Various Golf Trolley Problems…

  • Golf trolley speed is changing and jumping about

    Golf trolley speed is changing and jumping about

    QUESTION & PROBLEM FAULT: The problem that I am having with my golf trolley is that the speed is changing and jumping about from 2 to 9 to 0 etc. The speed adjustment is very difficult and inconsistent.  Sometimes adjusting the speed dial the LED speed number does not change and then if you keep…

  • Display LED handle window

    Display LED handle window

    Hope you can help.  I lost my Ben Sayers golf trolley handle display perspex window.  Is there any way of replacing or fixing this or do I need to order a new handle.  Thanks, Mike B   ANSWER Mike this happens, trolleys get all sorts of movement, storing, and packing away, not to mention enduring…

  • Pro Rider Speed Control Erratic Fault

    Pro Rider Speed Control Erratic Fault

    Could you please assist me? I have a Pro Rider trolley bought new some years ago which has performed well – ‘T’ handle version. It has started to become erratic, the speed varies and the display numbers flicker between the numbers. I have dismantled the handle which reveals a small rectangular panel c. 6 x…

  • Pro Rider Golf Trolley Not Moving

    Pro Rider Golf Trolley Not Moving

    I’ve got a pro rider with a new battery fitted. Powers on fine, can hear the controller clicking but no movement in the wheels. Any ideas about what the issue could be? I presume the axle is not turning. So normally when you hear the controller clicking it means the power is switching to the…

  • Stowamatic speed control problem and lake

    Stowamatic speed control problem and lake

    My trolley ended up in a lake! It now works perfectly on the auto-advance (10m, 20m etc) but does not work on the switch. I have previously bought a replacement switch from you which fixed  the problem back a while but now after is dropped into the lake the trolley is acting the same.  My…

  • How to Fix Common Problems electric golf trolley

    How to Fix Common Problems electric golf trolley

    Most golfers find their golf trolley faults over time and here are 5 common problems with electric golf trolleys and how to fix them. My golf trolley is going slow My speed control is intermittent My electric golf trolley will not power on My electric golf trolley keeps cutting off My trolley goes to full…

  • golf trolley speed is inconsistent

    golf trolley speed is inconsistent

    I have an electric golf trolley that has inconsistent speed.  All is working normally with the exception of the speed problem.  The trolley works well in automatic distance control and switching on and off.  It charges fine and has no other problems.  Can you help my golf trolley with this problem? I think most likely…

  • Golf trolley power intermittent

    Golf trolley power intermittent

    I have been given a golf trolley that has intermittent power.  It goes off completely on occasions and  sometimes it can take many tries to get it back on.  Other times the power shuts off and goes back on straighaway.  I recently bought a  golf trolley controller for it off the dealer and the trolley…

  • Golf Trolley No Power

    Golf Trolley No Power

    I thought if I send this through your contact page you may be able to help me with my Ben Sayers golf trolley problem with not power.  I was playing golf over the last weeks and found a few times the trolley power would cut out.  The golf trolley keeps stopping and then needs starting…

  • Offmetrolley battery lead

    Offmetrolley battery lead

    My trolly (pro rider look alike from ‘offmetrolley’) has had plenty of hard work for the last 4 years 2 to 3 times a week every week. She started playing up with the speed light becoming intermittent, I believe the battery charge status lights started to play up too, then she died. No display at…

  • Pro Rider golf trolley power cutting off but restarting

    Pro Rider golf trolley power cutting off but restarting

    I have read most of your very useful information as I am attempting to mend a good friend’s trolley. From what he tells me it is a ProRider leisure trolley. He bought it second-hand and has been using it, however apparently it has started to sometimes just turn itself off while being used, the dashboard…

  • Battery lead cable connection fault

    Battery lead cable connection fault

    My battery lead for my ProRider golf trolley, it now seems the insert in one of the 3 pin socket has become detached and is now obviously  not working – is this a common fault with the trolley from ProRider?  Before this happened most rounds it seemed to be working fine for about 7 or…

  • Controller and Circuits must be Compatible

    Controller and Circuits must be Compatible

    One of the most important things to know when changing over any handle circuit or golf trolley controller is they must be compatible with each other.  This should be the first thing to check when replacing any of these components.  If in doubt contact me and I can confirm.  The online store has the controllers…

  • golf trolley battery connector

    golf trolley battery connector

    My trolley fell over yesterday and the plug into the battery came out, there is visible damage to the plug-in on the wire from the battery. It will still plugin also does arc as I plug it in. The trolley will turn on but will not engage when I press the button for it to…

