for the whole of that period and now have to find a place to have my 2017 Giulia serviced. I would welcome views on who is good in...
  2. 946 Spider - hood closure failure

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    My hood is unreliable. It usually stops during opening, but continues to open fully if I release then repress the switch. I can live with that. However, closing is completely unreliable. Sometimes the closure is ok. More often it stops with the flap covering the hood storage compartment almost...
  3. 159 Window closure Problem !

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    My drivers side window will not fully close, there is an half inch gap at the top.... Any ideas ? Seemed a bit " rickety" the other day on way up, but now i have this gap this morning. Cant pull it up manually on the glass, its stuck! Window still works up and down, just wont go the full...
  4. Sunroof Closure

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Been trying to trace a water leak - see the "Sodden Carpets" thread and tonight I've created another problem. I removed the flip up wind deflector to look for holes and when I reassembled everything the roof won't close, it moves forward until it reaches the point it's hitting the wind deflector...
  5. M56 Closure

    North West
    Just a heads up that M56 is going to be closed this weekend from 22:00 tonight until 05:00 on Monday. The closure is between J5 & J6 (Airport area). The closure is to demolish a bridge. Avoid the area if possible.
  6. Perth Dealership Closure

    Western Alfa Romeo
    Perth Dealership Closure The Western Alfa Romeo dealership in Perth will close on 30th June 2014. Regrettably, it has not been possible to rebuild the business after the collapse of the sister franchise, Saab, in 2011. We have worked very hard to find a suitable alternative franchise to replace...
  7. Remote engine start and full closure

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi I have a 147 TS 1.6 03 plate and was thinking about putting remote start on it. The reason being I dont drive the car a lot and I only work about 6 miles from were I live and I find the engine not getting hot so thought that would be a good idea I just want your thoughts on this and if...
  8. Automatic window closure.

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all... I've been thinking about doing this for a while, and also I feel competent enough to challenge a bit of wiring! :lol: Ive seen many units advertised that hook onto your exisitng central locking to activate the power windows. Now, I really dont fancy taking off the door-cards (as i...
  9. Help with remote full closure alfa 159 2.4 tdi

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    i can use my remote key fob to wind down the windows but how can i get the windows to wind up automatically as i have tried get the windows to wind up but it wont work, please can anyone help??:confused:
  10. HELP!! Spider roof closure hook/claw

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Can anyone help please? The hook/claw that fits into the windscreen housing has sheared off and I'm told that this is NOT a spare part available!! WHAT??!! The cost to repair would be just shy of £2k for a new roof PLUS fitting (faint faint!):wow: Anyone got ANY ideas of where I might pick one...
  11. Sunroof uneven closure?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My 156 sunroof started to 'behave' strange...It twists when operates,with a lot of noise.Also, it stops every second or two. During 'rest', one side is lower than the other. Anybody with ideas?
  12. Bonnet Closure: Alfa Romeo notification

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I received a recorded delivery letter from Alfa Romeo on Saturday saying that they are recalling all Alfa Romeo 156's for inspection and fixing of the bonnet closure catch. There is to be no charge for any inspection or work carried out. So if you haven't been notified, then please...
  13. GT window closure

    Alfa GTA
    My GT is absolutely great except for a small niggle. If the passenger opens and then closes their window it seems to lift off the seal at the back of the door on closure. The motor seems to push the glass up too far. If the door is opened and closed again the automatic window drop and reclosure...
  14. 147 window closure problem.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi to everyone. My girlfriend has only had her 147 for about two weeks now and already we have a problem with her driverside window. The problem is that it comes down automatically and used to go up automatically but now you have to tease it up in small increments!:rolleyes: Kinda sounds...
  15. 147 Safety Recall (Bonnet Closure)

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Just received a letter from Alfa Romeo UK dated 24 October 2005 about how you should close the bonnet properly and after paying due attention to the handbook, then take car to any AR Dealer who will check and carry out any necessary maintenance free of charge :rolleyes: This is similar to the...
  16. full closure alarm?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    my mate has a golf gti (nreg) and when he activates the alarm from the fob all the windows and sunroof close i think this is a great idea can i do this on my 156 if so please tell me wot i need and can i do this myself. also how much. thanx