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Old 10-12-2009, 02:33 PM   #1
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I have a Futaba S9551 Low Profile Digital High Speed/Torq Servo i installed it into my TB-03S drift and it works great I think.

When I turn the futaba controller(Futaba 2PL 2-Channel FM/No Servos 89) the servo maxs the steering out and makes a struggling noise. Is that bad or normal? If the servo can't turn no more and it keeps trying to but the limit of the car steering is maxed out will it hurt the servo? Sounds like it's struggling.
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Yes, it can hurt the servo. You want to adjsut your steering EPA down so that your servo stops its "throw", right at the point where the steering mechanics of your car are maxed out. Constantly pushing the servo farther than it can go is how you burn out a servo.
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