How To Test Golf Cart Motor

How To Test Golf Cart Motor: A Comprehensive Guide In 2023

It was a sunny day when I first saw this little guy on a golf cart near my house. I started playing with him, as my kids call him, and then later I realized that he doesn’t have any speed, acceleration, or sound. So, I immediately thought to take him to a car mechanic and see what he would say.

There are some people who have the idea to try repairing it themselves, as it isn’t very hard. But in this case, I was very wrong. I called up my brother and told him that there is a chance that he has to repair that himself.

If you are thinking that I have been exaggerating in my story, I want you to read this, as it will tell you the truth. Here are the important things that you need to know about golf cart maintenance:

Know the type of motor you are using

Most people don’t know that there are two types of golf carts available. One is electric and the other is non-electric. Electric is quite popular and it is powered by a battery, whereas non-electric is not using a battery and it runs on petrol.

If you are driving a non-electric motor then you need to check the oil level regularly as it should be at least half full. On the other hand, if it is an electric motor, then you don’t need to worry because it will run on batteries.

Change the oil and filter

Every time you drive the golf cart, you should change the oil and filter to ensure the performance and safety of your cart. If you want to know more about these things, then you must search for the online manuals of your cart.

Clean your battery terminals

This is the most common mistake made by people as they think that they can clean them with a rag. But you must never touch the terminals as the batteries will explode. Clean them with a cotton ball and alcohol to avoid any damage.

Do not use the cart when it is hot

There are some people who think that a golf cart is like a car, but they are wrong. If you want to use it when it is hot, then the cart will not run and the only solution will be to switch it off.


Now you must have got all the details related to golf cart maintenance, I want to emphasize that I am not a golf cart expert but I have been driving one for a long time. So, if you have a similar problem and you don’t know what to do then do not hesitate to reach me. I will be happy to guide you regarding this topic.