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Brakes are locked up. changed brake and still locked up.

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when you put in tow...
brakes are locked up. changed brake and still locked up. when you put in tow position and put in neutral brakes are still locked up. brake lights stay on all the time....what do u think!
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 years ago
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MAke and model? What is it?

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 years ago

Ezgo RXV cart? 48 volts with electric brake on drive motor?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
48 volt ez-go with electrical motor 2012
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
RXV
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 years ago

Are batteries fully charged and read around 54 volts? Do you have at least 48 volts to the brake solenoid to release the brake?

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 years ago

Yes, voltage is 48 volts or More? Does brake do anything?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
can play 36 holes before charging
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 years ago

You have voltmeter to check the voltage?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
not now.... checked it this afternoon tho...
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
not at home
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 years ago

Brake is dependent on having full battery voltage, anything less and brake will not release and can apply while driving.

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 years ago

Did you check the brake solenoid before you replaced the brake?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
did not change solenoid!!!!!!!!!!! But cart just went 36 holes last week and then I charged.... I know the batteries are good
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
cart should unlock brakes when u put into tow position and put key switch in nutruel
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 years ago

Yes, does the brake release? If not the solenoid to brake is not closing.

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 years ago

you have 6, 8 volt batteries, not 4, 12 volts?

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 years ago
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 years ago

Just link to various RXV brake issues!

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
4 - 12 volt
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
read some of the articles on that web sight and that really pertains to the first rvx that ez-go put out..... I know the rep for ez go and those issues have been corrected. I have a 2012 model
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 years ago

That is what they want to make you believe! I think you will find that you have low voltage or bad solenoid.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
OK Curtis!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks for your help...
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 years ago

Thank you, ***** ***** to close.

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 2 years ago

?? I thought I saw a post where it turned out to be a bad battery.? But it is not showing now. ?? Question is shown open.

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