Just taking the old one out and putting the new one in.
Couldn’t be more straightforward really.
Old one looked plenty dirty. I think the water pump leaked when that broke, meaning the engine compartment was very humid. This is reflected by the black gunk coating the mounting, blades and inner workings of the old alternator.
Plenty dirty, and a bit smelly.
I’m sure the pump leaked a fair bit of water onto the belt as well, this has sprayed off in streaks around the various fitting and furniture of the engine compartment.
TBH, it was only a matter of time before it stopped working.
Started it up this morning. It appears to have made no difference whatsoever to the charging.
Still, it would be best to start from a clean slate and get a decent electrical system installed from the ground up.
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