Golf Cart Maintenance 101

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Golf carts are a great way to get around the golf course, but they need regular maintenance to keep them running properly. This article explores the different components of a golf cart, what each does, and why it’s important to do maintenance on them. We’ll also discuss seasonal maintenance and when to take your golf cart in for service.

Golf Cart Maintenance Overview

A golf cart is a small vehicle designed for transportation on a golf course. They are typically powered by a battery or electric motor. They come in a variety of different sizes and can carry up to four people. A golf cart is a great investment but still needs regular attention and maintenance.

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The battery is one of the most important components of a golf cart. It powers the motor and allows the cart to move around the course. It’s important to keep the battery in good condition with regular maintenance. This includes keeping the battery clean and free of corrosion. You should also check the fluid levels and charge the battery regularly.

Electrical System

The electrical system is another important component of a golf cart. It includes the battery, motor, and all the wiring and circuitry. It’s important to keep the electrical system in good condition. This is done by checking the wiring for damage or corrosion and cleaning the contacts and connectors. You should also check the fluid levels in the battery and motor.

Tires and Wheels 

Most people don’t think about the importance of golf-cart tires and wheel maintenance until it’s too late. But regular maintenance is essential to keeping your golf cart running smoothly. 

Remember to check your tires regularly, looking for wear and tear. You’ll also want to check the tire pressure periodically, making sure they stay between 15 to 25 PSI. It’s important to note that changes in temperature often result in changes in tire pressure. 

Steering and Suspension 

Another important component of a golf cart is the steering and suspension. Steering systems typically have hydraulic fluid that should be changed at least once a year, more if you use your cart frequently. Suspension systems usually don’t require maintenance unless there is damage from hitting something or running into another vehicle. 


The brake system is responsible for stopping the cart when necessary. It’s important to check the fluid levels and keep the brakes clean and free of corrosion.

The maintenance described in this article is essential for keeping your cart running smoothly. It’s important to take care of basic and seasonal maintenance. Plus, when it’s time, be sure to take it in for a service appointment. Keeping these components clean helps keep you safe on the course!

LUXE Electric Car

LUXE Electric Car is the only luxury, custom, electric golf car manufacturer in the Coachella Valley.

Not only does LUXE Electric Car custom build them right here in the desert, but their showroom, located at 74-125 Hwy 111, Palm Desert, is open and ready to help you decide which style and extras you want for your next new golf cart.

As one of the leading electric golf cart companies in the United States, they are also the trailblazers for innovation, including the power plants. Seeing the future in power shifting from lead-acid batteries to lithium, LUXE Electric Car can not only fit your new car with batteries that need no maintenance, a warranty of five years, and change life of up to 100 miles between charging, but they can retro-fit existing carts with lithium batteries. Serving the Coachella Valley, Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, La Quinta, and Indio.

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