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Category: Electric Vehicles
Satisfied Customers: 26034
Experience:  Worked on fleet of various electric vehicles, golf carts, scissor lifts and electric booms.
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Goes an inch in forward or reverse. Had not been run in four

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Goes an inch in forward or reverse. Had not been run in four months but was plugged in
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: Good question club car 2006 villager maybe
JA: Are you fixing your Villager yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I am trying to figure it out myself
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Nope
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Electric Vehicles
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

Thanks for giving me the opportunity to work with you! I will do my best to help.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

Will cart roll, showing brakes are not locked? Plug charger in and and let it charge over night. If you have standard charger, leaving it plugged in, does not let charger function. It will not cycle, only charge once and will not charge again until it is unplugged and restarted. Do you have a voltmeter to check each batteries voltage?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Cart will roll. I'll leave it plugged in tonight and let you know.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

Did charger come on and show to charge?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Charger on all night. Shows charger on. Battery indicator light on dash shows fully charged last night and today. Still only moves a couple of inches either direction. Yellow rectangular warning light on dash comes on after I press gas.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

Do you have access to a voltmeter? Is there battery voltage at the main contactor/solenoid? Does it click when you press the pedal? The yellow warning light indicates a voltage fault. Check each cable and connection at battery and components.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
No voltmeter but will check all connections
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

OK>

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
cleaned up all battery terminals and everything feels tight and looks clean on what I assume is solenoid. Same thing. It clicks like it wants to run but moves a couple of inches and stops. I am on an island in the Bahamas so will see if I can dig up a volt meter
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

OK> I think there is a loss of voltage!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 26 days ago.

I see question is still open, did you find voltmeter?

Customer: replied 25 days ago.
I didnt find a voltmeter and company has picked it up to fix it and I'm waiting on information as to what was wrong so I can share it with you.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 25 days ago.

oK> Thanks.