The EZGO RXV typically uses six 8-volt batteries to achieve a 48-volt system. To wire these batteries, you will need to connect them in a series configuration, meaning that you will connect the positive terminal of one battery to the negative terminal of the next battery. This increases the voltage while keeping the same current capacity (Ah).
Here’s a step-by-step guide to wiring the batteries:
- Ensure that your golf cart is turned off and the key is removed from the ignition. Make sure you are wearing proper safety gear, like gloves and goggles.
- Locate the six 8-volt batteries in the battery compartment. They should be organized in two rows of three batteries each.
- Begin with the first battery (Battery 1) in the first row. Connect the positive terminal (+) of Battery 1 to the negative terminal (-) of Battery 2 using a battery cable.
- Now, connect the positive terminal (+) of Battery 2 to the negative terminal (-) of Battery 3 using another battery cable.
- Move to the second row of batteries. Connect the positive terminal (+) of Battery 4 to the negative terminal (-) of Battery 5 using a battery cable.
- Next, connect the positive terminal (+) of Battery 5 to the negative terminal (-) of Battery 6 using another battery cable.
- To complete the series circuit, connect the negative terminal (-) of Battery 3 to the positive terminal (+) of Battery 4 using a battery cable.
At this point, you should have a 48-volt battery system connected in series. To connect the battery pack to the golf cart:
- Attach a battery cable from the positive terminal (+) of Battery 1 to the positive (+) terminal of the cart’s main solenoid.
- Attach another battery cable from the negative terminal (-) of Battery 6 to the golf cart’s ground (usually a grounding point on the chassis).
EZGO RXV 48-volt battery wiring process, consider the following suggestions:
- Inspect your batteries: Before beginning the wiring process, inspect each battery for any visible damage, corrosion, or swelling. Replace any damaged batteries, and ensure that all batteries are fully charged and ready for use.
- Label your batteries: To keep track of your wiring, label each battery with a number (1-6) using a marker or adhesive label. This will help you ensure that you are connecting the batteries in the correct order.
- Use appropriate battery cables: It’s essential to use high-quality battery cables and connectors to ensure the best performance and reduce the risk of electrical issues. Ensure that the battery cables are the correct gauge and length for your golf cart model.
- Clean and tighten connections: Prior to connecting the battery cables, clean the battery terminals with a wire brush to remove any corrosion or debris. This will ensure a good electrical connection. Once connected, make sure the battery cables are tightly fastened to the battery terminals.
- Install an inline fuse: Adding an inline fuse between the battery pack and the cart’s electrical system can provide additional protection against electrical shorts or overloads. Consult your golf cart’s manual or a professional to determine the appropriate fuse rating for your system.
- Use a battery watering system: Maintaining proper electrolyte levels in the batteries is crucial for their performance and longevity. Consider installing a battery watering system to make it easier to monitor and maintain the fluid levels in your golf cart batteries.
- Regular maintenance: Periodically inspect the battery connections for any signs of wear or corrosion, and keep the battery terminals clean. Regularly check the electrolyte levels and keep the batteries charged to maximize their lifespan.
Remember that working with batteries can be dangerous if not done correctly. Always follow safety precautions, such as wearing gloves and goggles, and consult your golf cart’s manual or a professional technician if you have any doubts about the wiring process.
Battery Pack Wiring Diagram
|Battery Pack Position||Battery Pack Cable Color||Battery Pack Cable Label||Controller Terminal Label||Controller Terminal Function|
|7||Gray||F1||Forward Reverse Switch Input|
|8||Purple||F2||Forward Reverse Switch Output|
Charger Receptacle Wiring Diagram
|Charger Receptacle Pin||Cable Color||Cable Label||Controller Terminal Label||Controller Terminal Function|
Motor Wiring Diagram
|Motor Cable Color||Motor Cable Label||Controller Terminal Label||Controller Terminal Function||Battery Pack Cable Label||Battery Pack Cable Color|
Solenoid Wiring Diagram
|Solenoid Cable Color||Solenoid Cable Label||Controller Terminal Label||Controller Terminal Function|
|White||F2||Forward Reverse Switch Output|
|Gray||F1||Forward Reverse Switch Input|
Key Switch Wiring Diagram
|Key Switch Cable Color||Key Switch Cable Label||Controller Terminal Label||Controller Terminal Function|
Your EZGO RXV 48-volt battery wiring is now complete. Ensure that all connections are tight and secure before turning on the golf cart. Always follow the manufacturer’s recommendations and consult a professional if you are unsure about any steps or encounter issues during the process.