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Main rotor does not spin on brand new Air Hogs Havoc Stinger heli

We have opened the package and charged the batteries to full, but the main rotor will not spin. The rear rotor spins just fine. Any ideas or help on this?

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  • vulkenboy Dec 25, 2008

    i have the same problem on a brand new one as well

  • Anonymous Dec 26, 2008

    I have the same product, but the main rotors stopped working after about 2 weeks.

  • r23d1 Dec 26, 2008

    Went to air hogs/spinmaster website and neither are helpfull. Called helpline and waited over 30 minutes before hanging up.



  • stumped119 Dec 28, 2008

    I have the same problem, but it started on the second charge up. For the first charge everything worked perfectly. Charged up again (according to all instructions) and then main rotor no longer spun. Tail rotor still works.

  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2008

    my air hogs stinger's main rotor snapped in half. How do I fix that?

  • guitarded13 Dec 29, 2008

    got mine brand new for christmas, no instructions in box. don't know what the "ABC" is on the charge button. neither rotors worked right out of the box.

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    the heli just won't lift off....it keeps spinning its blade with full power but is not willing to fly.....can someone please suggest me a solution

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After having the same problem I got through on the phone to spinmaster this morning (it only took about five minutes). They said the problem is likely that either the gears have slipped or the shaft has disconnected from the gears and motor. They said the problem cannot be fixed by the user and the solution is to get a warranty replacement.

After opening a warrant case and giving me a case number (important!), the customer service rep asked me to email a copy of my receipt along with a picture of the helicopter with the main rotor cut off (to show that we weren't using it any longer) to their warranty department along with the case number and a description of the problem. She said they would ship out a replacement within two to six weeks. Hopefully this works. Good luck.

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