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Old 08-06-2011, 06:38 PM
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I just got a used redcat lightning exp pro.
it worked great the first day i got it now it flashes a red light at me and barlt turns the wheels. i can turn just fine. i have read that it could be a problem with the LVC but i have no idea how to disable it. Please help.. im useing a 2000mAH NI-MH SC 7.2v battery
please help me figure out this problem!
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turn evrything on


hold da escs button down fer 8 seconds. its undr da blinkin led.

aftr 8 sec da led shood blink slowly. power it off, den power it on wit a fully chargd batt.
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awesome! thanks for a fast reply! im going to do it know. ill let you know how it works!
thanks again!
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there is no button under the blinking light. there is a red button next to the red, blue, and black wire. the button is not labeled.
do i need to take the fan and stuff off to get inside it to find that button?
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hold on a sec
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnWtLU4TH6k

 got it! here is a sweet video that's all about programing the esc. thanks alot for your help!
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r u shure ur batts chargd?

if so, try doin da 8 sec thing on red button.
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ya i have been charging them all day and get like a half hour out of it and it blinks.. i figured out how to program it.. now im having a intermittent reverse problem
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ahhh man its a hobbywing. i thoute it came wit a novatech 03307. face palm 4 me.

center ur throttl trim & re calibrate. do u no how 2 recalibrate?
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i do not
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hold da red button down & turn it on. wen da red led starts flashin, let go of da red button.

wait a few seconds. den press da red button with no throttl input. esc blinks & beeps once.

giv ful throttl den press red button. esc blinks & beeps twise.

give full brake den press red button. esc blinks & beeps 3 times.

wait a few seconds, den try it out
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thanks ill try it now
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heers ur esc manual

save it 4 future reference


http://www.hobbywing.com/upload/manual/HW-13-V2.pdf
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NICE! works great! thanks for all your help man! first time i have had one of these i was thinking something was messed up and i was going to have to buy some parts or something,
so what do you have thats rc?

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xerxes is always glad 2 help.

il b startn a redcat topic heer soon. documenting all my builds, upgrades, & fixs.

i runs a lightning epx brushd driftr, converted 2 brushless, a aftrshok 8e, & a ground poundr.

hopefully mor redcats inda future
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