help with 2011 electric Club Car

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Old 05-02-15, 10:00 AM
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help with 2011 electric Club Car

First time on this site ..Thanks for any replies! I bought this used cart from a refurbisher with a warrenty. after 6 months it ran well but seem a little jerky at all speeds untill it was wide open. They pulled off a panel in the lower back of the cart and with a meter of some kind made an adjustment that smoothed it out very well.....now 6 months later it`s doing it again ....not BAD , but not a smooth ride at a steady accelator , untill wide open as before ....my question is , what did they adjust and am I able to do that adjustment ...or is there a part I can replace to solve the problem ? any ideas thanks again
 
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Old 05-02-15, 02:17 PM
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Guess where going to have to guess the model and is it's gas or electric.
Why are you not asking them?
There the ones that did the adjustment.
 
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Old 05-02-15, 06:01 PM
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Welcome to the forums. I note that your cart is electric. There is a programmable speed control, and that is probably what the seller "adjusted". It appears that they sometimes loose some of the program.
As joecaption suggested, I would see if the seller could guide you in the right direction.

One of our other moderators, Pilot Dane, is better versed on carts than I am. Check back occasionally for his advice.
 
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Old 05-02-15, 06:19 PM
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Thanks Goldstar and Joecaptain for the replies. It`s an Electric Precedent 2011.48 V - 6-8`s..I bought it online from an outfit near Tampa. The year warranty is up and I could get them to service it for probably $85+?....anyway I`m a fix it type of guy and would like to learn about the problem , but I don`t feel the seller would want to give that information ...the batteries charge up correclty and everything else looks clean and as it should be with no problems . Hope to hear what Pilot Dane would say about the erratic speed ( minor erraticisism) but still a noticeable change in smooth steady running. - David s. Fl
 
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The ideal item to have would be a shop manual. They can usually be purchased from a dealer or the factory. I doubt that there are any free copies on line.
 
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Old 05-03-15, 05:38 AM
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Here is a link to the service manual I found online. You'll find that the cart is basically computer controlled and there isn't much you can do to the drive system as a backyard fix with a screwdriver. There are some adjustments that can be made to the controller and some can be used as Band-Aid fixes for other issues.

Is your cart stock or has it been modified? What is the top speed of your cart?

But as for uneven speed I would first check the speed sensor (look up "MCOR").
 
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Thanks Dane for jumping in ......It is a stock cart and the speed was set at the top speed...as far as specific speed ? , but it moves along very well....15-18mph? yes, I`ve read other post where some have mentioned the Mcor and to replace it , but whatever the fellow did to adjust the cart from the back down under worked for some time ...a band-aid I guess. I will check out your link for sure . ....This site seems like a good one ......I tried to get help at buggiesunlimited.com and that was a joke ....no moderator I guess. Question ....is the Mcor adjustable ? and do you think that is what was adjusted ? or what ....thanks again for the responses
 
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Old 05-03-15, 12:31 PM
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I honestly don't know much about your cart as it's not very DIY friendly. Much of how it operates lies within the motor controller so without a way to access it your largely out of luck on a DIY level. About all you can do is try to verify that the sensors feeding it (the motor controller) are working correctly.
 
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Dane and others .....the link to the service manual is greatly appreciated and I`m sure it will come in handy in the future. As for now , the cart is going to sit for 6 months while we go north for the summer . The batteries will be kept up for sure . Thanks again for the help!
 
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