A golf cart motor speed sensor is, in simplest terms, a device which detects or reads the rpm of the motor and transmits this information to the speed controller to control various motor functions. A golf cart motor speed sensor can be mechanical, electrical, or magnetic based. We’ll discuss several different types, how they operate, why they are needed and symptoms when they fail.
We get lots of questions regarding battery terminal repair on electric golf carts. Often, the need to repair the terminal is due to a melted post, or other scenario that does not allow the power wires to be secured to the terminal. Rather than replace an otherwise good battery, we’ve gotten creative over the years and have learn how to easily handle this battery terminal repair.
Golf cart rentals are a staple of any dealers business and a “necessary evil” if you will. From the outside looking in, this would seem a profitable business segment because you make money from the rental of the cart and get the vehicle back to do it again. However, not all is as is seems in this business. Within this discussion, we’ll outline some of the pros and cons of the business, headaches, and the potential for damaged vehicles.
Golf cart fuel pump problems can often be caused by a clogged up pump due to debris and other foreign objects. We did another tutorial last month regarding golf cart fuel pump problems, but we had a special case in the shop a few days ago and thought it might be worth a follow-up. Below, we’ll discuss this case and fuel pump in further detail.
We often receive questions about checking golf cart charger diodes. We have prepared a great tutorial to explain what a diode is, what it does, how to test it, and replacement procedures. These procedures are relatively simple, but a multi-meter with the capability of testing continuity will be need for testing.
For many years, we have advised our customers never to tow their golf cart on a trailer or in a truck bed backwards if a windshield is installed. The reasoning behind this advice is to prevent the windshield from blowing off and causing damage to your cart or others on the road. In this discussion, we’ll elaborate on how to properly care for your golf cart windshield during the process of moving the vehicle.
What is a golf cart choke? Where is located on my golf cart? What does it do? And how do I operate it? These are all common questions we receive from customers who are unfamiliar with these principles. Within this discussion, we hope to help answer many of those questions.