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

Electric Golf Cart Power – Gain More

We get a multitude of questions about how to gain more power from an electric golf cart.  As Gain More Power from an Electric Golf Cartwith many questions of this nature, there are several means to an end.  Below, we will discuss how to increase your torque to gain more power from an electric golf cart, as well as define some basic terminology to help understand these concepts.

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Golf Cart Motor Speed Sensor: The Basics

A golf cart motor speed sensor is, in simplest terms, a device which detects or reads theThe Basics of a Golf Cart Motor Speed Sensor 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.

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Battery Terminal Repair on Electric Golf Carts

We get lots of questions regarding battery terminal repair on electric golf carts.  Often, theBattery terminal repairs on Electric Golf Carts 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.

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