Service > Gas Car Maintenance

The following maintenance procedures should be done on a bi-annual basis. Failure to do so could decrease the life of your cart:

  • Check oil color and viscosity. If necessary, do complete oil change including filter replacement.
  • Check battery connections. Remove any corrosion and spray with battery terminal protector.
  • Tire pressure should be at recommended psi at all times. Check air pressure in all 4 tires. Do a full inspection at this point. Note any gashes or other damage not associated with normal wear. Inspect tread level.
  • Check brakes - remove drums and do a complete inspection of shoes. Adjust brakes and cable
  • Wheel bearings, accelerator push rod pivots and mounts, forward-reverse the full cart lubrication including all of the following: brake pedal shaft bearings, brake linkage and pivots, switch contacts, brake slides, front suspension, and trans axle.
  • Check all electrical wirings and connections for tightness and damage.
  • Forward reverse switch - check condition of contacts and wire connections.
  • Front wheel alignment, camber and toe-in check and adjust if necessary. The steering wheel should be straight.
  • General vehicle - wash battery compartment and underside of vehicle.
  • Check top for proper connections for safety and security.
  • Check primary and secondary drive assemblies for excessive wear or broken springs and repair as necessary.
  • Remove spark plug and inspect and replace as necessary if spark plug shows signs of unusual color or burning damage, diagnose fuel/air consumption problem.
  • Check air filter for excessive dust or dirt particles and replace if necessary.* inspect fuel filters (2) and replace if necessary.
  • Adjust valves in accordance with manufacturer’s procedures.
  • Check all cables for unusual wear or bends to insure proper operation.
  • Remove starter generator boots and check brushes for wear.
  • Check starter generator and drive belts and replace if worn.