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  1. Alfa Romeo 147 1.6 Twinspark horrible diesel sound

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey guys. 2 days ago I bought this horrid Alfa Romeo 147 for pennies as it's seen better days. I bought it for the same amount it's worth in scrap, don't mind spending money on it to make it nice. So when I initially inspected the car the car sounded like a diesel. I suspected it was a bad...
  2. Horrible fuel consumption on my new Giulietta

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hello everyone! I bought an Alfa Romeo Giulietta 2.0 JTDM-2 140 PS last month. It is a 2011 model year and my first Alfa ever! For now i love the car so much, but i have once concern. The gas mileage is horrible and way off the advertised 5.7l in the City. My main commute to work is a 6km long...
  3. Horrible Noise From Rear Of Car

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
  4. Help please! Horrible noises!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Argh! Possibly or possibly not related to my previous thread - - today my 156 was making an absolutely awful noise. I was about half way to the shops and as I pulled up at some lights it almost...
  5. Horrible noise after service?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    After picking my 156 up after a major service inc belts, a horrible noise has just appeared which wasn't there before the is like a grating noise when the car is moving coming from the front of the car, even when freewheeling, both forwards and backwards. The noise sounds like...
  6. The least amount of money I can spend on a GTV without it end in horrible tears

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi there, Just come across the forum and already gleamed a fair bit of useful information. I have a specific question, the one in my thread title in fact, that I would like to get your informed opinions on - namely whats the least amount of money I can spend on a GTV without it end in horrible...
  7. Horrible Body Shop Experience

    General Motoring Discussion
    You've Got To Feel For This Guy!! :eek:
  8. GTA Horrible irregular noise - Driving me insane!!

    Alfa GTA
    I'm on my second 147 GTA now :) and getting rather frustrated. :mad: The first one (04 plate) developed a horrible "boinging" noise from the front suspension which could be felt up through the pedals. It got so bad it had be whipped into Guest Alfa. They couldn't find the problem so just...
  9. 147 making horrible noise

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, Had my 1.6 lusso for a couple of weeks now but on the way home from work last night and on the way to work this morning it started to make a horrible noise. It happens when you get just above 3000 revs but then goes when you hit about 3500 revs, it's hard to describe but it's kind of like a...
  10. Horrible GTV Splitter on eBay

    Motoring Images
    This ugly thing is being sold on eBay: It's horrible!
  11. Horrible engine noise

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    On firday I parked my car up at the girlfriends, and left one fo the lights on. Came to sunday and there was no charge left so had to call out the RAC (very good, came in 40 minutes vs 6 hours for the AA). Anyway when we got the engine started it ran rough as anything, sounded like a loud...
  12. Horrible Squeeling Noise

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    (Y) 2001 156 2.0 SportWag Veloce, Recently had cambelt failure (which was nice!). Had new head, cambelt and tensioner replaced ££££. I'm now getting what sounds like a squeeling bearing noise once the engine warms. Anyone any idea what might be causing this, it doesn't sound like the water pump...
  13. Greetings I have a Horrible Noise!

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi Guys I'm new to this forum and I was wondering if anyone could give me a helping hand, I just bought a 2.0 GTV TS the car is great but it's been a bit of a pain already (hehe) On wednesday morning I dropped it off at the Tyre fitters to get 4 new tyres from near where I work and when I...
  14. AARRGGHHH! Horrible Mis-fire/hesitation - 156 V6

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Righto, just had the clutch done because of failed thrust bearing, springs etc. £527 Garage says 'its developed a bit of a mis-fire' It already had some problems as MAF is on its last legs I expect, so I paid up and thought nothing of it Driving home and it has massive hesitation throughout...
  15. Horrible noise on start up

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello I'm pretty sure from reading other posts that I already know the answer to this ... but here goes anyway I have had a 147 2.0TS (64,000 miles) for several months now, and it has started to make a bloody awful noise (especially heard from outside) on start up. It's a sort of...
  16. horrible 156

    Motoring Images
    got to be one of the worst 156 ive seen in a while . p.s he must have spent a lot of money on it but has made a nice car look bad.
  17. I've bought One and if its horrible its all of your Fault

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Just put down a deposit on a 03, 156 2.0 JTS Lusso in Green with brown leather and 25,000 miles - pick the car up on thursday. Found it at a car supermarket in Derby and just got back having stopped at Bicester to let teh wife spend some money - which she failed at :lol: Drives nicely and a...
  18. Horrible Modified 156

    Motoring Images
    OMG! :eek:
  19. Horrible, obnoxious noise!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    So, i wake this morning, jump into the car, take off and ICK!!! There's a horrible metallic grating noise coming from somewhere! I open the door to have a listen while moving, sounds like it's coming from the rear-right wheel. I stop, I have a poke around, I notice thet the rear disc cover plate...
  20. Horrible engine noise

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I have had my GTV for 2 weeks. For about a week it has started to develope a loud ticking noise when reved to say 1000-1500 rpm from cold. It appears to come from the main body of the engine. It disappears when the engine gets warm. Any ideas guys? It only does it when the engines cold! I...