It still would not start at the pump. Don't want to bother with installing your Autocraft Gold battery? Six returns to dealership with some relief; only the battery goes dead with irregularity. After talking with a friend in the car business I was told to check my Carfax to see if it was noted up there. They didn't even want to negotiate with us in good faith. The vehicle continued to stall sporadically. My rate of speed has no impact on the occurance, since I could be merely travelling at 45 50 mph when it happens. I'm scared to death when I'm out driving to and from work of getting hit and not surviving.
Check terminal polarity before connecting cables, both positive and negative cables are black. Always wear safety glasses and gloves when working with or near batteries. What are my options with this vehicle? The battery goes dead every night. The car has had numerous recalls that I gave up following on them. That means they have apparently put cheap brakes, rotors, and struts on this car! Informed by mechanic the problem was alternator. An appointment was scheduled for the following week to have the maintenance done to the car.
Just spray on and rinse off. I can't afford to keep getting this car fix and I can't afford to not have a car because I have to get to work, school and everywhere else. Yesterday I was driving and it was in the red. Hi Either your battery has just given up the ghost,. So that tells you what we are dealing with. This is my very first foreign car. I had told them two to three thousand down.
I had another Passat before the one I have now, and the other one had 352,000 miles on it before it got totaled. You must trust our engineers. Some late model vehicles must have the 12 volt battery registered with the vehicle's Battery Control Module or Computer after replacement. But the same problem happened. Teeth on jaws offer a secure grip. A few days after returning, I returned the license plates to the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Battery is vented to outside of vehicle. Ultimately, I paid for the new battery, my insurance carrier covered windshield replacement and my vw dealership covered the remaining damage to the vehicle. This is supposed to be a German made car. The consumer has been to the dealer 8-10 times for the same problem. My fault, not the battery. The dealer is just trying to get rid of a problem he cannot solve. As long as your car is parked where the sun will get to it, you should be fine a year later.
She had to unplug the battery in order to shut off the alarm. Right when we got into the car the windshield wiper fluid light was on. Well just last month as I was cruising down the freeway, my vehicle lost complete power and started billowing blue smoke. Being that the car is under warranty I do not see what the problem would be with putting on new struts, brakes and rotors. Anytime after one hour of being parked, and several times afterwards, sneak up on your car.
I am thoroughly disgusted with Volkswagens products and the dealerships service and integrity. The trunk light comes on when it feels like. This issue when I went back online to check has been going on for awhile. In July, less than 3 months after leasing it brand new, it stalled at a railroad track, and would not move, but it sounded like something was still turning. For that, we will make sure to tell our large networks of friends and families to never ever buy Volkswagen again. It was considered an electrical fire. Good luck, electrical problems are nasty The battery drain could be something coming on after the car is parked.
I have had to take this car to the shop countless times. I owned Toyotas and Hondas for 5 years at a time without one problem?? For my car to be this good, I can only surmise that it was not built on a Friday or a Monday. Thank you very much for sharing this enlightening fact. Regular tune-ups and maintenance was performed on this vehicle. A FixYa would be nice thanks!. Having a faulty system caused me to disregard the warnings and, therefore, had to purchase a new battery. Your car is like your dog - loyal - but if you can't afford to take care of it then you shouldn't have it.