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1.8T Electrics problem

MrPolaris Nov 2, 2009

  1. MrPolaris

    MrPolaris New Member

    Hi folks, having a bit of bother with my 1.8T 99 plate...

    A couple of weeks ago I had a timing belt and alternator belt change as well as a full service, since doing so the car had been fine until last tuesday (27th Oct) My battery light came appeared on my dash about 10 minutes later there was a beep and it drew a battery symbol on my trip computer followed by my ABS light and then soon after my Airbag light... within a couple of seconds it displayed the stop exclamation mark thing and cut out completely...

    I tried giving the battery a charge but it just did it again, so thought I'd buy a new alternator (genuine Bosch) which I fitted on Saturday afternoon and this again failed on Sunday afternoon 1st Nov, so I went out and bought a brand new battery thinking this was my cure but no, it completely died again tonight, I am completely puzzled as to whats gone wrong?

    Any help would be greatly appreciated and thanks in advance!
  2. Turbo Lag

    Turbo Lag New Member

    Hey mate, did you ever resolve this?

    I'm having the exact same problems - from reading some similar threads, it sounds like it may have been a bad earth?

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