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  1. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Haven't driven my 159 in a couple days and after a bout of rain and wind I get in and I'm greeted by a nice puddle in my car… Drivers footwell is saturated and the passenger side is a bit moist also. Any idea as to how this happened? I don’t have a sun roof and have heard about the door seals...
  2. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello, My 147 2.0 T-Spark petrol goes through quite a bit of oil. And there’s the oil leak too… im doing a long distance motorway drive 200 miles soon then back again 4 days later. I’m guessing as the oil heats up over a long distance it gets thinner and leaks out at a faster rate than cold...
  3. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi! My 159 (2010 2.0) has been leaking oil for sometime now but I never really paid much attention to it since the oil indicator is always full. Recently I notice an increase on the oil spots on my parking floor so I got worried even though the oil indicator is at the max level still. Do you...
  4. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have small coolant leak witch i thought ut was from the radiator but this morning i discovered a leak from the place that i have attached in the pic. Is it fixable and whats tne name of the part? Its alfa romeo 147 jtd 85kw 2004. Thanks
  5. Alfa Giulietta
    Hi guys About 4 months ago I had a engine warning light (can’t remember the error code) but after a quick search on this forum it turned out to be related to engine oil levels, so I went to top uk the oil and it took 3, yes 3 litres! I wiped the code, and all has been well till today, this time...
  6. Alfa MiTo
    Hi All, My latest Mito issue is a rain water leak on the off side rear of the car, I had to swap the rear seat belt due to it not retracting any more and upon removing the cover it was soaking behind it and the sponge cover for the belt was dripping! now this is mounted fairly high up so I...
  7. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    So Im new to this alfa business having driven BMWs for 15 years. I bought my first 159 2.0l over the weekend. Its leaves a little puddle of oil under the rear engine when its parked up. I have tracked it down to some sort of oil return to sump. Looks like someone tried to bodge a fix. Iv tried...
  8. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello, I've got a leak which looks like it's coming from around the camshaft area of the front bank of my GT's V6. Any ideas what it could be and more importantly, how much it's likely to break my bank? There's no "Mayo" residue build up on the oil filler cap which makes me think (hope) it's...
  9. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Have digested all the wisdom in previous posts about water in the boot but no joy. I have clear taped over the entire length of the roof seals and the rear light clusters and siliconed the hinge brackets -the wetness remains mainly on the carpet around the rim of the wheel arch. My question now...
  10. Alfa GTA
    Awkward to quote my own post. However might save someone trouble. Posted this in 164/166 section. But valid for all 24V Alfa.
  11. Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi All, I noticed earlier this week that the 166 was making strange noises on full lock as Mrs G was turning the car round before heading off to work. Sure enough, I checked the fluid level today and it is very low (only just reaching the bottom of the dipstick). So I guess I have a leak...
  12. Alfa Giulietta
    Morning. Was servicing the other halfs car (1.6 diesel) at the weekend and noticed it has quite a serve coolant leak coming from the front right corner of the engine block. It looks like it's coming from a plastic flange bolted to the front face of the block which the coolant pipe then attaches...
  13. Alfa Giulietta
    My Giuliettas sprung a leak and I cant figure out how the water is getting in and making its way to where it ends up. Its been back to the dealership who replaced the outer door/window seal but it hasnt helped so was wondering if anyone here might have the answer before I go back to the...
  14. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    My 159 2.4 (with 136k mileage) is leaking from the middle of the engine (about 1 arms length from the front bumper). I have attached a picture of where the leak is dripping onto the driveway. The oil isn't spewing out but there is a regular drip. Anyone had a leak in a similar location? Would...
  15. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello I recently discovered a small coolant leak from an all metal pipe that goes from the cooling system to the engine, nearby the oil filter. Acording to my readings on the site, this might be an oil cooling pipe or the coolant transfer pipe. Not sure. My mechanic already unninnstalled the...
  16. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Morning all, As the title suggests, I've a strange PAS fluid leak on my 2.4 159. Yesterday morning noticed a bit of groaning and particularly heavy steering when leaving the dentist's. As I was heading home anyway, I thought to check the level of the PAS fluid, and to my surprise, was below the...
  17. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, With the hot summer and pollen level at bonkers I decided to finally get my AirCon recharged. I’m normally ok with just the window open but thought after a couple of years with no cold AirCon I’ll get it done. I got it done and it held the cold air for a while. Anyway that lasted not...
  18. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    It looks like leaks are fairly common on here, but I don't see exactly this. I've only had the car since January, so I've only experienced it a couple of times, but I've glanced down to see the passenger footwell is soaking wet. The second time it happened, I was lucky enough to see what was...
  19. Alfa Giulietta
    Hello, how is everyone? first post. I picked up my '13 Guilietta 1.4 TB multiair today. I'm really enjoying it, it's a great car. However after driving it home I noticed oil was leaking from the front grille/badge area. It wasn't a major amount but was noticeable and it reappeared again...
  20. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    i have a leak from the joint where the fuel pipe from the fuel pump goes into the fuel rail, it is a new pipe and a replacement fuel rail. no matter how i fit it i get the same result have left the rail loose and done all the fittings up before tightening the rail down, have tightened the fuel...
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