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  1. QV water ingress ECU - DIY fixed (cost A$20)

    Alfa Giulia
    My newly purchased QV (1200km) had engine light and misfire issue last week. My dealer confirmed was due to water ingress ECU (I must have over washed my car) and replaced ECU under warranty. Car drives perfect now. Unfortunately Aus dealer haven’t received any recall notice on scuttle from...
  2. 147 water ingress from a bad wing seal - advice

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello! I have, after a lot of investigation, came to the conclusion my water ingress to the sill and therefore the soaked passenger footwell is caused by a badly sealed outer wing. I have sealed with silicone around the A-pillar and the sill itself, but the vertical joint seen in picture 5...
  3. Water ingress

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Welding on the spider is underway, repairer say the rust damage has come from water getting into the car and rotting the floor from inside. If that’s the case where do I start looking for the source of the leak?
  4. 159 water ingress.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Have an issue with water coming into the passenger side front footwell. Yesterday we had a lot of heavy rain here. The 159 was parked in the car park all day and when I came back to it water was running in from the area in the attached photo. The door had been shut all day during the rain...
  5. QV water ingress in the ECU

    Alfa Giulia
    Dear all, I'm writing this post as a first time Alfa Owner having only ever done the German thing previously. I picked up my car and 31st of January and safe to say it's the best driving experience I've had, over and above BMW, Audi and Porsche. However, on Wednesday 14 June I took the...
  6. Loss of front lights - water ingress?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Last night I got into my 156 2.4 JTD 10v and I only had headlights and side lights - no dipped beam, although everything had been working previously. Went out to the car this morning and had only got sidelights. No warning lights showing on dashboard. A few nights ago I'd driven through a lot...
  7. Heavy water ingress into 147 GTA NS headlamp unit...

    Alfa GTA
    A couple of years ago I had to buy a replacement xenon headlamp unit as my NS headlamp unit was full of condensation which was affecting both the beam pattern and had caused heavy corrosion to many of the main headlamp components. I was quoted circa £1200 for a genuine Alfa unit, so sourced a...
  8. Brera water ingress

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I have found about 2ltr of water in my boot in with the spare wheel, a rear light is also condensated I cant see that the light is causing the boot to fill up but not sure where else to check?
  9. water ingress

    Alfa 75, RZ, SZ
    Getting water in my wheel well. have checked over a couple of days. rubber seal not prob. took rear light out cleaned checked and put back,not the problem. Then today poured water over the car whilst looking internaly with a torch, could see water trickle and traced back to rear bumper and...
  10. CF2 156V6 ongoing water ingress hell p!!!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Sorry this is another thread on a well covered topic... Spent some time trying to find a leak into the front passenger footwell (underseal, grommets, door membrane, door seal) Today traced a steady stream of water coming from behind the ECU/glovebox running down the thick braided cable that...
  11. Dreaded GT Indicator Water Ingress ...

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Tried in vain to remove unit (driver side) to have a look , think I might have a busted clip.. this unit not going anywhere. Searching the forum it would appear it would be better replace the whole unit (rather have a new one) ...Tried the hairdryer and 30mins indicator flashing trick but...
  12. 159 water ingress

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi guys , having searched all over the forum on wet 159's i've not been able to find a similar problem to mine , i have water gathering inside at the bottom corners of my windscreen between the windscreen and dashboard , its only a trickle but its starting to discolour the interior trim on the...
  13. 156 sportwagon tailgate water ingress?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Ever since owning the 156 I've had water coming in through 'somewhere' at the top of the tailgate. I was actually sitting in the car during a deluge and could see it dropping from the joins either side in the interior trim. I've checked and treated the seal with 'seek & seal' and also the rubber...
  14. Help Needed - Water Ingress is Ruining my 147!

    Wales South
    Hello, do any of you other Alfa owners in South Wales know of a good garage/body shop that would be able to help solve my ongoing problem of water getting into the footwells of my 147? I've been trying to sort this on and off for the best part of a year. I've looked in all the obvious places...
  15. Water ingress!!!!! Major problems! Anyone help?

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Just when I was enjoying my 166 I find a massive puddle of water in the rear left Hand footwell! We have had a lot of rain in north staffs over the past two days which hasn't been fantastic anyway. I have changed the pollen filter last week but the foam seal on the filter housing doesn't seem...
  16. Water ingress - rear doors

    Alfa Giulietta
    As detailed in other threads I too have a water ingress issue in the boot of my G. It would appear to be the seal round the rear wash wipe, which I hope will be fixed tomorrow. What is more concerning is the water between the inner and outer rubber seals on both rear doors, which has started...
  17. Water Ingress through doors on 159!

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi everyone! Now I know this is going to be quite a humerus post given the fantastic weather we are having but none the less here goes!! Couple of days ago I opened up the passenger door and noticed the mat was sodden. Initially I wondered if I hadnt shut the door properly the night before...
  18. Where did this load of water come from?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi alfa owners, I was getting some serious internal condensation in my 2006 Brera Q4 as the weather has changed in the last few months and saw a post about water ingress in the spare wheel well, but no resolution. Well is the correct description for what I found, about 3 inches of water. I...
  19. alfa 145 strange water ingress

    Alfa 145 & 146
    I've noticed that during heavy rain or whilst using the jet wash, the water start to come in up to the left foot passenger from fan cabin area approximately. How can I individuate the point from where this water passing in. Thank you very much!
  20. Water Ingress via CDA & MAF

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Well, having just moved house and finally got around to having a look at the spider having a slight misfire that had just developed in the past week, I got the car down to the local specialists here in Cardiff as she was getting porgressively worse. Then the call comes from the specialist...
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