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Old 08-06-2017, 08:29 PM
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Afd hook up

I purchased an API alternator from mmi last year. I am interested in hooking up my afd from my perko switch. Can someone tell me exactly which connection on the alternator to use for this instillation.

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Old 08-08-2017, 08:56 PM
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cant wait to find out what an afd is........
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cant wait to find out what an afd is........
Alternator Field Disconnect
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Old 08-09-2017, 09:25 AM
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If you have a 1-wire alternator, it will take some doing to connect the AFD. There is no externally available field connection to use. This is one reason I like my combiner, the alternator goes straight to the battery and I can switch all my battery switches all day long with no ill effects on the alternator. A make-before-break switch can also accomplish this goal and they are readily available.
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