Introduction

The rear motor drives the power to the rear wheels of the car. It is one of the more complex parts of the car that takes time to get to. If the car isn't sending power to the wheels, then this replacement guide is the key.

Unscrew the two 2.5mm Phillips #00 screws from the middle of the car.
  • Unscrew the two 2.5mm Phillips #00 screws from the middle of the car.

  • Unclip the two clips to remove the battery cover.

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Unplug the battery by pushing on the clip.
  • Unplug the battery by pushing on the clip.

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Unscrew the two 2.5mm Phillips #00 screws from each side
  • Unscrew the two 2.5mm Phillips #00 screws from each side

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Remove the side skirt covers on each side of the car.
  • Remove the side skirt covers on each side of the car.

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Lift up and remove the two side skirts. Lift up and remove the two side skirts.
  • Lift up and remove the two side skirts.

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Unscrew the two 2.5mm Phillips #00 screws from the front skirt of the car.
  • Unscrew the two 2.5mm Phillips #00 screws from the front skirt of the car.

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Lift the front part of the underbody and pull it out from the main underbody.
  • Lift the front part of the underbody and pull it out from the main underbody.

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Unscrew the remaining seven 9mm Phillips #00 screws from the underbody of the car. The second image shows a closer view of the rear three screws
  • Unscrew the remaining seven 9mm Phillips #00 screws from the underbody of the car.

  • The second image shows a closer view of the rear three screws

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Lift the main underbody from the shell of the car. Lift up the body to expose the wiring and hardware underneath.
  • Lift the main underbody from the shell of the car.

  • Lift up the body to expose the wiring and hardware underneath.

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Remove the reflective sticker from the top of the body.
  • Remove the reflective sticker from the top of the body.

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Unplug the wire connector.
  • Unplug the wire connector.

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Unscrew the two 2.5mm Phillips #00 screws on the white covering of the rear motor casing.
  • Unscrew the two 2.5mm Phillips #00 screws on the white covering of the rear motor casing.

  • There is a plastic casing over the rear motor. Simply remove this plastic covering and proceed.

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Remove all ten 1.6mm Phillips #000  screws from the rear motor casing The first image shows five screws on the side with the circuitry
  • Remove all ten 1.6mm Phillips #000 screws from the rear motor casing

    • The first image shows five screws on the side with the circuitry

    • The second image shows five screws on the opposite side of the casing.

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Use a soldering gun to remove the attached wires
  • Use a soldering gun to remove the attached wires

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Conclusion

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

Trent Peterson

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what size is the motor

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