H - 1
DO NOT disconnect the battery while the
engine is running. Alternator damage could
All electrical equipment on Four Winns boats operate
on 12 volt DC electrical power.
Monitor the battery’s condition regularly with the
voltmeter in the dash panel. For additional information,
refer to Section H-4 Electrical System Maintenance.
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 protection.
To prevent equipment or electrical wiring
damage, DO NOT tamper with any electri-
cal connection, panel or harness, or attempt
installation of any electrical equipment unless
thoroughly familiar with the systems and are
experienced in making such installations.
Figure H-1: Single Engine-Single Battery Installation
B. Dual Battery w/ Switch - Optional
H - 2 BATTERY SYSTEM
A. Single Battery System
Dual batteries with a selector switch is optional on
certain Four Winns models. This allows DC power
to be used from either one or both batteries. Refer to
A single battery is provided on most models as stan-
dard equipment (12 volt DC) per Section H-1 above.
The dash components are protected by a fuse panel.
Refer to Figure H-1.
When installing dual batteries, proceed as fol lows:
1. Connect each of the red battery cables leading
from the battery selector switch to the positive
terminal on each of the two batteries.
When installing the battery, proceed as follows:
Connect the red (positive) cable running from the
engine starter solenoid to the positive (+) battery
Connect the black (negative) battery cable running
from the engine block to the negative (-) battery
When disconnecting the cables from the
battery, make sure all switches are off and
disconnect the black negative cable ﬁrst to
BLACK BATTERY CABLE
Figure H-2: Single Engine-Dual Battery Installation
Electrical Systems - Section H
Owner’s Manual Page 66
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