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  1. Front Mainseal failure opinions?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My front mainseal blew about three weeks ago. The shop fixed it, and I had the timing belt done at the same time. Everything was fine until Saturday when the seal blew again after maybe 500 miles. Exact symptom as before - start the car, and oil flows in volume from behind the main pulley. The...
  2. Mainseal question - 156SW 1.8ts

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I've got a big leak on the pulley/belt side. That's the front mainseal? I will probably have an independent garage/Alfa specialist do the repair, but I do have the option of renting a lift in the garage and doing it myself. Can anyone give an estimate of how many hours the garage is likely to...