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My atv is a small one and i have ridden it too hard it now does not accelerate properly and when i reach a decent speed the engine cuts out any ideas as to whats wrong

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It would help alot to know what exactly we are talking about here. Can you provide more information about the machine? I will agree with BioWare, good carb cleaning never hurts, especially if the machine has been sitting for a while without being run.

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could be as simple as a filter cleaning . like was said more info would be helpful.

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baja 90cc nothing special throttle gas ataumatic rev doent get up to speed any more and cuts out at about 25kph down to dead i will look into cleaning the carb ty for the ideas anymore would certainly be helpful

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could be something really simple like a dirty air filter, something a little harder like a carb issue and even a broken valve spring. Start with the easiest and troubleshoot to the hardest.

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When you say it cuts out, do you mean that the motor cuts out, or the quad just stops gaining speed and won't go any faster. If the motor is cutting out, then that would point towards a fuel obstruction, or loss of spark. If it is just topping out and won't go as fast as it normally does, then I would look toward the drive belt and clutches.

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