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  1. Engine start shuts off chartplotter

    Electrical Systems
    When I start my engine (Yanmar 4JH-TE) my chartplotter turns off and I have to restart it. I believe that this occurs because the electrical draw of the starter is so great at the instant that it engages that the sensitive electronics of the chartplotter lose needed power. I don't notice any...
  2. battery bank dual charger or triple charger?

    Gear & Maintenance
    Currently in my boat we have 2 x deep cycle 12v 150amh for house and 1 x starter battery for engine to start and a dual battery built in charger. if i run the 2 x deep cycles in parallel can they be charged as 1 battery since it would stay 12v and change to 300 amh? or will i need a 3 battery...
  3. Enging/starter battery pretends to be good but....

    Electrical Systems
    The boat is new to me and when purchased the previous owner replaced ALL 4 house batteries (not the best but suspect we all would have done the same) and the engine/starter was assessed to be "good". I'm having trouble starting the boat, the battery won't turn it over. Yet, I took the battery...
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