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Experience:  Worked on fleet of various electric vehicles, golf carts, scissor lifts and electric booms.
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2007 club car ds was running fine. Front lead spring broke.

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2007 club car ds was running fine. Front lead spring broke. Replaced leaf spring and now cart won't go. Charged batteries all night and still won't go
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electric Vehicles
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Any indication that the keyswitch has power? Do you get any click from pedal when pressed? From replacing the front spring, I would suspect you have unplugged a wire under the dash area!

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No clicking from pedal when pressing it.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Do you have voltmeter, to check for battery voltage to the key?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No. I don't have voltage meter. Don't see any wires disconnected under dash
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

See any fuses under dash?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Usually only fuse would be a the tow/run switch .

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No fuses. Have checked all wires under cart and under dash.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Any lights? Do they work?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the lights work. They are on a separate switch though. Where would fuse to tow/run switch be?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I think the cart was towed with the switch in run mode.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Looking at DS, the fuse shows to be in the charger receptial area, on a grey wire. Shows inline fuse there. That is all .

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Found fuse but doesn't look blown
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Need voltmeter to find loss of voltage! Less than $10 at auto or retail store. Or try a different fuse, or by pass it.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
We borrowed a bolt meter but not sure what to check
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Volt
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

If charger was working. cables are all ok.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Set meter on DC volts, then check a battery , just to see how meter functions. Then with the black meter lead on the negative battery cable, use the red lead to look for voltage! Want to see 48 volts at key.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Charger worked and cut off when the batteries were charged
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Ok, check for voltage at the key. Or both sides of the fuse!

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No fire coming to the fuse
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The switch is showing 120 volts. At batteries it's showing 48 volts
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Any suggestions? The voltage is drawing back at the fuse.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

key switch should be 48 volts, ?? And you should have voltage to fuse and out of fuse. Fuse should be getting voltage from the posiitve side of the carts charger plug! That seems to be where to look for problem.