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Old 05-16-2009, 04:29 AM   #1
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Having a few issues with my new RC Car, its a HPI Hot Bodies Cyclone Drift.

Everytime I try to accelerate with the car, the motor will turn as if its going to carry on, go for around 1 second then stop, and the lights on the ESC start flashing....I think it could possibly be a battery issue, but thought Id ask you guys too?

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Old 05-16-2009, 07:27 AM   #2
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What type of motor and ESC are you using? That info might help us trouble shoot your problem.
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Old 05-16-2009, 07:35 AM   #3
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that would be an rtr, if i remember right you could try to rebind the TX and RX ?
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Old 05-16-2009, 08:36 AM   #4
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Not meaning to be rude - but is the battery charged? And if you did charge it, what charger did you use, and was the battery warm when it finished?

Sounds like insufficient battery power. May possibly be a problem with the radio signal, or may possibly be a faulty ESC, but probably a flat/bad battery.
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Old 05-16-2009, 10:21 AM   #5
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Thanks for the advice guys/gals, it turns out it was a craply charged battery, charged another one, and it works just fine.

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