1999 Mitsubishi Montero alternator

Tiny
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  • 1999 MITSUBISHI MONTERO
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 140,000 MILES
Is it possible for an alternator to over-charge a battery and cause the battery to get really hot due to the excess electrical potential and release the sulfuric acid? It's a horrible smell! I bought a new battery because the one before it, (only 1 yr old) exhibited this. I thought that maybe something was wrong with the battery. Now the new one is doing the same thing. I know that the electrical system is out of whack, but I'm seeking an experts opinion to help me pin-point the problem.I'm getting the alternator checked tomorrow. Thanks!
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Sunday, March 9th, 2008 AT 9:17 PM

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Tiny
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YEs absolutley possible.
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Sunday, March 9th, 2008 AT 9:34 PM

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