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Airsoft M1A1 track troubleshooting

Old 04-28-2018, 04:50 PM
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Hi, I have had the

"M1A2 Abrams USA Battle Tank RC 16" Airsoft Military Vehicle " for about four months now. great little tank and loads of fun (especially when you fpv it) but have recently had some trouble with it.

The right track started moving slowly compared to the left, causing tank to spin in circles. I remedied this by turning tank upside down and hitting full throttle and issue seemed to work itself out and both tracks went back to moving at same speed. Today, the right track complexly stopped moving forward, but will move in reverse .
This being my 1st rc tank, I am unsure what troubleshooting steps to take to fix. Any advice is greatly appreciated.
Old 05-01-2018, 11:42 AM
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Well, it is most likely the radio/ control board on your tank. If a track moves in one direction and not the other likely something failed in the electronics.
These tanks are pretty good but the radio control systems are just plain cheap. Probably all of us here have seem failures. Nearly all of us remove the stock electronics and replace them with a new control board and a real hobby grade radio.
i dont have any other advise for you other than to search for a new control system on ebay or from a supplier unless you want to upgrade to hobby standard stuff which costs about 150- 200 bucks minimum.
if you can wait, i will soon be gutting my abrams for an aftermarket system and i can send you my stock system.
are you able to unscrew the tank hull and unplug the old system and plug the new one in yourself?
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Thanks. I opted for plan B and upgraded to a Taigen :-)

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