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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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Charge light comes on while in use, not operating at full

Customer Question

Charge light comes on while in use, not operating at full speed. All battery cells check OK with Hydrometer.
JA: Does the battery look like it's leaking? And does it have a strong smell -- like sulfur?
Customer: No. I add dionized water to the cells a couple times per year.
JA: What is the model/year of your electric?
Customer: 2004 Nickalus Design #46 Club Car
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes, tested battery condition, Motor Control Output unit replaced in 2014
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Light usage, only short trips to gardens over moderate hills.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Electric Vehicles
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 months ago.

Does the charger come on when attached and does it run for full 8 hour charge? What is battery pack voltage? a 48 volts system, should be well over 48 volts, as much as 54 volts when fully charged.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 months ago.

I see question is still open, did you see my response?