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Vw golf 08/1994 model Think it has a ghost in it. Major problem is it won't charge the battery. Changed the alternator, bought new battery. Still doesn't charge. Drivers door window keeps trying to windup when its already up. Kicks in and out and continues to do so when car is off and locked. The auto windows sometimes all work then other times it might be just front left and rear right. Have had the rear window stop working randomly. The left hand headlight and taillight random comes when locking the car won't turn off unless you unlock car or disconnect lights. The window problem was the first time the battery went flat. I disconnected the window motor. Approx a few weeks later and battery won't charge. Charged original battery and put in. Check voltage, no charging, brought rpm up and it kicked in. Though was ok. Broke down on wife racq said alternator. Chucked another alternator in and again no charge. Also bought new battery incase dropped cell was causing problem. Still no fix. Next I will be running by past power direct to alternator via relay setup to see if it solves the charging. Does anyone know if the ecu relay 165 906 381 can cause charging problems and all the other ghosts in the car. When I power 85-86a it switches but 85-86 does not. Any suggestions very appreciated.

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See the diagrams attached and chart, and fix it. God bless youVw golf 08/1994 model   

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  • Paul Kirchner Aug 10, 2013

    Hard to read. Not English and no wire colour code.

    I've pulled the dash out checked bulbs. The ignition one has no power to the socket.

    Should I be looking at a relay. Could it be the number 30 ecu relay.

    I've tested it and 85-86a works but 85-86 does not switch the relay.

    $40 for the relay and have a good drive to get it.
    Don't want to keep throwing money at this POS.

    Wanting to get it working then get rid if it.
    Anyone want to buy a very clean little euro quality car.
    Brand new battery and 2 alternators.
    Comes with roof racks etc.
    $2500 no offers



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