Can An ATV Run Without A Battery? Dead Battery?

The battery on your ATV is more important than most people realize, especially with modern ATVs. Your ATV can run without a battery if it’s carbureted, but if the ATV is fuel-injected, it will need the battery to run. If you remove the battery from a fuel-injected ATV, the ATV will shut off as the … Read more

Are Can-Am ATVs Reliable?

I’ve ridden and worked on quite a bit of ATVs, but I find myself around Can-Ams more than any other brand. Since I’ve been around Can-Am mostly, I feel I have a good grasp on their reliability and all the issues they seem to have. So it begs the question? Are Can-Am ATV and side … Read more

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

An ATV that won’t idle when the engine has been warmed up can be due to many things. The most common reason for an ATV to not idle when warm is often from the choke not set right, valves needing adjustment, to even the very rare one like battery cables – yeah, it’s possible. I’m … Read more

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