1998 ALFA ROMEO 156 CLIMBING A HILL IS DAUNTING

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  • 1998 Alfa Romeo 156

Transmission problem
1998 Alfa Romeo 156 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual 120000 miles

I struggle to climb a hill and all seem fine on a level plain. Also selecting gears fail every now and then

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Tuesday, February 16th, 2010 AT 1:23 PM

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How recent is tune? Has fuel pressure been checked? Any starting issues? What do you mean by gears fail every now and then?

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Tuesday, February 16th, 2010 AT 3:54 PM
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I have not recently checked the fuel pressure and the selection of gear whilst the engine is running has now become impossible. Started on Sunday.

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Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 AT 5:34 AM
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So it will not go into gear? When you where loosing power going uphill did RPMS increase but not speed?

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Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 AT 10:14 AM
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Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 AT 12:10 PM
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Your clutch is worn out need replacement

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Thursday, February 18th, 2010 AT 3:00 PM

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