Forum Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Conversion to 48 - on our 4th F/R switch!

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Conversion to 48 - on our 4th F/R switch!

    We had our cart built from a retired course cart, upgraded from 36V to 48V, added a Plumb Quick motor, upgraded the controller and solenoid and the F/R switch is a "high output" version. It's a 2008 TXT. Runs great but about once a year the forward/reverse switch burns out and we have to have it replaced. Have had the cart for 5 years and we are on our 4th switch. Guy who replaces the switch told me there's nothing else they can do to fix it, that it was caused because we upgraded a 36V cart and it will continue to happen. He advised me to sell it and buy a new cart or get ready for this to happen unexpectedly which it has certainly done at inconvenient times. We always turn the power off when we are switching forward or reverse to not have the power running through it which we were told may help it last longer. Question for you experts - is this true? Is there any other recourse besides sorry it's going to keep happening? What can we replace to stop the F/R switch from burning out? Sometimes when it burns out the lever locks up completely and other times the lever will move but no power goes to the motor. Appreciate your help!

Unconfigured Ad Widget

Collapse

Unconfigured Ad Widget

Collapse
Loading
X