why would my brand new altornator just blow up wen i just put it in my volts wagon golf


Asked by Oct 02, 2015 at 09:56 PM about the 1987 Volkswagen Golf 4 Dr GT Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

the old altoenator fried and I bought a new one and it blew as soon as I hooked it up

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I would follow the wire harness back towards the battery. You may have a couple of wires fused together or pinched.

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Yep what he said would cause that. A negative even exposed rubing on the frame can do that as well.

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