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My geotrax engine will light up and the remote makes the sound but it wont move foward can it be reset?

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I had the same problem with two of our three engines. I read somewhere that you can get them running by hitting the side of the engine against a hard surface. I can't believe it... IT WORKED! I guess the motor gets stuck and hitting it will get it going. All three engines are working now.

Posted on Dec 14, 2010

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  • mommydl Jan 17, 2011

    We had the same issue and it took a few good smacks on a hard floor but it is now working. =o) Unbelievable. Thank you for the tip....so glad we didn't have to pack this thing up and exchange it.

  • ehandrn Mar 03, 2011

    I smacked it with the side of my hand and it worked! great advice!

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    anthony_cala Nov 24, 2012

    this also worked for me!!!

  • anthony_cala
    anthony_cala Nov 24, 2012

    This also worked for the geotrax airplane barn add on.

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