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Walrus127 05-08-2016 10:37 PM

Cart runs in reverse
 
Today I stopped my 2006 Ezgo and when I started to go again my cart would only backup regardless of what position the switch is in forward or reverse. Any idea what would cause could this, could the forward/reverse switch be bad? Thanks for any help in advance.

scottyb 05-09-2016 09:06 AM

Re: Cart runs in reverse
 
Welcome to BGW. You did not say which drive system you have. If the cart has a run/tow switch this is the way the controller fails. Swap F1 and F2 wires at the control and you will have Forward only until you can upgrade/replace the control with an Alltrax XCT

Walrus127 05-09-2016 02:51 PM

Re: Cart runs in reverse
 
Thanks Scotty. I think my cart is a PDS my cart does have a run/tow switch. I was going up a hill when I felt the cart lurch but kept going. When I stopped and tried to start off again is when I found it would only run in reverse regardless of the switch position. I had hoped it was the Forward/Reverse switch. Guess from your answer it is going to more then that.

scottyb 05-09-2016 03:24 PM

Re: Cart runs in reverse
 
It's worth testing the switch but this is a common way these controls fail

Walrus127 05-09-2016 03:35 PM

Re: Cart runs in reverse
 
Do you think it would be ok to run the cart like that until I can get a controller. I use it to go to work at my local golf course.

kgsc 05-09-2016 04:59 PM

Re: Cart runs in reverse
 
When you flip the toggle FNR on the dash to R does the reverse buzzer come on?

Walrus127 05-09-2016 05:01 PM

Re: Cart runs in reverse
 
Yes the buzzer does come on.

kgsc 05-09-2016 05:03 PM

Re: Cart runs in reverse
 
Sorry, does it come on in forward.

Walrus127 05-09-2016 05:04 PM

Re: Cart runs in reverse
 
No it does not.

kgsc 05-09-2016 05:08 PM

Re: Cart runs in reverse
 
Like scottyb said, probably controller. If all you want is stock there are probably a few folks on here that have upgraded so you may could pick up a used one.


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