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post #166 of Old 02-22-2019
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Re: Electric Conversion log for Kahleesea

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Originally Posted by Captain Canuck View Post
What, exactly, do you expect will happen to knock out all 4 batteries in the pack at the same time? The batteries are wired in parallel, so any one battery failure just reduces the total capacity available.

Anything I can come up with while sailing that would kill all the batteries at once would also kill me simultaneously or sink the boat, rendering the 12v system irrelevant anyway.
Could be from a bad connector, bad cable, bad connection, short circuit, blown fuse, corrosion, melted battery post, etc.

All quite common on boats.

Oh, and apparently someone else believes it could be caused by aliens.

(If so, perhaps you should build a big, beautiful wall in your boat.) ;-)

Last edited by boatsurgeon; 02-22-2019 at 02:10 AM.
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