Alternator seems to be overcharging

Battery, alternator, starter, cables, etc.
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Re: Alternator seems to be overcharging

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Here is my fully charged deep cycle battery connected only to a voltmeter. (it's been float charging so voltage is a bit higher than normal)
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Re: Alternator seems to be overcharging

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I think the voltage gauge on my dash is inaccurate as well. The needle shows about 14.5V, but my Scangauge reads 13.9V.
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