Earthing point for split charge / leisure battery?

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Earthing point for split charge / leisure battery?

Post by ilovefullstops » Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:41 am

Help me out here, where will I earth the leisure battery / split charge system? Never installed any electrics before so completely novice...
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Re: Earthing point for split charge / leisure battery?

Post by robblowen » Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:56 am

Depends where you are fitting your battery, there are earth points all over the van to jump onto, if there isn't one where you are putting your battery, clean the paint off of a bit of metal, check continuity to the battery earth, bolt your earth terminal on and Bob's your mother's. This is where mine earth's to.Image

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Re: Earthing point for split charge / leisure battery?

Post by ilovefullstops » Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:58 am

robblowen wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:56 am
Depends where you are fitting your battery, there are earth points all over the van to jump onto, if there isn't one where you are putting your battery, clean the paint off of a bit of metal, check continuity to the battery earth, bolt your earth terminal on and Bob's your mother's. This is where mine earth's to.Image

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Excellent cheers, that's where I'm going to mount the battery in the little hollow to the rear of the wheel arch. Going to run one long wire from the battery and keep all electrics in this corner is my plan. Cheers!
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Re: Earthing point for split charge / leisure battery?

Post by robblowen » Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:02 pm

Same place mine is located, seems the best place for it so I don't loose too much space!

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