Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Pasadena Md - Magothy side
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Re: When charging- Engine on Forward or Neutral?
Simply put no.
In fact the opposite is true - diesels do not like to be run unloaded - and even if he had a whooping huge 200 amp alternator that's not enough load (about 5hp).
Well, there is one reason, captain said so.
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