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My go go elite scooter suddenly dies seems to happen on the slow speed the control panel seems warm.

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You might be over the weight capacity for this little scooter. When you overload it, the controller senses and overheating and slows the scooter down to prevent burning up the electrical system. When it has cooled, it will operate normally again. If you aren't overloading it, or if the previous owner did in case it's used, then the PC board needs to be replaced which is located inside the top of the tiller cover and the speed pot conects to this board. They aren't too expensive; about $30.00 from a Pride dealer. Take the shroud covering the tiller assembly apart by removing the screws that hold the clamshell cover together. Take the knob off the speed control and you will see an electronics board with several snap-on connections to it. This is what gets replaced.

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SOURCE: my pride go go elite scooter dies

it is either a bad throttle pot, or the set screw that holds the thumb forward/reverse paddle is loose causing the speed to slip, allen wrench to tighten if setscrew is problem

Posted on Apr 20, 2009

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