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Battery shorted

If the battery has a short circuit, the voltage output will increase and can cause the battery to heat up. This can be very dangerous as the battery could leak, crack, or even explode. If a vehicle gauge is reading high voltage, this could be the cause.

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Battery Gauge Always High

If the battery gauge is always high, the battery may have a short circuit. The electrical current is not broken between the positive and negative terminals, and it is cycling through the battery.

This article was last edited on July 9th, 2010 at 3:21 PM
Category: Electrical and Charging