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  1. Alfa MiTo
    Hi All Recently I noticed that there is a loud squeak whilst driving slowly, eg. Pulling away or parking up. It's not the brakes as it happens when Im not touching them. It's only just happened and I've look about on the net and can't seem to find anything concrete answers behind the...
  2. Alfa MiTo
    Hey all, I have a problem with my MiTO. I recently changed the brake pads and discs and I noticed something very odd. When I turn slowly to the right (around 7mph) I can hear this kind of thing sheet metal grinding noise. After I speed up it disappears. It is also very loud. On my old breaks I...
  3. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hi, new to the forum so if I've done this wrong my apologies! I've had my 07 Brera for nearly a year now and last week my first real issue occurred, I was coasting in gear in some slow moving traffic, the traffic eased and I accelerated, it was almost like a pop that I heard as I did this. The...
  4. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, I'm a new 147 owner and have an odd issue. I get a battery low message while driving and the car will eventually shut down. If I put a tester onto my battery while idling it goes right up to 14v from 12v while off. However it will gradually drop by about 0.01v every 5 seconds The...
  5. Alfa Giulietta
    Hi Guys, First time Giulietta owner, hope you can help me, whilst driving slowly without braking, there is a squeaking noise coming from the front O/S wheel also when braking generally it squeals. Sometimes its not smooth to engage 1st gear Any advice will be much appreciated Thanks Fabz
  6. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    So, following the sale of our evil 159, I started to miss the nice touches it had. Like folding mirrors. So I search and wonder, look and (drunkenly) hatch a plan. Cue the A-team music.... So I now have a 166 folding mirror mounted on the near side with a wiring diagram of what wire does...
  7. Alfa MiTo
    I have noticed since having the car serviced last month that the coolant level has dropped from the maximum level just after the service to just above the minimum level today. I had the water pump replaced during the service and nothing else was mentioned (ie. potential leaks around the area)...
  8. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi Guys, Getting there slowly with my nightmare 2.4JTD 20v that I bought from a dodgy dealer. I'm determined to get it sorted, trouble is it now has to be sorted as cheaply as possible as it looks like I'm being made redundant very soon :cry: I'm getting overboost problems again with P0236 and...
  9. South Africa
    2005 Alfa GT 3.2. The water bottle consistently drops to below the minimum mark. I will fill it up to maximum and around 400 - 500 km later same thing. I would guess it loses around 200 ml ? Anyway no leaks under car even if parked for two weeks, no sign of water in oil and visa versa. And the...
  10. Alfa MiTo
    Just wondering if anyone else has this on their Mito. When I serviced mine in April I noticed the coolant level was down close to the min mark. I didnt really think anything of it and topped it up with to the max mark. However since then it has slow dropped down to also the min mark again...
  11. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    After spending a shed load on the 159 over the last two months (new rear spring, rear pads, front disks+pads,alternator, battery, belts etc,etc) now the 147 has thrown a paddy and decided that silent suspension is not for italian cars. Yet again, it creakss and groans, clonks like the subframe...
  12. Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Everything back together turn the key and the 15ti only just manages to turn over very slowly twice then clicks!. Tried three good batterries, made sure all connections are ok. Earth from battery connected to bulkhead and i have 12v on starter when earthed through its body. Can only think its...
  13. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Alarm/battery drain issues *Updated* Ive had a battery drain for a while now... which got worse when i had a battery too small for my car.. but thats another story! I got a new battery on advice of the AA, had no probs for a while, but on many occasions, I can now come out to the car and the...
  14. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hello all My 159 battery seems to slowly drain. If I park it up for a couple of weeks when I come to start it the battery's dead. Tonight I went out as the alarm was going off, when I tried the key fobs they wouldn't work, when I got in the car with the key the fob wouldn't work in its slot...
  15. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi guys, hoping you can help with an issue I hae with my alfa 156 2L twin spark. I had a new radiator fitted by a garage. Worked perfectly well when ever was travelling at speed and engine was cool as expected, howeer I was stuck in traffic for the first time in weeks and the car overheated...
  16. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    so far my car has had new head gasket,water pump,head bolts,new rad,new cambelt kit,oil cooler (heat exchanger),full service,today new thermostate,now got a bl##dy air lock in heater rad and to top it all crank sensor now plays up so can not carry on trying to bleed an air bubble i guess the...
  17. General Alfa Discussion
    hey so ive got an 1998 156 1.8ts alfa and it cost me £650 it was moted until october but so far, mainly from reading this forum!:cheese: ive been getting put off from driving it since buying it .. (76k on the clock) ive discovered i need to replace the cam belt. not a problem i understand...
  18. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Slowly falling out of love with my 'beloved' 147 :@ Can you guys help? Cars currently stranded at work because it refuses to start. There are no error messages appearing on the dash and the car wont turn over. I push started it and that worked but now it doesnt turn on. Any tips?
  19. Alfa 33, Sud & Sprint
    Hi everyone, I've not posted on here for a while but I have been slowly getting there with my Sud, just been really busy at work. I think last time I posted I had finished the floor on the passenger side: http://i84.photobucket.com/albums/k9/salmonpj/Alfasud/Floor%20and%20Sill/IMG00195.jpg I...
  20. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
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