Student-Contributed Wiki

Student-Contributed Wiki

An awesome student from our education program made this wiki. It is not managed by iFixit staff.

R/C truck battery life is short ¶ 

The R/C truck seems to move slower than normal.

Batteries are not properly seated ¶ 

Your batteries might not be inserted properly. Check if the batteries have been placed in the R/C truck properly in accordance with the battery replacement guide.

Batteries are almost dead ¶ 

The batteries have been drained which requires you to replace the batteries with newer batteries. Follow battery replacement guide.

R/C remote range is weak ¶ 

The R/C truck is unresponsive at short distances from the user

Remote batteries are low ¶ 

The batteries in the remote are low on charge. Try replacing the batteries.

Antennas are damaged ¶ 

The antenna on either the remote or truck is damaged. Try the remote circuit board replacement first as it is easier. Then try the truck circuit board replacement if that does not work.

R/C truck does not move ¶ 

R/C truck does not respond to any inputs from the controller or moves at all.

Frequency of the R/C truck and remote are not the same ¶ 

Check and make sure the R/C truck and remote are set to the same channel. The frequency switch to the remote is located on the right side. The frequency switch to the R/C truck is located underneath the R/C truck.

Batteries are not properly seated ¶ 

Your batteries might not be inserted properly. Check if the batteries have been placed in the R/C truck properly in accordance with the battery replacement guide.

Batteries are almost dead ¶ 

The batteries have been drained which requires you to replace the batteries with newer quality batteries. Follow battery replacement guide.

Remote antenna is sending a wrong signals ¶ 

The steering is working but not responding as necessary. The R/C truck remote is sending mixed signals to the R/C truck. Try replacing the remote circuit board. Follow the remote circuit replacement guide.

Remote antenna works but R/C truck still does not move ¶ 

The R/C truck antenna is broken or disconnected. Replace the R/C truck remote circuit board. Follow the remote circuit replacement guide.

Water damage ¶ 

Replacing the remote circuit board and R/C truck antenna did not fix the problem of the R/C truck not moving correctly. You may have water damage. Try replacing the R/C truck circuit board. Follow the R/C truck circuit board replacement guide.

R/C truck moves with inputs from the controller but not in right direction ¶ 

The R/C truck moves at 100 percent speed but does not respond correctly to the remote control inputs from the controller.

Batteries are not properly seated ¶ 

Your batteries might not be inserted properly. Check if the batteries have been placed in the R/C truck properly in accordance with the battery replacement guide.

Batteries are almost dead ¶ 

The batteries have been drained which requires you to replace the batteries with newer quality batteries. Follow the battery replacement guide.

R/C truck moves but does not turn ¶ 

The R/C truck moves but does not turn when commanded. Check for obstructions in the front tires. If the tires are obstructed try cleaning away the debris. If this does not work, try replacing the tires by following the tire replacement guide.

Front tires are unobstructed but the front tires do not move ¶ 

The front motor may be broken. Try replacing the front axle. Follow the front axle replacement guide.

Front tires move but not the rear tires ¶ 

Check for obstructions in the rear tires. If the tires are obstructed try cleaning away the debris. If this does not work, try replacing the tires by following the tire replacement guide.

Rear tires are unobstructed but the rear wheels do not move ¶ 

The rear motor may be broken. Try replacing the rear axle. Follow the rear axle replacement guide.

Water damage ¶ 

Replacing the front and rear axle did not fix the problem of the R/C truck not moving. You may have water damage. Try replacing the R/C truck circuit board. Follow the R/C truck circuit board replacement guide.

R/C truck does not move in a straight line ¶ 

Both the front and rear tires are unobstructed. Both the front and rear axles are working. But still the R/C truck does not move in a straight line.

R/C truck moves at full speed but does not move in a straight line ¶ 

The R/C truck may be out of alignment. Try adjusting the front alignment switch. The switch is located under the R/C truck, between the two front tires.

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 18

Past 7 Days: 65

Past 30 Days: 296

All Time: 3,762