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Unread 02-13-2017, 04:25 PM   #1
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The pre charge resistor gets so hot, in a matter of seconds, that it can not be touched. Is this normal?

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Unread 02-13-2017, 06:07 PM   #2
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Only happens when the solenoid is not closing and the controller is asking the motor to run.
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Unread 02-13-2017, 06:45 PM   #3
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I think it is a series setup. Just checked and it's too hot to touch, even after sitting off for 2 hours. The cart has difficulty climbing slight grades, but good on level ground. At times quits running, but will restart after several tries.

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Unread 02-13-2017, 07:07 PM   #4
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I have seen this before with controllers that are failing.
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Unread 02-13-2017, 11:58 PM   #5
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Remove the resistor. It is not needed to run.
Does the solenoid click when you try to go?
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Unread 02-14-2017, 03:43 PM   #6
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Yes. The solenoid seems fine. Any idea on the problem w/ grades and failure to start every once and awhile.

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Grades cause the motor to draw max amperage which causes the controller to heat up which may push the controller in thermal shut down until it cools sufficiently.
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Unread 02-14-2017, 04:38 PM   #8
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From a dead stop it's only a slight grade of 3% and cart barely moves a few inches. Take a running start and it makes it easily.
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It takes more power from a stand still. I would test battery pack voltage when the cart starts out slowly on the hill first.
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Unread 02-14-2017, 05:43 PM   #10
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What year is your cart? I have a '98 and the solenoid started getting intermittent. It was random, not based on uphill or downhill.
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