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  1. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi my 3.2 gt has developed an eggy smell when under heavy load it wasn't like it when I purchased it and I had her serviced and new plugs as soon as I got her any body had a similar problem ? Hope it's not the cats as it's got four of them ! Thanks in advance for any advice
  2. Alfa 159, Brera & Spider
    Hello everyone Before i possibly book my car in for some more time at the garage. As you know, my car had a failed egr which was replaced by the lease company but too much damage had been done, and so the car had it's head decoked, new inlet manifold and new egr. Since then i've had the...
  3. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Not nice sweet-- radiator coolant sweet. Does this mean my heater core has gone? If so, is this something that I can hold off changing, or are there dire consequences? I'm losing about a couple of tablespoons of water each day. Oh, this is on a 2005 (pre facelift) 147 2.0 TS Thanks, -ridwan
  4. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello all, this is my first post, as most of the info I have needed I have found by browsing. However, I cannot find anything about my problem. Sorry if this is a bit long winded. My 156 Selespeed has started smelling hot after driving for a short distance, I have checked the oil and the water...
  5. Alfa 145 & 146
    How much is the oil allowed to smell like fuel? I had the oil changed about 1000km ago and right now it smells a lot like gasoline. It's worth mentioning that I do have to do many cold starts and many short journeys. Also I've been suffering from very low engine temp. probably due to a...
  6. Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi all, similar to what I've read in some other threads here, my Alfa 166 3.0 super manual had a brief stint of foul smelling white smoke (reminded me of the overheated breakes) in the cabin - I stopped in panic, opened the bonnet - found nothing wrong with the engine, now aircon does not...
  7. General Alfa Discussion
    Hi, Id be interested to know if anyone has found any leather smelling renovater that is any good and actually smells like leather?
  8. Alfa 145 & 146
    I've been driving my 146 for the past few weeks with a bit of a heavier right foot than usual - got the brake pads replaced a few weeks ago. Was really enjoying the drive, so much so that I completely ignored that sweetish smell in the cabin - no, not an air freshener! Thought it was coolant...
  9. Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi guys Looking for a wee bit of advice and hopefully reasurance today. As some of you might remember, i had a new clutch fitted a while back and its now done about 4k miles. However, since it was replaced it smells very strongly whenever its "stressed" (like hill starts, fast getaways etc)...
  10. Alfa 75, RZ, SZ
    When we changed the oil on the Alfa, we noticed it was very petrolly smelly. My mechanic reckons it just could be running a bit rich from cold, any other sugestions what could be wrong? Cheers, Jonathan
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