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I have a sungift 200 mobility scooter with an intermittent power problem. I have removed the top cover of the steering column, and there is no immediately obvious fault i.e corroded or disconnected wires. Sometimes when I turn the steering column, the power will just cut out, and the power light goes off, then if I turn the steering agin, it may or maynot return the power. I am quite sure it is an electrical fault, but where do I start to look?

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There is a short in the cord going from the controller to the speed controller check the wire down through the tiller where it passes through the under the scooter i would bet on the wires being frayed and grounding out when you turn , patch or replace the wire and put wire loom over it to keep it from happening again

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