Dim battery light before ignition, then flickering

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Re: Dim battery light before ignition, then flickering

Post by rutter123 » Fri Sep 02, 2016 8:30 pm

At worst you may want to swap the pulleys over as the 406 pulley is a little bigger, i never have you can usually get away with slackening off the adjuster enough to compensate and using the existing belt.
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Re: Dim battery light before ignition, then flickering

Post by andycadabra » Fri Sep 02, 2016 8:54 pm

Thanks for the tip, rutter..
KevR I tried the banging trick with hammer and steel tube but no change. I've done that on starter motors before, but didn't think of it for an alternator.
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Re: Dim battery light before ignition, then flickering

Post by andycadabra » Tue Sep 06, 2016 2:48 pm

Alternator arrived this morning, but it seems that Peugeot 406 alternators aren't all compatible after all - the 2 mounts at the bottom are too close together, and the 3rd needs to be on the top of the alternator in it's fitted position. From what I can see from pictures on eBay the one I bought seems to be for the HDI diesel. it was described as 1999 2004 PEUGEOT 406 2.0 8V 90 BHP ALTERNATOR REF CC140.
I have now located one from a 1995 Peugeot 306 turbo-diesel which looks compatible with mine, but I'll ask him to check the measurements.
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