Two people on a muddy ATV

How Do I Bring an ATV Out of Storage?

We are waiting to be able to go outside and explore the wilderness again. It’s hard to top the feeling of the wind in your air and fresh air in your lungs. This is the reason why ATV enthusiasts are so passionate about their hobby. 

Of course, with any sort of vehicular hobby maintenance is an important part of the process. You can’t go out and explore if your vehicle is out of commission. With winter winding down and people getting ready to hit the trails, it’s important to make sure your ATV is ready. We’ll show you some of the things you should do to help your ATV get ready. 

How to Keep an ATV Healthy 

The first thing you should do is gently break your ATV in before you put it through anything too rough. You need to give the oil and other fluids time to run and get up to the proper levels. If your ATV has sat for a while, then changing or at least checking the oil is recommended. An ATV engine is going to go through a lot more stress, so keeping fluids at the right level is important. 

Valves being connected in an engine
ATV racing through the sand

We also recommend regularly washing your ATV. It may seem like a waste of time with how dirty ATVs always get, but regular washings help it look clean and it prevents mud from building up in places it shouldn’t. Too much rust and dirt will eventually cause your ATV to start rusting. Treating your gas, checking belts, filters, all of these things should be done before you get your ATV out on the trail. 

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ATVs for Sale in Grand Junction, CO 

Carville’s Auto Mart can help you find the ATV of your dreams to hit the trails with style this spring. If you have any questions, then please give us a call and we’ll be happy to help.