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Hi there, I have a 96 jetta gl. I was driving to work to day and all of a sudden the car died. It turns over really slow and the battery is less than 4 years old . Could the fuel filter be pluged or the battery no good? The radio and the alarm works great so i think the battery is ok and the oil light was flashing when i was driving and the car died. Thank you!! Ben

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  • bschmidt25 Jun 29, 2009

    i think so

  • bschmidt25 Jun 29, 2009

    Ok i will do that. The jetta has 166,000 miles on it!!

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Slow cranking of the engine by the starter indicates low battery voltage, did the battery light come on in the dash?

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    yadayada Jun 29, 2009

    If the battery warning light was on then the engine shut down was due to low voltage, have the alternator tested, if the car has any thing close to 100,000 miles the alternator is most likely the problem.

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