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Inline fuse on Trolling Motor

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I blew the fuse on my trolling motor battery last weekend but I forgot to grab the old one or at least check the AMP of the fuse. I know the size but what amp should I get?

Motor is Basic 55# Minnkota with 12 Volt system (2 batts in Parallel) Any ideas to save me the trip from the lake back into town? I am heading out tonight and wanted to only drive out once.

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Mine came with a 50 amp breaker. I would think the fuse would be the same.

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The more recent 55's draw up to 50 amps.

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Mines a few years old....same model. 55 should do ya' fine.

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A 50 amp should do it, but while you're there I'd like for a 50 amp auto-reset breaker - no fuses to replace next time.

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It really depends on the size of the wire used in the circuit since the fuse is to protect the wire from meltdown and subsequent fire.

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I agree with Marine Man - forget the fuse and go with the reset breaker. I believe MnKota recomends it.

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Put the Breaker in. Works slick! Thanks again!

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