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    started the car this morning drove to work as normal,noticed the battery light on the dash was lit.pulled up outside my unit and thought please no not the alternator ,switched the car of left it for a few moments ,turned the car on again and all seemed fine.i went to collect a clients car got halfway there and then the battery light came on followed by the abs light and all of a sudden no power steering.freezing cold standing at the side of the road thinking oh b*****Ks.tocut a long story short it is my alternator and stealers want £269.00 +v.a.t trade to me ,3 year old car

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    Think of the extra 2.5% saving you will make if you leave it to monday!
    Lois Griffin: Peter! You're bribing your daughter with a car?
    Peter Griffin: Ah, c'mon, Lois, isn't 'bribe' just another word for 'love'?

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    Yeah, Poundland are going to go out of business... selling everything for 98p

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    Quote Originally Posted by merikiito View Post
    Think of the extra 2.5% saving you will make if you leave it to monday!
    lol i bet he cant wait!!!....would you concider a used one?...flebay???

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    you should see if yours is on the recall list as some vecs have had the altenators replaced for free worth a phone call to the stealers

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    Local scrappy perhaps, no not your car...for a used alternator? Just a thought mate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by neverlandandy View Post
    you should see if yours is on the recall list as some vecs have had the altenators replaced for free worth a phone call to the stealers
    phoned them to see if they would do a good will gesture as the warranty only run out 18 days ago to be told quote "no sorry due to current climate" so my response was sunny and bright

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    Gutted don,Bl00dy stealers.......

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    Don't pay that mate, i had to replace mine, i got a new one for £160 + VAT from a local spares place with a years warranty. Fitting takes anyone with a bit of skill less than an hour to replace!!!! Save yourself a fortune!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sdemps View Post
    Don't pay that mate, i had to replace mine, i got a new one for £160 + VAT from a local spares place with a years warranty. Fitting takes anyone with a bit of skill less than an hour to replace!!!! Save yourself a fortune!
    cheers m8 wont be paying stealers price,my mechanic buddy is going to sort it out for me best phone call i have had tonight

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