Volkswagen 05 Manual starting problems


Asked by Aug 15, 2016 at 12:14 PM about the 2005 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I bought my vw back in March from a guy who claimed to have taken
excellent car of the car. It sat for 2 years before I bought it and he was
saying he was having problems with the battery and getting the car
charged. He bought a new battery and sent me on my way. That didn't fix
the charging problem. I replaced the alternator and still I'm having
problems. If I don't start and drive my car every day it was die and I'll have
to jump it. I have no idea what the problem is. I've tried checking the hot
lines to see if power is being drained somewhere but I'm stumped. Anyone
have any ideas on what the problem is?

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