Recently, we had a service call to repair a battery charger for a local business which was 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.
Speed controller failure can happen in many forms. The electronic speed controller in 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.
AUGUSTA, Ga. — E-Z-GO introduces its redesigned Freedom TXT personal golf car,
updating 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.
When 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