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The battery becomes hot swells up and spews noxious fumes into car. replaced with brand new battery and it did it again. doesn't happen in town only road trip.

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  • Håkan Sterner May 11, 2010

    That would be my first thing to check, the voltage regulator - thumbs up for that one!

    A battery may also become very hot if you discharge it very quickly through extremely power consuming equipment but I doubt this is the problem here. Or maybe you have a 2 kW car amp installation or something like that... :)

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Your regulater is gone, and it's over charging.

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It sounds like the battery is being over charged. The voltage regulator may be faulty.

Posted on Jun 03, 2009

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