2004 jetta

Asked by Mar 15, 2016 at 02:59 PM about the 2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0l

Question type: General

this morning when I went to crank the car it started
then all the sudden when I put it in gear everything
shut off and now no lights no nothing will work no
alarms no nothing

1 Answer

815

Check your battery cables and make sure they're tight. Try a jump start. If cables are tight and jumping it doesn't work (or only runs for a minute then dies when you put a load on it (like shifting into gear) you'll need a battery to start with.) Then you can have a charging system test performed to see if alternator was charging the battery or not.

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