ATV Dies When Using Winch – What To Do

If your winch on your ATV or side by side kills the engine when you use it, then it’s most often a battery issue. Either your battery is weak, dying, or has a bad battery connection. There are times when it’s not the battery and something else. We’ll go through all the possibilities in this … Read more

ATV Won’t Idle When Cold – What To Do?

If your ATV or side by side won’t idle when cold, there are a few things you can try to fix it. A lot of the time, it is a simple fix. Other times it may require a lot of effort, but it’s not a huge deal for most. Carbureted or Fuel Injected? Before figuring … Read more

ATV Buzzing When Trying to Start

If your ATV or side by side is making a buzzing sound when you try to start it, it’s often 3 things. A weak or dead battery. Bad battery connections. A bad starter relay. When Does The Buzzing Happen? Before we go too deep, we need to figure out when the buzzing happens. If the … Read more

Is Power Steering Worth It on an ATV or UTV?

Yes, power steering on an ATV or UTV is very much worth it! Power steering will… Help resale value. Lower rider’s fatigue. Be more new-rider friendly. Make it easier to steer when loaded down with gear. Make your ride more predictable and more effortless. Fight kickback when going over rocks or other rough terrains. Allow … Read more

Do Atvs Have Automatic or Manual Transmissions?

There are 3 different types of ATV and UTV transmissions. Automatic (CVT) Semi-Automatic Manual (Clutch and gear shifting) It’s more common to have an automatic (CVT) transmission on most ATVs/UTVs except for racing quads which use manual transmissions. It’s super rare to find a 4 wheel drive ATV with a manual transmission, a semi-automatic is … Read more