An overcharging alternator can "boil a battery dry", so if your battery gets low on
elecrolyte, making you add water to it, or if you car "eats batteries", you may have
Dec 2, 2014 ... Fortunately, if you have an overcharging alternator, you can ... The car battery will
suffer an early demise from an overcharging alternator.
Apr 27, 2014 ... I've been having an issue with an '03 Toyota Echo. The alternator died (at least
that is what I thought) as the battery kept going flat. I found an ...
Alternators that overcharge will typically produce excess voltage to the battery,
making the battery case swell up, become very hot and lose its electrolyte
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Dec 26, 2012 ... So I had my alternator & starter, along with a new battery changed around March
of this year ... Car is a 1990 Celica Gts. Why is it overcharging it?
Check the voltage between the battery post and the harness clamps. ... If the
circuit is shorted the alternator will run full field and will overcharge, if it's open the
The reasons alternators overcharge include issues with the battery, drive belt,
alternator output, external regulator and type of alternator, explains AA1Car.com.
Nov 7, 2010 ... So, as he is a good mechanic, diagnosed it saying that the alternator is
overcharging the battery causing the bubling and associated oddities.
You can destroy the battery if the alternator overcharges the battery. This has to
do with the regulation circuit going bad.