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No chargeno battery light, it drops as it runs. started at

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no chargeno battery light
JA: Have you checked the battery's voltage?
Customer: it drops as it runs. started at 12 down to 7 when I shut id down
JA: What is the model of your '12 VW?
Customer: Beetle 2.0 BEV
JA: Are you fixing your Beetle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Had it at a shop, he claimed it was the alternator. After he put in 3 "NG" alternators I brought it back to do myself/
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Small fuse block was replaced, that's wen the troube started
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 9 months ago.

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i do need a vin # to get the wiring diagram of your vehicle to assist.

second i do need to know was the old fuse melted? if so was the cable from the alternator to the fuse box replaced?

thanks

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