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  1. Drivers window staring to creak/squeak as it closes, anything to worry about?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    It happens just as the window gets to the top just before closing. Bit of oil down the window sort it out? is it the sign of something about to go?
  2. Staring into the abyss

    General Alfa Discussion
    I bought my first car, a 145 Cloverleaf, 10 years ago. Four years later I traded it in for a 147 GTA. Now, I've had "the conversation" with my wife, and am thinking about going Alfa-less for the first time in my adult life. I've spent the last two years wondering whether the sell the GTA, or...
  3. staring problems

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi , im new to this forum & i have a problem with my 2000 156 T.spark staring. She will start when cold.ie in the morning etc, but if it turn off the engine I have to wait for it to cool down again before she will restart, this is a total pain at the moment as ye can imagine, anyone got any...
  4. Engine not staring

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    My head gaskets both blew up on me. I have now replaced them both and put the engine back together. Will not start, got all 6 sparking, fuel is coming through injectors. Immobilser light is going out, injector is staying on fully. checked every fuse in the car, beginning to suspect a timing...
  5. Poor cold staring in hot weather

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Has anyone else experienced poor starting in hot weather on a 155? I need to crank the engine for upto 30 seconds before the motor (1.8 16v) fires. When it does fire, it starts cleanly and runs quite happily. My feeling is that it is fuel starvation, possibly vapour locking in the fuel...
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