Having problems with your 1997 Volkswagen Jetta ?
Hi,my jetta battery light came on then it died so i put new battery in started fine but ran for only a few minutes and everything started to dim(lights,displays)then it just shut down.waited a few minutes and it started great but same thing happened.this is an alternater problem is not. thanx keith
It could be a fuse or a bad ground wire or power wire or the alternater.check charging system
Sounds like your alternator is not charging the battery. with vehicle running take measure the voltage of the battery f it is higher then 13volts it is charging. if you do not have a volt meter remove the ground cable while the vehicle is running and the vehicle should stay running.
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