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Generator battery question

Discussion of batteries, chargers, wiring, generators, distribution panels, battery switches, etc.
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Generator battery question

Postby dabluzdude » August 8th, 2016, 6:46 pm

After the generator is cranked and running, will it continue to run if disconnected from it's starting battery? thanks in advance.

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Re: Generator battery question

Postby tomschauer » August 8th, 2016, 7:24 pm

It should, but I never tried it. Or had a reason to?
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Re: Generator battery question

Postby AaHubb » August 8th, 2016, 8:10 pm

Just like the mains alternator without a load you could blow the diodes in the 12V charging circuit.
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