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  1. Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Hi guys, needing your help in identifying this noise which sounds internal & more prominent at idle, my car seems to be running fine apart from this noise which has got me stumped. I have removed timing belt cover to check for faulty tensioners and pulleys but all seems fine. I have also...
  2. Alfa Giulia
    Two month in and I must say that upgrading to the Harman Kardon was the right thing to do. So much clearer than the 11 speaker system I had in the Speciale. Anyway, today my front driver door speaker started to vibrate when the radio was on. You know that kind of noise you’d get in Ann old...
  3. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    If it isn't clear enough it sounds like a metallic rattle coming from around the cambelt area. It's not the tappets (they are tapping which may be slightly evident). Its a very obvious metallic bearing type of rattle. https://youtu.be/tGGHuqDe69k
  4. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    If it isn't clear enough it sounds like a metallic rattle coming from around the cambelt area. It's not the tappets (which may be slightly evident). Its a very obvious metallic bearing type of rattle. https://youtu.be/tGGHuqDe69k
  5. Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    I have problems with a rattling/vibrating gearshift lever on my Alfasud 1.5 TI QV from 1982. I have changed the teflon bushing at the bottom of the lever but it did not help. Any suggestions? Thanks
  6. Alfa Giulia
    Over the past month or so I'm noticing an odd plasticky rattling coming from behind me, but possibly low down as well. There's no knocking over bumps once properly on the move, it's just obvious at very low speeds. I've emptied out the boot and nothing under the floor seems to be moving or able...
  7. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I've just done my chains and ll has been well apart from a noise I now have on tick over. It goes when the vvt comes in but is audible at low revs. All was well for the first 200 miles but then started first on start up but went away after a couple of seconds. Any ideas,
  8. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, Am a new (and proud) owner of an 147 2008 1.6ti collezione. It has 79000km on the counter and previous owner never changed the cambelt. I was about to have it changed when Id noticed a strange rattling noice when I press the gas above 2500rpm!Noise stops when I press the clutch, but...
  9. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Any ideas how to stop the passenger seat in 147 from rattling. Clearly it does not rattle when there is a passenger in it, but that no always convenient.
  10. Alfa GTA
    Hi all my engine developed some weird rattling noise coming from the front cam belt pulley area. Everything is fine when cold, the noise appears only when the engine reaches normal operating temp 90° Does anyone on here have any idea what could cause the noise ? Sent from my Pixel 2 XL...
  11. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    My driver's door window is rattling unless fully shut or open, or in one or two positions half way up. It mostly rattles though driving along. There is movement outwards and inwards in various positions. I have noticed this more since a respray when the door card was removed to remove the...
  12. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I notice something extremely annoying over bumps and potholes. Extremely heavy rattling from the dash - it feels as if it's going to fall off. The car is on sports suspension all throughout and the previous owner did have two huge subwoofers in the trunk which I doubt have helped, but has...
  13. Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Hi Guys, I started noticing a faint rattling noise which I think is coming from the engine, It mostly happens when I'm driving up a hills on low revs on 1st or 2nd gear. It just started to do it recently and starting get worried on what it is. Any ideas??
  14. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    With my new job i have aquired a 30 mile drive to and from work, the route i take is all bumpy B roads, great fun to drive except for a few minor details. Firstly my 147 makes more noise than your average bag of spanners. Inside when its cold i get a very loud rattling noise from the rear seat...
  15. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have a rattling noise under the top of the cambelt cover area – all tensioners and belts replaced. More noticeable at cold with a whine, but seems to settle once fairly hot. Dealer or specialist cannot figure it out – always done it for 2 years and still working fine – just rattles. However…...
  16. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I've got a squeaky rattle coming from somewhere to the right of the instrument panel (2001 GTV 2.0 TS), possibly the headlight adjustment unit or somewhere further to the right maybe. Sometimes it shuts up, other times it chatters along to itself incessantly, mostly in the vicinity of speed...
  17. Alfa 164 & 166
    HELP! My very civilised 166 has developed an very uncivilised rattle. I've tracked it down to the passenger side hinger on the front centre arm rest. There's a large black disk (about 2.5" dia) against the side of the seat, which seems to be loose and is rattling against the surrounding...
  18. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    http://homepage.eircom.net/~paulspage/Record000.wav NB If you're not using broadband - file is ~500k This file is the sound my car makes increasingly regularly over almost any road surface. I'd describe it as a "metallic rattling". It will go quiet for a while, then a slight bump will set it...
  19. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi, i have a 96 gtv 2.0 ts and it's developed a rather nasty rattling from the sunroof. It did a little when i first got it but only at speed, now it is doing it all the time. Havent had the weather yet to stip it and check no seals have started to perish. I was wondering if this was a common...
  20. Alfa 145 & 146
    My variator rattles like hell, the cars got fairly new belts and I don't fancy splashing out £400 on getting it replaced. A friendly specialist told me they're only prone to wear and don't fail or damage your engine in any way so there not much point changing them too often. A while ago I heard...
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