Engine stalls during normal driving

Article #10216

  1. Out of fuel
    Fill fuel tank
  2. Fuel level is low
    Refill fuel tank
  3. Improper or contaminated fuel
    Replace fuel
  4. Glow plug fouled or weak
    Check for solid red light when EZ-Start® button is pressed. No light indicates a completely shorted plug. Replace with Traxxas 3230 or 3231 glow plugs
  5. Fuel flow blocked
    Check that all fuel lines are clear with no pinhole leaks. Check for dirt blockage in the carburetor fuel inlet and high speed needle seat/ Install inline fuel filter.
  6. Air bubble in fuel line
    Prime the engine to force air through/ Check for pinhole leaks in the fuel line
  7. Insufficient fuel tank pressure
    Replace the pressure hose (between pipe and fuel tank)/ clear blockage in the tuned pipe hose fitting/ check flow to and from tank/ Check seal on fuel tank cap
  8. Carburetor incorrectly adjusted
    Readjust carburetor to factory break-in settings
  9. Engine excessively worn
    Repair or replace engine
  10. Check prop for binding
    Remove foreign material caught on prop. Note: TURN OFF THE ENGINE before cleaning the prop
  11. Exhaust plugged or exhaust tube split
    Remove blockage or replace exhaust tube with Traxxas part # 3551. Also check plastic baffles for melting.

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