  • Golf Trolley Running Slow

    Golf Trolley Running Slow

    Slow Moving – Golf Trolley Running Slow I have acquired a second-hand Prorider golf trolley problem being when going uphill it is very slow but upon reaching the flat full power seems to be restored, I have tried changing the wheels but still get the same response, can you help? There could be a couple…

  • Hillman G7/8 Trooper Golf Trolley Handle

    Hillman G7/8 Trooper Golf Trolley Handle

    Can you tell me if the Stowmatic golf trolley handle will fit my Hillman G7/8 Trooper Trolley? I don’t know the Hillman G7 trolley, but I believe all the connectors and the electrics are totally different.   Just to let you know the Stowmatic handle I purchased from you last week does fit the Hillman…

  • Proforce golf trolley no power

    Proforce golf trolley no power

    I have a Proforce, I changed the speed control switch a couple of months ago and everything worked ok. Now I get no power at all when I switch it on, one occasion it lit up briefly then nothing. It is not the battery I have tried two different batteries. I have removed the covers…

  • Golf trolley clutch and wheels slipping

    Golf trolley clutch and wheels slipping

    Veers to the Left Good afternoon. I have a pro rider golf trolley. When using the distance modes the trolley veers or pulls off to the left. Are you able to give me any advice on how to rectify this?  Any advice welcome. Normally when the Pro Rider golf trolley veers to the left it…

  • clubbers golf trolley problems and faults

    clubbers golf trolley problems and faults

      Hi, I have a Clubbers electric golf trolley, and sounds like the relay has gone or the controller trolley. I’m after a new connector trolley that would fit however can’t seem to find one as one of the cables has 5 pins? Do you have a picture of the pins for the one you…

  • Clubbers golf trolley clutch

    Clubbers golf trolley clutch

    Why is my Clubbers golf trolley pulling to the left? Hello, I’ve got a Clubber golf trolley? Is the nearest trolley compatibility wise is a pro master? My trolley is pulling to the left so I think the clutch system has gone. Maybe you can advise me further regarding compatibility etc. I have a good…

  • ProRider Speed Control Switch

    ProRider Speed Control Switch

    Possible Fault with the ProRider speed control switch I have a Pro-rider golf trolley that has developed a fault. When engaging the speed wheel the speed fluctuates and the speed display goes through from 5 to 7 then to 4 then to 2 then to 8. When engaging the distance mode i.e. “a,b.c” the trolley…

  • Ben Sayers golf trolley on off button not working

    Ben Sayers golf trolley on off button not working

    Q. The button does not stop my Ben Sayers golf cart I have to use the rheostat knob is it a faulty circuit board? the AB button controls the speed ok?  Also the button does not switch the cart off hope you can help? A. This is definitely to do with the button on the…

  • Ben Sayers Golf Trolley Speed Control Fault

    Ben Sayers Golf Trolley Speed Control Fault

    I have a Ben Sayers golf trolley. Yesterday it just switched off and after a while, I managed to get it to turn back on. It would only run using the A B or C function or run at full speed 9. I have tested the potentiometer which appears to be OK. Is this fault…

  • Ben Sayers Golf Trolley Spares

    Ben Sayers Golf Trolley Spares

    Many Spares for the Ben Sayers models of electric golf trolley.  From the old original to the new models. Ben Sayers Battery Lead Easily ordered a new battery lead cable for the Ben Sayers electric trolley.  This battery cable comes with a round connector with 3 pins this then fits into the connection in the…

  • Caddymatic Golf Trolley Spares

    Caddymatic Golf Trolley Spares

    Having problems with your Caddymatic, no worries contact me for any problems and issues you would like help with.  This can be done by posting at the bottom of this page or going to the contact page and filling in the contact form.  Filling in a full explanation of what the problem is and how…

  • golf trolley only goes full speed

    I tried replacing the speed control switch in order to fix my problem and on turning it steady it still suddenly lurches forward at max speed There’s no incremental increase in speed. Could you advise, please?   Ah, This is not always a straightforward case of the speed control switch.  Normally when the speed switch…

  • Types of controller for golf trolleys

    Types of controller for golf trolleys

    I checked the trolley over and put the battery on charge, but the lights on the control panel failed to light, the motor wouldn’t run but the battery had 13+ volts. There are 13+ volts going from the battery to the box under the battery tray, but still no lights I have checked your site…

  • Golf trolley pulling to the left

    Golf trolley pulling to the left

    I have had my Pro Rider golf trolley for 7 years and it has started to pull to the left when going uphill or when I put extra speed on it. Also, the right wheel has come off, for no reason, a few times lately. Reading your explanations of why this is happening it looks…

