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Why would a new battery on a Chevy Celebrity show to be charging yet you cannot unhook the battery terminals as if it was not charging?


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2009-04-11 16:55:21
2009-04-11 16:55:21

if it stalls when you remove positive battery terminal then your alternator is bad Yes, it could be the alternator, but I have an 89 Celebrity and when I first got it we had the same problem and would die out every few minutes and need a boost. We changed the alternator, did not help. We bought a Duralast Gold battery from Auto Zone which helped a little but did not fix the problem. We then took the car to an alternator repair shop called Gabby's in Knoxville TN and they replaced a large fuse under the dashboard and I never had the problem again. Cost me $5.00.

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Just like the battery on any other vehicle, connect the charger's clips to the battery terminals, red to positive and black to negative. However, because the Sportster has a relatively small battery, if charging at a high amperage (ten amps or more), it's important to monitor charging carefully unless the charger is fully automatic. Don't leave a small battery charging at a constant 10 amps overnight. For peace of mind and foolproof charging, I recommend using a Battery Tender, which you can leave connected to the battery whenever the bike is parked. It cannot overcharge yet keeps the battery at full capacity.

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You simply cannot as it is THE battery that you are charging...

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Can You Charge...Yes. As a matter of fact, in order to charge a battery, the charging voltage HAS to be greater than the charged battery's voltage or no current will flow and charging cannot happen.Of course, the charging voltage cannot be excessive, or damage to the battery being charged will result.In your question, 4.6 volts is not excessive for a 4.2 volt battery.

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NO, a 12 volt battery cannot be charged with a 6 volt charger. To charge any battery, the charging voltage has to be, at least, slightly higher than higher than the voltage of the battery. Current flowing through the battery is what accomplishes the charging, and no current will flow at or below the voltage of the battery to be charged.

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No it cannot. Your battery maybe bad or your charging system may have quit. Have a service shop load test the battery and check your charing system.


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