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Unread 12-08-2018, 05:09 PM   #1
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I have a 2008 club car ds I just put brand new batteries. It runs for about 50 feet or so then loses all power let of the pedal and push it it starts back up checked all connections even on the motor what could it be
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Unread 12-08-2018, 05:34 PM   #2
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Default Re: 2008 club cart moves then loses power

Do you hear a "click" from the solenoid in the back of the car when you first press the accelerator?
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Yes also I can put it up on jacks and it will run for a long time but put it back on ground and me in it and it does this
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Sounds like low voltage. Have you checked the battery pack voltage with a multimeter?
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Unread 12-08-2018, 05:46 PM   #5
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No i do not have one They are brand new batteries not saying that couldn’t be the problem but I will get one and check
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Check the voltage and post results.
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Just test from the positive of the first battery to the negative of the last one headed to get meter
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I have 50 volts from the negative of last battery to the positive of the first
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Default Re: 2008 club cart moves then loses power

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I have 50 volts from the negative of last battery to the positive of the first
That is enough at 80% it should not be doing that, but to be safe, I would fully charge them and try again.

Also, read this.... Everything to do with batteries!
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Unread 12-08-2018, 07:53 PM   #10
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Just tested at the motor with motor engaged and had 48 volts at motor
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