The Red Light in my 73' vw Beetle won't go out and the battery is consistently draining

Asked by Mar 05, 2017 at 01:01 PM about the 1973 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My Volkswagen Beetle will run, however
when I start it up, the red generator light
does not go out, and the battery is
consistently draining and I need to charge
it back up. Also, the headlights are dim,
and the radio does not work. I have already
replaced both a generator and a voltage
regulator, and it still is a problem. I'm not
versed in the vw electrical system, what
could be wrong with my car?

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a bad connection somewhere,or defective parts

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