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Sep 10, 2006, 05:05 PM
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Tyco RC Grave Digger Truck Help


Hello All I am New here just now joined this cool awsome site.I have the Tyco RC Grave Digger Monster Truck.The one with the tall dune type tires.I got this lastweek at a Swapp Meet works great,Until The Steering went quit on me.It only goes too the Left not the Right.The battery is fully Charged uses the Tyco NI-CD 7,2V Batt.It sometimes works but only for few seconds,Any ideas how I can fix this.Yes I already called Tyco they cannot help since it was released in 2002-2003.I took it apart looked at everything there looks fine too me.Any help would be very helpful.I feel upset Truck runs Great not the Steering. Arrrrrgggggggggggg .

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Sep 11, 2006, 02:05 PM
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How come noboady want to help me out with my Problems I am having with my Truck
Sep 11, 2006, 07:16 PM
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it's hard to say what's wrong with the steering --- maybe the servo is broken i dunno. do u have a picture?
Sep 11, 2006, 07:37 PM
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That is the Problem bud I do not have the Manual for it,I called Tyco they only have Manuals that tell ya how to run the Truck.And how too put in the batts and etc.No In depth Manual of Truck or Circult Boards.Have no way of know what too look for It works for a few minutes then stops working so.No Idea what too do.Wish someone can help if the had teh same Truck they could help me.
Sep 11, 2006, 07:43 PM
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Does the truck have a servo for steering?
Or one of those magnetic steering thingys?
If it is a magnetic thingy, I highly doubt it will be fixable.
Sep 11, 2006, 07:48 PM
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what dose it look like the ones I saw were two small round disk that have Prongs sticking upwards.These disk are metal the look like half the size of a dime.What Next.
Sep 13, 2006, 12:09 PM
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I do not know what too look for guy's I read,Flyin Hawaiian's Topic on the smae problem.I sent hima PM Message but not reply as of yet.I am hoping he can help me or someone here,I am dissapointed abut y Truck Bummer.Tyco dose not even have a Manual saying what things are insid the Truck .Even Tried my hobby shop here they canno do anything too iy unless the see a Manual.
Sep 19, 2006, 09:39 AM
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I don't know if you're going to get much help, as that is a TOY grade RC. You might be better off calling Tyco and ask if they have a repair center in your area, or anyone that repairs them out of warranty.
Sep 19, 2006, 02:37 PM
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Generally the toy stuff isn't worth repairing. Parts + Labor = Price of new unit.

Find a hobby shop and buy a nice electric stadium truck and leave the WalMart/RadioShack/Toys-R-Us stuff behind. They aren't readily repairable and when they are they aren't worth the effort.
Mar 22, 2012, 08:39 AM
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if you cant fix the truck would you be interested in selling battery-charger-transmitter??
Mar 22, 2012, 05:17 PM
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If you like it that much you could always buy hobby grade parts for it and convert it. But that will require some skill with the dremel and a soldering iron.
Mar 22, 2012, 07:00 PM
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The original post is from 2006, I doubt you'll get a response...
Jul 05, 2014, 09:28 AM
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Hi, just bought the same grave digger and it has the same problem, only turns to the left. Very interested in how you fixed it, if it turned out that way.
Jul 06, 2014, 07:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Kenj View Post
Hi, just bought the same grave digger and it has the same problem, only turns to the left. Very interested in how you fixed it, if it turned out that way.
The answer is above. It's toy grade. You throw them out when they break. That's the nice thing about hobby grade cars, you can repair everything, no need t throw it out.


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