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Have a Colden Companion II; batteries appear to be fully charged yet cannot get anything out of the forward or aft levers. Bottom line, no movement whatsoever. Any idas

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Model Well there could be problems in the tiller area or with the controller near the trans axle. A bad throttle pot can cause it not to move or a bad speed control pot or a bad cable to the tiller from the rear. Could also be a loose connection so check all your connections at the rear and in the tiller. Unfortunately with a scooter there is more that can go wrong than with a power chair and trying to fix over the internet is hard. You can contact your provider to see if they can check it out for you Might cost a little but at least you would know what the problem is. Sorry I couldn't tell you exactly what the cause is Good Luck Hope this helps

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