Your diagram for your trolling motor batteries is obviously very simple, they are connected in series, and it sounds like your battery charger can handle this without disconnecting them. Wired up this way will make it easier to remove the trolling motor if you ever have to. Why do you think that is? There are only two wires a black and a red on the plug but there are three coming out of the motor black, red and white. D, two 12 volt system consists of 75 - 5. Â Also, most people separate their main motor battery from their trolling motor battery. In fact, the only reason I upgraded to the 12v 55pd last year was because my brother-in-law upgraded his and I got his 55pd for a fair price. Edited March 7, 2016 by bobbymalone We choose to fuse all our batteries to prevent burning up the rest of our electronics.
The best way is to buy a dual 2 bank marine boat charge and mount it in your boat. Note the wires that run from the battery to the starter of your engine. Below are step- by- step instructions on how to set up your trolling- motor battery system. Connect a jumper from the negative - post of battery B to the positive + post of battery C. The first battery is 12v and so is the second, it's the sum of the total series ckt that makes it 24v. Connect a jumper from the negative - post of battery A to the positive + post of battery B. I don't like wingnuts as they come loose easier than others.
I will look for the switch this afternoon. Safety To avoid shorts, it's always a good idea to keep the positive terminals covered with protective shields or proper electrical tape to prevent them from coming in contact with stray wiring, metal objects or other battery connections. Well, I'd say if there were only two thick wires and the batteries did not have the pos of one battery hooked to the negative of the 2nd battery, you are not connected properly for 24 volt operation. Motor Boat black to black white to red? I have to replace it every year because it gets toasted. A loose connection can give you fits without you knowing it.
Your best bet is to get a 3 bank on-board charger. The charger wiring is simple. What is the brand and model charger you are using. It would help to top off the batteries as you'r moving to the next fishing spot. When the dealer wired it, he had the two trolling motor batteries and the starter battery in the rear of the boat. This step- by- step guide aims to simplify the process.
Hooking this hooked in series trolling motor truly is a newb questions here can cause by. It was nice of you to reply. Buss 1B neg jumps 2A pos for 24 v. I have a 24 volt Motor Guide trolling. When I sold the Rebel and bought my Sylvan Adventurer 1600 with console I transferred the 40pd to the bow and used it for many years. Wiring for 24-volt trolling motor wire up. It seems from your other posts, you know your stuff.
Now hook both heavy red wires to battery 1's positive terminal. I am thinking about getting either a 12 Volt 55 lbs transom trolling motor or a 36 volt electric transom Â trolling motor for my 16 footer boat. Please remember to leave plenty of extra wire at each end allowing for any modification that might be required. If u just want 24 volt, get s short jumper hook the positive of one battery to the ground of the other battery. Make certain the tray is in a location where the screws will not protrude through the boat hull. W modelu crowdfundingu istnieje także możliwość zainwestowania w nieruchomości, a dokładniej condo i apartamenty.
With my batteries connected for 24 volts, talk me through wiring the plug. If I burn it up it would give me an excuse to buy a new one so I wouldn't be crushed or try to point the finger at anyone for telling me wrong. Care to buy us a beer? I am thinking about getting either a 12 Volt 55 lbs transom trolling motor or a 36 volt electric transom Â trolling motor for my 16 footer boat. That would have all the terminals of the batteries connected to a common point, lots of fireworks and smoke. I also have a Minn Kota on-board 2-bank alternator charger so that when I motor between spots on the lake, my trolling batteries will charge back up.
I'm assuming that you have a separate battery for the outboard motor. Remove the 12-volt trolling motor from the boat and mount the new 24-volt trolling motor. My guess is that you put the leads on one of the trolling motor batteries and that both of them end up getting charged. Â Â A 36 volt system seems like overkill on that boat. Â No need to carry around backup fuses.
Does your trolling motor have a 12-24 volt switch? The switch has been to light for the amp. This means that the + end touches the - end of the next battery. If that is the case, you have the trolling motor hooked up to just one 12 volt battery along with one bank of your charger and the second pair of thick wires are hooked to just the second 12 volt battery along with the 2nd bank of your charger and provide power to some other accessory. It will likely be 6-8 guage. The other part of my question is the wiring at the battery compartment.