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Wheeee!

What a lovely little car.

It's almost as much fun as my bikes.

2.0 selespeed on a 53 plate, with full lusso and Bose, in silver. Still getting used to the sillyspeed box, but I'm enjoying it.

Niggles and problems?

Nothing major. I think the air-con and/or climate control is faulty, as it doesn't seem to make much difference what the temperature is set at, it still blows the same cool air out, and if I start it with the door open and the lights on (strange combination I know), I get an error saying that the numberplate light, and left and right front lights are faulty. If that's the extent of the issues, then I'm a happy bunny.

My only minor concern is that these niggles may indicate the start of the end of the electrics? thoughts?

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Hello congrates on the purchase. If it hasn't been done recently put a new battery in, it will avert a lot of electrical gremlins.

The aircon may just need to be recharged.

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I was planning on putting a new battery in very soon anyway, as it had been sat for a while before I bought it, and needed a jump-start. It's charging, and holding a charge fine, but having read about selespeed and electrical gremlins popping their heads up with a dodgy battery under the bonnet, I reckoned a new battery would be an easy first purchase for it.

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Mine does the same. Especially when its cold and damp. Looking forward to the winter.
 

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Congratulations. If its been standing for a while and was a private sale(?) I'd be tempted to take it to a local recommended independent Alfa specialist and just get them to give it a quick once over for peace of mind and point out anything that may need attention in the near future.

Good luck.
 

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Congratulations. If its been standing for a while and was a private sale(?) I'd be tempted to take it to a local recommended independent Alfa specialist and just get them to give it a quick once over for peace of mind and point out anything that may need attention in the near future.

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I intend to.. It wasn't a private sale, but it was a bit of a back-street-garage. But I'd done my research, tested the car, and it had a very full and comprehensive service history from it's previous owner, and the garage he'd used since buying it new from them.

I'm not too far from Royston, so I'll be dropping by the AlfaWorkshop in the near future, to get the air-con looked at if nothing else.

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