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sonnyb92
07-01-2014, 11:04 AM
I have an older motor guide on the front of my boat, now I just need some help wiring it up. It has a switch on the foot pedal for 12V, off and 24V. I have a, starting marine battery next to my main motor and a deep cycle marine battery not being used. Any idea on how to hook the trolling motor up so I can use those 2 batteries for trolling motor and 2 fish finders?

daves69
07-01-2014, 01:57 PM
I run my finder off the starting battery.
I run my 12 volt Wireless Motorguide off a separate AGM battery. I would not use my starting battery for my trolling motor. I don't need to get caught with a low starting battery that won't crank my engine.

Did you check here for a manual?

http://www.motorguide.com/support/literature

sonnyb92
07-01-2014, 02:03 PM
Ok. So run both my finders to the back and connect to starting battery and trolling to battery up front? How do I hook up wiring? There's red, black, orange wires from plug

daves69
07-02-2014, 09:12 AM
Ok. So run both my finders to the back and connect to starting battery and trolling to battery up front? How do I hook up wiring? There's red, black, orange wires from plug

What model do you have?

There are Owner Manuals at the link posted above. They include wiring diagrams.

sonnyb92
07-02-2014, 06:57 PM
Brute model 750. I know how to do the battery now, how do I wire the female plug? It's a 4 prong

daves69
07-03-2014, 01:17 PM
Some pictures of what you a working with could help.

Receptacles and plugs come in different configurations.



Examples here........................

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=trolling+motor+receptacle&qpvt=trolling+motor+receptacle&FORM=IGRE#a

sonnyb92
07-03-2014, 10:38 PM
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sonnyb92
07-04-2014, 01:22 AM
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papyson
07-04-2014, 07:57 AM
https://www.google.com/search?q=wiring+for+motor+guide+trolling+motor&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=zJW2U-bpCMGuyASLioDADg&ved=0CGUQsAQ&biw=1280&bih=635