Re: [solectria_ev] Controler issue
- Could the 13th battery be in wrong?
On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 2:34 PM, thp024 <thp024@...> wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> Thanks for considering my problem. It goes back to the beginning of the
> summer. I started having a problem whereby the controller would "cut-out" or
> stop working when the regen kicked in. This happened a few times and after a
> cool down period of a couple minutes to a few hours it would continue to run
> normally, for a while. Then it did this one final time and I had to tow it
> home. It has sat (sadly) in my drive ever since. In order to maintain the
> batteries, I occasionally get in and run the ACC and then recharge it.
> Today, I figured I would just throw it in reverse and see if anything
> happened. It lurched back 2 feet!! I was really happy and moved my gas car
> and tried it again, hoping for a drive around the block, but it was again
> dead. This makes me think I'm hitting some threshold or something. Any
> Thanks again for any suggestions in advance.
> Madison, WI
> P.S. for background, it is a '98 Force and when I got it it only had 12
> batteries. It worked fine, but I wanted the full capacity, so I put a new
> battery in. It was after this that the regen started clicking loudly and the
> controller would shut off. I'm very encouraged, now however, that it might
> not be totally f'ed...
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- I think "G" is for Gel, not "golf cart". The same form factor in AGM
would be called 8A27.
MrSolar.com has 8G27s for $203 each. Ask them if they can get them with
"flag terminals". Terminal types are shown on page 2 of