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?

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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.

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