Battery switch problem

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highroller
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Battery switch problem

Postby highroller » Sun Aug 31, 2014 6:50 am

When I returner from fishing on sat and after cleaning the boat I shut off all the power at the battery switches in the stern. As I was leaving I hit the trim switch on the side on the honda and it trimmed the motor. Thinking I had not turned off the starboard battery switch I got back on the boat to turn it off and found that it was turned off but there was power still going to I the engine. The port switch was off and ok. Anybody know what's going on and where I could start to look to figure out this problem. The boat is a 2004 25 d.c. Thanks for the help, high roller
25 DC 2004 Garmin 182,Raymarine600 150'Hondas, Jacksonville,fl

sellis
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Re: Battery switch problem

Postby sellis » Sun Aug 31, 2014 12:12 pm

Your VSR was still on. This can happen when battery's are at a full charge. Especially right after a long run or new batteries. Voltage will naturally drop below 12.7 and VSR will automatically cut off. If you where to hold the trim button longer or try and crank the engines there is enough spike that the voltage would quickly fall and automatically cut out.

sellis
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Re: Battery switch problem

Postby sellis » Sun Aug 31, 2014 12:13 pm

Your VSR was still on. This can happen when battery's are at a full charge. Especially right after a long run or new batteries. Voltage will naturally drop below 12.7 and VSR will automatically cut off. If you where to hold the trim button longer or try and crank the engines there is enough spike that the voltage would quickly fall and automatically cut out.

highroller
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Re: Battery switch problem

Postby highroller » Sun Aug 31, 2014 4:58 pm

Scott, thank I you for your reply on my vsr. Both of the items that you mentioned occurred prior to my finding the condition that I described. We had a 28 mile run back in. Hope you are feeling better and are on the road to recovery. High roller
25 DC 2004 Garmin 182,Raymarine600 150'Hondas, Jacksonville,fl

sellis
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Re: Battery switch problem

Postby sellis » Sun Aug 31, 2014 6:15 pm

Thanks. On my way! Took my first steps last week. On the short road now!

highroller
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Re: Battery switch problem

Postby highroller » Mon Sep 01, 2014 11:58 am

Scott, I went out to the boat today and the trim & tilt was still on. The starboard battery switch did not turn the battery off. I unhooked the positive from the battery and the red light on the vsr went off and stayed off when I reconnected the battery. When I turned all of the switches back on, as if I was getting ready for a trip and them turned them back off the starboard light and trim and tilt were still on. Confusing. I unhooked the positive to keep it off I until I figure it out. Where should I start looking. High Roller
25 DC 2004 Garmin 182,Raymarine600 150'Hondas, Jacksonville,fl

sellis
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Re: Battery switch problem

Postby sellis » Tue Sep 02, 2014 12:27 pm

Highroller
I ll see if I can't get you a wire diagram for the back of your battery management panel. It may be a few days as I am working at home. You can also try Anna Bosler. Abosler@powercatgroup.com she can probably get you it quicker. Sorry for the issues.

highroller
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Re: Battery switch problem

Postby highroller » Tue Sep 02, 2014 3:08 pm

Thanks scott, I will link forward to it. Thanks for your help high roller
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cross21114
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Re: Battery switch problem

Postby cross21114 » Sun Sep 21, 2014 8:24 am

I suspect your battery switch is broken internally. Pretty easy replacement. Take the box out to accept the back of the panel. Take a picture of the wiring bfore removing.
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