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Alfa Romeo 147 t-spark motor control system failure car just died in the middle of the road and won't start again.
The engine\012and transmission in this cars drive train are fully\012electronically controlled by a computer called the PCM (Power Train\012Control Module). Whenever a problem like this occurs the computer\012stores a record of the problem (there are of course some exceptions\012to this, like the fuel pump, engine coolant teperature sensor and MAF\012sensor for instance) in the form of a fault code in its memory, to\012read these fault codes you must have the systems memory scanned with\012a special tool. Once the fault code(s) are read you then must perform\012the appropriate diagnostic testing to find and resolve the problem(s)\012DO NOT REPLACE ANY PARTS UNTIL THE DIAGNOSIS & TESTING IS\012COMPLETED.
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Alfa Romeo 147 t-spark motor control system failure car just died in the middle of the road and won't start again.
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... 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse
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