Beneteau F310 ~ APOTHIC
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Ontario, NY (PYC)
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Battery grounds: Individual or common?
I've been combing threads and diagrams to no avail, and hoping someone can slam the lid on this question for me...
I have two battery banks (one battery in each bank) on my boat. Is it *best* to take the negative terminal from each battery individually to a ground bus, or to join the two negative terminals, then take it to a ground bus?
When purchased, the boat was wired with the two negative posts joined, but since I'm re-doing almost everything right now and replacing the battery wires it's a now-or-never moment to get it right. Unfortunately, all diagrams seem to just show things going to ground without specifying the actual path... (Or maybe I'm just not in on the secret code!).
Thanks in advance,
Beneteau F310 ~ Apothic
PYC, Lake Ontario