I replaced the alternator in my car 3 weeks ago, because it wouldn't start, now just last night its doing the same thing, what's the problem?

Asked by Jun 15, 2014 at 11:45 AM about the 2003 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8T

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Did you replace the alternator with a new one or rebuilt one? Warranty?

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Also a good alternator charging a bad battery or one with loose or dirty connections will do the same thing. Have you had battery tested?

Yes, it was a new alternator

No, I hadn't had it tested since before I got the new alternator

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