Introduction

The remote control motherboard plays a major part in the connection between the remote control and the car. This guide steps you through replacing it.

Turn Off Remote Control. Flip power switch to the off position.
  • Turn Off Remote Control. Flip power switch to the off position.

  • Remove battery from bottom of remote control for further safety measures.

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All the following steps require using a 3" #1 Phillips head screwdriver.
  • All the following steps require using a 3" #1 Phillips head screwdriver.

  • Underside Panel Removal. Remove seven 3mm Phillips #2 screws from the underside panel that connect the back shell of the remote control to the front shell.

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Motherboard Removal. Remove five 3mm Phillips #2 screws that connect the motherboard to the back outer shell.
  • Motherboard Removal. Remove five 3mm Phillips #2 screws that connect the motherboard to the back outer shell.

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Detach the Motherboard. Use soldering tools to desolder off the red and black wires from the motherboard. To do this, refer to the how to solder/desolder page.
  • Detach the Motherboard. Use soldering tools to desolder off the red and black wires from the motherboard. To do this, refer to the how to solder/desolder page.

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Replace Motherboard. Solder the wires back on to the new motherboard using the soldering kit. The black wire should be on the left and the red wire should be on the right.
  • Replace Motherboard. Solder the wires back on to the new motherboard using the soldering kit. The black wire should be on the left and the red wire should be on the right.

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Conclusion

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

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