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Old 06-23-2014, 02:15 PM   #1
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Default Wiring a voltage reducer....NEED HELP!!!

I purchased a 48v to 12v reducer from carts unlimited. In the process of wiring it up now. My question is where is the best or easiest place to wire the yellow (activation) wire. I'm lost and not to mechanically inclined! Please help!!!
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Old 06-23-2014, 02:18 PM   #2
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wait for scotty, he's the owner!
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Old 06-23-2014, 02:20 PM   #3
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Use a handheld meter to determine if you have (+) or (-) at the key switch.
What Year is your Club Car?
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Old 06-23-2014, 02:24 PM   #4
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It's a 2012 precedent
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It's a 2012 precedent
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Old 07-25-2014, 06:14 PM   #6
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I spoke with the company that sold me my voltage reducer and said that the yellow wire was a turn on wire that needed the same voltage as the red(positive) wire. I ran a cable to the switch and hooked up to my positive switch wire. On my 2012 cart there was a blue wire (switch 48 volts) and a green(48volts constant) wire. I hooked up to the blue wire and worked great. I also hooked up an inline switch in case I wanted to drive the cart with no radio or lights.
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Old 07-25-2014, 06:48 PM   #7
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The yellow (activation) wire would connect to the keyswitch #2 terminal with the blue wire in the diagram below. You can confirm this with your DMM. What? No DMM? Now is a very good time to get one and become familiar with basic voltage readings - every cart owner should have one
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