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Water in the servo??

Old 04-11-2005, 08:04 AM
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The GWS666N steering servo on my Traveller goes full 90 when I turn it on and does not respond to input.

The throttle servo works OK in both channels. My car got wet (splashed) not drowned.

I drove it for a short while afterwards, seemed OK, but the next day when I when to start it just went full deflectionand no response.

I took the cover off the servo and can not see any water droplets. What can I try or is this a replacement job?

Thanks Jeff
Old 04-11-2005, 01:15 PM
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Default RE: Water in the servo??

Try swapping receiver channels for the servos. Put the steering servo in channel 2 and put the throttle servo in channel 1.
Does the same servo do the same thing or is it the other servo now?
If it is the other servo, then your receiver is the problem.

If it is the same servo, then it is indeed the problem. Pull it completely apart, spray it with WD40, (yes the circuit board, but maybe not the motor) and let it dry for a couple days before putting it back together and trying it out.

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