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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Txtpds ergo 2005 golf cart slow on lls. Batteries are clean

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Txtpds ergo 2005 golf cart slow on hills. Batteries are clean and all charged . Goes fine on level. I was thinking armature bushings worn creating drag? Motor end away from diff feels warm to hot after using only a short time. Your thoughts
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 !! How old are the batteries, have you ran a voltage test with voltmeter while driving, using long leads to connect voltmeter to the battery pack? Motor can have problem, but eliminate the batteries first. 36 volt cart .. battery pack should not drop but a small amount when driving.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Batteries are less than 2 years. Tested each battery individually with a load tester. All tested in good range. Cleaned all terminals and inter connect cables and sprayed with protectant. I did not test collectively together with voltmeter.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.

try voltmeter test under load.