Mud, Sweat, and Gears — Maintenance and Repairs

How to Get the Most out of Your ODES Warranty

How to Get the Most out of Your ODES Warranty

One of the biggest perks of buying a new ODES UTV is the warranty coverage. From start to finish, this is how the warranty process works.

How to Destroy a Drive Belt in Three Easy Steps

How to Destroy a Drive Belt in Three Easy Steps

We discuss drive belt maintenance with every customer on every new UTV we sell. But 3 out of 10 still ruin their belt in the first few days. So we're trying some reverse psychology.

How to Check Battery Voltage with a Cheap Multimeter

How to Check Battery Voltage with a Cheap Multimeter

You can easily check the voltage on your UTV battery with any cheap multimeter. The voltage reading can give you insight into the health of your UTV battery.

Keep Your Youth ATV New with Ten Easy Tips

Keep Your Youth ATV New with Ten Easy Tips

Kids are hard on ATVs. Keep your new investment in the best shape possible with these ten easy tips.

Check your tie rods. All the time.

The tie rods on an ATV are a bolt style. (This is not at all like your daily driver.) They have a tendency to loosen if you’re doing much turning. If your tie rods become loose, they can cause serious damage to the spindle. And that means a bigger, more expensive repair. Save yourself some time and money later by checking your tie rods today.

Front wheel bearings take more wear and tear than you...


UTV Battery Dead? How to actually keep a charge.

UTV Battery Dead? How to actually keep a charge.

With spring right around the corner, it feels like great time to address your ATV or UTV battery and charging system. If it seems every time you let your rig sit for a few weeks and the battery is dead, this one's for you. In this scenario, EVERYONE blames the battery. Most of the time it is not the battery's fault - at least not at first. Almost every powersport vehicle has a stator type charging system. This is a great system and works well when you are not in low throttle positions. The average charging system in a powersports application is 30 to...