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Old 05-26-2010, 03:06 PM   #1
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Default battery charger fuse

On my 2002 3100 scr the fuse between the battery charger and the third battery keeps blowing. What size fuse should i be using??

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Old 05-26-2010, 08:01 PM   #2

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I believe that the fuse should be the same size as the amperage of the charger. 35 amp charger, would therefore use a 35 amp fuse.

Here it is directly from from the ABYC:

A-20.5.6 Each ungrounded DC output conductor shall be provided with overcurrent protection, based on the maximum output of the charger, within the charger, or

A- the charger manufacturer shall provide instructions to install the overcurrent protection device within 7" of the charger.

EXCEPTION: Self limiting battery chargers.
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