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Q:can I use item # 31620 on a outboard motor I have currently have two batteries?Asked on 7/6/2012 by flattop from Luckey, Ohio
Q:Have a center console boat with the gas tank in the console.
Would like to mount the switch inside the console being it near the gas tank would that be safe. Thinking about gas fumes and all the electric going to the switch.Asked on 2/11/2012 by Anonymous
Q:I have (2) batteries for kicker motor and a large main motor, can I use (1) Perko switch for both motors? The diagrams show (2) Batteries,(2)motors and (2) switches.Asked on 8/20/2011 by Ken from Portland.OR
Q:Could you please instruct me on how to install this switch on a travel trailer. I would like to use it as a cut-off switch for the (2)batteries when the trailer is in storage, while still allowing the batteries to be charged when the switch is off. ( The switch would be installed after the batteries and before the power converter(DC to AC). Thank You.Asked on 11/18/2010 by Anonymous
A:Please call the tech line at 1-888-683-7866.Answered on 11/19/2010 by Bryant from Tech
Q:need diagram for instalation single engine 2 batteryAsked on 9/21/2010 by Anonymous
Copy and paste that entire link in your browserAnswered on 9/24/2010 by Bryant from Tech
Q:what gauge wire is usedAsked on 11/17/2009 by Anonymous from san pablo ca
A:I am not sure quite what you need to know, please call tech support at 1-888-683-7866 and we will be happy to assist you.Answered on 11/23/2009 by Bryant from Tech
Q:How do I hook up 3 batt on this switch?Asked on 8/16/2009 by Anonymous from Houston TX
A:You cannot hook up three batteries to this switch. It is only made for two.Answered on 9/16/2009 by Chad @ Overton's from Greenville, NC
Q:Have two batteries 12V parallel for trolling motor and one for starting motor and boat power. Would like to isolate batteries from load when not in use and trickle charge them using a single solar charger. No wiring diagram for the switch. ThanksAsked on 7/10/2009 by Jim from Wrightsville, PA
A:For the instructions please copy this link,
and paste into your web browser. This link will bring up a page with a pdf file with the instructions.Answered on 7/20/2009 by Casey Marine Buyer from Overtons
Q:I understand about the common and 1 & 2 hook up of the switch, but what about the negative terminals on the batteries and motor cable, how do they hook up. I have already bought this switch and somehow manage to lose the directions. Any help would be appreciated.Asked on 6/14/2009 by Duke from Charlotte,NC
A:The negative terminals will connect directly to batteries. You will need to run a jumper cable, from battery # 1 to battery # 2, connecting the negative terminals. The negative from the motor cable will connect to only one negative terminal on one battery.Answered on 6/17/2009 by Casey Marine Buyer from Overtons
A:The negatives on the batteries are both hooked together and then grounded to the engine. The ground wire should already be installed on the boat so you simply connect the two batteries negatives together.Answered on 6/17/2009 by jd50i from Ringgold, Ga.
Q:how do you hook up the two batterysAsked on 5/5/2009 by Anonymous
A:On the back of the battery selector switch are three studs with 1, 2 , and COM markings. The positive lead from the starter will connect to the stud marked COM. The stud marked 1, connects a positive lead from one battery and the stud marked 2, connects the second positive lead from the other battery. A wiring diagram is included with each switch. If you would like the diagram before purchasing the selector switch please contact the Overton's Tech Department.Answered on 5/22/2009 by Casey Marine Buyer from Overtons