Battery operated golf carts are clean, quiet and fun to drive. But the cost of battery replacement can be painful. Just like a car, golf cart batteries need to be properly cared for to get maximum battery life. Here are a few tips to get the most out of your batteries.
Here are some basic tips on storage depending on your climate.
If stored outside, it's important to fully charge and disconnect any accessories. Good Practice: Charge the batteries once every month.
Check the water levels periodically. Good Practice: Charge the batteries once every month. How will golf cart batteries last?There are many factors when estimating how long golf cart batteries last. The quality of the battery, climate, usage, and maintenance all play a huge factor in battery life. The use of a good battery desulfator will greatly improve battery life as well. Here is a chart with the average life expectancy of golf cart batteries:
|Climate||Premium Quality||Premium Battery with Desulfator||Low Quality||Low Quality with Desulfator|
|Warm Climate||3 to 4 years||5 to 8 years||1 to 2 years||2 to 4 years|
|Cool Climate||4 to 5 years||6 to 10 years||2 to 3 years||3 to 6 years|
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