1967 PONTIAC CATALINA OVERCHARGING BATTERY

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  • mikelldn
  • 1967 Pontiac Catalina

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1967 Pontiac Catalina V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 115000 miles

The car won't start all the time - it has to be jumped on occasion. Replaced the battery, but still having the problem. A trusted mechanic looked at it, tried replacing the wiring. Has a new alternator, starter - he says the battery is being overcharged which is draining it, but he can't figure out why. Referred us to a more specialized shop, but wondering if anyone has any ideas?

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Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 AT 12:54 PM

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  • mhpautos
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Hi there,

If the battery is being over charged, the voltage regulator will be faulty,

Mark (mhpautos)

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Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 AT 8:00 PM

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