Bought a new battery and alternator, however my 84 rabbit will not hold any volts

Asked by Mar 19, 2015 at 06:56 PM about the Volkswagen Rabbit

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Working on a rabbit and we have replaced almost all major parts including a new battery
and alternator.  However the car will not hold volts and dies after about 5 to 10 minutes of
running.  Any ideas as to what the next step should be?

1 Answer

8,865

you need to check all your posative and negative leads to the battery, alternator, main harness and all grounds. Willing to bet you have a coroded or loose wire some where its even a posability that in a car this old you may have a fryed or brittle wire some where.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Volkswagen Rabbit Questions

Volkswagen Rabbit Experts

#1 Jon Keachie
Jon Keachie
Reputation 80
#2 COMETGUY61
COMETGUY61
Reputation 70
#3 Gene321
Gene321
Reputation 50
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen GTI
91 Great Deals out of 5,877 listings starting at $2,000
Used Volkswagen Golf
27 Great Deals out of 2,276 listings starting at $1,900
Used Volkswagen Jetta
333 Great Deals out of 33,914 listings starting at $700
Used Volkswagen Beetle
173 Great Deals out of 8,362 listings starting at $1,200
Used Volkswagen Passat
177 Great Deals out of 21,458 listings starting at $1,450
Used Volkswagen Golf R
11 Great Deals out of 1,193 listings starting at $16,500
Used Mazda MAZDA3
201 Great Deals out of 29,468 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Civic
481 Great Deals out of 81,844 listings starting at $558
Used Ford Focus
533 Great Deals out of 55,277 listings starting at $1,495
Used Toyota Corolla
758 Great Deals out of 74,633 listings starting at $1,991
Used Volkswagen Golf Alltrack
5,117 listings starting at $19,507
Used Volkswagen Eos
24 Great Deals out of 674 listings starting at $3,987
Used Volkswagen Tiguan
144 Great Deals out of 9,306 listings starting at $5,450
Used Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
11 Great Deals out of 341 listings starting at $3,900