C5 tourer alternator

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Grahamibev
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C5 tourer alternator

Post by Grahamibev »

Hi all, I have a 2009 2.0 hdi tourer and currently have the car in a garage with alternator problems, priced at 630 or 250.


Anyine gave any knowledge if there's many different types or best place to get one?


Kind regards

Graham

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Re: C5 tourer alternator

Post by KennyW »

To find out will need either engine code or Vin, Vin will be disguised and only the moderators will be able to view. That way we can identify the correct alternator.

Kenny

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Re: C5 tourer alternator

Post by wheeler »

I can tell you where not to get one, Euro Car Parts/Car parts 4 less. Their RTX branded alternators are ridiculously poor quality. If you are lucky enough to get one that actually works out of the box the average lifespan seems to be around 3-6 months.
What is the reg number or last 8 digits of the VIN as there are many variants of the 2.0 HDi engine?

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Re: C5 tourer alternator

Post by Grahamibev »

Hi guys, thanks for the replies,

My vin no is VF7**************[VIN obfuscated, can be read by forum staff]


Thanks

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Re: C5 tourer alternator

Post by Hell Razor5543 »

Euro Car Parts have a nickname they probably would not be happy with; Euro Crap Parts. They have earned it though.

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Re: C5 tourer alternator

Post by Gibbo2286 »

Is the alternator completely duff?

Most are just needing a brush and regulator pack to put them back in running order.

https://www.motor-doctor.co.uk/alternat ... itroen/c5

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Re: C5 tourer alternator

Post by Grahamibev »

Looks like it is duff yes

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Re: C5 tourer alternator

Post by wheeler »

You have a class 18, 180 amp alternator fitted.
I hope your sitting down :o
Original part no: 5705AX £936.00 inc VAT
Exchange part: 5705EE £481.96 inc VAT

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Re: C5 tourer alternator

Post by Gibbo2286 »

There are companies who specialise in repairing alternators and starter motors, maybe that's the way to go.

Be careful to read their reviews though there are some cowboys out there.