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Auxiliary Battery Switches Manage Batteries For Reliable Starts & Longer Battery Life

Posted by G. Christianson on Sep 4, 2013 6:24:13 AM

Fire trucks, work trucks, towing vehicles, boats, ambulances and off-road equipment do more than start their engines and move from point A to point B. Accessory components such as lights, entertainment systems, communications equipment and more are electrical loads drawing power from the battery when the engine is off. A common solution is adding an auxiliary battery to operate the additional loads, however if an auxiliary battery is simply wired into the vehicle electrical system, you will experience multi-battery drain issues. Starter batteries need to be isolated from auxiliary batteries.

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Topics: Resources & Tools, Auxiliary Battery Switches, Switches


 

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