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  1. Headlight washers

    Alfa GTA
    Gents, The headlight washers on my 147 didn't work when I purchased it, with MOT coming up ive got them working, the relay in the glovebox was toast. Problem I'm now suffering, is the wont go back in and sit flush with the bumper, they end up sitting around 5mm shy :censored::censored: Any...
  2. Pressure washers, snow foam- on waxed wheels

    Car Detailing
    Hi guys, I've applied 2 coats of Poorboys wheel sealant on my recently refurbished diamond cut alloy wheels. They look fantastic, and I want to make sure I keep them this way and fully protected as I'm aware the diamond cut face is prone to stone chips and water getting underneath. They take...
  3. Thrust washers (again)

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    I fitted a pair of superflex thrust washers to my rear t-bar a few months ago (there previously weren't any). I slit them and slipped them into place but when underneath last week I noticed the nearside one had worked its way halfway out. On one thread someone suggested glueing the slit once...
  4. Pressure washers

    General Alfa Discussion
    Folks, I take the 147 to a hand car wash. They are always good, but this time there was a different bloke working. Anyway, when I got back he said "Have you had your windscreen replaced?" Of course alarm bells ring in my head. :irked: So he has run his pressure wash over the car twice and...
  5. Advice sought - 164 headlamp washers

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Are the pop-up headlamp washers identical on 164 facelift and the early models?
  6. 155 headlights washers not working

    Alfa 155
    i know there is 2 pumps one is for the windscreen other is for the headlights, now the washers work when headlights are on! now i did a multimeter with the plug going on the pump and when i tried it there was no change in voltage! cause i think it works when you wash the windscreen with the...
  7. Alfa 147 issue with windscreen washers and wipers

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have a problem with my new 147 which I hope you can help with. Problem: When I pull back on the wipers stalk, nothing at all happens- on my old 147 this would activate the front washers and the wipers at the same time ( as it should do). When I push forwards on the wiper stalk, the rear wiper...
  8. fuse for washers

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    98 phase 1 spider, windscreen washers don't squirt ? :cry: any clues ? reservoir is full ! cheers
  9. '05 GT headlight washers needed

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, does anyone know where I can get a pair of headlight washers for my wife's 2005 GT? Some little scroat has pulled them off!!! I've tried Autolusso and someone breaking a GT on eBay but neither have any available. Any help would be gratefully received.
  10. Windscreen washers alfa gt

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hiya this is my first post on this forum, and I'm hoping you can assist me with a small but irritating problem. The windscreen washers on my gt cloverleaf are very poor, the motor runs and checked nozzles for blockages but commonly the water just dribbles out of the jets. In the kind of weather...
  11. Headlight washers

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi All, First a quick hello. I registered here shortly after purchasing a 2010 Giulietta, but have only just got around to posting. The car is great fun to drive, especially now it has a new gearbox (I wish I knew about that fault before the purchase. At least the dealer fixed it for free)...
  12. Headlight washers

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My headlight washers have packed up again. When I bought it they were kaput, but a new relay under the dash and a new non-return valve behind the dash sorted the issue. The relay appears to have failed again. I have HIDs fitted so the washers need to work for MOT. Does anyone know of an...
  13. Xenon lights and headlight washers?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My car has headlight washers fitted, but No xenon headlights. I have seen a lot of cars with no headlight washers, and the ones i have seen with them have had xenon projector lights. Does anyone know what the factory options were?
  14. 145 Front Bumper Headlight Washers

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Hi. Has anyone got one they would like to sell ( or a pair if required ) The black rubber blocks that attach to the front bumper on QV models I think and wash the headlamps when required. I've mysteriously lost one recently and need a spare. Any help appreciated Simon
  15. Headlight washers not working

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Can anyone help? The drivers side headlight washers on my 159 have decided to stop working. The passenger side and the window washers are still working fine. Is there an easy way to checking the hoses, or is it a trip to the dealer? Thanks in advance
  16. Pressure washers

    Car Detailing
    I have some Machine Mart vouchers to make use of and I am thinking about upgrading to a pressure washer. Does anybody run a Clarke or Nilfisk Alto? Both seem decent specs and well priced. Snow foam guns seem to be available for both fitments So I am just looking for thoughts and experiences...
  17. windscreen washers

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Came to use the washers today which did not work: turns out the bottle was empty. There was no low level warning: should I have that feature its a 2007 159 lusso? Handbook says 'where fitted' so it is more than a little vague. Just wondered if its only on the models with headlamp washers as I...
  18. Low Pressure on Windscreen Washers

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Couldn't have come at a more annoying time with the pollen flying around, dusting up my wind screen so I'd be grateful for any advice regarding this issue. I've done a bit of trouble shooting, pinching the individual cables and covering the ends with fingers. When I use it as is, it trickles...
  19. poor washers fixed

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    So. Windscreen washers have been poor to say the least After some investigation and taking wipers and covers off found the pipes are all brittle. 3m of red 4mm silicone pipe and 1 t piece later its like a water jet again. Easy fix. 30 mins :-)
  20. 147 rear washers don't work

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, just acquired my 147 1.6 and the rear washers don't work, I filled up the washer bottle under the bonnet but still no joy.. Is there a 2nd bottle just for the rear washers? Thanks!!