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  1. 2.4jtdm screeching from engine bay

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    So... I've been experiencing this horrible sounding screech for the past few weeks and trying to pinpoint it with a stethoscope and by changing cheaper parts that could have something to do with the noise. So far no luck... Cam belt was done last october with water pump, aux belts with tensioner...
  2. Help Brera has loud screeching knocking noise

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi Iv just brought myself another brera after selling my old one a few years back its the 2.4JTDM model with 136k on the clock was told it had a new head from a 159 with all the bits it needed i brought the car thursday and drive it 60 miles home with no issues at all used it on the friday with...
  3. Screeching seemingly from around a wheel

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My car is a 2005 Alfa 156 1.9JTD saloon. From cold everything is quiet then after a couple of miles I get a screeching sound, if I brake it stops for a short while then starts up again. If I stop the it stops and when I start going again it's quiet for a couple of miles then starts up again...
  4. Alfa GT 1.9 JTD Screeching sound

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Dear all, I would like to introduce myself, I own an Alfa GT 1.9 JTD and I am very pleased with the car however lately my Alfa GT screeches when I press the throttle. I have tested the car in stationairy position and when I shortly press the throttle it screeches from the hood. At a higher rpm...
  5. Occasional Screeching Brakes ?

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi, i own an Alfa Romeo Mito Lusso 1.4 95bhp and I have noticed that under light breaking I occasionally get screeching. When I break firmly, it becomes a grinding noise, then goes away completely. what could this be, I don't think they are worn out as they were replaced last service not long...
  6. 147 2.0 TS PCV Valve screeching

    South Africa
    After rebuilding my first Alfa engine myself on a "03" 2.0 TS with good results (Engine is now great :)). I also got my DIY stuff together and adjusted the Selespeed rod to 28mm and did an EOL calibration and am enjoying this rather unusual car a bunch now. However, the thing has now developed...
  7. Ant ideas what this screeching is?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    my friend brought it to me as i have the only other 159 on camp, 159 friends :cheese: its a 1.9 diesel, he bought it last year with no service history. we could see the timing belt was done 3 1/2 years ago at 86,000. the car has now done 114,000 and was serviced 10,000 ago. we're thinking high...
  8. Screeching Brakes Question...

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi All, my front driver's side wheel is starting to screech when Braking so guessing the pad is almost finished. as I have the TI and seen stories of seized pins, jammed brakes(!) it's scaring me so I have no clue where to take it for the work... Will most places know of the issues that I've...
  9. Screeching sound from Turbo

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Yet another problem with the 147 Mjet.. after a 180 mile round trip on sunday it proceeded to make a Screeching sound , i assumed DMF gone as does it at tickover but after investigation it is from the Turbo ONLY makes the noise when the sensor/valve that bolts onto back of the air box is...
  10. Screeching windows.

    Alfa MiTo
    I have a problem with both windows:cry:,when putting them up/down they make a screeching noise from the rubber window seals,seems to do it mostly in dry hot weather,not so bad in cooler wet weather,tried cleaning them,made no differance,even spayed Halfords silicone lubricant which it states is...
  11. Bloody window wipers screeching!!

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    My wiper blades are only a month old and bosch ones at that but they wont stop screeching/squeeking (best description sorry) is there any thing I can do to stop this??????
  12. Screeching Windows when dry and moving up/down

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi All, Does anyone have any clever ideas of how to stop noisy windows moving up n down? I read that someone used wd40 on a rag then rubbed windows ... but was thinking this may just dirty windows?? Are there any product out there that lubricate windows out there ?? HELP - lol I love my...
  13. Screeching brakes

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I have just got my 2008 159 1.8 mpi lusso 6 weeks ago and the brakes are awfully sreechy. When applying light pressure they squeek as if its metal on metal. I had brought the car back and I was told that its normal, just something you have to put up with and that hopefully it will go away. Has...
  14. Left front wheel area -screeching

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Question- Has anyone come across a grating type of screech from front wheel area when turning either left or right . Noise does not occurr when wheel is not loaded-jacked up at front left side. I'm thinking suspension bushes but would welcome any comments. Car is 2005 156 Sportwagon Ti 2.4...
  15. screeching at max power

    Alfa GTA
    Evening all, Over the last few weeks my GTA has developed a kind of staccato screeching sound towards and at maximum power (from about 5K revs probably). Sounds like its coming from right behind the dashboard. It almost sounds like clucking, and disappears when you change up, only to happen...
  16. Screeching stereo/Parrot

    ICE & Blue&Me
    I have an annoying sound coming from my stereo, at random times, about once a day and often as I start the car I get a loud screeching coming from the stereo. It does about 3 loud, short screeches almost like a warning alarm but it's through the speakers so mush be audio related. Car is an 03...
  17. Front end screeching

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello all, i've got an 99 156 1.8 with a weird intermittent screech coming from the front passenger side, i had the brakes checked, pads, disks and callipers all ok, only happens after after driving 20 or 30 mins and sometimes not at all but is a really loud screech like metal on metal, and...
  18. Screeching Belt.

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    Hi All. I have a really annoying screeching noise on start up, but it only happens first thing in the morning if it has been raining in the night.Have tried to check the tention of the belts but can't get to them!!.Is this a common problem? or is it an expensive trip to the dealer.:confused:
  19. Engine still Screeching

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Over the past few months have had a cracked exhaust bracket (horrible noise over 5Krpm) and the very craacked Manifold heatshield replaced and I am still being plagued by the bloody noise :mad: Only happens when engine is hot, when changing gear, or abruptly stepping on the gas there is a...
  20. 147 screeching on startup

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My 2001 147 has started making a screeching sound when it starts up - sounds like maybe a belt slipping somewhere. It only last for a couple of seconds. Does this sound familiar to anyone?