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    Was driving home from work then battery light on dash lights up. After five miles driving power stearing gone and all lights on dash. How I can know what alternator I got under bonnet 110amp or 140 amp. Any help...

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    i believe you also need to find out if it has a multiplug or not, if it has a big plug on it then its a £300-400 job, if its an older style alternator its around £100 to fix.

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    Youve got the same car as me mate so should be the cheaper of the 2 alternators.Its not a hard job to do youself just a bit tricky getting it out and back in.

    theres a great how2 on here

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    Its not first time I dooing that cos I change one in my saab 9-3 with 45k miles the same engine. Just now is dark so I cant see anything. Will take first thing tomorrow morning Cos need car to get to work...

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    its the rubbish denso alternators that VX fit

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    It was not funny to drive with no power stearing in the town

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    Mine went a month ago and the power steering went just as i turned into my close.I cant believe how hard it is to steer without power steering.

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    mine died today! Almost undrivable without the powersteering...

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