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Gas Golf Cart Maintenance Checklist

How To Start Up Your E-Z-GO TXT and RXV After Storage

Gas golf cart owners – finally! The warm weather is back and it’s time to get cruisin’. Follow this checklist when taking your vehicle out of winter storage to help make sure everything is working properly.

1. Tires

Check for sufficient tire pressure, inflate to psi specified in owners manual
Examine tires and rims for damage and excessive wear
Replace components that are overworn:


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2. Suspension

Examine underneath cart for signs of strut oil leakage
Check for excessive play in hubs/kingpins
Check for overworn bushings, replace if needed
Check for loose/missing hardware


3. Axle

Check for oil leaks and any signs of damage to the axle
Drain & replace fluid if needed


4. Oil

Replace oil filter – 2008-current RXV and TXT with a Kawasaki Engine use:


Engine Oil Filter #607454


Replace engine oil – check owners manual for proper capacity and type


5. Steering

Check for excessive play in the turn of the steering wheel
Check for loose or missing hardware


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6. Brakes

Check brake shoe lining, replace if needed
Check brake cables for excessive wear
Clean break pads and adjust as needed


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7. Battery

Check for corrosion & loose terminals
Check electorlyte level, fill if needed
For a more detailed guide, click the link below:


How To Maintain Your Golf Cart Battery


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8. Engine

Replace spark plug
Check carburator and linkages, adjust if needed
Check PVC Hose, replace if needed
Check starter belt for cracks and proper adjusment
Check valve clearance, replace if needed
Check fuel filter, replace if needed


9. Air Filter

Don’t forget to replace the air filter:

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