# Best answer: Does my golf cart need a voltage reducer?

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## Is there a voltage regulator on an electric golf cart?

It is a simple device, but the functions it provides is directly responsible for the overall performance of the engine and the electrical components in the machine. The voltage regulator helps limit and regulate the power being sent to the battery when it is charging, without which the battery will eventually die.

## What does a voltage regulator do on a Club Car golf cart?

The golf cart voltage regulator takes that high output and drops it to a usable range of 13.5-15.5 volts. This will allow you to keep your battery charged and not have to worry about hooking anything up to a trickle when you get home.

## How do you get a 12v from a 36v golf cart?

Another way to put a 12 volt accessory on your 36 volt system will require you to purchase a voltage reducer. This will take the combined voltage or your entire battery pack and reduce it to 12 volts. Installing a voltage reducer will increase the longevity of your entire battery pack.

## Where can I find 12 volts on a 48 volt golf cart?

Touch the red probe to the positive terminal of the battery and the black probe to the negative terminal. Read the voltage from the meter display. A reading around 10 to 14 volts comes from a 12-volt battery. Attach terminal connectors to two insulated wires and then connect one wire to each terminal on the battery.

## How many volts should a 48 volt golf cart have?

The target voltage for a 48 volt charger for AGM or some flooded batteries is 2.4 to 2.45 volts per cell, which is 57.6 to 58.8 volts.

## Can you put 4 12-volt batteries in a 48 volt golf cart?

For example, a typical 48-volt golf car may use eight 6-volt batteries, six 8-volt batteries, or four 12-volt batteries. Purchasing fewer batteries with a higher voltage is appealing because it reduces your upfront cost.

## Where is the voltage regulator installed?

The voltage regulator is usually found inside or on the back of the alternator case. Increasingly, though, late-model vehicle have the engine control module (ECM) regulating alternator voltage output through a special circuit.

## Why are my lights dim on my golf cart?

In most cases, lights dimming when you accelerate your cart is likely down to wiring issues that make your cart struggle to run properly. For example, if your battery is not properly charging due to disconnected wires on your battery, accelerating may cause a drain that can dim your lights.

## Is there an alternator on an electric golf cart?

Moreover, the battery for a cart does not recharge itself as the vehicle runs like batteries in cars do (cars have alternators).

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