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Started my 2006 passat yesterday and the battery light stayed on. The manual says that that means that the alternator is not working. How can I know.

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You need to check the charge rate,you will need a volt meter or a multi meter to do this the alternator should charge between 13.8 & 14.3 volts when the engine is running if you can't check it yourself you need to take it to where it can be checked,it could be the alternator or the voltage regulator is faulty.....hope this helps......cheers

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