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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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Some times my golf cart will work fine then just stop

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some times my golf cart will work fine then just stop working, I've checked the speed sensor also the battery connections are all brand new the low voltage I believe I have narrowed it down to motor controller or motor but not sure??
JA: How many miles are on the car? What size is the engine?
Customer: I couldn't tell the miles I just know its a 99 Ez go that i rebuilt with new frame and wiring and had it painted about 6 months ago a few days ago i moved my boat around the yard with it and now it is undependable
JA: What year is your Golf Cart?
Customer: 99
JA: When was your last tune up?
Customer: um never I do all my own maintenance new batteries 6 months ago all new beefed up wires new tires and rims lift kit etc as far as a tune up basically I grease everything and keep connections clean check batteries its def an electrical issue though
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: yeah I was I mean I think I know the problem but I'm having a hard time finding part numbers for the motor control I think mine is 300 amp but would like to bump up to 500amp
JA: What have you tried so far?
Customer: Just testing electrical input and output everything is getting power to where it needs to go I think it could be brushes in the motor or the Curtis PMC
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electric Vehicles
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
99 Ezgo electric. Charger comes on when plugged to cart? Do you have full voltage to both sides of the power solenoid ? Does it click closed when pedal is pushed? Does cart do anything now?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
to everything the solenoid clicks and power is on both side gettin power to all 4 cables at motor I'm thinking brushes?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
You can run a motor test . Let me link site. Scroll down the opening page to get to the test section. Do not stop at manuals.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I figured it out it had a bad ground to the 300amp control box but thank you for everything
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Good job! Please rate to close the question and get me credit.