whats the size for the upper dash speakers?
So I just connect the positive probe of a multimeter to the blue wire, and the negative probe to the negative on the battery and just see if it is getting any charge?
Thanks for this
Awesome. Looks like I'm gunna have to break out the soldering equipment....
Hmmmm good info. Thanks
The wire from the harness, ground it, the battery light should come on. That will tell you if the wiring from the laternator back through the fuse box to the cluster is ok.
Unbolt it from the alt, touch it to ground (or connect it to a jumper wire if it can't reach).
Yep, the battery light should light. if not there's a wiring problem. If it does, the alt is messed up in some way (maybe the voltage reg, check that too).
i was experiencing a similar problem with my car after i swapped the 12v into it. turned out the exciter wire was cracked / corroded inside the plug, where you couldnt see it. fixed / replaced the broken wire, and it was gravy
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Ok, well yesterday I got back from my trip to D.C. and I must say, I loved the weather
Anyway, it is too hot today to go out and test the alternator wire so I will wait for around 7 PM when it cools down.
In the meantime, I am estatic about all the stuff I got from the mail today!!
1/8" Pinstripe for the dash
NOS Late Rear VW Emblem
Front Euro Plate Tub for when I get my custom licence plate from Sweden
And my favorite thing....
NOS rear power window switch surround! With the banana looking clip still attached!
I also got the suspension refresh kit from WRD. Pretty good stuff.
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2010 Passat 2.0T
When you get it, post some pictures so we can see it! It's always awesome to see another person in Texas with a Mk2! The only ones I've seen in the DFW area are 2 Golfs. No Jettas! You're right about that! And personally, I think bone stock F-150's are nice looking trucks. My friend has one of them and it's pretty nice
When do you plan on giving and car a buff then wax job? I started doing mine and I must say it makes a whole lot of a difference and also how much did you spend on the whole suspension refresh kit?
There's no such thing as too much of anything but to little results in the need for more.
I spend $69.XX Shipped (I don't remember the cents). It is on sale right now:
Ok, update time. Well I went out and tested the alternator last night. Turns out, it doesn't work for s**t.
We tested to see how much voltage the battery had by itself, no jumper, not running, and we got 11.92V
Then we jumped the car and tested it again, and it was the same, 11.92V. So we have established that the alternator is not working. I am taking it to autozone to see if they can repair it, and for how much.
On a seperate note, I tested the alternator by unbolting the blue wire and grounding it to see if this happens:
On a seperate seperate note, I forgot to post a picture of my new favorite thing that will be on my windshield at shows