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My nitro revo 2.5r rc will only start with a glow plug igniter.

I have a nitro revo 2.5r rc. It will only start when i connect a glow plug igniter into it. What is wrong with it? Does it have something to do with the glow plug wire and the ez-starter?

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Hello!! ,

To the point!!! , All gas cars are "Nitro" , there are "Gas" Cars but there more expensive and fairly new... , by my experience Ez starters dont have wires on them in order to start the motor.. , if you cut!! a wire.. in there maybe it could be it... , but these cars dont need ground wire.... ,Sooo if u say its ground wire i dont think theres a problem , its only incase if there's an electrical over-out-charge that will put the chips in danger... , so THIS MESSAGE IS QUITE COMPLICATED : ) ... ,
and it shouldn't turn over there not designed that way , only if you put another motor that maybe is'nt apropriate that has more speed or power if i may or it does'nt have a back "Wheel" Slider..., and if the gears got something in it well... , maybe they might chiped a "Tooth" there and is not gearing well wich may lead to more gear problems as u can imagine , check the steering batteries too , or maybe it just needs "Idle-ing" so the motor can run Fine and Dandy like Tom Hanks says jaja , but i think the problem is that your not Idle-ing it well in twisting the Knob fairly 1/8 at a time to get a smooth sense and sound of the motor because it can over heat , or maybe there's something about the carburator that's not working well , Orrrr maybe it needs a clean with white Gas in unscrewing all the "Motors" Parts and cleaning them for a while so the motor can run better , Ive got an Exceed Rc "Mad Storm" so im kinda of guessing but they all work quite almost the same , Hope this helps : ) Ciao!!!!!

Posted on Apr 13, 2010

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SOURCE: wont start have a traxxas revo 3.3

You could have the clutch slipping on the easy start. It's a very common problem especially on the easy start system. Los shop will take to replace that clutch but that's not necessary. You drill a small hole at the very bottom of the EZ start less than 18 if possible just enough to break through the black part of the plastic. Then you will have access to shoot contact cleaner and there which gets rid of the excess oil which is causing the slippage. One little shot in there of contact cleaner tried in the fire right up. I have lots of experience with the EZ start system but I refuse to use any other that's why I stick with Traxxas. A thumbs up would be greatly appreciated if answer is helpful for your question. THANK you and GOD BLESS

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