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Carryall club car starts but won't drive. Key start model.

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Carryall club car starts...

Carryall club car starts but won't drive. Key start model. Definitely an electrical problem with the micro switches.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

Battery good. Starts fine and id idles.

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

When depressing accelerator, micro switch in throttle box kills engine.

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your electric?

2011

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

Switch at shifter in dashboard I'm suspecting

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

I have two of these, so can swap parts

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Electric Vehicles
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Are you serious? This is not a Toyota.
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Electric Vehicle Mechanic: Curtis B., Other replied 7 months ago
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Electric Vehicle Mechanic: Curtis B., Other replied 7 months ago

Are you sure the engine is starting? If it just sounds like it is idling when you have pedal depressed, it may be just running on battery. If the engine does not start, it doesn't rev high enough to engage the drive clutch so it does not move.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
THE ENGINE IS RUNNING! Obvious by the hot exhaust!
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
It is a key start!
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
It is clearly an electrical problem caused by one of the 4 micro switches!
Electric Vehicle Mechanic: Curtis B., Other replied 7 months ago

OK< can you manually get the engine to rev up? Is clutch kicking in? Maybe the drive belt is broken?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Which one?
Electric Vehicle Mechanic: Curtis B., Other replied 7 months ago

The drive belt between the drive clutch on engine and the driven clutch on the transmission.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Are you f**king serious?! Do you follow anything I’m saying??
Electric Vehicle Mechanic: Curtis B., Other replied 7 months ago

I'm always serious! The transmission is not controlled by any switches. Is engine getting the rpm? If it is, you have a clutch or belt problem.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
You have 0 idea of what you’re talking about. All that shut works fine! This isn’t amateur hour. I need to talk with someone who knows how machines work and has a background in electrical and can read an electrical schematic. What a f**king rip off this piece if shit site is.
Electric Vehicle Mechanic: Curtis B., Other replied 7 months ago

OK, so what is this in the link below?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
That’s again a waste of my time!! That’s the drive and driven clutch assembly. Do YOU know that?This problem is above your head it seems. I’ll just get a refund for the question and solve the ELECTRICAL PROBLEM that I clearly have. Please familiarize yourself with the machinery you’re trying to help people fix. Can’t imagine how many people you’ve sent in the absolute opposite direction of the solution to their problems. f**k.
Electric Vehicle Mechanic: Curtis B., Other replied 7 months ago

I will opt out and see if the guy you want will answer. Have anice day.

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