RED BATTERY CABLE
DO NOT turn the battery selector switch to the
“OFF” position while the engine is running. Al-
ternator and wiring damage could result.
- Turning the switch to position “1” will use battery #1
to power the engine and 12 volt equipment. Battery #2
will be isolated and remain in reserve. Only battery #1
will be charged by the alternator.
Battery #1 is isolated and remains in reserve. Only bat-
tery #2 will be charged by the alternator.
- Turning the switch to position “2” will use battery #2.
BLACK BATTERY CABLE
“ALL” - With the battery selector switch in the “ALL” posi-
tion, the batteries are connected in parallel. Both batter-
ies will be used by the engine and all 12 volt equipment.
the batteries will charge at a slower rate compared to
setting the switch in the other positions.
Figure H2: Single Engine-Dual Battery Installation
Be sure both cables are installed on the positive
The use of one battery at a time is recommended. Posi-
tion the battery selector switch to either the #1 or #2
Connect the black battery cable to the port negative
battery terminal (see Section H-2 above). Con-
nect the other black battery cable to the starboard
negative (-) battery terminal.
Under normal conditions, avoid using the “ALL” position.
Use the “ALL” position only when a single battery is not
capable of starting the engine.
When disconnecting the cables from the bat-
tery, make sure all switches are off and discon-
nect the black negative cable(s) first to prevent
Four Winns recommends alternating between batteries
during boating. Depending upon boating use, this may
increase battery longevity . Use battery #1 for the first
day of a cruise and switch to battery #2 on the second
C. Battery Switch Operation
Position the battery selector switch to the battery that
has sufficient power to start the engine (normally position
Power to the engine and all 12 volt electrical equipment
(except the automatic bilge pump) is controlled by the
battery selector switch. See Figure H2.
After the engine is running, turn the battery selector
switch to the battery that has the lowest charge. This will
allow the alternator to charge the low battery. Utilizing
the battery selector switch in this manner (instead of us-
ing the “ALL” position) will supply a greater charge to the
Battery selector switch positions for the Funships™
equipped with this option are as follows:
“OFF” - With the battery selector switch in the “OFF”
position, all 12 volt power to the boat is shut off com-
pletely except to the automatic bilge pump. A separate
fuse is provided on the battery switch panel for the auto-
to the “OFF” position when the boat is removed from the
FOR EXAMPLE: If battery #1 is fully charged and bat-
tery #2 is in need of a charge, use battery #1 to start the
engine. After the engine is running and warmed-up, turn
the battery selector switch to the #2 position. This will
permit the alternator to charge the low, #2 battery.
Funship™ Owner’s Manual
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|Model Year||2003, 2004, 2005|
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