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  1. Help! My 159 is leaking electricity

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I've had my 2009 2.4 159 TI for about 4 years now and it suffers from parasitic battery drain; the battery will drain dramatically when it's sat up with everything apparently off. If left alone for more than a week, car will be in a depleted state, sometimes to the point where it won't start...
  2. 159 parasitic electric drain on battery

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi there Fellw Alfatisti This is my second Alfa 159 - 2.4 diesel, it's an awesome car - I love it. I can't wait to make some mods - egr and dpf delete. The issue on this car there is a parasitic electrical drain which means I have to keep the battery on slow charge so that the car starts and...
  3. Battery Failed or Parasitic Drain?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Issues with my 2009 Alfa 159 1.9 diesel 16valve 150. I replaced the battery in May 2014, so its only 2.5 years old. Went flat during last winter (at only 2 years old). I figured it was just the cold, so I charged it. All was good for a few months. It went flat again recently, I charged it and...
  4. 1999 166 parasitic draw

    Alfa 164 & 166
    My battery has been bothering me since I bought my 166. If left alone for a week or so, the battery goes flat. I've done the check with a multimeter today and found a draw of 170 mamps or so. The draw disappears when I pull the fuse for the cabin lights (fuse 17 I beleive). All my lights seem...
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