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Old 04-15-2011, 08:09 AM   #29
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IMHO, it doesn't matter if I know it's continuous duty or not, as long as when I have an alternator failure or dead coach battery I can push it and start the vehicle I'm good. Replacement at auto zone is $14.00 so if that's all it costs to replace when it burns out I'm thankful.
If you have an alternator failure on a gas rig, you aren't likely going to even notice until the chassis battery is nearly dead. At this point, the aux. start button would start/restart the engine - but the engine will stop soon after you release the button. There'll be no power available to supply the ignition or any other accessories - like the fuel pump and injectors.

BTW, if you do burn one out, replacing it with another with that potential would not be a very good plan. Get one with a continious duty cycle. They can be found at or near the same price, using the same chassis, making it a straight bolt in. I used to use the ones sold for electric snow plow pumps for instance. I'm sure there are many other applications as well.
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Old 04-15-2011, 11:57 AM   #30
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You might want to read a longer posting on this subject, Nemar owners forum, "Quick Tips and easy Mods"
Sorry, I haven't taken time to learn how to do the links on this forum.
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