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Old 09-29-2016, 08:06 PM   #1
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Default EZGO stopped abruptly 1 mile from starting

Typical bad day at work and ready for a quiet GC ride to check game cameras at 6:00 P.M. Mix a whiskey drink, wife gets on with laptop and away we go bitching about our day at work. One mile into our daily ride I am listening intently about HER hard day at work. All of a sudden...BAAAMMM... GC stopped moving. Me being the Butthole that I am said, "Your day may have just gotten worse. Well to make a long story kinda short. While I'm trying to find the simple electrical problem she drinks my dang whiskey drink. I call my son to tow us home and start googling what the issue may be. I looked on the web a few hours last night and a couple hours today. From what I found I did the following today!!

Checked solenoid using OHM readings.

Large terminal check,,,

Checked readings on Large post with all wires removed with key off and in neutral. Reading was 0...... Turn key on put in FWD and press pedal. No click of solenoid and reading was 0.

Small terminal check with voltage...

Always had a zero reading no matter what I did until I reattached all the wires to th Large posts. I also have a capacitor going from one large post to the other. When solenoid would click I would get 36.7 v across small posts. Not knowing what to do next I decided to check the motor for power.

Checking voltage to motor!!!,!

I put meter on large post going motor. When wife would push pedal I would read 36.7ish volts. Had a hard time laying on back, trying to read meter and hold the leads steady.

Conclusion of this loooooong post!!!

I'm new to troubleshooting GC problems!! Bet most of u would have never guessed that. I am just as far away today in understanding what is wrong with my GC as I was Yesterday. So any guidance u can offer I will be obliged! Hopefully this post was entertaining enough to get some responses!!! Thanks in advance.
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