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How do ATV brakes work? Learn the basics.

Knowing the basics of how the brakes work is just one of those things any ATV owner should learn. This knowledge makes troubleshooting a...

How Do ATV Beadlocks Actually Work?

When you're out playing with your ATV in the mud, a tire de-beading from the rim will put a quick stop to your weekend...

12 Most Common Reasons for a Glowing Red Hot ATV Exhaust

Picture this: You just got back home from an intense ATV trail-run when you notice that the exhaust is glowing red hot....

This is why your ATV Burn Oil (probably)

Decreasing oil levels over time, or blue smoke when riding, are both signs of your ATV burning oil. This does not, however, necessarily equal...

How does an ATV charge its battery?

You may have noticed that ATVs do not use alternators to charge its battery like a car do. And you know that keeping the...

ATV belt slipping – symptoms and causes

CVT belt slippage will likely happen to anyone owning an ATV sooner or later. While as frustrating as it might be, there is often...

10 Reasons Why Your ATV Battery Keeps Draining (Going Dead)

Trying to identify the reason why your ATV battery keeps draining can be quite frustrating. This guide will tell you how to troubleshoot the...

15 tips to prevent rust from developing on your ATV

If you live and ride somewhere your ATV encounters moist or wet conditions on a regular basis, and you do not take the necessary...

Common reasons why your ATV is smoking

If you learn some basic knowledge about why different types of exhaust smoke appear, you will be able tell a lot about the health...

Power steering (EPS) on an ATV, is it worth it?

Electronic power steering (EPS) was a huge sales pitch when it first was introduced in the ATV-world by Yamaha on the Grizzly 700 EPS...