Golf Cart Electrical Safety Recommendations

electrical safetyThe electrical systems on your golf car are designed to operate in a wide range of environments and last for many years if well-maintained. Routine checks should be performed to ensure that a small problem does not become a major repair or cause injuries. This post is not about performing the maintenance, but about safety while using and servicing your electrical system. Continue reading

Battery Charger Circuit Boards: Care & Repair

Recently, we had a service call to repair a battery charger for a local business which wasEZGO Powerwise Battery Charger Circuit Board not operational.  The charger has been stored outside for years with little to no protection from the elements. Below we discuss our findings below and the condition of the battery charger circuit boards within.

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Battery Bank Changes for E-Z-GO 2FIVE LSV

A battery bank change is slated for the E-Z-GO 2FIVE LSV (Low Speed Electric Vehicle) scheduled for early springEZGO 2FIVE LSV 2014.  This change in their standard 48 volt battery bank will take effect on March 1, 2014.

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Speed Controller Failure: Degradation

Speed controller failure can happen in many forms.  The electronic speed controller inTypical Electronic Speed Controller your golf cart or electric vehicle is the most complicated component in the vehicle and is often considered the brain of the electrical system.  Although a book could be written on all of the various failures, for the purpose of this article, we’ll stick to simply performance degradation over time and use.

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Carryall Utility Vehicles Restyled by Club Car

Club Car, a brand of Ingersoll Rand, announced that its 2014 line of Carryall utility vehiclesClub Car Carryall 300 has been reengineered and restyled with a more powerful engine, a high-efficiency charging system and a bed box that protects and organizes equipment.

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Redesigned E-Z-GO Freedom TXT Travels In Style

AUGUSTA, Ga. — E-Z-GO introduces its redesigned Freedom TXT personal golf car,

EZGO Freedom TXTupdating the model’s classic look and proven performance and offering a host of enhancements to make the vehicle even more fun for the family, whether it’s crossing the fairways of the golf course or traversing the neighborhood paths.

Motor Brake for E-Z-GO RXV: Must Read

Damaged EZGO RXV Motor Brake AssemblyWhen E-Z-GO introduced its RXV model golf cart in 2008, it was a drastic departure from the “norm”, in the fact that it has no mechanical wheel brakes. Rather than use traditional wheel brakes, E-Z-GO elected to go with the inherent regenerative braking available with AC, coupled with a disk style motor brake pad located on the end of the motor.  We recently had an RXV golf cart in our shop with serious problems to this brake disk, which nearly resulted in a serious accident for the driver. Continue reading