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  1. #1
    RC Competitor
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
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    cold lake,AB
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    65

    battery overheating

    my brother has a kb rally and he asked my to swap the esc cuz i found out he fried it after one use so i swapped it out with a spare i had and plugged a traxxas 1400mah 11.1v batt into it and it started smoking and expanding rapidly. why is this happening

  2. #2
    RC Racer
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    Chattanooga TN
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    204
    Sounds like you have a bad lipo. Be careful.

  3. #3
    RC poster
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
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    6
    she's loosing to much voltage, try to use a 2S lipo and see if you have this isues. I believe your pack is all most dead

  4. #4
    RC Enthusiast
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
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    36
    Lipo is at its death because u probably didn't turn on low voltage detection on the esc so that way it beeps to tell u it damages the lipos life.

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