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I have a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta. I haven't had any problems until today. I was in a drive thru. I had it in park, and then all of a sudden the engine shut off. Everything else was on - music and AC. As soon as the engine shut off, the alternator light came on. I went into panic mode, turned the car off, and...

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  1. Barnes

    That is not an alternator light. It's an ignition light. If illuminates as you turn the ignition key. If the engines stalls it will always illuminate as the alternator is not rotating.

  2. turtle

    the alternator is to do that it stop turning making power when you got home and turn the car off did the light come back on ???

  3. Ron

    The light was on because the key was on and the engine wasn't. The same thing happens when you do that in the driveway. Why it died is anyone's guess.

  4. mike

    your battery could be going or you alt could be going you can to any any part store and the would test them for free

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