How To Wire A Golf Cart

Anyone who frequently golfs needs to learn how to wire a golf cart.  You may need to wire a golf cart for several reasons, but most often it will be in order to replace or clean a battery. Luckily, wiring a golf cart is relatively easy and can be accomplished in just a few minutes.  The following guide will teach you how to easily wire a golf cart.

To wire a golf cart, you will need the following:

  • Gloves
  • A new battery (if needed)
  • Wrench
  1. Lift up the seat on your golf cart to open the battery compartment.
  2. Wear work gloves while removing the black or negative wire from the battery you wish to remove or replace. 
  3. Next, remove the positive wire.
  4. Use your wrench to unhook the battery clip.  If your golf cart does not have battery clips, you can simply remove the battery.
  5. Clean the battery if needed or located the new battery for instillation.
  6. When reattaching the first battery in the compartment, attach the positive lead cable to the positive terminal.  This cable will be coming out of the side of the compartment.
  7. Attach all subsequent batteries by attaching a wire between the negative terminal and the positive terminal of the subsequent battery.  The negative terminal of the last battery in the unit will have a wire that attaches it to the wall of the compartment.
  8. The reverse positive cable must be attached to the positive terminal of one of the batteries.
  9. Close the compartment and you have successfully wired a golf cart.



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