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Because it just decided to do it...

When I turn on the headlights there is a fast clicking that comes from an area near the back of the glovebox. (It sounds similar to starter solinoid clicking.) Makes no diff if highs are on or not

The sound stops when I engage the turn signal or the emergency flashers

All of the lights and turn signals appear to be in order.

It must be F.R.E.D (Farily Reliable Electrical Device.)
 

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Alfa Romeo Control Unit N22 under and behind glove box. Try dropping it down by removing two (2) 8mm nuts then check and see if it is the clicker before you disconnctor any connetors. If so, disconnect inspect and reconnect connectors with dielectric grease and see if problem goes away.
 

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Does it make any difference if the foglights or rear demister is on?

Does it do it with the air/climate control ECU box disconnected?

I had an issue with a couple of failed solder connections on an IC within the climate control box which would cause relay chatter when I tried using fogs or the demister. I wouldn't be surprised if yours was the same thing, but on different IC pins.
 

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Forgot to add originally, no diff with foglights or rear demister.

Will check the air/climate control ECU box, though.
 

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Forgot to add originally, no diff with foglights or rear demister.

Will check the air/climate control ECU box, though.

Did you check ARCU N22 like I suggested?
 

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What's more important your 164 or your day job? Get real set your priorities.

Hope day job pressure lets up real soon.
 

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What's more important your 164 or your day job? Get real set your priorities.

Hope day job pressure lets up real soon.
LOL! I was thinking the same this morning. I'm self-employed, so I don't have a 'real' job. I have a job in a shop each Saturday and Sunday, and I have a guaranteed week of work to do once a month. The rest, in theory at least, is available for my 164. :)

-Alex
 
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