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I have 2002 VW Jetta and the dashboard gauges are not working. I tried to start my car and it stalled 3 times then finally started. The battery light was lit up when it stalled. What is the problem?

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OKmheres what i did and it worked- 1-take battery out and charge fully 2-Put battery back in car but put positive battery cable on first-dont tighten up yet 3-put negative battery cable on battery dont tighten yet 4-wait 2-minutes 5-take positive cable end off,ho;d in hand 5-take negative cable end off battery ,hold this in other hand 6-now hold both cable end together for 30-seconds -now put battery cable back on battery-make sure you put Positive cable back on First,then negative cable next-tighten both up-Now go see if dash lights are on-then it should start!! if not,repeat cable procedure

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    Dennis Redman Oct 23, 2013

    OKmheres what i did and it worked- 1-take battery out and charge fully 2-Put battery back in car but put positive battery cable on first-dont tighten up yet 3-put negative battery cable on battery dont tighten yet 4-wait 2-minutes 5-take positive cable end off,ho;d in hand 5-take negative cable end off battery ,hold this in other hand 6-now hold both cable end together for 30-seconds -now put battery cable back on battery-make sure you put Positive cable back on First,then negative cable next-tighten both up-Now go see if dash lights are on-then it should start!! if not,repeat cable procedure

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