Is my 1969 VW Bug 6 volt or 12 volt

Asked by Jan 06, 2015 at 10:44 AM about the 1969 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My head lights dim at idle.

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24,035

Look at the battery- it will say- but I can tell you that by 1969, everything was 12 volt- as for the dimming lights, check your voltage regulator-

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11,035

alternator issue on that point of fact so yea check the regulator the brushes may be worn out.

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