## How many volts should a golf cart battery have?

48 volts
Healthy batteries will indicate about 50 to 52 volts on the voltmeter. Most battery packs hold around 48 volts. Keep in mind that the high number doesn’t mean that the batteries are instantly good. This measured value doesn’t take the load or cart’s power consumption into consideration.

Is my club car 36V or 48V?

Determining how many volts your golf cart uses is as easy as counting the water fill caps on all of your batteries. If you have six 6 volt batteries your golf cart is a 36 volt cart, if you have six 8 volt batteries or four 12 volt batteries your golf cart is a 48 volt cart.

Do golf cart batteries have voltage level?

The golf cart can draw as much as 300 A from the battery pack on a hard start. For example: a 36v battery pack will read 38.2v fully charged. Maximum drop under load should not be more than 6v below 38.2v equal to 32 volts or less.

### What should the voltage be on a 48 volt golf cart?

60 – 65 volts”, is correct. In fact, the charger may have to take a 48V battery pack up to 67V, or above, to fully charge it.

How many volts should a 8 volt battery have?

For an 8 volt battery this is 9.2 volts for a fully charged 8 volt battery. To use a 12 volt charger, connect a 4.5 ohm 10 watt resistor in series with the charger to the battery.

How do I know if my deep cycle battery is bad?

For deep cycle application if the battery holds under load for a few seconds then voltage starts to steadily drop this would indicate a problem with the battery. If the voltage instantly drops to 0 volts, that is also a problem.

#### What’s the difference between 36V and 48V?

Basically, a 48V system gives you more “pep in your step” and picks up/speeds up a bit faster than a 36V system. Energy Needed/Amps Drawn- A 48V system draws less amps and provides a little more range with all things being equal (cart/passenger payload weight, motor horsepower, etc).

Should I keep my golf cart plugged in all the time?

No, it’s not recommended that you leave your golf cart plugged in all the time. Although automatic chargers are designed to prevent over-charging, there is still the risk of the circuit breaker tripping, which would result in damage to your battery’s cells.

How fast should a 36 volt golf cart go?

How fast is a 36 volt golf cart? Without any upgrades, you can plan on max speeds between 12-14 mph.

## What voltage is a 48V lithium battery?

This battery charger will charge to a full voltage of 54.6 Volts (4.2 V per cells) at a charge rate of 3 Amps, which is appropriate for 48V li-ion batteries.

How do you revive an 8 volt battery?

1. Step 1: Tip the battery on its edge: Allow approximately half the battery acid to run out of each cell and into a plastic container.
2. Step 2: Mix 8 ounces of Epsom salts into 2 quarts of warm distilled water: Stir thoroughly.
3. Step 3: Put the battery or batteries on a charger.

What is a good battery for a golf cart?

RELiON Lithium Ion Batteries

• Trojan Lithium Batteries
• Samsung Lithium Batteries
• Allied Lithium Batteries
• ### How many batteries does a golf cart need to have?

How many batteries are in the average golf cart? The average golf cart needs 4 to 6 batteries to operate correctly. In rare cases, you’ll find 8 batteries in a golf cart. Golf carts are powered by a total of either 36 volts or 48 volt. A typical golf round requires the golf cart to run for about 40 minutes.

How many volts in a golf cart?

Most golf carts use 6 six Volt batteries for 36 Volts total to power the motor, or 6 eight Volt for a total of 48 volts.

How do you test a golf cart battery?

The most accurate method to test golf cart batteries is to use a hydrometer to check the specific gravity of the fluid in each cell of the battery. The results tell you if the battery is charging properly. Disconnect the battery from the golf cart or other system and place it on a battery charger.