H - 1
All electrical equipment on Four Winns® boats operate
on 12 volt DC electrical power.
When disconnecting the cables from the bat-
tery, make sure all switches are off and discon-
nect the black negative cable first to prevent
Fire or Explosion Hazard!
Electrical system parts are designed by and
manufactured to comply with the U.S. Coast
Guard requirements to minimize risks of fire
or explosion. Never substitute automotive
parts for marine parts. Automotive parts do
not provide the necessary ignition spark pro-
DO NOT disconnect the battery while the en-
gine is running. Alternator damage could re-
Monitor the battery’s condition regularly with the voltme-
ter in the dash panel. For additional information, refer to
Section H-6 - Electrical System Maintenance.
To prevent equipment or electrical wiring dam-
age, DO NOT tamper with any electrical con-
nection, panel or harness, or attempt installa-
tion of any electrical equipment unless thor-
oughly familiar with the systems and are experi-
enced in making such installations.
For detailed information on the electrical system wiring,
electrical schematics are located in the back of this
H - 2 BATTERY SYSTEM
A. Single Battery System
Figure H1: Single Engine-Single Battery Installation
B. Dual Battery System
On most models, a single battery is provided as stan-
dard equipment (12 volt DC) per Section H-1 above. The
dash components are protected by a fuse panel either
located below the helm or starboard of the helm, below
the throttle shift control. Refer to Figure H1 and to the
wiring schematics located in the back of this manual.
A battery selector switch is provided on single engine or
twin engine dual battery installations. This allows DC
power to be used from either one or both batteries. Re-
fer to Figure H2.
When installing the battery, proceed as follows:
Connect the red (positive) cable running from the
engine starter solenoid to the positive (+) battery ter-
Connect the black (negative) battery cable running
from the engine block to the negative (-) battery ter-
Sundowner™ Owner’s Manual
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|Model Year||2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008|
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