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Experience:  Worked on fleet of various electric vehicles, golf carts, scissor lifts and electric booms.
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Electric Vehicles Cub: I got a cub cart it fully charge and

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I got a cub cart it fully charge and go ride about 15 minutes it will stop like it's has no power wait 5 minutes and it will go again
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electric Vehicles
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
How long will it go the second time? Do you have a voltmeter to test each battery voltage? Could be one battery in the pack, that is going bad, Let it sit, and it will recover some. How old are the batteries? Does the charger run full 8 hour cycle?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
All the battery's are testing good 12
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
You have 4-12 volt batteries? A fully charged 12 volt battery should be well over 13 volts.?? What is the age of batteries?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
12-14-15-13 are the colts
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Has the 12 volt one been load tested?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
One bad battery will affect the whole pack.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
How you load test it
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
I think you have a bad battery!
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Take battery to auto supply and have it tested. Or test battery voltage while you drive it, by using jumper leads on your voltmeter.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Use two wires with alligator clips,
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
K
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Did you get my last post?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes I'll try it
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
OK, thanks
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What should they read on a charge
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Battery pack fully charged will be around 56 volts!
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok but I thought you wanted me to test each battery
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
I did, and you have one at 12 volts, too low!
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thought you wanted to test each battery under a load what should they read
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Under load ,battery should not drop below 12 volts.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It was the coil it was over heating and when it cool off it would go after 100.00 so I wasted 28.00 dollars on yall
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
What coil? You mean solenoid?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Let's hope that was it, not usually the way a solenoid fails.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Let's hope that was it, not usually the way a solenoid fails.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Let's hope that was it, not usually the way a solenoid fails.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Let's hope that was it, not usually the way a solenoid fails.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Let's hope that was it, not usually the way a solenoid fails.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Let's hope that was it, not usually the way a solenoid fails.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Let's hope that was it, not usually the way a solenoid fails.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Let's hope that was it, not usually the way a solenoid fails.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Let's hope that was it, not usually the way a solenoid fails.