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Rc car won't keep running


Old 05-17-2019, 04:56 AM
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Hello, my name is Dylan 'ź. I have an Helion Avenge 10mT XLR AND it will drive for about 45 seconds then quit
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Old 05-18-2019, 07:57 AM
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Are you running with NiMh?

If so, then check ESC settings to make sure LVC (Low Voltage Cutoff) is disabled.
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Old 06-10-2019, 09:16 PM
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The battery could also be failing
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Old 06-11-2019, 12:30 PM
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in order to give better advise it might be nice if you told us what battery and esc. if its a lipo and all stock it could be heat. could be wrong settings in esc or radio. could be low voltage lipo some units need 50 C or better to run read manual. post up what ya got maybe we or some one can suggest how to help
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Amain has it listed as included NIMH probly a bad battery. so maybe go to your local hobby shop and see if they have a decent priced lipo and charger for you.
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Old 06-11-2019, 05:04 PM
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If nimh there is a chance that one of the cells went dead 0V, not shorted and not an open.

LIPO batteries have no way to bring them back from the brink..

I warn hobbyist when zapping nicd or nimh batteries or cells, do this outside and not inside a garage. Do not over heat nimh cells or pack, if zapping a pack doesn’t work after a short period at 12v 10amp load rolling standard charger and then putting it back on the designed charger doesn’t work then the pack is dead

Back in the day I used to charge NICD batteries right off my car battery and rate the charge by both time and heat, also zapped battery packs for a minute.

Nimh batteries are not so resilient and if a dead cell is brought back to life by zapping whiskers are developed inside the battery cell and this reduces the usefulness of the cell.
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