Having and owning an ATV can be a lot of fun. However, at the same time you need to be aware of the repair and maintenance side of the machine and what the best ways of looking after your ATV are. There are many reasons for a break down on your ATV and therefore, it is important to be able to have the basic knowledge of how to look for the signs of trouble and what are the meanings of some of the components that need to be looked at on regular basis to make sure your ATV is running in perfect order. Your ATV must have come with its own manual and therefore it is very important for you to go through the whole book and understand each and every part and what the simple and basic functions of these components are. If for some reason you do not have the manual, you can always get a copy online and have a hard copy with you at all times to be able to refer to it whenever you need to. Sometimes it is more important to be able to know who to get a local ATVs repairs done before you go to buy an ATV in the first place. It is of course; very important to be able to know the difference between an ATV with a large engine and one with a smaller engine and what are the differences between the two of them also.