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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 1978 HD golf cart, with 6 new batteries. On a flat

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I have a 1978 HD golf cart, with 6 new batteries. On a flat surface it will move on quickly, but when I come to an incline it slows right down to a crawl until I hit level ground again then it picks up speed again. Any idea what my problem might be.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Electric Vehicles
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 4 months ago.

Do you have 36 volts getting to the drive motor ? Check the wiring on the cables above and see if cables are are correct. Low speed on an incline is a sign of low voltage.