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    Hi Guys

    Battery light came on, did 20 miles and then every light came on, power steering stopped working?

    is alternator a big job? price?

    i have a 55 plate 1.9cdti sri with 64000 miles

    please help???

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    a genuine one is about 430 quid but i got mine for 95 quid for a brand new denso unit from a guy in burntwood, staffordshire, look on ebay for him he does loads of alternators and starter motors dirt cheap

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    join the club matey... my alt failed today although mine has double your mileage lol...

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    do you think its definately that then mate? also could you send me a link?

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    a sure sign of alternator failure is that the tickover increases and i havent got a link sorry just have a look on ebay im sure theres hundreds on there

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    tickover is increased, but now it wont start at all!!!

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    you will need to charge your battery to get it to start, i will prob have to boost start mine on monday to get it to my mates garage for the replacement

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    its alternator then defo

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    ive found that guy selling the alternators but how on earth do i know which one i need?

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    there will be a plate on the alternator with the model no and output range

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