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  1. Bumping/knocking sounds from rear when going over bumps

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi, I recently bought a 2009 Veloce. After picking it up I noticed a knocking sound in the brakes, due to a large patch of rust on one of the brake disks. I've since fixed this by replacing both pads and discs at the back, but I've also noticed an annoying bumping sound whenever I go over harsh...
  2. 1750TBI sounds like a diesel

    Alfa Giulietta
    I have recently bought a 33K 2013 Cloverleaf. Very pleased with the look and performance of the car . However as I get used to the noises of the engine I recon it has a diesel type tone. In years gone by I had a 145 Cloverleaf which certainly did not make such noises. ( though I did have a...
  3. 159 Diesel engine sounds like a tractor.

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Even when my car is on the motorway, under acceleration, it sounds like a tractor. I'm used to this noise when the engine is cold, but not when it's been warmed up. Additionally, when starting the car first thing, it vibrates heavily, sounds like it's just firing on a few cylinders. I understand...
  4. Help needed my 159 3.2 sounds like a tractor

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    can anyone help out my 159 has started to sound more like a tractor than a V6 ? i know its partly down to injectors needing a clean but can i also hear the dreaded knock?
  5. Alfa GT squeaking sound coming from the rear

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey I have been having the issue recently with the rear of my car and as my local Alfa Romeo garage made a bodge job of door panel to fix my window I prefer reaching out for help on this one, so when I hit about 100Kmph up words I get the really loud squeak from the rear of the car, now I have...
  6. HELP! Car suddenly VERY loud on idle, clatters a lot and sounds weird under 1500RPM

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Drove fine yesterday, even drove fine for the first 5 minutes of my trip. Then it started rattling on a stoplight when the car is idling. I will shoot a video later of the sound but it definitely sounds like something is very wrong. It clatters and rattles like crazy, and it sounds much louder...
  7. 147 1.6 115 bhp sounds like a taxi on idle

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I just had an oil and filter change on my 147 1.6 115 bhp and it sounds like a diesel taxi on idle?
  8. Petrol Mito Cloverleaf sounds like a diesel!

    Alfa MiTo
    My wife has a 1.4 Turbo Multiair Cloverleaf (170bhp). As soon as she bought it at the dealer it had problems and had over £5000 of repairs to get it right under warranty...but its still not right. Now its out of warranty and the car has developed a new sound, the engine sounds like a diesel. I...
  9. Rattling sounds from steering wheel/indicators

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have a strange sound coming from the steering wheel. Something like small bits of plastic moving around, like when screwholes or clips brake on electronic devices and move around inside the device. My indicator mechanism doesn't feel 100% healthy, its really soft, and sometimes it refuses to...
  10. Radio and Locking/Unlocking sounds

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi there! Does anybody know how to switch off radio buttons sound? It is quite annoying when i press the volume key etcc.. "BEEEp, Beeep". Also, how can i disable locking/unlocking sound? Everybody could hear me a mile away whenever i unlock or lock my car, annoying. Cheers :)
  11. G 1.4 T Multiair Engine sounds strange

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi Gents, I have a 2012 Giulietta 1.4T Multiair that (can) sounds strange when I start it from cold. It’s like this: If I insert the key, but not start the engine – just “power on”, wait 2-3 sec – then turn the key so the engine start – then all is OK! But if I insert the key and turn the key...
  12. Giulietta Cloverleaf sounds like a diesel?

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi All new to the forum, recently become the owner of a 2011 Giuletta Cloverleaf in white! Only had it on weekend, however noticed that when engine is warm at idle it sounds like a diesel? Is this normal?? Any advice appreciated Thanks Rich
  13. 147 Horn sounds different to old one

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys ( A little picky) but my horn on my 147 Ducati Corse sounds crap compared to what the horn on my 147 TI sounded like. On the TI it was a nice solid deep sound, whereas on my new DC it sounds really cheap soft, and way quieter. Can you adjust the horn at all? Or have I possibly got...
  14. giulietta gearbox sounds and shakes 1st and 2nd gear

    Alfa Giulietta
    hi guys i recived my alfa giulietta 5 days ago its 1.4 tb 170hp 2013 its a very nice car i like it and every one see it get in love with it but i noticed some sounds from the gearbox when engaging 1st to 2nd and from 2nd to 1st with some shake when going on low speed . is there a fix for it .i...
  15. not Alfa but sounds good

    South Africa
    2012 Custom Fiat Abarth - Jay Leno's Garage - YouTube
  16. sounds like belt squealing - 146 2.0ts

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Hi All, I still have my Alfa 146 which has been a great car. This week I have noticed that that in the early morning (when cold) I can hear a squealing noise if the car is pushed beyond 2500rpm in gear or neutral. However once the car is warmed up the noise disappears. This could take 10mins...
  17. Alfa 147ts sounds like diesel on idle

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys Been a while since I last posted, but I have had same issue since last posting and never found out what it's was, in fact it's done no harm just noise getting louder...I'm guessing it's just old age at 130000 but any thoughts appreciated. My car starts and makes that diesel noise when...
  18. Spider 2.0 T.spark sounds like a diesel

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    The headline says it all, I have sufficient amount of oil in the engine but according to the PO it`s some cheap semi-synth and I`ve heard these things are pretty picky about the oil. The problem occurs at idle in the form of a... more of a clatter than a real valve knock, it mostly goes away...
  19. Folding wing mirrors sounds like killing a cat

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I did search but couldn't find anything and ran out of patience. When our Spider's wing mirrors fold in or out they make a really loud squeak/creaking sound. Its quite embarrasing really. Tried a bit of WD40, no luck. Any ideas? Thanks. Iain
  20. Another thread about 147 knocking sounds

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello again! My lovely 147 has been making a groaning noise from the passenger side when driving over speed bumps and pot holes for the last 3 months, and yesterday I decided to get it sorted. Booked it into a small local garage, and they diagnosed it as the track rod end being worn, £50...