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    help with a traxxas vxl esc

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    nitro_guy

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    help with a traxxas vxl esc

    Post by nitro_guy on Fri Feb 08, 2013 9:51 pm

    im having issues with my vxl 3s I'm use nimh battery used it turned it off and now all i get is a solid red light and thats it any help thank you
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    cjroy1998

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    Re: help with a traxxas vxl esc

    Post by cjroy1998 on Fri Feb 08, 2013 10:02 pm

    if i were u i would put this on the traxxas forum.
    heres the link

    http://traxxas.com/forums/

    i would go under what ever model truck u have this in.

    nitro_guy

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    Re: help with a traxxas vxl esc

    Post by nitro_guy on Fri Feb 08, 2013 10:09 pm

    easyer to send it back to traxas and for $50 i can get a new one
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    Evolution Hobbies

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    Re: help with a traxxas vxl esc

    Post by Evolution Hobbies on Sat Feb 09, 2013 3:37 pm

    check to make sure you didn't change a setting on the radio,specially your neutral setting.Also if you have a newer vxl with a TQ 2.4g series radio make sure the radio is still binded to the receiver .I have seen people have a issue's with the new radios and Rx.Also if all else fails try re calibrating the radio to the Esc.
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    Hallin Harry

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    Re: help with a traxxas vxl esc

    Post by Hallin Harry on Sun Feb 24, 2013 1:20 am

    also all traxxas esc the color lights mean solid red NIMH mode solid green lipo mode if it solid red and no movement from it make sure ur power button aint sticking i had that issue before ....

    nitro_guy

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    Re: help with a traxxas vxl esc

    Post by nitro_guy on Sun Feb 24, 2013 9:38 am

    okay

    GingerGuy

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    Re: help with a traxxas vxl esc

    Post by GingerGuy on Sun Jun 30, 2013 1:18 pm

    Try to re-calibrate it.
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    rcracer207
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    Re: help with a traxxas vxl esc

    Post by rcracer207 on Sun Jun 30, 2013 6:28 pm

    nitro_guy wrote:easyer to send it back to traxas and for $50 i can get a new one

     I wouldnt waste the $50 if I were you.  If it does end up being junk you would be much better off just putting the $50 towards an aftermarket ESC.  You can get a brushless ESC that will handle 3s for under $100. 

    Traxxas Brushless ESC's = Constant Headaches!

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