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  1. Gear & Maintenance
    A couple days ago, I noticed the voltmeter in the cockpit reading low (below 12 volts), then I noticed that battery 1 (which I use to run lights, electronics, etc.) was quite low (11.8 volts on the multimeter). Upon inspection, I found that the fuse on the line between the alternator and...
  2. Electrical Systems
    Today I noticed (according to the Xantrex battery monitor) that the batteries were being drained at a rate of -40A. The Xantrex also said the batteries were at 37% of charge, and at -275Ah (for 4 Trojan T125s). Normal high draw rate is -10 to -15A. These are new batteries, installed 2 weeks...
  3. Gear & Maintenance
    I don't get it. It's all FM to me. The water pressure pump quit working. I took it home to help myself order a new one. At home I connected it to my battery charger and it worked. Hmmmn. I checked the wiring on the boat with a multi-meter. At the pump location there is 12+ volts. I hook...
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