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Old 02-02-2011, 12:48 PM   #1
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I have just bought a thunder tiger tomahawk bx and in my second run out, the buggy has just stopped dead still. I took it inside to look at it and now i have found tge throttle and brakes arent working. Im pretty sure its not the transmitter as i can use the steering. I really cant beleive the servo has gone because it is the only the second time of use. Of anyone can help i would be very grateful!
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Old 02-02-2011, 01:58 PM   #2
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Your servo sounds like it burned up. I know it sucks to hear that, but it is what it is. Good luck man.
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Old 02-02-2011, 02:03 PM   #3
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unplug the throttle servo and plug it in to the steering servo port on the reciever and see if it works. (a way to test out a servo) if it works in the steering port then its probably something to do with the reciever. if not then its a servo. did you check for any cut wires?
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Try swapping the throttle and steering servos where they connect in the receiver. If the throttle servo wont turn the wheels but the steering servo works the linkage, the throttle servo is probably toast. Sorry to hear that, but it happens with electronics sometimes.
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Old 02-02-2011, 02:23 PM   #5
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+1 try swapping the servo plugins on Rx to check possible bad servo. If no response, I'd bet the servo is done.
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Old 02-02-2011, 10:34 PM   #6
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Also , when you go to replace it put heat tape on the side that faces the engine. engine heat is a common problem for servo failure. also check your endpoints , if it is pulling too far either way it can heat it up. sorry to hear about it
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Old 02-14-2011, 09:35 AM   #7
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Thanks for all the replies. Tried everything and in the end had to buy a new servo. Its just feels good to he able to use it now! Thanks!
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