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Experience:  Worked on fleet of various electric vehicles, golf carts, scissor lifts and electric booms.
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Golf cart will not move - after one second solenoid

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Golf cart will not move - after one second solenoid de-energizes
JA: What is the model/year of your electric?
Customer: 2005 Club Car DS
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Electric Vehicles
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

Thanks for giving me the opportunity to work with you! I will do my best to help.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.

Footpedal and controller close the solenoid. Are you dropping voltage at solenoid on the small terminals that energize it? If not, solenoid needs to be replaced. If it is dropping voltage, check the foot pedal switch and output from the controller to the solenoid for voltage and loose connections.