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Category: Electric Vehicles
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Experience:  Worked on fleet of various electric vehicles, golf carts, scissor lifts and electric booms.
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My 36volt golf cart fails to go fwd or rev however the motor

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my 36volt golf cart fails to go fwd or rev however the motor sound as if its running if i feather the foot pedal most the time it will start moving but this is getting more regular and harder to get propultion
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electric Vehicles
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Do you hear a noise like a stripped gear? Drive motor is splined to the gear box, if spline strips out, motor runs, but does not drive cart. Same if it has a bad key in a drive axle.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no metalic sounds but mild vibration from motor when trying to go
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Remove the drive motor and check the coupler.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok will do. thanks
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Disconnect battery negative, and then label the motor terminals. The remove the through bolts.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Thanks