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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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I have a 2008 Yamaha YDRE Electric golf cart. It will not go

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Customer: I have a 2008 Yamaha YDRE Electric golf cart. It will not go forward, but will go in reverse. It does click. The batteries are charged. I am thinking a bad solenoid. How do you take it off, with a "***** *****" wrench?
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: My name is Bruce. I just bought it, it worked great driving home, but has not since then. It clicks and sometime will go forward about 5 feet and then it quits.
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Customer: My name is not ***** *****. Are you talking to me? My name is Bruce
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Electric Vehicles
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 12 months ago.

Not solenoid! Solenoid would do same in forward or reverse. More likely at f/r switch. swap wires at the f/r switch to see if problem changes places.