after replacing the alernator the car wont start

Asked by Oct 27, 2016 at 08:37 AM about the 2003 Volkswagen Passat

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3 Answers

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Does it turn over or is the car totally dead? Check the battery terminal connections and make sure they are clean and tight.

It is completely dead.

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Check the battery cables and battery, connections and wiring like F_O_R suggests. You can always have the alternator and battery tested at the parts store.

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