changed battery 1996 passat and now will not start

Asked by Jun 09, 2011 at 08:29 AM about the 1996 Volkswagen Passat 4 Dr GLS Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

battery was  battery was bad replaced it and now will not start

2 Answers

35

hmm maybe you switched the cables or the battery you put is dead

85

Make sure all cables are connected, not only at the battery but at the starter as well. Check for corrosion or any break in the wires.

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