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Old 04-06-2012, 02:10 PM
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Quick question: i accidentally plugged the negative wire into the positive plug on my battery (also positive wire into negative plug). When i turned on the car, my capacitor on my esc smoke a little bit. The battery then stopped working. However, i put a new battery and everything worked fine.

Do you think my esc is ok?

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Probably but you may want to replace the esc cap to be on the safe side.
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Probably but you may want to replace the esc cap to be on the safe side.
Do you think it would be bad to continue running my car?
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Do you think it would be bad to continue running my car?
Depends on the ESC, some work Ok w/o the cap, some risk damage without it. It's a cheap fix, probably available at your LHS so you wouldn't even have to order it.
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