Charging Trailer Battery

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Postby jimmrnice » Sun Apr 17, 2005 6:46 am

Sure it will work as long as you have a good ground. But it will charge all the time its hooked up. Gotta watch overcharging/heating.
Also you need a pretty heavy wire to carry the charge.Sorry I dont know one guage from another but light wire will get HOT FAST. :cry:
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Postby An Ol Timer » Sun Apr 17, 2005 8:40 am

Read some of the prior posts on this subject. 10 AWG is the max wire used.
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Postby len19070 » Tue Apr 19, 2005 4:45 am

You shouldn't have to worry about over charging. The Jeeps voltage regulator will take care of that. But if your using anything like a 12 volt Ref. unplug it from the jeep when you stop for anything. If not both batteries will be drawn down. How fast? Duno, just unplug them, its safer that way.

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