ATV Question

Discussion in 'General Hunting' started by xbokilla, Oct 5, 2018.

  1. kyoutdoorsman

    kyoutdoorsman 10 pointer

    Jan 19, 2016
    Check your fuses they are usually under the seat, might be a sensor,
  2. Flash5150

    Flash5150 Spike

    Nov 30, 2006
    I had my radiator cap come loose recently which allowed my fluid to boil over and out. Make sure your cap is on tight and there is in fact fluid in the radiator. Good luck.
  3. xbokilla

    xbokilla 12 pointer

    Jun 28, 2012
    Looks like the fan is out but could be other issues. Fluids look good. Radiator looks good. Probably an easy fix for some but not an mechanical idiot like me. Internet makes it look easy. Tear into it and it doesn’t quite look so easy.
    Runs fine unless ran a long time. Thanks for all the advice.
  4. ojibwa62

    ojibwa62 12 pointer

    Jul 1, 2018
    This is how you learn to fix things, you just pay attention maybe take pics and take your time..
  5. xbokilla

    xbokilla 12 pointer

    Jun 28, 2012
    That and you got to really want to fix it yourself. I’ll be the first to admit at the end of a workday mechanical work is the last thing I want to do. Yard work, landscaping...anytime.
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  6. bearleft

    bearleft 6 pointer

    Mar 16, 2014
    La Grange KY
    Get a volt meter and unplug the wiring connector at the fan and check for current after it's hot. You can also use the same connector and direct wire the fan from a 12v battery to see if it works.
  7. xbokilla

    xbokilla 12 pointer

    Jun 28, 2012
    Correction. My fan did kick on yesterday. Didn’t ride as much as before but still never said hot. Maybe the darn thing was just dirty and something clogged up that day? Oh, well, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it...yet.

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