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05 vw beetle battery fuse panal melted replace it ck all

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wiring to it .ck fans...
05 vw beetle battery fuse panal melted replace it ck all wiring to it .ck fans alternate cable . customer beetle just burned to the ground
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: VW
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VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 years ago
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Below is my first answer or request for more information. If you do not understand it, or you need more information from me, or need me to go in more detail. Do not rate yet, just reply. Put yourself in my shoes, I can not see, smell, hear, feel or touch your car, nor do I know any history on it. So take into consideration I am doing my best based on what you tell me. Also understand fixing cars often requires sophisticated tools, that you may not own. So even if you can not do what is outlined in my answer, that does not mean my answer is wrong deserving to be rated negative.

Was the alternator harness from the alternator to the fuse box replaced ?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
No but I did ck it for resists and felt for warmness also put deli lite on all connection drove it for 10 mile with everthing on we live in 110 deg ax heat after driving it reck. It everything ck out customer said before car cote fire smoke coming from ac switch in dash
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VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 years ago

the way to check that wire is to perform voltage drop while the alternator is charging and over .100 v drop on the wire resistance is built up which then creates heat and then smoke comes next. there also may have been an issue with the a/c switch inside . bad contact which then high resistance and heat and then smoke

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