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
If an alternator overcharges the battery, a likely explanation is:A. The governor
has malfunctioned. B. The voltage regulator isn't working properly.C. The ignition
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 ...
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.
Find out how the alternation and battery work together to power your ... The
battery is charged by an alternator on modern cars, or by a dynamo on earlier ...
The second relay prevents the dynamo from overcharging and damaging the
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.
May 9, 2013 ... Overcharging heats up the battery and heat increases the volume of ..... I believe
the corroded terminals were impacting the alternator being ...
There are several ways: Most cars have a warning light (sometimes called an "
idiot light") which ... Is it bad to overcharge a battery? ... If the battery is dead, this
would certainly explain it, but you mentioned jump starting also resulted in a no-
start condition. ... The most likely culprit would be the connection to the b...
Mar 7, 2016 ... While the flooded lead acid has some resiliency to overcharge, ... The shedding
in a starter battery is manageable because the battery does ...... 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?
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.