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    well the aa's local agent is gna be an hour so any ideas guys - 03 reg 2.2 dti - on start up there was a bang, drove dwn road noticed engine temp was right up, then eng mananagemdnt and battery light, ive stopped nd awaiting aa who are sending a local agent

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    My mate had a similar issue with his 2.2 SRI DTI about 2-3 years back, I recall he mentioned it had something to do with the pulley???


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    Sounds like it could be what G said. 2.2's are known for that and it makes a helluva bang when it goes. It drives the water pump, alternator etc. so that would explain your lights.

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    well still waiting for recovery, if it is the problem above is it major work and major money?

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    Parts aren't expensive but the labour could be. There's a bolt that is a to remove as it's FFFFT as per this thread.

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    I got charged £180 when it happened on my omega V6 (local garage) 2 yrs ago

    My other car. 1972 1641cc slammed beetle. On the road finally!!

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    thanks for the help guys , thats deffo the problem so she's sitting at garage overnight untill i can see the guys tmro

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