VWVortex - Why's my fuse box melting??? Dec 15, 2009VW dealer charged me $150 for that fuse box and i definitely don't want to be swapping that out every time. For some reason, too much current is being drawn down that cable causing the black alternator cable to heat up and melt the fuse box.VWVortex - Overheating and the all famous battery fuseJun 17, 2016VWVortex - Burnt/melted fuseboxJan 21, 2016VWVortex - Fuse box above battery meltingNov 10, 2010VWVortex - fuse box meltedJul 07, 2010See more results VW BEETLE: MELTED BOX.I READ IT COULD BE THE - ASAP Sep 21, 2011i have a 02 vw beetle that is blowing hot air when i run the a/c. my fuses have melted on the fuse box above the battery also. i read it could be the alternator harness? please help? also where do i find door handles to purchase for inside door panels. thanks.