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Used Alfa Romeo 147 Fault Guides

Used Car Expert Fault Guides tell you the common Alfa Romeo 147 faults and wear items that can become problems and big bills for their owner.

Independent research indicated that using our fault guides to check a car before you buy it can save you an average of £300 in surprise bills and hidden problems.

That's because our Alfa Romeo 147 fault guides are written so that anyone can understand them – even if you know nothing about cars and have no tools. For every common fault, we tell you what to look for, what it means and what it costs.

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Alfa Romeo 147 (2001 - Present) Fault Guide


Alfa Romeo 147 (2001 - Present) Fault Guide

View Alfa Romeo 147 (2001 - Present) Fault Guide

We know of 10 ALFA ROMEO 147 (2001 - Present) faults which our fault check guide makes it easy for you to spot and avoid.

  • 3 engine faults
  • 1 suspension wear items or faults
  • 3 interior problems
  • 1 bodywork issues
  • 2 recalls

Here's an example fault on the ALFA ROMEO 147 (2001 - Present)

What to look for:

Look at the radiator (at the font of the engine bay). Check for white fur or green stains. Look at the fins on the side of the radiator from top to bottom. Are there any missing?

What it means:

White fur and green stains are signs of leaks. Missing fins shows that the radiator is corroding.

What to do

Negotiate a £350 discount or have the repair completed.


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