Alternator Overcharging?


Alternator overcharging can happen when the voltage is not correctly adjusted. It usually affects vehicle performance and if not correct, may need the replacement of the alternator. It is best to consult with a trusted mechanic to get this situation fixed as soon as possible.
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you will need a new alternator unless you are capable of tearing the alternator apart and replacing the voltage regulator inside it.
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What Is an Overcharge for an Alternator?
An alternator is a generator that produces alternating current. In a motor vehicle, an alternator, with a rectifier that converts alternating current to direct current, is used to charge the battery and power the electrical systems.... More »
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A faulty regulator in an alternator may be the cause for a car battery overcharging. The regulators controls how much power is generated to recharge the battery ...
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