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Old 07-23-2006, 11:37 PM
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the throtle oppening in the carb is getting stuck i would be driving and the darn thing would get stuck not alowing me to apply throtle but if i closed it completly then it gets unstuck. but the next day it was completly stuck i cant get it unstuck and also the electronic box is moving around i think that may be part of the problem please help
Old 07-23-2006, 11:48 PM
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Default RE: nitro hammer problems

The radio box could be part of the problem but if it has the servo that I'm thinking that it may have, a Futaba 3003, it could be most of the trouble too. I've run these in both boats and trucks and have had a lot of the problems that you're describing. The funny thing is that it's identical to the S-148 in every way as far as torque. speed and size yet they seem to be 2 completely different servos in the reliability factor.
Check the carb barrel for a build-up of gunk causing the sticking. Unhook the linkage to see if the carb is sticking and not the servo hanging up. Spray the carb down with an automotive carb cleaner but do it outdoors as it is very flammable.
Old 07-24-2006, 08:15 AM
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did you get any water in the radio box. if so like ron said it might be your servo when they get wet they tend to corrode and do other not so good thing that cuase it to lock up like that (it happened to me before), my solution was to get new servos and plasti-dip them (same as rubberize it) and gunk white grease in the gears.

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