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Have been alternator has size...? only sine I put can into garage to rectify small leak from power steering pipe - new clip required. Authorised alternator & belt to be replaced, now they have advised of water leak, could be water pump or worse case cylinder head..? Please advise as car was running fine before it went in. It is a Rover 200 1.4si 1999 model (T reg)not on your list below. I have just picked a Renault to get me through.

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Water pump,it would show when the mechanic puts altenator on as it would no doubt drip on him

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