- Guests and engine controls!
Re: Guests and engine controls!
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In some cases and with some alternators, this may cause damage to the diodes in the Alternator.
720 Winnie St.
Galveston, Texas 77550
On Fri, Apr 19, 2019 at 7:26 AM smiles bernard via Groups.Io <email@example.com
A guest on board switched my ignition off whilst motoring.
Trying to be helpful.
The engine kept running but I only noticed a few mins later when I spotted the instruments were off
My Perkins control panel has a electric ignition switch that turns on the instruments and starts the pressure alarm etc and I presume power onto the starter etc
Then a momentary push button to start
To stop it’s an electric button.
Does any one know if running with the ignition off for a short while could cause problems ? I’m naive about these electrics but always assumed the shutdown order super important!
The main engine power switch was on throughout.
Many thanks in advance
Miles Maramu 162
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