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Rugged Ridge Dual Battery Relay Kit (Universal Fitment)

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      Review & Installation Video

      Product Information

      Features, Description, Reviews, Q&A, Specs & Installation

      Features

      • Relay Kit
      • Three Different Modes
      • Includes All Mounting Hardware
      • 5 Year Limited Warranty
      • Fits 1987-2020 YJ, TJ, JK and JL Wranglers

      Description

      Specs. If you have installed a dual battery tray, the relay kit by Rugged Ridge is the best way to set up both of your batteries in the most effective way. Accessories like off-road lights, winches, and air compressors put a large strain on your vehicle's battery and alternator. Adding a second battery allows you to supply more power to them and in the event that your primary battery dies, you can switch on the secondary battery and use it to start your Jeep.

      Construction. The design of the switch and the relay gives you three different modes and includes all the parts and hardware you need to install this system. The first position on the switch is the factory single battery mode, the second position will charge both batteries but will only draw from the primary. The third position will allow for both batteries to be used at once, this mode should primarily be used in the event of a dead primary battery or while winching.

      Application. This Rugged Ridge Dual Battery Relay Kit is designed to be used on all 1987-2020 Jeep Wranglers, included YJ, TJ, JK and JL models.

      Fitment: 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Details

      MPN# 17265.01

      CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

      4.4

      Customer Reviews (9)

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      Ratings Summary

      4.4 out of 5 overall rating from 9 customers




      • July 31, 2018

        4 2011 Wrangler - RobertW

        Almost great

        Worked out perfectly except the red led on the switch worked once. Second flip only green, but relay and switch is still working as supposed to. Relay does what it’s supposed to. Just led doesn’t light up

        Helpful (11)
      • July 03, 2018

        5 2009 Rubicon - Finch

        Seems solid. Easy install

        Excellent product overall, but if you’re planning on having the switch on the drivers side A-pillar, you’re going to have to splice in an extra foot or two of wire, so plan on that. 3-position switch enables you to return the system to factory (single-battery) mode. Not sure why you’d want that, but it’s there.

        Helpful (11)
      • November 04, 2017

        5 2011 Rubicon - RandyL

        Rugged ridge dual battery relay kit

        Great product, heavy duty. And fast delivery. Thanks for making a quality product.

        Helpful (12)
      • June 16, 2017

        1 2016 Wrangler - JS

        If you have a 2012 JK, avoid this kit

        I purchased this kit (along with the dual battery tray from Rugged Ridge) and there is no pre-established mount for the relay solenoid on the tray as it is advertised. I had to fabricate my own mount (pain) which defeats the purpose of purchasing an in-tandem relay kit and tray. The other good reviews on here have come from 2011 or older Wrangler owners who have a different mounting scheme. I spoke to Rugged Ridge directly and they, too, could not figure out how the solenoid should mount to their own dual battery tray. Avoid this product unless you have the ability to fabricate your own workarounds.

        Helpful (18)
      • October 16, 2015

        5 2011 - RamseyP

        Great product

        Pretty straight forward if you know your electrical flow. Just got my red and yellow top optima batteries dropped in and the relay kit just allows you to have different capabilities with your batteries. I can know trust that my car won't die when I have my lights, winch, music all going while the cars off and have worries. Little bit of a price, but awesome to have.

        Helpful (15)
      • August 02, 2015

        5 2003 - Theawesomecool

        Great product

        This product is a must have ! Great product works we'll and is great if you need to jump your own vehicle if you leave a light on and drain your primary battery

        Helpful (14)
      • April 25, 2014

        5 2007 - BlueSquid

        Clear instructions

        It was easy for an amateur like me to read the instructions and hook it up myself. Saved me more than once when I'm out in the woods.

        Helpful (17)
      • April 13, 2013

        5 1990 - DELTA347

        Great complimentary to the RR Battery Tray!

        I bought this kit when I bought the Rugged Ridge Dual Battery Tray from Extreme Terrain and it was easy to install, bolted straight to the battery tray, and came with clear, concise instructions! So glad I spent the money on this item. I have it hooked to an optima red top (primary) and optima yellow top (auxiliary).

        Helpful (14)
      • March 05, 2013

        5 2010 - Bear

        Battery switch

        This is a great addition to a duel battery setup. Easy to wire and a must have.

        Helpful (13)

      Questions & Answers (6 answers)

      5 Top Rated Questions

      So this product will not work on newer JK's? 2012-2016?

      • Hello, the Rugged Ridge Dual Battery Relay Kit (87-11 Wrangler YJ, TJ & JK) will work up to 2016 JK's, we are in the process of updating the description.

      Helpful (3)

      Do I have to buy a battery tray separately or is one provided?

      • The Rugged Ridge Dual Battery Relay Kit is only the wires and relay, it will not include a battery tray since the tray would vary based on your Jeep.

      Helpful (1)

      Will a 2-position rocker switch work with this kit?

      • Yes, a rocker switch will work with this kit, and one is actually included.

      Helpful (0)

      is there a dual battery mount and relay kit available for a 7017 JK unlimited rubicon hard rock yet?? Thanks..

      • While we do not carry a kit that includes the relay kit, and tray together, the Rugged Ridge Dual Battery Relay Kit can be used in conjunction with the Rugged Ridge Dual Battery Tray or M.O.R.E. Dual Battery Tray to make a complete kit. Both products are linked below, and will work on a 2017 Hard Rock Rubicon. https://www.extremeterrain.com/rugged-ridge-dual-battery-tray-1217.html https://www.extremeterrain.com/more-dual-battery-tray-jk-jkdbt12.html

      Helpful (0)

      What is the rated amps of this solenoid?

      • The Rugged Ridge Dual Battery Relay Kit is rated at 200a constant.

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      Installation & What's in the Box

      Installation Info

      What's in the Box

      • (1) Isolator Relay
      • (1) Dual Position Switch
      • (1) Switch Wiring Harness
      • (2) Battery Post Clamps
      • (3) Battery Cables
      • Hardware

      Will It Fit My Wrangler

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