Chinese Brand ATV Assembly
Assembling Chinese ATV’s
Examine your ATV shipment
Before you accept the shipment, you must make sure that your ATV has not been damaged during shipping. You should inspect the box for any tears or oil stain. Sometimes the shipping company may place heavy items on top of these ATV and bend the crate, which in turn may damage your ATV. If you suspect your ATV has been damaged during shipping you should make sure that the driver signs the damage on the bill of lading. It is important that you note the damage on the bill of lading as shipping companies only reimburse you or the shipper for the damaged incurred during shipping if the driver sign it before they hand the ATV to you. Here at Power Dirt Bikes, we use only the best shipping companies to ship our products and inspects every shipment before it is sent out.
Now you’re ready for assembly
Removing the Crate
You will first need to disassemble the crate that has protected your ATV. First you will need to take off all of the cardboard that your ATV’s was wrapped in. Then you will need to remove the bolts that keeps your ATV from moving around and get damaged. Once you have taken the bolts out, please have two peoples to lift the crate out.
Locating the battery, owner’s manual and bolts
The unit should come with a bag full of bolts, instructions, and a basic tool set. It is usually located either next to the ATV (On the foot rest) or underneath the seat (the seat has a latch in the back that you have to press to remove) there should also be a box with the battery in it. Some batteries are ready to go, but most others, you may have to put water solution that comes with it in a separate container and charge up before you can use them.
Putting the front tires on
Once you have located everything you begin to put the wheels on. Depending on your ATV model, some ATV’s comes with the rear wheels already attached, some not, and the ATV should be about 90% assembled. Make sure that the bolts on the rear tires are on there on tight in order for the wheels not to fall out during riding. Have someone help you lift the front of the ATV and attach the two front tires. Again, make sure that the bolts are on tight and screwed in appropriately in order to prevent them from falling out. There should be a washer and a pin that will go on there. Twist the pin with pliers in order to secure the bolt on the tire. Check the tire pressure for the tires with a tire pressure gauge in order to make sure the tires have the appropriate amount of tire pressure; the tire pressure depends on the size of the tires; it should be listed on the side of the tires.
Attaching the handle bars
Located the handle bars and adjust them to the height appropriate for the rider. You will need to use the Allen wrench to tighten the Allen screws for the four-wheeler. If you do not have an Allen wrench or can’t find it you will need to get a hold of one. Make sure that the handle bar height is the correct size for the rider. Depending on your unit you will need to attach the break lever and starter on one side and the thumb throttle on the other side. You can screw this on with a regular screwdriver. Again, for safety make sure that they are adjusted appropriately for rider of the four-wheeler. Once you're done go over all of the screws and make sure they are on tight as sometimes vibration from the engine can cause loose screws.
Attaching the front bumper or front and rear racks (some models)
Depending on your model you might need to attach the front bumper or the front and rear racks. Located the screws for them in the bag and attach them where the manual tells you to attach them. There are many models out there so it depends on what kind of model you have.
Connecting the battery
Now you will need to connect the battery. First make sure that the battery is charged. Some units come with a complimentary battery charger. Most of these ATVs operate with a 12 Volt seasonal battery if not charged regularly these batteries may need to be replaced every 3-4 months depending on use. Like I said earlier some batteries come with small liquid bottles for you to put in the battery. This is not battery acid, it’s simply a water and salt solution that will make the battery work. Locate the water solution pack open it and attach it to the battery until the liquid drains into the battery. Once you have made sure the battery is charged and ready to go you can now attach the battery. Make sure that you attach the positive post to the positive wire and the negative post to the negative wire. Put the battery into its compartment underneath the seat and screw on the terminals to the appropriate post. Attach the banana shaped seat it its place, the latch should click when you attach it and it should be pretty sturdy.
Your New ATV is now Assembled
You are now done and ready to start up your ATV. Before you start up your ATV you might want to change the oil in it as many of them sit in the factory or warehouse for month before they are sold. Since they are mass-produced the factories sometimes use low-grade oil. Changing the oil before your first start can prevent many problems down the road. Once you have changed the oil you are ready to get your new ATV started. Enjoy your ATVs.