Tag: repair

Ask the Editors: Fuel Line Repair Strategies

Be not afraid, rough one. Dear ATVC: Hi guys, I’ve gone and snapped off the hose connection from my fuel petcock, anyone know of an adhesive that’s petrol resistant and will glue plastic back together, also needs to be very solid!! Thanks The last thing you are going to want to do is glue this […] More »

  Comments | By - May 19, 2019

Textron/ Arctic Cat Recalls 900 UTVs

Check to make sure yours isn’t one of the following. Arctic Cat recently announced recalls on Textron Off-Highway utility vehicles, which includes the 2019 Textron Havoc and 2018 Stampede and Rustler model side by sides. The affected vehicles are listed below with further details. Arctic Cat Recall – Textron Off-Highway Utility Vehicles Due to Fuel […] More »

  Comments | By - March 12, 2019

John Deere Recalls Gator XUVs

Check your VIN. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that John Deere is recalling about 4,700 Gator utility vehicles due to a crash hazard. It is the Gator models XUV590 and XUV590 S4 that are being recalled. The powertrain hardware can apparently come loose, causing the throttle to stick. This could result in the […] More »

  Comments | By - September 17, 2018

John Deere Gator XUV Side-by-Side Recall Affects 68,300 Units

Massive recall issued due to crash hazard. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced on December 21, 2017, that John Deere has issued a recall of 68,300 Crossover Gator UTVs due to a crash hazard. The steering shaft can separate from the steering rack assembly and result in a loss of vehicle steering control, posing […] More »

  Comments | By - December 26, 2017

Ask the Editors: What is a Non-Serviceable ATV?

No-name troubles. Dear ATVC: I bought a used Bode 500cc side-by-side that needed some transmission work but when I called the local dealers, they told me the machine was non-serviceable. What in the world does this mean? Shouldn’t a mechanic be able to fix such a machine regardless of branding? TIaslle What you are encountering […] More »

  Comments | By - October 30, 2017

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