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  1. Start/Stop "Flickering"

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi, I've read about the many issues of the Start/Stop on the Giulietta and having the "correct" AGM battery. Mine comes on intermittently at best but I'm fine with that. What I do get though, is probably 1 in every 20 times the system starts the car automatically, it doesn't start the car but...
  2. Throttle body motor flickering sound

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Guys, A little bit stuck here, so any help would be appreciated. Quick Background: 2003; 147; TS; 2.0 Did an overhaul on the engine etc and put it all back together again. When i turned the ignition key on i saw the following on the dash. 1. Check engine light flickering 2. Selespeed...
  3. 159 2.2 JTS flickering lights - Alternator/Regulator?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello everybody. My 2.2 JTS 159 has developed a problem, where most of the time all lights flicker rhythmically irrespective of the load on the system - faster at low RPM and slower at higher RPM. When there is a load on the electrical system at idle like the radiator fan turning on, the...
  4. Dash/Speedo lights flickering

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Has anyone had this problem before? The rev counter illumination lights flicker and sometimes don't illuminate at all. Sometimes only half the rev counter lights up and at times just 4,000 up to the red line illuminates.
  5. Flickering lights at idle

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys! My 2005 GT JTD with 95000 km on the clock developed an issue, whereas it's lights (interior and exterior as well, I have some LEDs installed it's more visible in them than in the halogen bulbs) are flickering while the car is idling. If the engine is not running or is at a higher RPM...
  6. Giulietta H7 Led headlights flickering, switch off

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi everyone, I'm facing weird issue in my Giulietta. It's 2014 model and halogen headlights. I tested two different LED headlights (h7) but both are flickering and turn off during driving. Whenever i turn off and turn on headlights, they come back and in few minutes they start switch off...
  7. Daytime Running Light flickering

    Alfa Giulia
    Have a one month old Giulia 2.2JDTM Speciale (UK Spec) that has developed a flicker in the left-hand DRL (parking light). It came on suddenly when I manually activated the headlights so I could switch on the rear fogs on the motorway (auto sensor hadn't picked up the fog) and it's constantly...
  8. Instrument light around Temperature gauge flickering / not working

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    When i turn on the headlights the Instrument light around Temperature gauge either starts flickering or wont work at all or maybe will work for a while and then stop or visa versa .The ones for the Turbo and fuel gauges are fine . My question is , is there a bulb behind the gauge or is it led...
  9. Oil warning light flickering

    Alfa 145 & 146
    My oil pressure warning light is flickering at lowish revs (up to about 1500 ). My local garage has replaced the pressure switch to no avail and now recommend a replacement oil pump ; but from where ???? The engine is a 1.6 boxer in a 1996 146 . Does anyone have any ideas where I might look for...
  10. slight flickering

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi all, Have noticed this off and on on several occasions - a slight flicker on the milometer and on the headlights. I haven't been able to identify a pattern as such .... Any idea? Battery is about 2 or 3 years old but the old girl starts no problem.
  11. Main beam headlights flickering?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi to all, this is my first post so please do let me know if anything is wrong: My car, an Alfa GT 1.9jtdm when driving at night using main beam headlights they constantly flicker, low beam and high beam is fine, any thoughts on what could be the problem? All help is most welcome.
  12. 3.0 24v Engine management light flickering

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Last week I noticed my EML was flickering above 4500rpm (on a 2000 3.0 24v GTV). By flickering, I mean that at around 4500rpm upwards, the red fuel injector style light was glimmering. Not fully lit, flashing on and off irregularly, but doing that pretty much up to when I shifted to the next...
  13. Flickering LED sidelights

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    After getting LED sidelights and apparently getting a number of 'failed' bulbs, I've realised its related to the connection, with some LEDs having a different circuit on each side of the board, and when I pulled the connection out of the plastic holder, realised its a different shape on each...
  14. Alfa 156 - electronics flicker - on ignition

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I went for a coffee today and came back to start my Alfa 156 ( 1999 ), but it wouldn't start. It's been running OK until today... but when i turned the ignition, the electronics just flickered and the car didn't start. The engine didn't turn over... just fast flickering dashboard and no engine...
  15. Flickering HID bulbs

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Has anyone else experienced this? The bulbs just flicker all the time. Ive taken them out now, but want to figure what was wrong so i can get them back in. I changed the fuse at the fuse box for a 10amp too to hopefully resolve the issue, but no such luck.
  16. dash and abs lights flickering

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    My abs and airbag light have started flickering when driving. On start up they go out as they should but on uneven ground they flicker in unison and the crackling connection can be heard. Could it be a wire connection behind dash or a relay, not sure how to check either. All help appreciated
  17. Alfa 159 xenon headlights flickering

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello! I am asking for your help guys on a problem that I am facing for some time with my Alfa 159. The xenon headlights(factory fitted) are flickering for some time after the engine has been turned on. Any idea about what could cause this? The lights are not on AUTO, so this is definitely not...
  18. Flickering led sidelights.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My H6W canbus led bulbs have started to flicker on one side. This only happens when the engine is off. With the engine running they are both nice and bright and clear. Static battery voltage is about 12.6v running is 14 and a bit. These were from Amazon, and although relatively cheap at about...
  19. xenon flickering and audio system power loss alfa 147

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, I'm experiencing some problems with my alfa 147: I noticed that the sound is good only when the car stands still,if the car is moving the power drops a little and the subwoofer's bass is not that noticeable and overall the sound has less quality. Also my xenon headlights are flickering...
  20. Brera flickering lights

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    The lights (both interior and exterior) flicker on my 2006 Brera 2.2 JTS SV, most noticeably at idle. My local garage (not an Alfa specialist) told me I need a new alternator. Is this likely to be the case, or could there be another cause? If I do need a new alternator, I'm reluctant to...