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I have a 1990 EZGO electric golf cart its model is the

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Customer: I have a 1990 EZGO electric golf cart its model is the marathon. It runs fine, until the accelerator is pressed all the way to the floor, it then cuts out.
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Customer: Its got new batteries, and all the cables are tightened good. It accelerates fine as long as I don't press it all the way down.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Sounds like a bad throttle sensor. It is the potentiomer on the foot pedal.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

see it heee.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Here is link t one on Ebay. There are others, but this would likely be the problem, it has to give a graduated increase signal to the controller as you press pedal.