battery systems

Discussion in 'Projects & Proposals' started by shane blower, May 3, 2008.

  1. shane blower
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    shane blower Junior Member

    I have 1 battery now and want to hook up 1 more i have the battery selector switch there is a diagram to hook it up but its not to clear i want to be sure to have everything right so could someone walk me through it i think i have it, but could use some help from the pros.
     
  2. Landlubber
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    Landlubber Senior Member

    Hi Shane,

    All you have to do is connect the two batteries positive cables to the inputs of the battery switch, there will then be one outlet, directed either from battery 1, battery 2 or both.

    It is ONLY the positive cables from the batterues that we are concerned with.
     
  3. Brylk1830
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    Brylk1830 Junior Member

    What about the common ground slot on the switch?
     

  4. shane blower
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    shane blower Junior Member

    the common runs to the starter; both +'s run to the switch then run the common to the starter.Then ground both batterys to the motor. I think thats how its done someone let me know if im wrong. thanks
     
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