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
Apr 27, 2014 ... The alternator died (at least that is what I thought) as the battery kept going flat. I
found ... there could be a problem with the voltage regulator causing batteries to
overcharge and boil dry. ... +1 : Parasitic drains are a likely reason for the battery
to go flat – Zaid Apr 27 '14 at 12:57 ... boolean search ex...
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 ...
May 20, 2014 ... In a car we have an alternator that charges the battery, if the battery is charged to
stop it ... More likely static electricity . ... and assumed it would keep on charging
the battery forever (overcharging), a good example of how this ...
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.
Jun 2, 2010 ... I said the alternator is “likely good” if you touched the test light probe to the L
terminal and it began to charge. ... Regulated Voltage Control Explained ...
deceleration without sacrificing fuel economy or overcharging the battery.
How many volts in a fully charged battery? ... Over-charging alternator? ... Drop in
regulator ground; Having regulator inside generator eliminates volt drop as a
cause for Over-Charging ... Explain how charging system indicators work; Idiot
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. ...
If it did try to turn over your starter is fine and the problem is most likely in your
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 ... 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?