View Full Version : 2 bilge pumps

07-30-2012, 11:13 AM
My '03 X-30 only has one bilge pump and I bought a second one to add near the center drain plug. The current pump (Rule 25s) runs off a rocker switch with on/off/auto.

Can I run the second pump (also Rule 25s) off the same rocker switch (preferred) or do I need a second switch? Any advise on how to wire it?

Thanks in advance.

07-30-2012, 11:20 AM
1 blige pump must have been an 03 thing. I only had one in my x2 and added a second one over the winter. I had a spare 3 position switch to the left of the steering wheel on the dash, so I just used that for the new bilge pump. If I rememeber correctly, there are 3 wires out of the blige pump. One wire for always on, one for auto, and the other one is ground.

07-30-2012, 12:51 PM
Thanks JRW.

Follow up question. For those of you with 2 bilge pumps from the factory, are they on one switch or separate?

Red 08 Xstar
07-30-2012, 01:21 PM
On my 2008 they are on a single switch.

07-30-2012, 01:23 PM
on my 07 x2 there are two switches. one for each.

07-30-2012, 03:41 PM
my 12 x30 has a two

Red 08 Xstar
07-30-2012, 11:59 PM
Disregard my last post. I just checked and mine has two also. They're always set on auto so I've never really paid attention to them.

07-31-2012, 10:32 AM
Sounds like two pumps two switches is the preferred way to go.