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 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?
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 ...
Dirt and electrolytes between the battery terminals can cause a drain on the
battery. ... If the circuit is shorted the alternator will run full field and will
This surge disrupts the wiring in the alternator, causing an overcharging
condition. Additionally, an incorrect replacement battery in the vehicle can cause
You can destroy the battery if the alternator overcharges the battery. This has to
do with the regulation circuit going bad.
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.
The reasons alternators overcharge include issues with the battery, drive belt,
alternator output, external regulator and type of alternator, explains AA1Car.com.
I noticed my 2004 Dodge truck has been showing overcharging on the voltmeter
for a few weeks since I replaced its dead battery. (The dead ...
I think my alternator is overcharging and i was told it could be my ... A bad ground
shouldn't overcharge a battery- but if you want to verify ...