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acseatsri posted 06-19-2002 05:25 PM ET (US)   Profile for acseatsri   Send Email to acseatsri  
I have a dual battery installation on my 18OR. One battery went dead because I didn't turn the battery switch to OFF when I finished using the boat and the bilge pump killed the one battery. I have a 1988 Rude 150 Hp with 9 amp charging circuit. If I start the engine on the single good battery and then switch to both batteries to charge the remaining dead battery, do I risk blowing the rectifier or power packs, or would I be better off charging the dead battery separately?
David Ratusnik posted 06-19-2002 06:45 PM ET (US)     Profile for David Ratusnik  Send Email to David Ratusnik     
Charge to either battery. Put Perko to BOTH. Run on BOTH next time out. David

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