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I am about to install a 24 volt trolling motor. How do I wire the two batteries? One positive post to the other negative post, or postive to positive.
 

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put one postive to negative(jumper wire) and then your wires from the trolling motor red to postive and black or green to negative.
 

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They're both right, and by doing that you are putting the two batts in series to get 24 volts.
If you hooked both pos.s together and both negs together, that would be parrellel and you would still have only 12 volts but twice as much amp hours if the batts are of equal size.
Series connection is correct.
 
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