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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Ez go hot resistor

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ez go hot resistor
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! resistor is hot because there is something drawing power and the solenoid is open! So the current is flowing through the resistor. Test your f/r switch, it may not be shutting off. It can be bad controller , but need to rule out the other items. How old is the controller? It may have had a two year warranty.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Ill test for switch controller is 3 years old all trap 400 I got new solonoid and resistor last night but when I hook up battery's resistor gets hot again with key off I noticed red wire from reed switch broke but don't know where it goes but shouldn't make resistor get hot
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
Red wire from reed switch should go to the key switch, for power to key!??
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I'll try when I get home
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
The reed switch is supposed to kill the controller when the charger is plugged in.