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Old 04-14-2012, 02:21 AM   #11
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Re: Ground Switch?

I just followed the directions.
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Old 04-30-2012, 01:09 AM   #12
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Re: Ground Switch?

I followed the instructions also but it didn't take me long to figure it was not the correct way to install it. I want the power to the trailer living space turned off NOT the power to the braking system.
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Old 04-30-2012, 03:02 AM   #13
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Re: Ground Switch?

I just want to be able to turn off the power when it's stored and quickly turn it back on when I hook back up. I suppose it would be good to have it the way you guys suggest in the event that I forget to flip the switch before I pull away.
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Old 06-12-2012, 02:53 PM   #14
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Re: Ground Switch?

I ordered one from the dealer but wouldn't work with my trailer as it mounts on a battery post and will interfere with my battery cover. It would be great for a fifth wheel though where the access to the tops of the batteries is not limited by a cover.
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Old 08-17-2013, 06:00 AM   #15
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If leave the positive terminal connected, and remove the negative, you can still create sparks if you accidentally touch a wrench to the + post and metal. Hmm... probably best to break the positive side. Like Ric said in his post. I've learned this the hard way, removing the negative side, and then having a little sparky thing happen.
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Old 08-17-2013, 06:15 AM   #16
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I used these on my old unit But have mot found any yet

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Old 08-21-2013, 06:04 PM   #17
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I installed this on my batter box and have it connected to the positive terminal.

12/24V Battery Master Switch | Princess Auto

Took under 10 minutes to install.
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Old 08-24-2013, 03:36 AM   #18
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For what it is worth our rig had a battery isolator installed at the factory. I have not followed the wires through the panels to see if the this is true, but since the wires to and from that switch are red I believe they are on the positive side.
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Old 08-24-2013, 01:52 PM   #19
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X2 ..... yes, mine is also installed on the positive side.
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Old 08-26-2013, 06:32 AM   #20
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I do nothing. I leave my batteries hooked up and let them maintian their charge by solar.
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