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2002 VW Jetta died while driving it.

While driving down the freeway, the battery light indicator came on and flickered...then all my lights on the dashboard came on about 2 minutes later. About 2 minutes after that, my stereo automatically shut off. My car then sputtered for about 2-3 minutes and then turned off. What could have caused that?

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2000 tdi driving down the road then motor just quit.could be 109 relay or shut off valve also looked at fuel filter its good, what else could irt be.It cranks but doesn't start or try to start.Thanks

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Either you threw a belt or the alternator went bad. Your symptoms sound like alternator...you were running on the battery till you ran out of power.

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  • Amy McGraw Nov 08, 2012

    Had this happen to my husbands car and it was a bad battery! Who would of thought? We thought it was an alternator but turned out just a bad battery. It's running fine now. Now warning or symptoms prior to car shutting down while driving! Bizare.

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