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How can I hook two 12 volt batteries together to produce 24 volt output. I have replaced the two older batteries but have not been able to get the two new batteries to produce the necessary 24volts

Put in new 12 volt batteries but I hooked them up wrong and am not able to get the sequence correct.

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Hooking up 2 batteries (IN SERIES) will give you 24 volts. First make sure the 2 batteries are exactly the same. Do not use mismatched batteries. Hook the POSITIVE of first battery to the NEGATIVE of the second battery. Then hook your LEADS ( hot and ground) to the 2 remaining posts. That will give you 24 volts. When charging the batteries with a charger, hook the charger up to the LEAD POSTS.

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