H - 1 GENERAL
H - 2 DUAL ENGINE - TRIPLE BATTERY
All electrical equipment on the Four Winns 338 Vista
models operates on 12 volts DC or 120 volts (220 volts Two battery selector switches are installed on dual en-
on 50 Hertz models) AC electrical power. The 338
Vista is equipped with a triple battery system along
gine, triple battery installations. This allows DC power
to be used from any of the three batteries.
with dockside power (including battery charger) as
standard features. Batteries are located in the engine
Connect each of the red (positive) battery cables
leading from the battery selector switch to the
positive (+) terminal on each of the three batteries.
Refer to Figure H2.
Fire or Explosion Hazard!
Electrical system parts are designed by and
manufactured to comply with the US 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
Be sure all three red (positive) cables are
installed on the positive (+) battery terminals.
Connect each of the black (negative) battery
cables leading to the engine block to the negative
battery terminals on each of the three batteries.
DO NOT tamper with any electrical connection,
panel or harness, or attempt installation of any
electrical equipment unless thoroughly familiar
with the systems and experienced in making
Circuit breakers are installed on the battery switch to
protect various system components. The SHIP SYS-
TEMS breaker supplies power to all DC electrical
components except the aft and forward bilge pumps,
ignition, and instrumentation. Additional breakers are
located in the cabin circuit breaker panel. The circuit
breakers and fuses are labeled for amperage and use.
A helm circuit breaker panel is located underneath the
helm seat. These circuit breakers provide additional
protection for certain component wiring which are
identiﬁed on the panel itself. See Figure H1.
Figure H2: Battery Location
Power to the engines and all 12 volt electrical equip-
ment is controlled at the battery selector panel. On the
Vista models, separate breakers are provided on
the battery selector switch panel to protect the stereo,
windlass, forward and aft bilge pump, high level alarm,
hatch lift, battery outputs, and ship systems.
Figure H1: Helm Circuit Breaker Panel
Electrical Systems - Section H
Owner’s Manual Page 69
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|Tags||Four Winns Vista 338|
|Model Year||2007, 2008|
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