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Old 09-24-2021, 12:58 AM
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I have a Timber X with many flights until my last flight took off ailerons went hard right into ground. After testing I noticed when I give full up elevator the ailerons go full right . Does this sound like servo problems or receiver problems?? Please help it will be greatly appreciated. Thanks Ken
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Old 09-24-2021, 05:29 AM
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could be in the transmitter. Have you changed anything in the setup? Mixing the two channels at 100% will do it. could be Rx failing as well. if you have another receiver try it and see if it still does it. Also check that you didn't inadvertently plug the elevator servo into one of the aileron wye leads.

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Old 09-24-2021, 11:33 AM
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If the aileron servos are on a Y lead ... its possible that Y lead is at fault ...

Test by removing one servo and operate stick .. check it works correct ... unplug that one and reconnect other servo in its original lead side and check ... then if both OK - have both plugged in and check ...

Its not unknown for Y leads to fail ......

If servos and Y lead give no clue ... try the Y lead in another RX channel ... see what happens (means of course different stick to operate !).... its just to see if its RX ch at fault.
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Old 09-24-2021, 02:17 PM
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Don't assume it is a servo or receiver problem. It may be but the servos are controlled by the transmitter..
As suggested use another receiver and servos and see if the problem is duplicated. If it is you know the issue is with the transmitter. If there is no problem then you know it is either the receiver, the wiring or servos themselves.
Remove the receiver and connect it to some good servos. If no problem than you are down to a problem with the wiring or those particular servos.
'Logical substitution' is really the only way to diagnose such without access to sophisticated test gear.

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Old 09-24-2021, 09:24 PM
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Than you great info....Ken
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