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    getting desperate the alternator has gone and cant get one till monday now juust wondering if this one will fit
    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Vauxhall-Vectr...item5636752a7e

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    it's seems to be the right one for CDTI 120, but email them to check.
    much cheaper to get yours repaired by an auto electrician if you've got time.
    probably just the rectifier, as it usually seems to be with these parts.

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    dont suppose anybody knows what part number it is

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    An auto technician may be able to fix, my friend had mine out but the parts were on backorder so had to have a new one fitted as i couldn't wait, he is an auto electrician BTW

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    i had the one on my last cdti repaired by an auto spark only cost me £50 and took him a couple of hours, id try going down that route mate

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    The only thing I would say is to make sure it is the alternator that has failed, not the clutch pulley on it, If the pulley has seized in the disengaged position it will give all the symptoms of a knackered alternator.

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    how do i check if its just the pulley ive tried auto leccys round my area no one can do it till fiday

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    when the engine is running observe the belt and see if its jerking or flapping as it comes off the pulley, otherwise take the belt off and sort of jerk the pulley by hand one way as if you was going to spin it then back the other way and see if the inside freewheels or not.

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