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I have a bad boy buggy. We changed the batteries, and show a voltage reading, however, the buggy will not move.

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And It clicks when we turn the key to the on position.

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It has 8, 6 volt batteries, and extra wiring for the headlights, wench, and a few small wires that were already on there. We are not sure where they go.

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 4 months ago
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 4 months ago

The main positive battery cable goes directly to the main solenoid. Do you have 48 volts to this solenoid? This is the solenoid that the foot switch has to close. Is this where the click is coming from?

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 4 months ago

Ok, take a jumper across the solenoid and see if the buggy will run. If it does, replace the solenoid.

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