Battries

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  1. Taffand Dawn

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    :Smile:Hi chaps I have a gulfstream ultra and am in the process of changing the 2 engine batteries, can anyone tell me if the generator battery is in with these 2 in a circiut therefore requiring me to buy 3 of the blighters:cry:
     
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    welcome to the FUN..... I believe the genny starter supply is from the engine batteries and doesnt have its own battery.
     
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    Hi Pappa next to the genny is a battery not the same size as the main engine ones thats why i was quering this, :thumb:
     
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    Do you also have a separate leisure battery or only the one by the genny ?
    If so it won't be connected to the engine batteries..

    The reason I ask is that on my RV the genny used the leisure batteries to start which were only connected to the engine battery when you pressed the Emergency Start button on the dash..
     
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    The only batts I have are the 2 engine(normal type) and the 1 next to the genny(normal type)
     
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    In which case the one next to the genny is more than likely the house battery feeding the interior lights, water pump etc, so it won't be connected directly to the engine batteries.

    So, to answer your original question , no, you don't need to replace it when you change the engine batteries.
     
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    Thanks for that disconnected the "car battery" and all the lights went out :Rofl1: !! so only need to buy 2 biggies now:BigGrin::BigGrin: I was surprised to find out tho that the little old battery ran everything and has never let me down over the past 3 years as i always thought the 3 were married up somewhere. I have now found 2 90amp batts that will fit in the engine cradles at a good price (alpha batteries) ps subscription on the way Jim:thumb::thumb:
     
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    See....the advise you got on fun has saved you much more than the cost of annual subs....:thumb:
     
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    Yep gotta agree monies sent to Jim and into the bargain got 2 big batts from a link on here:thumb::thumb:
     
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