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The battery light is on full it is not moving foward or

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the battery light is on full it is not moving foward or reverse
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

Year model? does charger come on when attached t cart? When did cart last run? Does the solenoid click when the pedal is pressed?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Model year 2003
The solenoid makes a click when I press the pedal. It's been sitting up for about 6 months with the charger connected. The charge is showing full.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

Unless you have a trickle charger , a charger left plugged in, will not cycle and keep batteries charged. Do you have voltmeter to test battery pack voltage?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
The charger is a trickle charge, I don't have a voltmeter.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

What happens when you plug in the charger. I assume you have unplugged it.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
The charger is plugged in the ammeter is reading at 0
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

Unplug the charger , wait a few seconds, then plug it back in.

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