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Just replaced batteries in my ezgo golf cart. when hooking…

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Just replaced batteries in...

Just replaced batteries in my ezgo golf cart. when hooking up the light harness to the batteries, i got extreme sparks

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?

Head lights

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car?

It is a ezgo golf cart 2009 moel

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

I haven't tried ananything. didn't want to harm the system/vehicle

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Yes, i left it unconnected and it run like a rabbit

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Electric Vehicle Mechanic: Curtis B., Other replied 11 months ago
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Electric Vehicle Mechanic: Curtis B., Other replied 11 months ago

What voltage are the lights? Where do they hook up? I ask because lights are always an option. Can be 12 volts, 36 or 48 volts.

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Electric Vehicle Mechanic: Curtis B., Other replied 11 months ago

I see question is still open, did you see my response?

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