Question about 1999 Volkswagen Jetta
I had an issue with it starting yesterday. I got it jump started. This morning I took it in to get a new battery figuring the battery must be old because I have had the car for a couple years and I have never replaced the battery. I turned the car off and parked for about 10 minutes after having driven for about forty minutes, and the car turned over right away when I went to start it again. I then drove for another 30 minutes or so and had the car parked for three and a half hours. When I went outside to turn the car on, it would not start. Again, having it jumped worked. The next time I turned the car off though, I tried to start it back up right away to test and see if it would turn over...and NOTHING!! Just clicking and dashboard lights.
Check your battery cables for tightness, especially your ground cable. Now you have a new battery, so you have eliminated that as the source of the problem. Turn on your headlights, do they go out or very dim when attempting to start the car? If so, you have a poor electrical connection somewhere - loose cable, bad cable, possibly bad ignition switch.
Posted on Dec 26, 2008
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