How To Maintain Your Golf Cart Batteries
1. Examine the outside appearance of the batteries. You should look for cracks in the top or the container.
2. If your batteries are damaged, it should be replaced.
3. Open the battery caps and check the water level. If low, fill with distilled water only. No tap water for best battery life. Do not over fill and keep just below the inner indicator rings of the battery.
4. When charging, the fluid heats and expands and you could have a boil over if you overfill.
5. Be careful not to flush grass or dirt into the battery cell.
6. Cleaning your batteries and its compartment are important. Use a garden hose to flush the batteries off, wire brush the terminals, and use baking soda sprinkled on the top of the batteries to neutralize any acid residue.
7.You should clean your batteries and compartment and check fluid every 30 days.
8. Your golf cart batteries should be charged with each use and not be allowed to fully discharge or deep cycle for longest life.
9. An 80% recharge can be accomplished in 2 hours but the last 20% can take 6 hours or more. If you interrupt a charge mid term, be sure to unplug the AC cord before you unplug from the cart.