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rockfishray 03-06-2009 09:12 AM

charging problems
Hello eveyone first time user so here i go

i have a 1999 36volt club car that i replaced the battries i. the battery charger was showing it drawing 17 amps but would not change even after 2 hours of charging but could smell the battries cooking. so being a rookie i thought mabe i had it wires wrong so is reversed the wireing butt nothing worked so i switched them back now the charger wont turn on when i plug it into the cart-- Please help a dummie figure this out thanks

roady89 03-06-2009 02:41 PM

Re: charging problems
Welcome to BGW

It was charging JUST FINE until you switched the wires. If it was wrong the first time the charger wouldn't have come on at all. It could take up to 10 hour to fully charge a pack. You probly fried the charger, OBC or if your lucky you just blew a fuse inside the charger. Hook it back up the way it was originally and take the charger to a dealer....or buy another.

FIXEROFCARTS 03-06-2009 03:00 PM

Re: charging problems
He says it is a 36 volt car......no OBC. So I question if the correct batteries where installed. Is it truly a 36 volt car....from what is going on, my guess is it is a 48 volt car.

scottyb 03-06-2009 03:10 PM

Re: charging problems
Welcome rockfishray..... My guess is the FN thread will never die ......
Maybe we can get a pic of the battery bay and the charger to help determine just what you have?

rusty 03-06-2009 10:59 PM

Re: charging problems
Hello rockfishray and Welcome to the forum.

rockfishray 03-07-2009 07:50 AM

Re: charging problems
man on man u guys r good i did install 6 volt battries and it requires 8 volt i hope i can return the favor someday and help someone else thanks

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