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Scooter controls seem reversed

I have a Pride Pathrider XL scooter, which I bought 2nd hand. When I pull on the RH throttle back the scooter reverses.. Pulling on the LH throttle sends the scooter forward. I believe this is the reverse of normal. The wiring all looks OK, but looks as if the throttle pot has been replaced. The red wire from the pot is connected to the red wire on the plug. Similarly for the black and blue wires. However the wires on the matching socket have different coloured wires. Can you help? Regards John Hartland

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