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Unread 05-09-2012, 01:37 PM   #1
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Default 98 club car problem

Hello everyone,
Im having trouble getting my 98 club car to run. I dont usually post on forums asking for help unless i feel i have browsed around enough to make it worth your time. So thanks in advance for anyone who decides to help. I appreciate it alot.

This is a 98 club car 48v which looks like the previous owner had someone do a upgrade to the 36 volt motor.

Problem: Cart will not move.
The cart quit on me after backing out of someones driveway.
I have tested the voltage on the pack and it reads 49.5
I have replaced the solenoid along with the diode and resistor. But I cannot even get the solenoid to click. It works fine if I jump the two large posts on the solenoid.
The cart also charges just fine.
I'm in the process of resetting the OBC while typing this post.

Sorry if i forgot to post some info.

Editing to say; The resistor on the solenoid also seems to get very hot when pushing on the accelerator pedal.

ok i figured it out its the yellow wire that comes out of the obc that has something wrong with it. when i jump from that post to ground on #6 battery it runs fine. Does that mean i need a new obc?
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Unread 05-09-2012, 10:06 PM   #2
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i would check the microswitch that activates the solenoid and the wiring for it......if it runs when you jump it it has to be in activation circuit.................
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