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  1. Alfa Giulietta
    Hi everyone from snowy Yorkshire! This winter, which feels longer and colder than last years, the rear windows always seem to be steaming up. So does the boot but the heater gets rid of that. We had the air con regassed last year, I’ve also poked the water holes in the bottom of the doors and...
  2. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    My 06, 159 mostly steams up on these cold days especially when there is more than just me in the car. (steady). If it was not for A/C then I think I'd seriously have to take the bus. There does not appear to be a leak from the cooling system. Just wondered if anybody else had a similar problem...
  3. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi When it rains my 156's windows steam up and the only way to keep them clear is use the a/c. Another Alfa near does the same. I can't find any wet/damp areas in the cabin so where is the damp coming in? Or am I doing something wrong? Driving in the rain with the windows open isn't fun! Colin...
  4. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Ok, since my Alfa continues to defy the the fragile reputation by performing perfectly reliably. This will never do...:lol: Anyway, time to tackle the next niggle - windows steam up after its rained. Clearly there is a leak, but the foot wells seem dry and i cant see anything obvious. Where...
  5. Alfa 164 & 166
    Can anyone help on this. The windows seem to fog up on the inside during winter.Windows are soaking on inside in afternoon for journey home/ Is a lot worse after i return to car after a days work. Im begining to think this is bacause Ive had heater /demister running full in the morning on the...
  6. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Anyone else find in this damp autumn weather the !59 is a bit of a steamer ? Any tips on how to avoid the car a) Streaming up and b) getting rid when it does ? A full blast of the highest power windscreen clear works after a while but be better to keep it clear in the 1st place if poss.
  7. Alfa 145 & 146
    Evening all, just looking to pick your brains over a problem thats manifested with the onslaught of the damp and dark winter days. my 145's windows steam up like no other car ive ever owned and the blowers on full hardly shifts it at all, so im wondering if this is a common problem and if...
  8. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, anyone know a fix for windows steaming up? when I use the heating (or even just fan) the windows immediately steam up unless I switch it to max defrost. Bit annoying to drive on maz defrost and get roasted then drive with the window down and get frozen. Still steams up when the aircon...
  9. Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    OK this is just weird.. Driving home from work today and every time I booted it the rear window would mist up on the outside and then clear. It was as if there was a huge amount of heat coming out of the exhaust and the wind was blowing it back towards the car,........ feasible, but surely it...
  10. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi there, Just wondering if my short Alfa ownership is just entering nightmare mode. No probs noticed until yesterday... On start up all is fine...no noises and exhaust clean as a whistle. However after a few mins when warmed up there is what I can describe as a buzzing rattle at idle. This...
  11. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    many posts on here regarding soggy 156's, had ice on the inside of my rear window for what seems like week.using the aircon is like my bathroom after a hot shower.no leeks that i can find . i can live with it, whats getting me is when the wether is rainy my engine light comes on and the car goes...
  12. General Alfa Discussion
    Mines been rather steamy today , is it the weather or me motor
  13. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Morning all. Just wondering if Alfas have steamier exhausts than alot of other cars? I know the mornings are getting very cold now, and a steamy exhaust is quite normal! But even with the car up to temp and a good hours driving my exhaust it's still VERY steamy. Kinda worries me a little as no...
  14. Alfa GTA
    Anyone noticed the rear window of their Gt taking a heck of a long time to clear when it's steamy or frozen? Mine seems to take an age.:(
  15. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi in the cold and damp weather currently covering sheffield, my GT seems to get a lot of condensation over all the metal and glass - even the plastic over the dials gets steamed up! is this normal? dont recall other recent cars doing this is it just that alfas arent used to these...
  16. General Alfa Discussion
    i had a chap refuse to steam clean my engine area the other day, saying he wouldnt touch an alfa. He had a yard full of renaults that he had just done. Has anyone else had their engine bay steam cleaned and had no issues with it? I have a 155 by the way. if you HAVE had it done, did you leave...
  17. Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    This is what I get in the 156, if don't use the aircon all the time, during these winter months. I imagined I should be able just to use the heater only, but the moisture comes straight in when I switch off the aircon. You can actually feel it in the air when you switch off the aircon. The...
  18. Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Dear all, I posted this on gtvv6 forum but wondered if anyone here had any clues.... I've had my GTV TS for a month or so. It's brilliant obviously! BUT - the aircon works very well, makes it extremely chilly inside the car. However, as soon as I turn it off, the vents chuck out a load of...
  19. Alfa 145 & 146
    Hi all Hello all No, this is not a post about an old Tina Turner tune, my windows do steam up when it is raining and I have the heater on. The carpet on the driver's side gets damp. Anybody got an answer or had this problem? The windscreen is the origional and so shouldn't be leaking. The only...
  20. Alfa 155
    Hi all No, this is not a post about an old Tina Turner tune, my windows do steam up when it is raining and I have the heater on. The carpet on the driver's side gets damp. Anybody got an answer or had this problem? The windscreen is the origional and so shouldn't be leaking. The only thing I...
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