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Old 09-23-16, 09:07 AM
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not a clue

Have purchased a pre owned e bike and know nothing about it.charged battery for suggested max time.lights and horn work ok but power gauge reads empty.nothing happens when I pedal away and then use throttle.any suggestions to look for before I change batteries,bike hasnot been used for a number of years.thanks for any help.
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Old 09-23-16, 09:19 AM
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This could be very simple, like a poor connection someplace, or corroded terminals depending on the wiring scheme, or it could be a battery that no longer takes more than a 2-5% charge, which is why the horn works but there's no juice for the motor.

However, I suspect you'll get far more detailed and specific help over on the e-bike forum.

I suggest you post there, and also that you give it a title that will attract the right responders something like battery charged, lights work, motor doesn't.

Good luck
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Thank you.
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