my 2006 chevy cobalt keep causing the battery to swell and then not charge

Asked by Jan 22, 2017 at 06:07 PM about the 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LS Coupe FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when a new battery is put in it runs fine for a while . but shortly the battery
overheats and swells and looses its charge...then wont recharge

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It sounds like you have an alternator problem. Sounds like it is overcharging the battery, ruining the battery. The voltage regulator in the alternator would be the culprit.

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