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Overcharging Problems — 1 Comment

  1. The usual configuration is to connect the output of the alternator to the house bank. The start battery only needs a little top up after starting the engine. The house bank will want real charging between engine starts.

    With the charging relay closed, the battery levels will equalize over time. Charging and monitoring the start battery will reduce the alternator output, and you won’t get the benefit of the high output, smart charging alternator that you bought.