Engine stalls under hard acceleration

Article #10217

  1. Out of fuel
    Fill fuel tank
  2. Fuel level is low
    Refill fuel tank
  3. 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
  4. Carburetor incorrectly adjusted
    Readjust carburetor to factory break-in settings
  5. Low-speed fuel mixture is too lean
    Richen the low-speed mixture
  6. Low-speed fuel mixture is too rich
    Lean the low-speed mixture
  7. Idle speed set too low
    Increase idle speed
  8. 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.
  9. Air bubble in fuel line
    Prime the engine to force air through/ Check for pinhole leaks in the fuel line
  10. Engine overheated
    Allow engine to cool. Find cause of overheating. Check for proper engine ventilation
  11. Incorrect pitch(size) prop
    Use only Traxxas recommended props

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