Starting problem

Asked by Mar 13, 2017 at 07:57 PM about the 2012 Volkswagen Jetta SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Im having trouble starting my 2012 vw jetta se.
Itll some times kick over if im lucky, or other times
itll just click rapidly.
But evwn when i do turn it over and get lucky, i
notice in the process, that my dash lights dim out
until the car is fully on.
Whats causing my lights to dim out like that?
My battery checks out good, and even on the
terminals as well.

3 Answers

73,085

The problem sounds like it is in the starter. Should have that checked, and make sure the battery cables are in good shape.

1,260

bad connection/ground?

10,205

i would check the battery if you still have the original battery its likely lost its ability to properly crank the car.

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