Introduction

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

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  • 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.

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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.

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

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Image 1/1: Finally, remove the battery from the white connector by squeezing  the clip on the connector while pulling.
  • 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.

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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.

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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.

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Image 1/1: 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.
  • 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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Image 1/1: 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.
  • 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.

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Conclusion

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

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