  • How to fix golf trolley axle pin sheared

    How to fix golf trolley axle pin sheared

    Replacement of the golf trolley axle pin To replace a missing or sheared axle pin the following guide of how to fix.   It is a fairly straightforward job but without the tools then it can make it difficult to insert the axle pin in place as can be seen in this video. The tools needed…

  • V1 Caddymatic Golf Trolley Problems

    My V1 Caddymatic golf trolley only moves about 4 metres then stops. The display flashes on and off, displaying the set speed 7 then reducing to 3 or 4 with no interference, before stopping. When raised off the ground the wheels turn continuously until lowered then they stop. I have replaced the speed control switch…

  • Testing a golf trolley speed control switch

    Testing a golf trolley speed control switch

    The replacement potentiometer speed controller switch, could these be used instead of the on/off button, although the original micro switch is an ‘operate and release’ type whereas the switch on the potentiometer would be permanently on or off.  Also is the potentiometer/track strong enough to cope with the continual operation to control the trolley instead…

  • golf trolley controller stuck on top speed

    I purchased a Pro-Force golf trolley just over 3 years ago. It has been running fine until earlier this week. It would only run at max speed with 7 displayed, the a, b, c, function was still in working order. After looking at your site and looked through the fault finder it appeared the fault…

  • golf trolley wheel not staying on

    Wheel not locking in place – wheel keeps falling or coming off the axle – wheel clip not working The left wheel will not click and lock on with the new clutch fitted. The right one is ok and trolley works but the left wheel falls off. I have a pro rider electric golf trolley,…

  • Golf trolley battery display lights

    Hi, I wonder if you can advise me as to what to check to see if working correctly my speed dial light goes to number 7 but when I put it on anything above 5 the green and amber lights go out that tell me what stage the battery is charged at, this happens even…

  • Handle display unit (PCB)

    Electric golf trolley handle display unit There are a few types of handle display units PCBs (Printed Circuit Board), even with the same make and model of electric golf trolley. Stowamatic GXT golf trolley handle display unit The Stowamatic GXT original model handles circuit and display D62145 and D-61337 were triangular and had separate connectors…

  • how to fit the main wire to golf trolley

    What are the golf trolley main wires for and how do they work The basic reason in layman’s terms for a golf trolley main wire is.  The wiring is there to provide the connection between the handle display circuit controls and the controller box normally located under the battery tray. The battery current goes to…

  • which spares will fix my electric golf trolley

    I wonder if you can help me. I purchased the item below for my Stowmatic GXT electric golf trolley and fitted the spare part easily.  However, the fault that I have on my trolley has not been resolved. The issue is that when I try to use my trolley the numbers in the display unit…

  • golf trolley speed controller keeps cutting out

    My golf trolley speed controller keeps cutting out and goes back to zero where by the trolley stops. I then have to keep turning the knob round and round until it shows the numbers are back on the screen and I then select the required speed. Also while running the speed it will, for example,…

  • Stowamatic GXT controller

    Hi, I have found you on the internet. My trolley has never properly worked. I didn’t play more than once a month when I got it but have taken it up again & tried to use trolley but can’t as i just can’t control it . I read with interest n your web a readers…

  • Water damage to golf trolley circuits

    Question—————- I have just got in a Stowamatic trolley which has no power up at all . Tried 2 different batteries and checked power supply at connecting plug all is normal. When the button is pressed there is no sign of any lights or indication on the display. I had this trolley in last week…

  • Wheels not turning

    When the wheels are off the ground the axle turns okay and the wheels turn but when all wheels are on the ground they stop turning as does the axle and it makes quite a noise. My research would suggest this may be a clutch problem but both are less than 6 months old and…

  • Battery power to golf trolley

    My frequently used Yuasa 8month old battery has failed due to charger, charging but not sufficient over the period. the battery has gradually deteriorated, will it recovers with a new charger ? can you help, please. There is a good bit of information on batteries on the fault finder page scroll to over halfway down…

  • Battery lead connection

    Hi, I am sure this fault is covered somewhere in your FAQs but I couldn’t find it. I have just bought and fitted a new handle (using existing PCB and speed controller) and two new clutches. The trolley worked perfectly for one round. The next time I took it out it failed on the 1st…

  • stowamatic golf trolley warranty

    Under 12 months OLD – Firstly contact your Stowamatic vendor/retailer from whom you purchased the golf trolley I only purchase my trolley in September 2018 and it hasn’t had any use throughout the winter. I use it more now but can only use it with difficulty, as the controls have a mind of their own…

