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Old 04-06-2010, 08:15 PM   #1
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hooking up my generator

My generator starts from the house battery I want to change it to start from the engine battery . When I am out camping and use the house battery for an extended time sometimes it is hard to start the generator without starting the coach engine for a few minutes .I thought why not change it to start off the engine battery which is isolated from the house battery. I would appreciate any constructive comments.
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Do you have a boost switch to connect the two sets of batteries for a short time?

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I have a boost switch but I thought it just jumped the engine battery.
Does it jump the house battery from the engine ? I have never tried it that way.
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It works both ways, use it all the time
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Never thought about it but why shouldn't.
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