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Old 02-28-2019, 10:09 AM   #13
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City: League City, Tx
Country: Texas
Vessel Name: Floatsome & Jetsome
Vessel Model: Meridian 411
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I am not sure it is so much of a low "voltage" alarm as it is a low "amperage" alarm. I know the gauge reads volts. But 8 amps right after a start is quite low. I have amp readouts on both of my engines and they get right up there after a start....60-70...and then settle around 20-25 depending on what "appliances" you have running. One alternator seems to by the master and it kicks the other one off when not needed so that is a total of 20-25 amps. So maybe 8 amps per engine is not too far off but after the start it definitely takes a dip.
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