Introduction

This guide requires soldering, a guide for which can be found here.

From the top view, remove each of the four pins that hold the casing in place. From the top view, remove each of the four pins that hold the casing in place.
  • From the top view, remove each of the four pins that hold the casing in place.

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Slowly pull the casing up to remove it.
  • Slowly pull the casing up to remove it.

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Beginning at the bottom of the truck, twist the release clip on the casing until the release clip is no longer covering the battery casing.
  • Beginning at the bottom of the truck, twist the release clip on the casing until the release clip is no longer covering the battery casing.

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Next, use a Phillips 00 screwdriver to remove the 8mm screw on the battery casing and remove the battery casing.
  • Next, use a Phillips 00 screwdriver to remove the 8mm screw on the battery casing and remove the battery casing.

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Do not skip this step if you are continuing onto the next step, you will risk electric shock.
  • Do not skip this step if you are continuing onto the next step, you will risk electric shock.

  • Finally, remove the battery from the white connector by squeezing the clip on the connector while pulling.

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Remove the shell of the truck. Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the seven 10mm screws highlighted.
  • Remove the shell of the truck. Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the seven 10mm screws highlighted.

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Next, rotate the part that supports the truck casing 180 degrees.  Use a Phillips #1 Screwdriver to remove the three highlighted screws. Next, rotate the part that supports the truck casing 180 degrees.  Use a Phillips #1 Screwdriver to remove the three highlighted screws.
  • Next, rotate the part that supports the truck casing 180 degrees. Use a Phillips #1 Screwdriver to remove the three highlighted screws.

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While lifting the part attaching the bumper to the shell of the truck, remove the shell by lifting it upwards and towards the back end of the truck simultaneuously.
  • While lifting the part attaching the bumper to the shell of the truck, remove the shell by lifting it upwards and towards the back end of the truck simultaneuously.

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Warning: Do not continue if you skipped the battery removal steps of this guide. If you do, you risk injury by electric shock.
  • Warning: Do not continue if you skipped the battery removal steps of this guide. If you do, you risk injury by electric shock.

  • Now that the shell is removed, carefully lift the steering servo so that you can begin to detach it from the electronics of the truck.

  • Caution: Do not pull the servo with too much force or too far to avoid damage to the wires.

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Make note of the order of the colors of the wire.
  • Make note of the order of the colors of the wire.

  • Desolder the four connections in the box shown. From the view shown and from left to right, the order is red, black, green, and yellow.

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Again noting where each color of wire is supposed to connect, desolder these last two connections.
  • Again noting where each color of wire is supposed to connect, desolder these last two connections.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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