RC Car General Discussions This forum is for all general discussions related to radio control cars. Check forums below for more specific categories if applicable.

problem with RadioShack Hummer H2

Reply

Old 09-07-2019, 11:11 AM
  #1  
Karmalark
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2019
Posts: 1
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default problem with RadioShack Hummer H2

Hi! I'm new to RC. I have an old H2 that seems new and was used a few times, but when we bought a brand new battery and plugged it in, it only pulses forward and seemsto drain the battery because the headlights flash. My son would love to get this thing going, but I am clueless. Anyone able to help?
Karmalark is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2019, 07:11 AM
  #2  
1QwkSport2.5r
 
1QwkSport2.5r's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Cottage Grove, MN
Posts: 9,785
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default

Chances are the battery is NiCd technology, and they often don’t hold a charge if they’re old. I’d suggest finding a new battery pack for it, as well as a better charger. The charger that comes with the trucks typically doesn’t stop charging once the pack is full, which really beats the pack up if the operator doesn’t disconnect the battery when it is full (warm to the touch; about 90*F). A picture of the truck/battery pack would help identify what you have and help us advise you what to do next.
1QwkSport2.5r is offline  
Reply With Quote

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service