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I have a Yamaha electric golf cart, model YDRE, 2.6KW with

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Hello, I have a Yamaha electric golf cart, model YDRE, 2.6KW with electronic speed controller (Sure Power 41020C00).
JA: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?
Customer: I have no low speed, top speed is OK. It is 5 or 6 years old. 48VDC
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Recent problem, just started this week
JA: Anything else you want the electronics expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: Do I need to replace the speed controller or is there something to check first?
Submitted: 9 days ago.
Category: Consumer Electronics
Expert:  Russell H. replied 9 days ago.

Hi, thank you for contacting JustAnswer.com. My name is Russell. I will do my best to provide the right answer to your question.

If the switch itself, that changes to 'slow speed', has an internal defect, or if its contacts are dirtied, or if its connections are dirtied or broken, then you won't get a slow speed but will get a fast speed.

Since it isn't the fast speed that is defective, there is no question of the batteries or the power or the motor/motors either. It's basically something in the controls - and either the speed controller or the connections or the control/switch is most likely where the problem is, that needs correcting/replacing/repairing.

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