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Our 2013 CRV EX-L is our 4 down tow car behind our RV--we

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Our 2013 CRV EX-L is our 4 down tow car behind our RV--we had a brake buddy installed however upon a 5 hour tow the CRV battery was dead--requiring a jump to get it going. Need to install a battery isolator switch by Dorman. How do we install this battery isolated switch?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Dan replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  Dan replied 2 months ago.

It goes on the negative battery terminal, and makes it easy to disconnect the battery.

You will need to remove the ground cable, you may need some electrical crimps and a pliers to crimp the connectors. Soldering these would also work with heat shrink tubing.

You will be cutting the ground cable and splicing the switch inline. You then add the crimps and tighten down the nuts on the isolator switch.

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