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Unread 04-15-2019, 08:16 PM   #11
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Default Re: electrical problems installing digital volt guage

thanks JohnnieB for the flow thru diagram of controller- helps to see the path for troubleshooting. I have pack voltage at reed switch to pin4 on J1. looks like I need to put in run mode to get voltage out Pin9 to +key switch w/ White/Yel wire. if I cant get voltage there I'll re-check the wiring for breaks, but to have it go out standing still leads me back to originally installing DVM w/ run/maintenance switch in run.
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Unread 04-16-2019, 11:57 AM   #12
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I suspect you damaged the wires or connectors associated with the keyswitch or F/R switch while removing or replacing the dash mounted plated, so it might not have mattered if it was in Tow or Run while you were working on it, but in the future always put it in Tow when you mess with any of the wiring anywhere on cart.

It might be simply a loose connection, one of the five on those two switches.

The voltage from the reed switch ends up one the yellow wire on the solenoid. You've got it on J1 Pin-4, so the next place is J1 Pin-1, then either J1 Pin-2 or pin 3 (Reverse and Forward respectively) and then to J1 Pin-9. Next is J1 Pin-8 and finally J1 Pin-7 to solenoid.

Basically, the voltage path from the battery positive terminal to one side of the solenoid coil is a single piece of wire with a lot of kinks in it.
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thanks for the flow explanation. makes it easier to find the breakdown. but I will need to put in run to check voltage downstream from reed switch, right?
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thanks for the flow explanation. makes it easier to find the breakdown. but I will need to put in run to check voltage downstream from reed switch, right?
Yes.
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