Sep 7, 2013 ... I'm just wondering, can an alternator overcharge a battery on non-stop long trips?
... thing you can do to a lead acid battery is to keep it on float
Jan 15, 2013 ... As I understand it, the car's battery powers the spark plugs which fire the
cylinders which turns the engine which spins the alternator which ...
What an alternator does is keep your battery charged. ... An overcharging
alternator can "boil a battery dry", so if your battery gets low on elecrolyte, making
The charging system keeps the battery charged, and supplies voltage for the
entire ... The alternator's charging output increases in proportion to the electrical
load on the .... Voltage drops on the negative side can cause overcharging (fools
Inside an alternator the belt-driven rotor becomes an electromagnet when ... So a
car has a rechargeable battery and a charging system to keep it topped up. ...
The second relay prevents the dynamo from overcharging and damaging the ...
Feb 5, 2013 ... And secondly : if you have to keep charging the battery, it means either .... 120
mile trips = overcharging, which means the batteries gas and ...
If the average output from the alternator does not keep up with electrical system ...
overcharge, components would be damaged, and the alternator would soon ...
A shorted diode in the alternator can still allow a charging voltage of up to 13.3 ...
If the circuit is shorted the alternator will run full field and will overcharge, if it's ...
Sep 18, 2013 ... If the vehicle keeps running after a period of time, there's likely a ... overcharged
battery, which is typically the result of high alternator voltage.
A VOLTAGE REGULATOR regulates the charging voltage that the alternator
produces, keeping it between 13.5 and 14.5 volts to protect the electrical .... as
possible as this "overcharging" condition can cause damage to your electrical