The simple explanation is provided first, as not to leave out readers who only
want a ... to explain functions of the alternator, voltage regulator, battery, and
electrical .... (And as with electrical systems, this didn't likely happen back in the
1960's!) .... system voltage would rise to a damaging level, the battery would
When a car battery is overcharged, the most common effect is the battery ... Over
time, they will hold less and less energy, meaning their capacity decreases.
Flooded, AGM, and Gel main types are explained along with battery maintenance
. ... You have most likely heard the term K.I.S.S. (Keep It Simple, Stupid). ..... The
alternator tends to overcharge batteries that are very low and the overcharge ...
Aug 22, 2016 ... Get to know your car's battery and how it powers your journeys. ... The more you
know about your battery and electrical system, the less likely you'll get stuck. ...
When fluid levels drop, it's typically caused by overcharging (heat). ... Your car
could be moments away from a dead battery and alternator.
Mar 7, 2016 ... Explore simple guidelines to prolong lead acid batteries by proper use. ...
contributes to acid stratification because the alternator cannot always apply a
saturated charge. ..... If so- likely to be sulphation-also plates will have white
coating if so. ..... The rapidly falling electrolyte levels indicate over charging.
Mar 7, 2016 ... Applying prolonged overcharge is another contributor to grid corrosion. ... To
attain maximum surface area, the lead on a starter battery is ...... Hendrix - It is
likely your bike alternator/ generator is not charging ..... Surely the explanation
should come out of that, not out of a theory that people like to believe?
What happens if I use the charger on batteries larger than you have
recommended? ... If the voltage remains at 13V or more, this is the likely
explanation. .... to the battery, charging will take a long time and the battery can
even be overcharged.
certain components and overcharge the battery. The regulator controls the
alternator output to prevent overcharging or undercharging. On older models, this
is a ...
May 9, 2013 ... Overcharging heats up the battery and heat increases the volume of ..... I believe
the corroded terminals were impacting the alternator being ...
Oct 4, 2010 ... I found out yesterday that my car battery required water. ... By having low water
does this cause a strain on the engine/alternator at all? ... If some cells were
nearly empty, that would completely explain your weak starter problem in your
other ... Your battery is likely OK. ... It may be over charging the battery.