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Posted: May 06, 2015 at 2:23 PM / IP Logged Link to Post Post Reply Quote burntkat
davep. wrote:
Why not switch the Volvo relay thermo switch inputs with the auxiliary relay(s) instead of the B+ input? Then your Volvo relay is doing the heavy current switching and load-carrying, not your aux relay. Your aux relay will never burn up again.
This is a distinct possibility. For now I'm going to go with the 80A relay to shut the entire system upon key off.
I agree that your proposed solution will work. But the easiest solution in my already-built rig is to upgrade the BATT cut relay. $9. Done.
"Always listen to experts. They'll tell you what can't be done, and why. Then do it. - Robert A. Heinlein"
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