What Causes Car Battery Overcharging?

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Fotolia.com"> jQuery(document).ready(function(){ jQuery('#jsArticleStep1 span.image a:first').attr('href','http://i.ehow.com/images/a05/pf/cu/causes-car-battery-overcharging_-1.1-800X800.jpg'); }); Charging the battery helps maintain a car's electrical systems. The battery supplies power to several car parts such as the headlights, dashboard, indicators, music system and air conditioning. A battery has to be recharged regularly to maintain its energy. This occurs when you turn the vehicle on and the battery gets power. However, sometimes a battery can become overcharged, which leads to leaking. Regulator When the regulator is not set properly, the battery can easily become overcharged. Every kind of battery has a different set charge that must be administered. When a battery is charged, the regulator allows you to set the right power. The right power level for the battery depends on the vehicle make. Consult your vehicle's manual to find the appropriate level for the regulator and ... more
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