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Old 11-29-2012, 10:11 PM   #1
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Hello everyone,

I installed a new brushless 17.5 motor in my TC6 today. It ran for about 5 seconds until it sparked and did not work after.

Could it be that I dropped some solder in between the taps which would cause a shorting?

Is my motor done?

Any help please
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Old 11-30-2012, 06:21 AM   #2
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Re: electric motor not working

Look and see if you did just that.

Can you post any pics of the install?
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Old 11-30-2012, 07:37 AM   #3
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Re: electric motor not working

If you have bridged the poles on your motor with solder it has shorted. If you are lucky the speed control will not work till you fix that. If not you have burned up the speed control not the motor. All 3 poles on the motor must be separate in order to work.
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