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Last night altenator workshop light and battery light came on.Dip lights then failed.I flashed heads at mid position then dip lights came on again .Dash warning lights then went out. Shortly after all dash lights went out, flashed, and an audible sound could be heard. This continued intermittedly till we got home. Altenator was replaced about 9 months ago.Battery was not replaced, but did not have a problem starting car.Radio gave large cracking noise the day before.Needless to say the wife was driving!Could you help?

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    Alternator Workshop! alert and battery warning light on. Alternator replaced and all looked fine for 20 miles then same thing happened. Alternaotor apparently charging at 14 volts and battery receiving at 13.75 volts. Any helpfu; suggestions appreciated This is a 2005 1.9 diesel passat

  • Anonymous Apr 13, 2009

    Alternator Workshop! alert and battery warning light on. Alternator replaced and all looked fine for 20 miles then same thing happened. Alternaotor apparently charging at 14 volts and battery receiving at 13.75 volts. Any helpfu; suggestions appreciated

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Frist check your wires then have you aternater check ok you may have got a bad one

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