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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Have merit pioneer 4 wheel scooter that will not run!!!!!!

Customer Question

Have merit pioneer 4 wheel scooter that will not run!!!!!! New batteries and still only
show 1 bar on scooter battery guage. No one is this are will work on it.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

If you hook up charger , does it show to charge? With battery gage showing only one bar, it is seeing low voltage, either a bad connection or wire, which feeds the meter. Do you have a voltmeter to check the unit? Are the batteries connected properly? 12 volt scooter, or 24 volt ? If 24 volts, batteries have to be posiitve to negative. !2 volt, negative to negative, positive to positive.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am very familiar with repairs on scooters as I have used one since 1994.. Post Polio syndrome. I have already
tried all your suggestions.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

What does the voltmeter show voltage is at the battery gage? If less than battery voltage, trace back to find voltage loss between meter and battery pack.