A bad rectifier or a number of other things can do that. It pulled my 14 footer good. It does not even look like it has been used, as the truck never had a tow ball on the bumper. My S-10 with a 2. Thanks It is not a Ranger problem. That's why it's dangerous to connect jumper cables to the cranking battery. For additional information, we recommend the iboats forums and a boating safety course.
There is a hellavalot connected to the cranking battery, if it all does not go through the main power switch, then something could be getting left on. Other standard features include Sea Star Pro hydraulic steering, trim tabs, flush-mounted pole holders, and a self-bailing cockpit. If you have additional questions please fee free to contact me. Information on this page is provided to you as a free service of iboats. Please contact us if you would like up-to-date information. A number of things could be the problem and a combination of things.
Lots of storage compartments for all. If not, that's his main problem right there. Does that mean that it came with the towing pkg? This is a very clean boat that will make you a great buy. The cover is included and Lifejackets are available for additional price. Thanks That bumper hitch is rated for 2000 lbs and 200lbs tongue weight, you could buy a kit at walmart that just plugs into your existing harness near the spare tire that will give you the 4 pin connector, My son has a 99 4. It is a drainage problem.
I will look into the Aux cooler too. This marine-grade carpet is rubber backed for a glue down application. New engines are expensive so having the manual for your engine is a great investment. The ranger is very popular so it shouldn't be hard to find. They do ok when fully charged but after it's run down some from use during the day, they can't do it. We recommend using an outdoor, waterproof carpet adhesive which is also available on our website.
Lots of storage compartments for all your gear. If you didn't know the boat was a 2002, you would think it is a much newer boat. Remember, anything you use to disconnect the battery needs to be able to handle that several hundred amp surge needed to get the starter motor spinning. If your boat is small you can get away with using the bumper. I had a similar problem with my first Nitro.
This boat is located in Brooksville, Mississippi and is in good condition. Put a battery switch in the boat for the cranking battery, and nothing can draw from it, provided the switch is turned off when the boat is not in use. Pop one of those and it will ruin your day. They do ok when fully charged but after it's run down some from use during the day, they can't do it. The dual purpose will produce large amounts of current for a short period for cranking the motor while still having the ability to operate in the deep cycle mode. Proper care and regular maintenance can help your craft stay nice and increase resale value. I had a Ranger with the 2.
Before I bought the 2002 Ranger, we had a 1997 Ford Ranger with a 3. A lot of companies just call theirs deep cycle, marine batteries which are in reality dual purpose batteries. The trailer is in average condition but seller says he has had no problems using it. Luckley lakes are close by. The only things running off the cranking battery was a Humminbird 898. This boat has been well cared for during its time with the current seller and the pride of ownership is obvious when you see this boat. To contact our Parts Department directly, call 1-800-724-7273.
The Ranger in those years have an analog clock in the dash that draws power constantly. It is not a Ranger problem. If repowering you will want to verify the max horsepower for safety and to make sure your insurance company will insure your boat. Even if this information is the same as the original factory specs, boats are sometimes modified. Industrial, deep cycle batteries can have thick, solid lead plates. This is the design of the battery and not a fault in the battery. The Yamaha engine draws constantly and requires a 1000 cca battery.
You should have no problems towing that boat. It is pricey and heavy but there is none better out there. I run 2 hds units, 2 lss boxes, aerator and start a 225 Optimax. This weight does not account for passengers, fuel, or gear. Then it could be the charging system in the motor is not large enough or could have a problem so it's not putting out at full capacity.
Doing the current draw test will tell that. The bulk of the time, the cranking battery can be at less than 80% charge at the end of the day, After a couple of trips, you have a dead battery that won't crank the motor. I bet your boat wieghs less than what you est. Have to see the dealer about that one. Never gave a second thought to the cranking battery until, one day, at the far end of the pond, the battery did not have enough power to start the motor.