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Yamaha YDRE 2007 Owner's/Operator's Manual

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OWNER'S / OPERATOR'S
MANUAL
YDRE
48 VOLT GOLF CAR
LI T -19626-21-07
JW2-F8199-10

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  • Page 1 OWNER’S / OPERATOR’S MANUAL YDRE 48 VOLT GOLF CAR JW2-F8199-10 LI T -19626-21-07...
  • Page 2 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.
  • Page 3 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...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS WARRANTY IMPORTANT LABELS OPERATOR SAFETY SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS CONTROLS PRE-OPERATION CHECKS OPERATION MAINTENANCE STORAGE SPECIFICATIONS WIRING...
  • Page 5: Warranty

    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...
  • Page 6 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...
  • Page 7: Important Labels

    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...
  • Page 8 IMPORTANT LABELS...
  • Page 9 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...
  • Page 10: Operator Safety

    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.
  • Page 11 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.
  • Page 12: Safety Considerations

    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...
  • Page 13 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.
  • Page 14 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...
  • Page 15: Controls

    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...
  • Page 16 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...
  • Page 17 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.”...
  • Page 18 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.
  • Page 19 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.
  • Page 20: Pre-Operation Checks

    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...
  • Page 21 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.
  • Page 22 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”...
  • Page 23 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.
  • Page 24: Operation

    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...
  • Page 25 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 –...
  • Page 26: Maintenance

    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.
  • Page 27 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.
  • Page 28 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.
  • Page 29 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...
  • Page 30 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.
  • Page 31 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.
  • Page 32 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.
  • Page 33 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.
  • Page 34 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.
  • Page 35 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.
  • Page 36: Storage

    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.
  • Page 37: Specifications

    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.
  • Page 38 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...
  • Page 39: Wiring

    WIRING YDRE WIRING DIAGRAM TACH 11-1...
  • Page 40 NOTES...
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  • Page 42 YAMAHA GOLF-CAR Printed in U .S. A COMPANY 2006-KCC 1000 HWY 34 East Newnan, GA 30265 770-254-4000...