Jump to content


S-type solar battery maintainer


SimonB
 Share

Recommended Posts

Hi everyone,

I have had my S-Type for several yaers now and am very pleased with it. Because it is left for several days at a time and only does short trips I have recently fitted a solar battery maintainer to keep the battery topped up. According to the instructions it has to be unplugged when the car is started/running.

What I want to do is fit a relay to cut off the solar panel while the ignition is on.

My question is this - what fuse (preferably in the cabin or boot) can I tap that will supply power not only with ignition on but also during cranking. The latter is important as I do not want to fry the panel with back EMF / power surge. I have tested the cabin auxiliary power, but it seems to disconnect when the ignition is in position III. Any help would be appreciated.

 

Thanks in advance

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
 Share





×
×
  • Create New...



Forums


News


Membership