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Re: (ET) Problems with my E15, Need a little help
- Subject: Re: (ET) Problems with my E15, Need a little help
- From: "SteveS" <ssawtelle fcc net>
- Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2002 10:08:54 -0400
- References: <000001c27c27$8e6f68f0$9228fea9 Shawn>
- Sender: owner-elec-trak cosmos phy tufts edu
Looks like the resistor card is mounted on the panel behind the dash (comes
out from the front battery compartment). It is all the way to the right
(viewed from sitting in the seat).
Oh yeah, others, please correct me if I got anything wrong on this.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Roy Vanderhoef" <Roy Vanderhoef verizon net>
To: "'elek-trac Discussion group'" <>
Sent: Friday, October 25, 2002 9:07 AM
Subject: (ET) Problems with my E15, Need a little help
> Hi all I am having a problem with my E15
> When I push the control lever all the way up it starts to move and then
> all of a sudden the usage meter pegs and it slows way down. It does not
> mater what gear I put it in the same thing happens. If I push the
> control lever only a little ways up it runs fine.
> A little background It has been running fine, I was mowing grass and
> the battery charge meter was getting near the bottom side. Still in the
> green with no load. Then all of a sudden with a little click, it just
> stopped. I disconnected the power switch, and turned the key of and
> looked for a circuit breaker to reset. Did not find one. Then I tried
> to start it again, and it ran ok in all but the top end of the control
> I am a real novice at this Electrak thing so please that in mind when
> explaining what I need to do to trouble shoot and fix. I do know the
> basics of using a VO Meter and how to solder.
> My gut felling is that some thing controlling the Electric flow is
> shorting on the wide open side
> By the way that little red button labeled 40 under the hood on the back
> of the dash board. Is that a fuse or a circuit breaker reset. It did
> not feel like a reset switch (don't feel like it was depressing any
> thing, was not popped out etc) and I could not figure out how to open it
> if it was a fuse. That is I tried to turn it but it did not turn.