# Best answer: Can I run my 12 volt trolling motor on 24 volts?

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To answer your base question – can I convert my 12 volt trolling motor to 24 volts – to give me more power or thrust?? The answer is NO. Essentially, you have a 12 volt motor. If you try to run it on 24 volts, you will burn it up.

## How do I know if my trolling motor is 12 or 24 volt?

24v system – Series: If there is a connection running from the positive terminal of one battery to the negative terminal of the other battery, you’ve got a 24v system likely running a 24v trolling motor.

## Are trolling motors 24 volt?

Trolling motors are offered in 12V, 12V/24V, 24V and 36V versions, with the most powerful ones offering more than 100 pounds of thrust, which makes them suitable for moving heavy vessels such as pontoon boats. Maximum thrusts at different voltages are approximately 12V/55lb., 24V/75lb.

## How long will a 12 volt battery run a trolling motor?

between 6-8 hours

## How many horsepower is a 55 lb thrust trolling?

1/3 hp

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## How long can you troll with an electric motor?

The larger the rating, the more power the battery can hold, and the longer it will be able to power a motor at a given speed. For example, a 100 amperage hour battery is one that would be able to supply 25 amps of power for 4 hours (25 amps * 4 hours = 100 amp hours) before running out of energy.

## How long will a 24v trolling motor last?

This will give you maximum speed and power and is often necessary on a large boat, or in strong winds. Thus, if you operate your trolling motor at maximum speed, you will typically get about 2 hours of use from a fully charged pair of “average” batteries. Possibly 4 hours of use for the larger extra capacity batteries.

## Does a 24 volt trolling motor need 2 batteries?

24 Volt Systems (2 Batteries)

Two 12-volt deep cycle batteries are required.

## Do they make a 24 volt trolling motor battery?

Dakota Lithium 24v 100Ah Deep Cycle Marine Trolling Motor Battery.

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