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Old 04-29-2004, 03:01 PM
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My friend's R/C car is starting to go crazy. It will accelerate, turn, and brake out of nowhere. We made sure there wasn’t any type of interference and we also put new batteries in it. He has the Smartech 1/10 Nitro car, if that helps at all. Thanks for the help!
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Old 04-29-2004, 04:24 PM
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*take apart the reciever and clean it out.
*clean crystal pins
*try another set of betteries
*did you also put new batteries in the transmitter?
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Old 04-29-2004, 08:33 PM
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Dirt or Fuel in the Receiver can cause the problem.

A damaged Antenna or Crystal will also cause erratic Radio behavior.

A one up on 'Smartech':

Cheap copies, looks similar to name brand Cars/Trucks, but most parts are not interchangeable.

You get what you pay for.
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if its nitro and an am radio make shure all metal parts are tight
no springs or clips lose as this realy messes things up !!!!!!

ps invest in a fail safe unit venom or dynamite race guard are good ones i use the race guard you will never regret this purchase !!!!!!!!!!
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Originally posted by painmaster
if its nitro and an am radio make shure all metal parts are tight
no springs or clips lose as this realy messes things up !!!!!!

ps invest in a fail safe unit venom or dynamite race guard are good ones i use the race guard you will never regret this purchase !!!!!!!!!!
yup!! I go with you bro!! its better to have a fail safe gadget in your kit..
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Old 05-09-2004, 06:44 PM
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Originally posted by painmaster
if its nitro and an am radio make shure all metal parts are tight
no springs or clips lose as this realy messes things up !!!!!!

ps invest in a fail safe unit venom or dynamite race guard are good ones i use the race guard you will never regret this purchase !!!!!!!!!!
Where can I get one?
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That smarttech sound pretty dumb. Lets look at the situation. First observe all wires and the reciever harness and observe no damage. Make sure the transmitter antena is properly secure.
Make sure the reciever is not mounted on any thing carbon fiber or graphite. if so triple double side tape it. Move on to observing any metal to metal component that could be causing some freq interference. Lastly make sure your friend isnt just driving it that way.
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