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Sudden jerks to right

It wants to turn to right especially when going uphill or uneven surface.

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Sounds like you've got one motor which is beginning to fail or your joystick gimbal is out of alignment. A bad joystick gimbal will give a joystick out of neutral fault at start-up. A weak motor will give you the sympton you describe. A bad or non-freewheeling caster will give a similar symptom.

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