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Driving 65mph on freeway out of nowhere started running rough and losing power. Cut it off and then try to start it again it starts to misfire. After while tried to start it and just clicking sound

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Sounds like your alternator is starting to seize up. Remove the belt and spin the pulley by hand. If you hear a light grinding sound or the pulley is stiff then the alternators bearings are worn. Take the alternator to an electrical repair shop for rebuilding. I usually pay around $50 as opposed to $100 or more from a parts store. Look up auto electrical repair in your Yellow pages. Older VW's are known for starter and alternator failures so finding a cheaper source for parts should help you save some money.

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SOURCE: ouit running while driving 65mph on freeway

Does engine still crank? If so you have to check for Fuel, spark, compression. when your engine quit ..odds are good you lost one of these. check for fuel since modern electric fuel pumps stop working without any warning.You should be able to hear the pump momentarily when you first turn the key to "ON" If good check for spark, modern "coil pack" spark systems have a few weak links. if engine cranks and you have spark and you don't know how to check for fuel spray some starting fluid in your air inlet and see if it will start momentarily

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SOURCE: i own a fuel injected 87 honda accord and when i was driving it one day it started losing power then when i stopped it stalled then when i tryed to start it it wouldn't start so i cleaned the the

You have not done the most basic test to see what is going on, that is to scan the engine control computer (ECM) for fault codes.

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Check battery voltage as well as alternator voltage.

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