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  1. Damp in cabin

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    We had a vicious frost last night and when I went out inside of windscreen was very wet. I know when I got the car last March it had been sitting out in rain for quite some time and over the summer I have cleared all water run offs (blocked with leaves and cr**) and under normal circumstances...
  2. Damp A pillars

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    My A pillars (Alfa 159) seem to be getting damp at bottom end where they meet the dash.Only happens when left overnight in rain and the damp creeps up bit like blotting paper. I'm assuming it is somehow getting in windscreen bond but has anyone come across his or got any ideas?
  3. Slight damp in passenger footwell...

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All, Just got back off holiday and the 147 has give me another little problem to sort... Lifted up the mat in the passenger foot well and there is a slight hint of moisture, a few times my wife said she could feel ice cold water coming out of the foot blower (Air con is always on) but I...
  4. Spurious errors in damp weather

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all I have had spurious errors occurring with my car, including High Diesel Temperature (which produces a standing fault) and the dimmer on the display dimming itself down, and putting itself into Night Panel Mode! I've identified that these errors only occur when it's been raining. So, in...
  5. Smell of damp wet musky A/C

    Alfa MiTo
    When I turn on the A/C fan in the morning (without actual Air Conditioning on). I get a damp / wet / musky smell, no odour. I have read on many other google searches that the issue could be a drain blockage and water is building up in the bottom where it should drain away. I haven't the...
  6. Lamda sensor and damp

    Alfa MiTo
    Hello all, My MiTo radio often doesn't come on after it has rained. This wasn't such an issue but then the power steering also failed in heavy rain and the engine management light came on so I booked my car in. I have a warrantee so they arranged the garage who have come back saying the lamda...
  7. Brera - damp boot fixed

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Just for info really - I started getting condensation in the car at times and noticed the boot area was a little damp. I traced this to a poor rubber seal on the Alfa badge on the bootlid - when it rained, the badge filled up with water and a few cc's dripped into the boot every time I opened...
  8. 159 with a damp boot

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I have an 2008 159 saloon and this time of the year the boot is full of condensation, making everything damp and mouldy! any ideas anyone thanks marky
  9. Damp engine bay problems

    Alfa GTA
    Hi guys, got a problem with damp in the engine bay, not sure where its coming in from but the front headlights are soaked with water inside the lense and the sound proofing under the bonet is damp, is this a common problem?
  10. unusual damp patch... and not the good kind. (pics)

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    this one is on the roof, this is looking out of the rear window, roughly central. i don't even have a sunroof! any ideas where it might be coming from? it's saloon btw there's a damp patch on the rear passenger footwell, but i think that's a problem in the doorcard, with it not being sealed...
  11. Damp patch.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Just found a damp patch under the rear seat squab on the drivers side, any ideas where the water is coming from? Thanks.
  12. Help with damp electrics please.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi. 06 gt 2.0jts. Installed aftermarket stereo and works perfectly until it rains! When it rains it switches on and off usually straight away but at's very annoying. It maintains its settings when going on and off It just looses power randomly. Have rechecked all wires 100 times and...
  13. Damp O/S 'A' Pillar

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All Just wondering if anyone has suffered from a damp 'A' pillar after heavy rain and what did you do to solve it. The Car is a 1.8ts Sportwagon with no sunroof. I have re-seated the seal's around the roof bars and used ptfe tape on the threads as I though it was coming in there, however...
  14. Damp in passenger footwell on GTV 3.0L

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Does anyone know where the water may be coming in, are there gullies/drain pipes that may be blocked and if so where are they situated. Damp is only there when it rains so not a heater issue.
  15. Rear Passenger door seal? Damp feet!

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello everyone! Just a quicky, When I bought the car in feb, I realised that the inside seemed to be retaining moisture...but as we had a nice summer, thought nothing more of autumn approached and it started raining, i noticed a lot of condensation on the inside... Then I noticed that...
  16. Rising damp in a 166.

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Back from Naples. it must have really rained here. My 166 (F/L 3.0 sporto) has been in a Gatwick carpark getting wet for two weeks. Two curious electrical faults have developed. 1 The boot open light comes on intermittently. It has never done this before. It could be that the boot was bulging...
  17. Does damp weather effect a MAF ?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all , I think my MAF may be on the way out , the idle on the car is fine from cold bit seems to hesitate a bit . When half warm it hesitates about 3000 rpm . When warm all is fine . It runs superbly. Today ,in the wet weather the pick up 4000-4500 ish rpm the pick up is flat, after this point...
  18. Damp patch

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Just noticed tonight as I got in the car that there's a damp patch under the airbag that sits above the drivers door... how the hell could that happen? It hasn't rained heavily today, the only thing I've done is use the washers to wash the windscreen. It almost looks like the airbag has leaked...
  19. Damp in car

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all. Had my GT a few months now, and love everything about it. One thing I've noticed, more than other cars I've owned, is if the weather is damp, the inside of the car becomes damp quite quickly, especially (like this one) when I don't drive all weekend. The windows seem are the worst...
  20. Evil condensation and damp!!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all!! Have a major damp issue. I have severe water ingression in my 156. It is so bad I'm sponging all the internal windows daily. Have fungus appearing on rear seatbelts. Not nice. Any idea what it could be??? I do have a sunroof but can't detect leaks? All windows seals seem tight?Any help...