Backplate leaking fuel

Welcome to RCTalk

Come join other RC enthusiasts! You'll be able to discuss, share and private message with other members of our community.

This site may earn a commission from merchant affiliate
links, including eBay, Amazon, and others.

Daniel J

RCTalk Qualifier
Messages
173
Reaction score
22
Location
Liverpool England
RC Driving Style
  1. Bashing
  2. Racing
  3. Flying
hello there. I got an ftx carnage out my money and when I try to start it my backplate leaks fuel. If I need to to seal it, how do I do it what things do you need? My engine just won't start as well. Thanks
 
Where is it leaking? Around the seam for the backplate or is a pull-start and it's leaking around the pull-start shaft?
 
Well, you can try sealing the backplate, but if it's leaking around the starter shaft badly, you will need a new backplate, starter shaft and I'd suggest a new one way bearing. Using an old bearing on a new shaft can cause excess wear on the new shaft.
 
Oh ok thanks for the advise, I'm might just get a new engine.
 
Back
Top