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    Question Where's the Alternator?

    As above....and I know it's a beginner's question, but I never said I was any good at this!

    Can someone put up a pic or describe where it lives?

    I just want to make sure it's OK before I start loading it with even more ICE

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    Stand in front of engine and look to the left-hand side of the engine. You'll see a ribbed rubber belt snaking between a number of components. The alternator is one of them. You can identify it by it having a number of vents in it's casing through which you can see copper windings.

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    If it's a Vauxhall, then it's the one making all the grinding and squeaking noises after 20k.

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