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No reverse goes forward...

No reverse goes forward as it should but when switched to reverse the beep sounds I hear a click in the back but no movement

Mechanic's Assistant: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?

Click sounds like it’s coming from the solenoid

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

2004 club car Precedent

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

Yes changed the fr switch and checked all the wires

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

No I think that’s all

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Electric Vehicles
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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

Locate the solenoid and see if it is the click. If it is , check it with a voltmeter to see if it gets the same voltage in reverse as it does in forward. If the reverse is less. the solenoid will not close. If it is the same, the problem is going to be the drive motor or the controller. With this having new F/R switch already, the directional change is made at the controller.

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Electric Vehicle Mechanic: Curtis B., Other replied 7 months ago
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
This is a very basic reply....you have left 2 areas of question...the controller or the drive motor in question with no explanation of how to test....parts are expensive and I need to trouble shoot to find the failed part not replace them all? This is not a satisfactory reply and I request you refund payment
Electric Vehicle Mechanic: Curtis B., Other replied 7 months ago

Did you see the troubleshooting link I sent? I suspect it will be the controler.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
that was for a 36 volt cart not 48 they are different and it does not help me!
Electric Vehicle Mechanic: Curtis B., Other replied 7 months ago

Absolutely no difference other than the maximum voltages. I will opt out, good luck with it.

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