I figured I might as well take it apart to see what's going on. Looks like the previous owner left it outside too long. There is noticeable corrosion on the board. Most likely not repairable so I guess I'm in the market for another controller.
I translated Boxster-warp's post to American English the best that I can.
I have a used Netgain Classic Controller (new Version). I bought this Controller 2 years ago from Wayne Krauth. The Problem in Germany with DC Motors is the TÜV (Vehicle Inspection). Only Motors and Controllers with CE.
Another Option for me is an EMC Testung, but they cost 2000-4000€.
I have never tested the controller, and now I think an AC Motor/ Controller is better for me. It is not cheap and doesn’t have the power like DC Systems.
I am thinking I can sell the Controller. The problem is, I paid 2600-2700€ for the 1400 amp 360v Controller with the Netgain gauge included. I don’t know what price I must have, but under 1800€ (without shipping).
I will ask my Friend, what he payed for this controller when he purchased it.
When you interested?
CE is a certification of conformity with health, safety, and environmental protection standards for products sold within the European Economic Area
RadioChris123, I have the same controller in my VW bug, WDC-01-00039, only 9 units after yours! Anyway, today it quit on me in an intersection. There have been no recent issues. I came to a stop, was about to go, then when I pressed the throttle, nothing happened. I looked at the display (interface module) and it was saying system fault or whatever that standard error message is. I started to navigate with the arrows, then the display just went blank- nothing. I keyed off, then on, the 12v DC/DC was working (radio still on), but no start solenoid click, no go. Anyway, after my son came and towed me home I started diagnostics. I tried a new ethernet cable and can't get anything from the display. When I power off and reset the DC/DC and turn the key to ON position, there are no error lights on, but after 10 seconds the red LED comes on solid. It never flashes any error codes. It will not go into run mode when I turn the key to start. I can't find anything in the manual about this condition. Any one have any ideas where to start looking for problems? I don't know what would kill the interface like that, and why the controller won't flash codes, just has the steady red LED. Thanks for any help.
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