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Hi, I just recently join the forums. My dad was given received a 78 Alfa Romeo, Spider Veloce. He hasn't put to much time into the car and left it sitting for a while. I used to drive it as it was my first car. I love it but now that i want to start actually appreciating the car, it won't start up. I have a video and if anyone could help out that would be awesome.
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Sounds like the starter clicks but will not turn the engine.

Some observations;
the low fuel pressure light takes waaaaaaaaaaay to long to turn off when the ignition is turned on.
the fuel and oil lights dim in start.

All these symptoms (low voltage/voltage drop under load) indicate that it may be as simple as a weak battery. I would fully charge then test the battery. Also check/clean the battery cable ends, the cable connections at the starter and the engine ground strap (under the car, right side of gearbox to chassis).

If all these are proven good, the starter would be next on the list.
 
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