Can a car battery split open from an overcharge.

Tiny
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Can a car battery split open from an overcharge?

My alternator recently was replaced and I was told that it was faulty but also overcharging the battery and that it could have damaged the battery too.

Monday, January 7th, 2013 AT 7:29 PM

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Tiny
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The only other thing that will cause a battery to split is a car crash.

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Monday, January 7th, 2013 AT 9:09 PM

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