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My ezgo 36v cart is used around our property only or maybe

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My ezgo 36v cart is used around our property only for transportation or maybe towing a lawn rake. Never had a lick of trouble until this morning. I unplugged the charger (always plug it in overnight), turned the key on, put it in gear and one of the fairly new batteries completely blew apart and I mean completely. I thought I had been shot..... What on earth happened??????
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electric Vehicles
Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.

My name is ***** ***** I am a professional here at Just Answer. I noticed that your question had not received a response and thought I would see if you still need help with this.I apologize for the delay and I hope I can still assist you with this here.

The battery itself was most likely shorted internally and caused this.I have seen internal shorted cells cause a battery to heat up and explode especially after a charge.I would have the battery and charging circuit tested to make sure this is all o.k. on your model here and if found o.k. then the blown up battery needs replaced.You may be able to parts warranty it with the facility you purchased it from at no cost to you.

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Thanks Pete