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Old 07-21-2007, 04:56 PM
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iv barely had it for 24hours, barely 2 hrs driving it and the servo fried. normal driving no big wrecks at all, steering quit then smoke started coming out of the steering servo. throttle servo is fine. checked batteries with a voltage meter and they are fully charged. This has gotta be covered by the warrenty. Gunna call them monday morning and see what i gotta do to get a new servo. anyone ever have this happen so quick? its gotta be a lemon servo

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Old 07-21-2007, 06:45 PM
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Ya, it only takes one small piece of metal dust or have a wire come off the circuit board and short out on the circuit board or the wire next to it. It happens some times, vibration from the engine or a bad solder as it goes through assembly could be a host of any reasons it shorted out.
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Old 07-29-2007, 04:19 AM
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had it happen two days after i got it the throttle servo replaced with futabo still cant get it right
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Old 07-29-2007, 09:55 AM
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upgrade the servo bro, you can get a decent futaba for like $10. Most rtr vehicles have crappy electronics in them.
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Old 07-29-2007, 10:11 AM
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ehroof is 100% right. pay attention to what you buy though...........the throttle is different than the steering servo

Oh and on my distributor sheet one of the brands I sell now have FM 3 channel 10 model memory radios OEM[sm=75_75.gif]
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