  • LCD display T handle golf trolley

    I have lost my records but have attached 4 photos to try to identify the model of my trolley. It is different from the photo you sent me. You asked about the trolley’s behaviour. When I set a run speed nothing happens, no traction. I could hear a relay clicking but no traction. If I…

  • On off button not working on control display

    Jim, it is taking ages to get my trolley to light up when it does it works fine but I cannot turn it off unless I unplug it, the switch on button is very badly worn. if I fit a new circuit board and button do you think it does the trick (circuit board D-64186)…

  • Trolley no power and pulling to the left

    The golf trolley has no power lights now and when I put the battery in it moves on it’s own round in a circle and pulls to left This sounds like a couple of faults. Regards the pulling to the left. We have an article on the website Find on the support tab then first…

  • Buy a Pro Rider golf trolley battery lead

    Pro Rider golf trolleys have been a very popular choice with many golfers.  Therefore keeping the trolley in its best condition is important.  Golf trolley battery lead is one of the spare parts which have a tendency to get damaged through pulls and batteries dropping on them.  The standard T handled original Pro Rider golf…

  • Golf trolley speed control fault finder

    Hi, I had bought from you last year.  The trolley was turning itself off and your suggestions on how to fix my golf trolley worked. This year I have a new problem…   The trolley goes ok but sometimes if I touch speed control to increase speed it changes to zero and stops.  I have to…

  • Golf trolley shoots off when battery is plugged in

    When I plug it in the golf trolley just shoots off on its own, all three lights are on when you plug the battery in. It’s dangerous like this. This sounds to me like the controller is at fault, there have been others who had the same fault and it was the golf trolley controller…

  • golf trolley wheel clutches

    When I switch my trolley on and lift handles so as to lift the rear two wheels off the ground they both move with no problem. Until they go back onto the ground and then they both stop moving and instead make a grinding sound. Can you please suggest what the problem maybe? Do I…

  • Proforce electric golf trolley right wheel falling off

    Good afternoon my Proforce electric golf trolley right wheel keeps falling off. I believe the inner clutch has worn. Can you get replacements? Also, do you sell new tyre rubbers for the same wheels? The ProForce golf trolley wheel clutch is the same as our model of the clutch (two prongs and two screw holes).…

  • Battery wired wrongly – Golf Trolley has No Power

    I wired up my battery the wrong way and it looks as though I blew something board or controller.  The golf trolley has no power now.  I just received board and connected up but still no power.  Am I right to think a controller will solve the problem. also, I take it that plastic cover…

  • Motor drive jammed sticking

    Please help my trolley failed to drive the potentiometer gave various readings but no drive. I fitted a new potentiometer and to be on the safe side a new circuit board, still no drive but the control handle lit up ok.??  I went buy suggestions on your website that the controller could be at fault…

  • How to Fit a Golf Trolley Axle

    I will try and help describe the new style axle fitting system. The original axle had a drive pin which went straight through the axle and gearbox sleeve, This has been upgraded because the older axle pin which went through the axle had a tendency to sheer.  The original golf trolley axle is no longer…

  • Golf trolley battery charger

    I have one of your trolleys STOWAMATIC GXT and have had for about 4 years now and recently to finish the round I have had to push it off the golf course. I play 2 to 3 rounds a week and its been great up until the end of last summer. I play over winter…

  • Stowamatic golf trolley keeps cutting off power

    My electric Stowamatic trolley keeps cutting power and I have to plug out and plugin then it works, it happens a few times in a round. Can you please suggest any remedy. It’s difficult to say exactly why this is happening from the above description but it would point to a sudden current failure or…

  • Golf trolley is not stopping or starting and not stopping

    When I press the start button on my golf trolley it will go for a few seconds and then stop, or it will start and not stop. Sometimes it won’t turn off. I can still use the trolley by starting and stopping it with the speed control pot. The pad with the buttons has worn…

  • golf trolley wheels juddering

    My Stowmatic GXT will not drive. The battery is fully charged and the speed controller lights up. I return the setting to zero then rotate the switch to increase the speed, but sadly I do not get any consistent motion. Very occasionally I will get juddering from the the wheels but nothing more. Today I…

  • golf trolley only goes fast

    I have had trouble with the speed control (It only goes fast) just fitted a new control switch, but it didn’t solve the problem. I have checked all wires for breaks and all seem ok. Any ideas, Many thanks Normally if the golf trolley speed is jumping around sometimes missing a speed then if you…

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