OWNER’S / OPERATOR’S MANUAL YDRE 48 VOLT GOLF CAR JW2-F8199-10 LI T -19626-21-07...
INTRODUCTION Congratulations on your purchase of a Yamaha golf car. This manual contains information you will need for proper operation, maintenance, and care of your golf car. A thorough understanding of these simple instructions will help you to obtain maximum enjoyment from your new Yamaha.
IMPORTANT MANUAL INFORMATION Particularly important information is distinguished in this manual by the following notations: Yamaha continually seeks advancements in product design and quality; therefore, while this manual contains the most current The Safety Alert Symbol means product information available at the...
GOLF CAR WARRANTY Yamaha Golf-Car Company hereby warrants that any THE CUSTOMER’S RESPONSIBILITY under this new YDRA gas or YDRE electric Yamaha golf car warranty shall be to: purchased from an authorized Yamaha golf car dealer Operate and maintain the golf car and charger as in the United States will be free from defects in material specified in the appropriate Owner’s/Operator’s...
Original Retail Purchaser or Lessee Without limiting the generality of the foregoing in any way, of a Yamaha YDRE golf car or PTV, G23E or G27E utility and as part of its limited warranty exclusion, YAMAHA does...
IMPORTANT LABELS SAFETY AND INSTRUCTION LABELS Please read the following labels carefully before operating your golf car, and promptly replace any labels which become damaged or removed. Y-924 Y-844a Y-500a...
The first three digits of the serial number are for model identification; the remaining digits are the unit production number. Keep a record of these numbers for reference when ordering parts from a Yamaha Golf-Car Company dealer. Y-910b...
OPERATOR SAFETY Yamaha golf cars are designed to be simple to operate. However, be sure to observe the following: BEFORE OPERATING THE GOLF CAR Read this Owner’s/Operator’s manual and all safety and instruction labels on the golf car before operating.
OPERATOR SAFETY Use extra care in congested areas or when backing up. Always back up slowly, and watch carefully. Avoid starting or stopping abruptly. Vary the speed of the golf car to match the terrain of the course. Avoid turning the steering wheel too sharply at higher speeds.
SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS Like all machines, golf cars can Do Not Operate Golf Cars When cause injury if improperly used or Under The Influence Of Alcohol maintained. This section contains Or Drugs broad safety practices required for safe golf car operation. Before golf GOLF COURSE SAFETY cars are operated, golf course SURVEY...
SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS Loose Terrain. Loose terrain may Parts and Materials. Use only cause a golf car to lose traction replacement parts and materials and may affect stability. Repair recommended by the manufacturer. loose terrain, chain or rope off these areas, or identify loose Ventilation.
Properly block chassis before working underneath golf car. If new nameplates, warnings, or instructions are needed, contact Avoid fire hazards, and have your Yamaha Golf-Car Company appropriate fire protection dealer. equipment available. Before working on an electric golf STORAGE AND car, disable the car’s electrical...
CONTROLS FEATURES 1 Brake pedal 2 Parking brake pedal 3 Accelerator pedal 4 Steering wheel 5 Main switch 6 Receptacle 7 Batteries 8 Seat 9 Front cowl Y-916a a Front tire b Front bumper c Rear cowl d Rear tire e Rear bumper f Tow switch g FWD/REV switch...
CONTROLS MAIN SWITCH The main switch controls the following items: Ignition circuit is switched off. The key can be removed only in this position. Y-912 Electrical circuits are switched on. The golf car can be driven. Y-913...
CONTROLS DRIVE SELECT SWITCH The drive select switch is used to shift the golf car into forward or reverse. After coming to a complete stop, move the lever to the desired position. Switch Position Car Movement Y-904 FORWARD REVERSE The back-up buzzer will beep when the drive select switch is turned to “REV.”...
CONTROLS PARKING BRAKE PEDAL Press down on the parking brake pedal whenever parking the golf car. ç Parking brake pedal Y-22a Release the parking brake by depressing the accelerator pedal. The parking brake will automatically release when the accelerator pedal is depressed.
CONTROLS TOW SWITCH Before operating the car, make sure the tow switch is in the “RUN” position. å Tow switch Ensure that the “Drive Select Y-666a Switch” is in the “FWD” position and then move the “TOW Switch” to “TOW” before towing. Failure to do so may lead to drive system damage.
PRE-OPERATION CHECKS Pre-operation checks should be made each time you use your golf car. Get in the habit of performing the following checks in the same way so that they become second nature. Be sure the main switch key is removed before performing the pre-operation checks to prevent accidental starting, and apply...
