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    VXL 3S wont go into reverse.

    hi, my VXL 3s speed control goes forward and brakes but it will not go into reverse. what are my options?
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    You're in race mode. When you go to turn on the esc, hold the button down and release when it flashes once. One flash is normal, two is race mode, three is training.
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    Watch out for the button on the esc they like to stick might have to pull up on it. If that is how it got into race mode.

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    no i fixed the sticky button by drilling around it and i have put it into sport mode several times already but when i press reverse it just chatters.
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    Did you try recalibrating the esc?

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    how do u do that?
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    Sorry for the late reply. I'll check later to be sure but I'm pretty sure you hold down the button while turning on the esc until it turns red, then let go of the button. When it blinks pull trigger to full throttle, then it blinks again, pull to full reverse, blinks again let trigger at neutral. If done properly the light will go solid.

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    i did this and forward works but when i put it to reverse the light blinks rapidly
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    It blinks rapidly while calibrating, or it blinks after you've done the calibration. The only other thing I can think of is perhaps something with throttle trim o off from neutral.

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    no reverse/forward

    Quote Originally Posted by wmckay96 View Post
    hi, my VXL 3s speed control goes forward and brakes but it will not go into reverse. what are my options?
    Hello I had this problem before. I would check the motor leads, my blue wire was splitting away from the board on the motor. I simply re attached it by heating the connection up with an iron. No further problems percisted following the fix . my motor would sometimes only have reverse and no forward and vise versa. Hope this helps

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    Check your multifunction sometimes on mine if I have it on like braking % or something it won't reverse

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    Quote Originally Posted by waterproofvxl3s View Post
    Hello I had this problem before. I would check the motor leads, my blue wire was splitting away from the board on the motor. I simply re attached it by heating the connection up with an iron. No further problems percisted following the fix . my motor would sometimes only have reverse and no forward and vise versa. Hope this helps
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