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    No power?!

    Ran truck yesterday. Didnt touch it and today plug in batt and no green light on ESC , no spark when connecting batt. Changed controller batts and still nothing?! Why?!

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    It could be any number of things. A fried ESC is possible. Were there any lights at all on the ESC (blinking red perhaps?)
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    Nothing. Even tried brand new ESC I have as spare and still nothing?! Have no clue?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Banjoblue View Post
    tried brand new ESC I have as spare and still nothing?!
    Sorry you're having trouble. Is the battery you're using fully charged? Because it would be highly unlikely that you have two bad ESCs...
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    Or there is a other problem that is not allowing the esc to power up, have you opened the receiver box and unplugged the steering servo, and made sure that everything inside the rx box is not wet, not saying it is wet, just asking, might be a bad servo. Try unplugging your steering servo then try to power the esc. Let us know what the outcome is. Good luck and god bless.


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    Listen to this man! ^^^
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    Ok, will try today.

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    Ok, I unplugged the fan. Now when I plug in batt. the ESC lights up green and it is gettin power but when I turn steering it throttles forward without pulling the trigger?!

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    Your fan, is it a single or dual fan setup? I know from experience that a dual fan setup will cause what you just described. As for your truck rolling on its own it could be in the settings in the radio. Reset the radio and try again.
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    Single fan, goin to Hobbytown today let the RC Jedi look at it.

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    Gotta love Hobbytown USA Concord! If Chuck is working, you are in great hands! That guy really knows his stuff! Ryan also is a great help.
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    Problem solved, had wires plugged into wrong channel ports and had the fan plug in backwards. Rookie move. Oh well she's back in action and ready for Delta RC track tomorrow!

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    Quote Originally Posted by El Sob View Post
    Gotta love Hobbytown USA Concord! If Chuck is working, you are in great hands! That guy really knows his stuff! Ryan also is a great help.
    Yup good dudes there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Banjoblue View Post
    Yup good dudes there.
    I have been going there for many years! I will give you a BIG piece of advice, get to know Mike the owner! Good things can come out of knowing him
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