• Tiny
  • cburton@croasdailecountryclub.com
  • 1999 Volkswagen Beetle
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 98,000 miles

I have a 1999 volkswagon beetle 2.0, I bought from my sister, at the time of purshase I had to jumb the car off because it had been siting for about two weeks. I drove the car home, about 10 miles, turned the engine off and tried to restart but the battery was dragging. I jumbed off again and drove the car everyday for about two weeks with no problems at all, last night I came home from work parked the car, set the alarm and this morning the car would not turn over. When the egnition switch is on I have dash lights and horn blows, I tried jumbing the car off and it still would not turn the engine over. I tried again, this time leaving the cables on for a lenght of time with the same result. Should I buy a new battery, or is there a fuse that could have blown to stop the car from turning over. Remember this car has been running perfectly, its not a piece of junk and the check engine light is not on. The alarm works it just happened like over night. PLEASE HELP ME

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have the same problem?
Sunday, February 13th, 2011 AT 4:23 PM

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  • Tiny
  • exovcds
  • Member

Battery fine one day and dead the next, is usually due to a drain. A light or accessory
staying on, or even the alternator can cause a drain if it defective internally.


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Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 AT 4:01 AM

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