Alfa Romeo Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Alfa Romeo reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Alfa Romeo 147 2003: Why won't it start?
Fuses don’t have any moving parts, so it shouldn’t be a fuse that’s making a ticking noise. But fuse boxes also often house relays which do have electro-magnetic contacts and a small armature that moves when the magnets are energised. That’s the probable cause of the ticking noise.
That you’re hearing to ticking noise when you try to start the car, suggests to me that it’s a relay connected with the starting procedure; possibly something to do with powering up the fuel pump or even the starter-motor itself. But hearing it means that it’s working and the problem is somewhere downstream of the relay.
You’ve told me that the car won’t start, but does that mean it cranks and won’t fire, or won’t even crank in the first place? Because those are two very different problems with a thousand potential causes.
Are Alfa Romeo good and reliable cars?
If there are any common problems and complaints about Alfa Romeo's reliability or faults, they'll likely show up on our Alfa Romeo problems page. You can also calculate a car's projected resale value via our price and specs page.
Is Alfa Romeo Giulia a good & reliable car?
While Alfa Romeos have never had a stellar reputation for being reliable, maintenance-free cars so long as they're treated sympathetically and serviced on the dot there shouldn't be any reason they're not a good car. They look great and the Quadrifoglio is a real performance machine.
What are the different Alfa Romeo Giulia engine choices?
Alfa Romeo's reborn Giulia range features three petrol engines and 10 diesel engine options, across a multitude of options for four- or rear-wheel drive layouts, as well as six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmissions. The top engine is the turbocharged 2.9-litre 503hp V6 in the Quadrifoglio, though a 2-litre turbo MultiAir four-cylinder is also available with either 197hp or 276hp depending on the model. The diesel engines are 2.2-litre Multijet II units boasting between 148hp and 207hp depending on the model.
who makes the alfa romeo giulia and where is it made?
The new-generation Alfa Romeo Giulia is built in the Cassino Plant, located in Frosinone, central Italy by FCA Italy - Fiat-Chrysler's Italian subsidiary. .
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