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    Lipo Voltage

    Ok so I was just out bashing with my stampede 4x4 and the LVC shut the truck down. I came and put it on the charger and one cell on the 2S traxxas 4000 mah lipo read 2.93 volts. It's charging right now but did I damage it? Idk why the LVC waited so long to shut it down.

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    That is pretty low and I would keep a close eye on that pack for a while.

    Any ESC does not monitor cell voltage. It monitors pack voltage... meaning if the cells are out of balance or discharging unevenly one cell can and will dip below safe thresholds.

    Are you balance charging every charge?
    Whatever it is I just said... I could be wrong.

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    I just balanced the pack when I charge it. I do every time I charge. It charged to 4.2 volts without a issue so I'm hoping its ok.

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    How old is the pack?
    Whatever it is I just said... I could be wrong.

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    About a week old. I just bought the truck last week. Only second run

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    I suggest contacting Traxxas... could be an ESC issue or a battery issue. In either case, they should (and usually do) take care of you.
    Whatever it is I just said... I could be wrong.

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    I just ran it through the truck again with no issues and LVC worked at 3.2 volts this time so I think I'm ok

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