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  1. Ticking Sound when NOT braking

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hello, Recently got a set of EBC pads and discs fitted on the front and I can hear a ticking sound (that is speed dependent) from the front of the car (I think?) which then goes away when I apply the brakes. Doesn't matter if I press hard or light it stops. (had the brakes on for around...
  2. Annoying Ticking...

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Evening all, Having ironed out the more pressing problems on my spider (Speedo, ABS light, that kinda jazz), I am now turning my attentions to the irritants! When driving, it sounds like a have a relay behind the (aftermarket) stereo, a 'tick tock' every 10-15 seconds or so. Anyone have any...
  3. Strange electrical issues and wing mirror ticking noise

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hello Everyone, I recently bought a 2014 1.4MA Sportiva Nav TCT. Loving it, looks great, drives great, but have a few strange electrical "features" that I would love to get to the bottom of and would appreciate if anyone could share their experience of similar issues. I couldn't find any posts...
  4. Jtd 16v ticking sound when warm engine

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello, I just wanted to ask if anyone had this kind of exoerience before: The car is 2004 1.9 16v jtd. When cold everything is nice and quiet. Once warmed up,after say 30 mins drive there is a distinct ticking noise only noticeable at idle with all electrics off . Start the ac it goes away...
  5. Ticking fuse???

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    My boot lock has not been working (no noise when pushing the button or the badge) so I decided to change the lock mechanism. I did that today, but the lock still doesn't work. I sat in the car and turned the Ind boot lock on and off a few times (I have no idea what this does or whether it should...
  6. Ticking Noise When Switching The Car Off - 1750tbi

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, brand new Alfa owner here after taking delivery of a 159 1750TBi last Tuesday. She's been a bit of a dazzler. I have noticed one thing though that I'm perplexed by: sometimes, after driving for a bit, I will hear a ticking/clicking noise from approx. the passenger side of the car when I...
  7. 156 TS ticking engine noise

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    hi all! noise is louder when in cold start. goes away or softens very much with warm up. had a recent cambelt change at an alfa dealer. noise comes mostly from the cambelt area/top back of the engine... 156 1.8 ts, my 2000, 150 000 kms
  8. Ticking sound from engine 2.4 159

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi! First post here! I've recently bought my 3rd Alfa, had 2 147's and about a month ago bought a 2.4 159 which is an awesome car, love it. Only real issue is, it has this weird ticking noise, it's barely audible at idle, and gets louder until hitting about 4000rpm which it just gets drowned...
  9. 2.2JTS Ticking noise on start up

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    I have a 56 plate 159 2.2JTS which has done 135,000 miles. When i start it, there is a strange ticking noise which appears to be coming from the engine. The noise doesn't increase or speed up when i press the accelerator and goes away once the engine has heated up. The engine is running fine, no...
  10. TS 2.0 16V 1997 Ph1 engine ticking noise

    Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)
    I've got a strange ticking noise on a Spider 1997 ph1 2.0 Twinspark engine. The noise is periodic, it can be heard ticking just above normal engine sound, ticks for around 5-7 seconds with a slight crescendo in sound, then stops for around 10-15 seconds, then on and off again roughly with the...
  11. Ticking noise when accelrating

    Alfa Giulietta
    Ticking noise when accelerating When I accelerate moderate to hard I get a fast ticking noise from the front passenger side engine area, it does sound like a sewing machine working, it's not always there but seems to be more prominent now. I have covered about 900 miles so far, also I still...
  12. Help ! Giulietta 2.0 jtdm ticking

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi, folks. I need some point of views regarding my recently bought Giulietta. I Noticed a ticking / tapping noise coming from the engine. I'd say that the noise comes from the top, near the egr. The noise sounds like a sharp pencil tapping on table and it is related to the revs. It doesent...
  13. 159, 1.9 Jtdm heavy ticking noise

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi everyone, hope someone out there can shed some light on this, My 159, 1.9 Jtdm has developed a heavy ticking noise/knocking sound , you can hear it inside the car, and sounds like s**t on the outside, The ticking is linked to engine speed.. seems to be loudest between 1000 - 2500rpm. The...
  14. 147 JTD 16V ticking noise

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, Yesterday I noticed a ticking noise at the right front wheel. The car hardly does this stationary, untill you pump the gas a bit. When you pump the gas a bit and the car returns to stationary RPM, the ticking becomes more frequent, see the video below. The car is a 2006 model and has...
  15. 147 ticking when idling / high speed whine

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi there, My 147 Selespeed has a quiet fast ticking when idling that increases in speed when I rev the engine. Also (possibly related) when I lift my foot off the gas pedal in 5th there is a distinctive whine. The mechanic has checked the belts and is unsure of the cause currently. Any...
  16. Guillieta 1.6 not ticking over as it should

    Alfa Giulietta
    Got the last couple of weeks my 1.6 has not been ticking over properly when at junctions/stationary. It starts either race to the revs drop and then it returns to normal. The car is running ok when moving. It's done just over 8000 miles and has just started. I have just filled up the tank as it...
  17. Ticking Noise Between Engine/Gearbox

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, The engine in my 1.9 jtd is making an unusual ticking noise at idle. The noise is coming from where the gearbox joins with the engine.The noise stops as soon as the accelerator is pressed. The tick doesn't increase as the revs rise. The noise isn't present when the engine is cold, only...
  18. Ticking noise from front of car

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    I'm getting a noticeable ticking noise from the front right of the car under load once it has warmed up. I can't see anything obviously loose or astray under the bonnet. Is this normal and do I need to get used to it or something that needs to be checked out?
  19. V6 GT - annoying ticking noise finally resolved

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My wife's GT has suffered with an annoying ticking noise from cold for the last year. This subsided as the car warmed up but was always slightly audible. Loads of possible solutions are mentioned on AO etc but for us, we've finally had a definite answer:cool: The new garage I have found use an...
  20. Alfa 159 2.4jtdm ticking noise from Engine

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi i am getting problems with my alfa (1) A ticking noise from the top of my 2.4jtdm 20 valve would it be a injector playing up. (2) The car does have a bad exhaust smell when idling it comes in to the cabin at traffic lights and traffic jams.:cry: