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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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Electric Vehicles Zone?: Have a zone car. Used earlier in spring

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Have a zone car. Used earlier in spring no problem. New batteries last year. Fully charged. Now car won't move. Just jerks slightly forward or backward
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Electric Vehicles
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
Zone is just a street legal cart. I assume 48 volts? You say charger comes on and charges? Do you have a voltmeter to check the battery pack and each battery? Will cart roll, showing brakes are not locked?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
48 volt. Rolls Curtis controller. Led indicates almost full charge. Have to go get voltmeter to test.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
OK, check the battery voltage, check voltage at the solenoid, and check voltage at the controller and the drive motor. All should be same as battery pack . 48 volt pack fully charged will be around 54 volts!
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
While I go get a voltmeter...... Just FYI, tHe controller led status indicator says that the main connector is bad. Went to local golf cart store and got a similar one as sold on zone website , connected it, and still shows same error code and same symptoms.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
Main connector? It is saying that voltage is not present and thinks bad connection, may be no voltage getting to it.