Golf Cart Maintenance Tips
Spring is right around the corner and you don’t want to be without your golf cart of a sunny afternoon day! Custom Golf Carts Columbia is here for you to answer any of your golf cart maintenance tips. Your golf cart may have been in storage during the winter, but that does not mean it won’t need a little TLC before the first day you want to use it in the spring. Follow these golf cart maintenance tips to make sure you and your golf cart are good to go this Spring:
Gas Cart Engine Maintenance: The oil, air filter element and spark plug should be changed every 12 months. Clutches are a very important part of the operation of a gas cart and should be checked every 12 months. If they are not performing properly your cart can become sluggish and tend to have a hard time climbing hills. If you notice the engine sound has gotten louder or smell exhaust fumes, you could have a cracked muffler or exhaust pipe which should be checked by a service technician.
Tire maintenance: Check tire pressure monthly and fill it to the manufacturers recommended pressure (22psi for most tires). An under inflated tire can cause uneven wear and shorten the life of the tire and also put a strain on the performance the cart. Uneven wear could also be an alignment problem. Hitting a curb or uneven weight distribution can cause the tire to go out of alignment. The alignment should be checked and tires rotated if necessary. Proper tire pressure, rotation and alignment will extend the life of your tires.Cracks or separation on the walls of the tire is an indication that they need to be replaced.
Brake Maintenance: Brakes on the cart should be checked and serviced every 6 months. This involves checking, cleaning and adjusting of the pads, drums, cables and pedal. Brakes not properly serviced can cause costly repairs and also be a danger to the passengers in the cart. If you notice your brake pedal is low and/or squeaking have a service technician look at them right away.
Rear Differential: This is the rear end of the golf cart and what drives the golf cart. The oil level should be checked every 12 months. An oil leak could cause costly repairs, so ff you notice oil or excessive dirt on the outside of the differential this is an indication that you could have an oil leak.
Golf Cart Maintenance Tips – Why choose Custom Golf Carts Columbia
Custom Golf Carts Columbia has been locally owned and operated since 2011. Priding themselves on their return clientele, Custom Golf Carts Columbia makes sure their customers are happy before they even leave the shop. At Custom Golf Carts of Columbia, we specialize in building the cart that is right for your life style. People use golf carts in various ways, whether it be hunting, gardening, neighborhood transportation, business use, or pleasure. We build them from mild, to WILD. You can select your own color, wheels and tires, seats and all the accessories that you can think of. Since we specialize in building your dream cart, we have to specialize in maintenance to keep your cart running for years to come!
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Golf Cart Maintenance Tips – How to contact Custom Golf Carts Columbia
Custom Golf Carts Columbia is conveniently located at 855 Chapin Rd, Chapin, SC 29036.
We are open Monday through Friday 8:30-5:30 and Saturday 9:00-2:00.
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