PRE-OPERATION CHECKS BATTERIES Check that the batteries are held securely in place to prevent them from being damaged from vibration or jarring. Also check that no battery caps are missing to prevent battery acid from spilling from the batteries. Check the battery terminals for corrosion.
Y-911b PEDAL OPERATION Check the following pedal controls for proper operation. If a pedal does not work properly, consult a Yamaha dealer. Accelerator Pedal Before checking operation of the accelerator pedal, be sure the main switch is in the “OFF”...
PRE-OPERATION CHECKS Brake Pedal Make sure the brake pedal feels firm when pressed and returns to its original position when released. ∫ Brake pedal Y-21a Parking Brake Pedal Make sure the parking brake pedal locks in place with a positive click, and releases when the accelerator pedal is pressed.
OPERATION STARTING 1. With the parking brake applied, turn the drive select switch to “FWD” for forward, or “REV” for reverse. Y-933 Do not shift from “FWD” forward to “REV” reverse while the golf car is moving. 2. Turn the main switch to “ON.” Do not depress the accelerator pedal when turning on the main switch or the golf car may...
OPERATION STOPPING To stop the golf car, gradually press down on the brake pedal. å Brake pedal When the car has come to a stop, apply the parking brake pedal and turn the main switch to “OFF.” ∫ Parking brake pedal Do not hold the golf car on an Y-65b incline with the accelerator –...
Be sure to turn off the main switch and apply the parking brake when you perform maintenance unless otherwise specified. If the owner is not familiar with machine servicing, this work should be done by a Yamaha dealer or other qualified mechanic.
Inspect internal wet brake and replace pads if necessary Items without a page number reference should be serviced by a Yamaha dealer or other qualified mechanic. This manual does not contain these procedures. They are contained in the Service Manual.
MAINTENANCE Battery Care Battery electrolyte is poisonous and dangerous, causing severe burns, etc. It contains sulfuric acid. Avoid contact with skin, eyes, or clothing. Antidote: EXTERNAL: Flush with water. INTERNAL: Drink large quantities of water or milk. Follow with milk of magnesia, beaten egg, or vegetable oil.
3. Using a hydrometer, check the specific gravity of the battery fluid in each cell against the readings on the chart below. Consult a Yamaha dealer if any low readings are found, or if readings vary more than one point between cells. Temperature...
DC output plug into the golf car receptacle. CAUTION Y-669 Use only battery chargers that are rated for use with 48-volt Yamaha Golf Cars. Thoroughly read and understand the user manual supplied with your 48-volt charger.
MAINTENANCE Do not disconnect the DC output cord from the battery receptacle when the charger is on or an arc could occur that may cause an explosion. 3. The charger will turn off automatically when the batteries reach full charge. 4.
MAINTENANCE When installing batteries: Carefully place battery cables and holddowns making sure that cables do not lay across vent caps. Always remove the negative (–) cable to the motor controller first, and install it last. Do not overtighten the battery holddown nuts.
MAINTENANCE Transaxle Oil To check transaxle oil level: 1. Place the golf car on a flat, level surface. 2. Remove seven plastic rivets 1 and two bolts 2, and remove the bag holder insert 3. 3. Place an oil pan under the transaxle case.
MAINTENANCE For transaxle oil replacement, con- sult a Yamaha dealer or other quali- fied mechanic. Before performing wheel or brake maintenance, verify that the main switch is in the “OFF” position. Wheel Replacement Y-57 To remove and install a wheel on your golf car: 1.
MAINTENANCE Brake Pedal Free Play Adjustment Before adjusting brake pedal free play, pump the brake pedal several times to self-adjust the brakes. To adjust the brake pedal free play: 1. Remove the floor mat and service lid from the floor of the golf car.
STORAGE Perform the following preparations 2. Have the batteries recharged when storing your golf car for every 60-90 days to keep them extended periods of time: fully charged. The batteries must be kept fully charged to avoid damage. Turn main switch key to “OFF” position, remove key, and store key in a safe place.
SPECIFICATIONS GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS Items YDRE Dimensions: Overall length 93.4 in. (2395 mm) Overall width 47.2 in. (1200 mm) Overall height (steering height) 46.9 in. (1190 mm) Height of floor 12.2 in. (310 mm) Wheelbase 64.6 in. (1640 mm) Tread: Front 34.3 in.
SPECIFICATIONS BATTERIES Items YDRE Battery: Trojan - Golf Car Type T-1275 (4x12-volt) RC: minimum 102 min CHASSIS Items YDRE Steering system: Type Rack and Pinion Steering angle (L.H.) 1.85 turn Steering angle (R.H.) 1.85 turn Brakes: Brake system Mechanical Type of brake Internal wet Brake pedal freeplay linkage adjustment...