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Old 08-10-2003, 06:30 PM   #1
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Angry Novak GT7-Running with switch off-wideopen

I hvae recently prchased a Novak gt7, and now it runs wide open with switch off, and with the switch on, regardless if tx is on or not.

Please help if any one knows anything

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Old 08-10-2003, 06:39 PM   #2
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Sounds like something is messed up on the circuit board. Send it in to Novak for some service...
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Old 08-11-2003, 10:47 AM   #3
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I think it's designed to do that if you get your wires mixed up and have them backwards for where the battery connects. So check your wires out and on the battery cell the male end is positive, opposite end that is flat is negative end. Could also be the receiver wires aren't in the correct order. So check all of that out and if problem still persists then contact Novak.
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Old 08-12-2003, 02:13 PM   #4
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That is what happend when mine burnt up!
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Old 08-13-2003, 09:49 AM   #5
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Like Slobba says, check your wiring. Make sure nothing's shorted to ground.

If all is perfect, send it to Novak. We've had several Cyclones go bad after 6 - 8 months of use, and Novak has rebuilt them and returned in a few weeks for a few $$$. We've heard about GT-7s that had to be returned.

In the year we're been running LRP, no problems.
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Old 08-14-2003, 03:04 AM   #6
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Mine just went bad yesterday during a race. When I squeeze the throttle nothing happens. I checked my receiver and that wasn't it. So I replaced it with another one and my car works fine. I will be sending mine back for sure I had for about 5 months.
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Old 08-14-2003, 05:07 AM   #7
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My Gt7 steering & throttle go nutz when I turned off my transmitter.I use a digital servo in my TC3 & use two capacitor(the ones Novak give you with the cyclone) for a stutter stopper.It no longer does it
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