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6 Volt Electric Fan Relay

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6 Volt Electric Fan Relay
6 Volt Electric Fan Relay

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6 Volt Electric Fan Relay

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These relays are a must have when running one of our 6 volt electric fans. 
  • Heavy duty 20 amp relay
  • Will handle the start-up draw of a 6 volt motor
  • 5 terminals
  • Mounting tab

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