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Old 09-26-2006, 05:11 PM   #1
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Radio Not responding

Every time i turn on my radio for my car, the car starts acting funny. the front tires turn back and forth randomly, and the throttle opens and closes randomly. I need to know what is wrong with it any suggestions? and please don't say the batteries, i am checking into that.
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Old 09-27-2006, 08:14 AM   #2
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it could be interferance from something in you area. Try going some were else (across town) and see if it stops.
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That is the first step to take. Go and try the radio somewhere else out of your area to see if there is interference with your frequency near.

2- Some new batteries come with defects so try another fresh set.

3- Inspect all the servo wires and anttenna wire to make sure they are not torn and causing a short (ex. a wire might have been pinched with a chassis screw)

4- Buy a new set of crystals, sometimes they may have a glitch

5- Inspect your radio antenna and see if it is screwed in all the way. Make sure radio has no visible signs of cracks from a fall

6- You could buy a new receiver, sometimes fuel could have gotten spilled on it. (replace the recv. and if that doesn't work go on to replace a servos.

7- Or just get a new radio set

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I know what you mean, I had the same problem with one of my cars.
It seamed to be completely related to the radio gear/ interference, because when I installed a venom failsafe - the problem went away...?
I couldn't stand my car just screaming around out of control, you don't even touch the controls and the carb opens and closes and the wheels twitch. etc.
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about how much is a failsafe
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about how much is a failsafe
around $20.
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