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V.w.2003 passet 6 cil. when car is cold i can disconnect positive cable when car warms up battery light comes on and car no longer charges

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you tested the battery? Have you tried testing the alternator?

New battery alt.no i guess i should take it to o ryleys

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model of your car?

2003 v.w passe

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Well im not a mechanic lust a girl whos all x boyfriends have been plummers or mechanics

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Good afternoon you have a common issue you will need a new alternator the 6 cylinder Passat has a high failure rate regarding the alternator . I hope this helps please don’t forget to provide star rating for the help thank you
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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
ok i have taken the alternator in for testing and t tested good but thats when it was cold it seams to fail after car heats up you still think i need a new alternator what about the altenator fuse if there is such a thing . ok well anyways ill go by a new one now thanks

Have it checked when the light is on and you will see there is no charging voltage from the alternator

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