Can I Swap These Wires Going to Throttle?

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Can I Swap These Wires Going to Throttle?

Post by st4rgut » Nov 15, 2017 2:43 am

Hi! I'm about to buy a replacement motor controller for my eZip Trailz electric bicycle, and am looking for advice on whether this cheap replacement would work. https://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Electric-B ... SwBwBZkz9R There is one connection that does not match up with my old motor controller and that one connects with the throttle. Instead of the 2-wires connecting from the controller to the green wire coming from the throttle, the one on ebay has 3 wires (signal, positive and negative). I'm not sure whether the throttle would work with this interface. Here's the wiring diagram for my old controller. As you can see 2 wires (brown/yellow) connect to a green wire from throttle. https://imgur.com/a/6kpQu Would love to hear your thoughts ! 8)

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Re: Can I Swap These Wires Going to Throttle?

Post by fechter » Nov 15, 2017 9:35 am

It looks like the throttle also contains the on/off switch and a battery level indicator LED. Your replacement controller probably won't work with the on/off button and you would need to add a switch or key somewhere to turn it on/off.
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