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  1. 147 driver window screech

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Spine-chilling screech from our 147 driver window on automatic opening. I immediately closed it automatically and screech was repeated. Is this warning of imminent failure?
  2. Possible Turbo Screech when cold / hard under load 2.4 jtdm

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    My brera's turbo (possibly) seems to screech when the car is cold if driven straigh away (not hard revs) or under load up a very steep hill if it is driven hard. If i let it tick over for a minute before driving off on start up it if fine with no noise. I have no loss of performance or smoke and...
  3. high pitch screech

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    but only at tick over a tip on the throttle and it goes away ,i cant hear it at all when im driving but when i pull up at the lights it comes back, ive sprayed the aux belt with wd40 and the pulleys aswell but it still comes back any ideas ?:confused::confused::confused:
  4. Squeak/ screech at 40mph in GT

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, took the GT out for a nice little spin today. However, the car developed an interesting issue. At constant speeds of 40-50 the right rear would begin to constantly screech like something was rubbing against metal. It would disappear at speeds slower or faster, and also when braking. It...
  5. high pitched screech

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All, need help, My X reg 156 sportwagon has developed a high pitched screeching noise coming from the offside front wheel assembly area. It comes on after about a mile of urban driving. It mainly happens when the wheels are straight ahead and stops when turning and braking. I have fitted new...
  6. loud screech noise from glove box??

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi all, Not sure whether its a fan noise or not. Sounds like a waterlogged car horn or a knackered tow hitch reversing bleeper ( best dispcription I can do) Comes and goes as I go over bumps on the road. sometimes seems independant to the interior fan sometimes not, sometimes seems independant...
  7. 147 Metal Screech After Startup

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, hope someone might be able to offer some advice. I own a 147 1.6TS. After startup, about 10 seconds later, a metal screech will start. The screech will last for about 5 seconds. Then it's gone. Problem is it only happens on cold start. The sound dissapears so fast that I can't pinpoint...
  8. Brake Squeal / Screech + other issues

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Over the last couple of months slow speed braking has become particularlly noisey on my 159. The pads and discs look OK with plenty of wear left. My car is due a service very soon and I want to get the brakes looked at under warranty has anyone had any sucess with this or will I be told it...
  9. 2005 GTD Screech from pulley

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, had the car 6 weeks or so and on third issue, this Alfa love hate relationship has started:cry: Anyway i was caught in a long traffic jam yesterday (60 minutes or so ) slowly moving a cars length every couple of minutes when a screeching noise started from what i thought was a belt. the...
  10. Ominous screech

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Have just developed a screech above 3000rpm, sounds like slipping fan belts used to on cold mornings! Any ideas what could be doing that? Am guessing its going to be ancillary belt or pump? or maybe tensioners? Am driving it very gingerly at mo, fearing the worst! Any advice would be much...
  11. Screech from engine.

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    I am getting a very quite screech from the engine at idle. I Believe this is the power steering pump as the pitch changes as I turn the wheel. Is this a common problem? is it anything to worry about?. My fluid is fine and i am not loosing any. But the pump makes a loud "chuff" when i hit...
  12. HELP! Engine screech at 5K rpm

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My engine has started to make a metallic screech that starts around 4800rpm and is so bad I do not want to rev it any higher. It does not sound good, and I can feel it through the pedal. note it also makes a similar screeching sound, albeit for a split second when changing up the gears and...
  13. Wheel Screech Sound

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    A high pitched screeching sound is coming from my rear right wheel on my 147. It starts usually 20 miles into a journey. It only stops when the brakes are applied. I've had the brakes checked and they are fine, could the problem be the wheel bearings?
  14. 156 2.0TS -Screech under accelleration when cold

    General Alfa Discussion
    I have a 156 2.0 TS (2001 reg) with 21k miles. The feels perfectly okay, when it is cold I hear a slight screeching sound while accellerating through low revs (e.g. pulling away). Once the car is warm this goes away completely. It sounds like a belt problem of some kind. When the car is warm...
  15. 156 Screech

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    After 5-6 miles at about 50-60 mph I get a dry, metallic screeching/whistling noise from, I think, the front n/s wheel. It isn't a wheel bearing type noise, nor a ticking-type noise either. It isn't speed sensitive, but as I travel further the speed range increases, so that after quite few miles...