Tag: drain

Ask the Editors: Instant Belt Slippage?

It doesn’t take as much as you think. Dear ATVC: During a recent trail ride I managed to splash through a small pool of standing water, a puddle really, and almost instantly lost power. I think my belt started slipping but is that possible in so little water? Believe it or not, it isn’t only […] More »

  Comments | By - April 22, 2019

Ask the Editors: Sparkly Oil

Silver in the black pool. Dear ATVC: I recently drained my quad’s oil for a change and was shocked to discover metal filings within the old oil in the catch pan. Does this mean the end of my engine is near? We’ve certainly been there before but surprisingly, no, the presence of metal particulates in […] More »

  Comments | By - April 14, 2019