To make sure your cart golf is ready for the first bright day in the following spring and prevent costly repairs, taking some winter storage measures is the key. Hope the following tips could help you better winterize your vehicle.
Step1: Drain the fuel after cleaning your cart
Using soap and water to clean both the inside and outside of your vehicle, For stubborn stains like grease, try a degreaser and scrub in circular strokes. After giving your cart a nice shower, remember to empty any remaining fuel in the tank for the leftover fuel can solidify in crevices and cause damage to your cart. You can also clean the tank and make sure to reinstall the gas tank after it goes completely dry.
Step2: Take an overall inspection of the vehicle
To ensure a stable performance of your cart, carrying a detailed check on the Motor, Clutch, Shocks and other parts is essential. You may notice something unusual, this may be the signs to replace the aging parts. For instance, if the shocks get old, there will be extra noisy sounds even when you drive gently. Timely replacement of damaged parts is very important for driving safety.
Step3: Charge the battery
Before storage, clean your golf cart batteries and check the water level in each battery. If any corrosion exhibits try to remove it by baking soda and water and. Then fully charge the battery as the battery can be frozen in low temperatures. If you don't want to long charge-up time, you can try the 10L0L battery charger with the feature that stops automatically and timing shutdown when the battery is fully charged.
Step4: Check the tire pressure
Inflate the tires to make sure that the tires are at the correct tire pressure. If the tires can be stored separately rather than in the cart, it is recommended that store tires vertically for correctly stored tires retain their properties virtually unchanged for several years.
Step5: Store the cart in favorable conditions
Park your vehicle on level ground, remove the key and leave the forward or reverse switch in “NEUTRAL” to ensure the cart won’t move. It is ideal to store it in a cool, dry place, moderately ventilated and away from direct sunlight. Finally, put your key back and wait for the spring sunny day!