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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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We have an electric golf cart that intermittently does not

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We have an electric golf cart that intermittently does not go in reverse.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: The last couple of weeks
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: probably not. But would like to have an idea of what is wrong so we don't get the run around
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: the batteries are a couple years old and on occasion when we've run it for maybe half an hour it won't go up a hill
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Make and model? Where is the F/R switch? At your knee or on the dash? Most directional problems are caused by bad contacts in the f/r switch.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Don't know the model. It's an ez go. The switch us on the dashh
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

with switch on dash, I would replace the switch before going any further. The direction change is made at the controller, so if the f/r switch does not help, next would be to replace the controller!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

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