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  1. flickering bulb out - replaced rev counter. no change, any other ideas?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, Occasionally first thing on a cold morning i'd find the car would take a while to crank; i now think this the is glow plugs but that's by the by. I replaced the battery, as it was old, and at the same time took the earth strap, the 2 which goes to the side of the car and the gearbox...
  2. HID Owners - Bulb or Ballast?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, seems ages since I signed on here - hope all ur lovely alfa's are behaving through the winter months. Sadly mine is not, but hopefully it's not a big issue........... I've got aftermarket HIDs (35w) and today we seem to have developed a problem with the drivers side. It turns on no...
  3. Overheating sensor light flickering!

    Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    My warning light from the heat sensor on the right head keeps flickering. Really annoying as it does it from cold or when the revs create a certain frequency from the vibration. The male spade connector is loose in the sensor (it wobbles). I made sure the female part is new and firmly wired up...
  4. Flickering Lamp-out warning light

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I guess I could be looking at a new rev counter, but has anyone else seen there lamp-out warning light flicker on/off when you have dipped beam on and change sometime else electrical. Doesn't seem to do it when just on side lights ... which would be the most obvious time it would come on! For...
  5. Flickering lights when using indicators

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Has anyone heard of this problem: When I drive at night, and use the indicators, occasionally the headlights (factory xenon) flicker off, the foglights on once. It happens only once in a while, as in I use the indicators once, the lights flick. the next time i use them, they don't. Then I...
  6. flickering picture / handbrake help pls

    ICE & Blue&Me
    I have an Alpine digital radio and TV module attached to my Pioneer head unit, however, whenever the handbrake is released, the picture starts to flicker (built in safety feature). I have tried to attach the cable to a ground source, but still not success. The only way to make it work is to...
  7. Flickering handbrake light

    South Africa
    Hi all, This morning on the way to work I noticed that the handbrake light on the console flickers sporadically while I am driving. The handbrake is definately off, so I have no idea where to look. Any ideas on what might be causing this, or what it is trying to tell me? Cheers Craig
  8. Alfa Brera - Lights flickering

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi, first post, new owner of a Brera... the car arrived last night. The lights work, but flicker every so often - as i they momentarily switch off and on. I haven't had much chance to look online, so I thought I would post on this amazing forum and see if anyone has any similar experiences...
  9. Flickering battery light

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all. Have had some trouble with my 2.4jtd. Starting lately after 15 months of reliability. She struggles to start first thing in morning about 10-12 turns before she fires up. I have notice the battery light flickers when cranking, checked voltage on battery it was 12.02v engine off 9.9v...
  10. xenon lights flickering occasionally

    Alfa 164 & 166
    I've noticed my xenon dipped lights are flickering on occasion. Can anyone help resolve this fault? Do I need new bulbs? How much are they? Cheers.
  11. oil pressure light flickering

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have just bought a 2002 156 1.6 T Spark. I started the engine and all lights went out and the car pulled away nicely. After 20 mins or so of driving the engine oil pressure light starts to flicker. Also it doesn't do hills, I have to go down through the gears and have almost stalled a couple...
  12. 147 Flickering headlights & few issues

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey it's me again sorry to keep coming on here but I need to try figure out what's up so that I don't let it get worse and more expensive lol :( So sorry if I go onn.... Last night when driving everything was ok... Stopped for a drink and when I set off again I noticed a slight flickering in...
  13. Lights flickering constant

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    MY DASH LIGHTS AND TAIL LIGHTS FLICKER CONSTANTLY ALSO NEARSIDE REAR TAIL COMES ON WHEN CAR IS STARTED AND STAYS ON WITH A FLICKERING HELP:confused:
  14. Flickering brakepad wear light in the rain

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi All Took the GTV out in the rain for the first time today, the brake pad wear light was flickering on and off every bump I hit brakes on or not but has stopped doing it now its all dry again. Another for the 'They all do that sir' thread or something that needs sorting? Thanks David
  15. Airbag light flickering

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Had the airbag light reset today, but now it flickers? Anyone had this or know any probable causes? The ECU & clockset were changed 6 years ago by FIAT to cure this for over £1K :confused:
  16. Break warning light on dashboard flickering

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi, I wonder if anyone experienced the same problem I have.. Occasionally while I'm driving ( off course hand brakes off!! LOL ) the dashboard brake red light flicker as if I am putting the hand brakes on!!! Any ideas on what could be the problem??:rant:
  17. Battery light flickering

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Evening Chaps, and Chapettes to be PC :) The good lady took 5KYD to wok today and duly informed me that the battery light was coming on. Not that I dont trust her but I took the wee chap out for a run. The light is coming on and flickering back off again when the revs get to 1800...At 30mpm in...
  18. flickering bulb out

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    right lads here,s one for you i have a flickering bulb out warning light only when i DONThave the lights on i cant think what it might be any one with some ideas:rant:
  19. flickering warning light

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    hey everyone, when accelerating when the car is fairly cold the warning light flickers at higher revs through most of the gears. ive got a spider 2.0ts 99, any suggestions on what it might be. not long had the car, sounds and feels good etc. any help would be much appreiciated, a little...
  20. Flickering handbrake light.

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    My handbrake light flickers now and again. What could the problem be?
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