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what will cause a battery to overheat?


I have a 1970 gmc c10 pu.

I have a 1970 gmc c10 pu. I've replaced the external voltage regulator, had the alternator tested=good! the battery is brand new. I noticed that the positive battery terminal is really hot prior to the battery overheating. I'm all out of answers!!

are your battery cables the

are your battery cables the right gauge? if they are too light you should replace them. also double check all your grounds.

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