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My FG monster truck won't move

Discussion in 'FG Monster Truck / Beetle' started by Wheels, Feb 11, 2018.

  1. Wheels

    Wheels New Member

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    My FG monster truck won’t move under power, new clutch new gear wheels check grub screws new drive shaft, plenty of throttle so not carb, can anyone help
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    Did run fine for a few mins then stopped and just reveverd, that’s why I replaces all the cogs shaft etc cost me 200 but still doing same
     
  2. t2boats

    t2boats Well-Known Member

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    Few little things to check:
    • Can you free-wheel it forwards and backwards by hand? Check all the drivetrain moves together and nothing jams
    • Your rear brake isn't being constantly applied?
    • Check alignment of engine, and that the layshaft behind then engine is meshing with the diff gear
    • Is there is a piece of debris (like a small stone etc) stuck in one of the driveshafts? This would certainly lock things up
    Hope you find the issue!
     
  3. Wheels

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    Thanks, found the problem, the square blocks the rear wheels sit onto had come loose on the grub screws, once tighten up away she went
    Thanks for you help
     
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    I was going to say that.I used to thread lock these in with red thread lock.
    J
     
  5. t2boats

    t2boats Well-Known Member

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    Weird you mentioned that lol after posting yesterday I did wonder about the square drives. Great it's mobile again for you!
     
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    Also when using the FG plastic spurs the center got hot and rounded off .The crank would spin but the spur stayed still.
    J