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traxxas xl5 blinking red

Old 03-28-2009, 06:44 PM
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when i go andrun my losi xxx-t i get a couple mins out of it and it stops and the traxxas xl5 esc just blinks red its not thermaling bcouse it would be a solid green and not change when throttle or reverse is applied, ive never had this hapen lastyear with the same setup. imrunning a speedgems extreme 15turn geared 17,84 with a ep4200 battery. i want to race it on sunday but cant if this is happeining
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Did it get wet?
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Default RE: traxxas xl5 blinking red

it got a little bit of mud on it but i put a little bit of silicone aoround all the openings last year. its not a 100% seal though
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Get snow recently?
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nope when there was snow on the ground the truck was inside all winter and never even saw power. but my slash got some snow
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Hmm. Could salt have gotten in the case at all? I had rock salt corrode stuff on the ESC for my Mini-DT.
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Default RE: traxxas xl5 blinking red

My xl-5 esc has been covered in snow and mud and its never had a problem.

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