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Old Jul 03, 2015, 08:07 PM
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Boat Died....Need help

Heres what happened today, it was the 4th run on a new HobbyKing Relentless all stock.
Running 4s 2200 40c battery. After about 3 minutes of a great run, I came out of a turn at 1/2 throttle, pulled the trigger and it just died. I recovered it, took the lid off. Dry inside, Nothing was really even warm, no smoke, no burnt smell. Tried a different battery. Nothing, no beeps, no power to Motor or Steering Servo. Need some input here.
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Old Jul 03, 2015, 08:38 PM
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If theres absolutely nothing I would bet it's the rx. Try leaving it out in the open to air dry it could be a build up of moisture over time. Do you store it with the lid on or off?
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Old Jul 03, 2015, 08:43 PM
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Yea that happened to me a few weeks ago and my Rx was sealed off inside of a balloon.I think balloons promote condensation and are just a hassle, I'm going to start using corrosion x on all of my Rx's and servos.
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Old Jul 03, 2015, 08:46 PM
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Yes it was in balloon, lid always left off. I will pull it out of balloon and let it air out for a bit. The RX would be alot cheaper to replace than the ESC.
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Old Jul 03, 2015, 09:14 PM
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IF it was dry inside it could be a couple things, for one balloons cause more harm then they are worth imo take that reciever out blow dry it test it if it works just spray the inside of the reciever with corrosion x hd and don't ballon it, dont for get to tape the hatch aswell!

worst case senerio you fried the bec, which is not a big deal you can pick up a UBEC for 3 to 6 dollars on ebay.
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Old Jul 03, 2015, 09:40 PM
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Rx

I took the receiver out of bag, it was damp. Plugged battery in and noticed the red led is blinking twice in a cycle.
The receiver is a Associated RC, TRS-402-SSi 4 channel. Dont have the manual for the TX or RX. Anybody know what that 2 blink code means?
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Old Jul 03, 2015, 09:57 PM
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I took the receiver out of bag, it was damp. Plugged battery in and noticed the red led is blinking twice in a cycle.
The receiver is a Associated RC, TRS-402-SSi 4 channel. Dont have the manual for the TX or RX. Anybody know what that 2 blink code means?
IDK could explode though 2 blinks cant be good

I mean dry it out and re-bind it
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Old Jul 03, 2015, 09:58 PM
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Tried to bind the TX and RX. Rx will not go into bind mode which is Red/Green flashing, just stays Red 2 flash mode. I think it is a goner
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Old Jul 03, 2015, 10:04 PM
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Tried to bind the TX and RX. Rx will not go into bind mode which is Red/Green flashing, just stays Red 2 flash mode. I think it is a goner
take it out the case and blow dry it! you said it was damp and you plugged it in thats not good you should of dried it out completely first.
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Definitely the rx, there's still hope. Open it up and let it air dry preferably under an ac vent or a fan.
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Definitely the rx, there's still hope. Open it up and let it air dry preferably under an ac vent or a fan.
i would blow dry it with a hair dryer if you have

btw here is the manual http://www.teamassociated.com/pdf/di...SSi_manual.pdf
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Old Jul 04, 2015, 06:54 PM
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Problem Solved

I replaced the RX, working good again. Thanks for all the input.
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I replaced the RX, working good again. Thanks for all the input.
Awesome, glad you're up and running again!
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