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    Default Altenator ****ed!!!

    not a happy bunny,
    altenators packed in. dropped it off to my mates garage £115 to refurbish it. should get it back friday or sat.
    better than the £600 vx would probably want for a new one.

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    I bought a pattern one from ebay for £100 but is causing the car and spanner warning. Cannot find anyone who will refurb my original one at all! Off to see a garage tomorrow though.

    I think the new ones from Vx are £250-£300 not including fitting.

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    Yea they do seem to be awfully expensive these days, last alternator I replaced cost £30 new and that was for my MkII escort many moons ago.

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    £275 parts only i was quoted for a nw one from vaux, i was lucky and it was covered by warrenty ... £420 total bill with fitting about a month ago.

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    Mine was £300 all in, the part is a denso from ECP, refurbing an alt can sometimes cause problems too

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    well got my car back.
    refurbed my old unit . cars running with no problems.
    £180 total cost which aint bad for a full refurb.

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