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Old 01-22-2004, 07:28 PM   #1
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I have a HPI RS4-3 and my servos are going crazy. They twitch, both the throttle and the wheels. I changed the batteries in the car and I tried messing with the trim. What could be causing this twitching?

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Old 01-22-2004, 09:23 PM   #2
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It could be interference in your area, or try and take the crystal out of the reciever and clean the connections on it ( I had this similar problem B4).

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Check if the receiver received any fuel over it ...
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Old 01-25-2004, 01:36 AM   #4
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Isolate everything... by that I mean, systematically isolate what your problem area is. Install working servos to the reciever, use different a radio system you know is in perfect working order, etc. If you don;t have extra radio gear, nor a friend with extra radio stuff, take it to the hobby shop... they should be able to do this for you as well. I mean you could have a bad battery contact plate in the battery plug, a fried reciever, broken crystal, horrible glitching- among many other things.

But most likely, this is something to do with your reciever. Like Tabushi asked: did fuel, water or just a load a of crap get inside your reciever ever?
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I drove the car yesterday and didn't seem to have a problem, so maybe it was an interference in my area. I took out the receiver and everything seemed clean and it did not look like any thing had been in that area.
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