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  1. S2 starter problems

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    Hi all - novice gearhead here, working on my s2 spider (European version). I've done quite a bit of work on my Spider over the 3 years I've had it, not mostly relatively straight-forward stuff (changing carbs, installing immobiliser, etc). Nothing like engine overall or serious things. So...
  2. Starter Motor Removal 86 Quadrifoglio

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    I had just completed some work on my 86 Alfa and went to start engine to check coolant level and heard a loud "THWACK" no starter motion then the voltage went to zero and the dash lights went out. When i tried later again a faint click then the voltage gage went to zero. I looked through a...
  3. new starter not engaging

    Electrical, Chassis & Lighting
    Hi Just bought a replacement starter, Bosch, through a local auto electric company. I gave them the old unit to compare, it was completely worn out and no longer even turning. They ordered the replacement for me, and I just put it in, being careful with the middle shoulder bolt. It worked really...
  4. Starter motor problem

    GT (1963-1977)
    I need some help. I'm having trouble with the starter on my 2000GTV. Approxemately 25% of the time it fails to turn the engine over. As the key is turned I can hear the solenoid click but it does not turn the engine over. When this happens I can get it to start by reaching down to the starter...
  5. Which grease for starter motor epicyclic gears?

    164 & 168 (1991-1995)
    Question is - what grease should I use for starter motor planetary gearset, given that the outer (ring) gear is plastic and the close proximity of exhaust manifold means the original lubricant failed? Read on for the full story ;) --- Today I got stuck into an annoying problem - a graunch...