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I need to replace the alternator 2001 vw eurovan, also when

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i need to replace the alternator 2001 vw eurovan
JA: Have you done a battery test? Has there been any change in headlight brightness?
Customer: also when I removed the negative cable the car turned off
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: removing the negative cable while the car was runing and it turned off. based on that I am determining its the alternator
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: thats it for now
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Virtual Wrench replied 11 months ago.


Do you have a volt meter we can do a simple test with?