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Our EZ GO golf cart will start and run except you have to hold the choke about half way out for
it to continue to run. What is wrong?
Posted on Apr 20, 2009
Tell me what cart you have and i can help. Not all carts get wired up the same way as this link demonstrates. In the pix pay close attention to how battery one gets hooked up as this sets the pattern
Posted on Aug 19, 2009
so many possibilities...
does it roll fairly freely? (checking to see if the brakes or rearend seized up)
Are there any "bad" sounds like things grinding? (Connection between Motor and rearend, axle splines...)
If all that is solid, it is likely in the controller.... (it takes a solid charge right... No bad batteries in there or loose connection? might want to check all the battery connections to make sure none are burnt...)
1997.. does it have the electonic speed control by that year? the other possibilty is that the accelerator is not working corectly. they used a resistor system on old ones that has contactors that would get worn out.... Newer ones control a potentiometer(sp) that controlled the speed.
Only a few real components to check, but if you are not mechanically and electically inclined, could be tough to isolate.
Posted on Mar 07, 2010
use this link http://www.vintagegolfcartparts.com/cgi-bin/gallery/gallery.cgi?func=show&file=200332&Category=100013&Page=1
Posted on Apr 21, 2010
SOURCE: EZGO golf cart won't go forward
Your batteries have died. The reason it will barely move in reverse is that current is being supplied to the motor is a direction that it spends very little time using. There is a slight change in the armature over time, and reverse tends to work better over time. Check the voltage when under load. (run jumper wires from the + and - of the battery bank. If it is a 36 volt cart and the voltage drops to below 36 volts, you do not have enoug current to run the cart. Plug in the charger and watch the ampmeter. If it goes up to about 20 amps, then it is charging. It should take a good charge after 10 hours. If the cart charges and only runs a short distance, the batteries need replacing.
Posted on Apr 24, 2010
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