1974 beatle

Asked by Feb 26, 2018 at 03:56 AM about the 1974 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My Volkswagen Beetle 1974 after a day the car is
completely dead and I need to recharge the battery
I tried doing the test for the alternator but when I
unplug the cable to the battery I hear a clicking
noise what is that clicking noise? Can anybody
help me

2 Answers

1,510

Why would want to take the battery cable off anyhow ??? Buy an ohm meter , I think your VW has an early Bosch fuel injection system and that the clicking noise is from the fuel injection , or relays

Thank all im going to try the ammeter and see what i can conclude. Is there anything beside the alternator that can cause a car to die within a day or two? And i just put a brand bew battery in it aswell.

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