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    Default Alternator or battery?

    Pretty sure its the alternator, just need confirmation...

    Battery light on the dash, battery at 12.2v with engine off and at 11.4v with engine running.

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    Sounds like alternator to me,you should have 14.4v at the battery with the engine running.

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    can you borrow a battery of someone and test to see if it's different????

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    Quote Originally Posted by barney490 View Post
    Sounds like alternator to me,you should have 14.4v at the battery with the engine running.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DasArab View Post
    Agree.... Alternator dying.

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    Sound like the alternator. It been a problem on some vectra. Thise dont like engine-wash was told me by an opel - mecanic.

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    same problem on mine, although had no battery light warning of a charging fault - just wouldn't start after stopping for fuel!
    sourced a refurb'd alternator from ebay for £110 and fitted relatively easily following the how-2 on here, and the haynes manaul. Vauxhall quoted me £200+ just for the alternator and close to £350 Supply+Fit!!
    (I have a 120bhp CDTI - 105A alternator)

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    I bought an alternator a few months ago when the water pump went so just need to get it changed.

    Just got it back from a new manifold too.

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