Located on the front of the steering tube
The Steering Bolt limits the turning range when in use. It is used only when changing modes.
By loosening this hand bolt you will be able to rotate the handlebars 180 degrees so that the throttle and controls are in the same operating position when in both walking and riding modes.
Make sure to tighten the bolt snug after you have completed your mode changes. It is good practise to check this bolt often.
Located on the bottom of both front seat posts and in line on the frame.
The Seat Mount Connection consists of 2 parts; the holder and the mounting post.
To load your golf bag on or off your Turf Chopper you simply
retract the rear hinged seat frame separating the seat mount holder from the mounting posts which are permanently fixed to the frame
Place your bag in position and replace the seat to the operational position.
Always make sure to check that both sides are firmly connected before operating.
Located on the top of the steering tube, above the frame.
Removable handlebar gooseneck clamp
All Turf Chopper products are made with removable handlebars for transporting and storage.
After you set the handlebars in the slotted receptacle (on the top of the steering tube) you will need to tighten the gooseneck clamp before you can safely operate your Turf Chopper.
Simply hand tighten the clamp and fold in the locking handle. If the handle is sticking out loosen the clamp and try again.
This must always be tight when operating the unit.
Do not use excessive force on this clamp
Manual Brake Release
Located at the back right of all Turf Choppers.
The manual brake release is used when moving your Turf Chopper without the aid of power.
The manual "Brake Release" is engaged when the lever is in the "Up" position and disengaged when in the "Down" position.
Note To operate your Turf Chopper the manual "Brake Release" lever must be in the down position.
The brake release lever handle may be either red or yellow in colour depending on model
Located on the tank side at the top of the frame.
Only on the Turf Chopper and TC Split Fame models
The Mode Pin is used when you are changing between modes.
To convert your Turf Chopper back and forth between walking and riding mode you will need to remove and replace the mode pin after each change has been made.
To remove the mode pin you simply poll the key ring tab straight out from the frame.
When replacing the mode pin push it back threw the whole making sure that the pin has gone completely threw and is visible from both sides of the frame.
This pin is also a safety feature. It is a crumple point designed to reduce impact force on front end contact
Located on top of the front fork.
The steering damper is an adjustable clamp used to tighten or loosen the steering stiffness.
The steering damper is used when in walking mode to tighten the steering to reduces wondering. This allows you maintain smooth straight forward operation while lowering the operators control requirements.
This clamp can be adjusted to suit any operators preference.
Do not over tighten.
Always loosen when converting back to riding mode.
Key and LED Light
Located on the left side of the front body panel.
The Key switch used to power on or off your Turf Chopper
The key only requires a 1/4 turn to power on the unit.
The Red LED light
When the power is on and the Turf Chopper is operational, the LED will glow solid red.
If there is a problem with your Turf Chopper the red LED will flash a fault code sequence. Examples of a flashing fault code sequence could be a 3, 2 or 1, 3 or 2, 2 etc.
If the light does not come on when the key is in the on position?
There are a couple of possible causes to look at first:
1.The red Kill Switch is not in the up position.
2.The manual brake release is not in the down position.
If you have a fault code take note of it and contact tech support
Located at the right side of the frame on the front body panel.
This is were you plug the AGM Battery Smart Charger into all Turf Choppers products
Plug in the battery charger and then plug the male end of the battery charger into the female resceptical on the Turf Chopper.
When first plugged in the charger light will glow "Red". When fully charged the light will glow "Green" .
Recommended to recharge after every use.
Note: Use only the charger that came with your unit.
Located on the right side of the handlebars.
The throttle is used to control power output.
The throttle is a motorcycle style rotating throttle. By rotating the throttle towards you will increase speed and rotate away from yourself to reduce speed and brake. The more you twist the throttle the greater the power output level and faster the speed.
The throttle is electric and has very little back pressure therefore requires only gentle twisting to operate. The throttle has a twist radios of approximately 1 inch or a quarter revolution. Over twisting or aggressive use could damage the throttle system. Try it a few times while stationary to get the feeling of its operation
Located on the left side of the handlebars
The Kill Switch ( Red ) Emergency power kill.
The top red switch in the down position will kill all power to the Turf Chopper. The unit will come to a quick stop. Until the switch is placed back to the Up position you will not be able to operate the unit..
Forward and Reverse ( Yellow )
This is a 3 setting horizontal switch.
In the left position the Turf Chopper will be in "Reverse" .
Middle position is the "Low" speed setting.
Right position is "Hi" speed setting
Electric Brake Release ( Green )
By pushing and holding the lower green button will electronically release the brake. This will allow you to free wheel your Turf Chopper if necessary