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I own a number of Yamaha 2012 golf carts. Suddenly two of…

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I own a number of Yamaha 2012 golf carts. Suddenly two of them have the same problem. The go 1 mile an hour we tested the gas pump and we have spark, but the carts won't move the jug along. They sound fine but just won't get going. We have a few folks mad at us. Is there something someone could put in the gas that would do this? Is there anything like that which would be manifested by slow movement of the cart.

Mechanic's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

The first cart fell out Saturday. The second one today.

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

It depends on if the fix is easy or not.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Nothing other than the carts were working great and then just stopped moving at normal speed.

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 10 months ago

Engines are not starting. New spark plugs? Fuel not contaminated? Sugar in gas tank? Would show up as carburetor float and needle sticking

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Spark plugs are fine. Fuel is from a good source.
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 10 months ago

Engine is not starting, you are running on the starter. How is compression? Have the valves been checked?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
You aren't going to help me. This is over. I am not satisfied
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 10 months ago

OK, let me opt out, and see if anyone else will reply!

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