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Thrustmaster Ferrari Challenge wheel not working properly...

Discussion in 'Sim Racing Hardware' started by Dan Allen, Jul 23, 2014.

  1. Dan Allen

    Dan Allen
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    Hey guys, so I'm having a problem with my racing wheel.

    Basically I can't steer left. Every time I turn left, it'll go so far before it shoots over to right. Very annoying. I've tried changing the drivers, recalibrating the wheel and have even taken it apart before!

    When I took it apart, I found that the springs were very loose and sagging, so I cut them down a bit and managed to make them tense again, but it's still shooting across to the right. Could it be one of the PCB's in the wheel?

    I'm a bit pissed off that I can't use a wheel in Assetto Corsa, it's now a game rather than a useful sim now :/
     
  2. Blkout

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    Is this just a problem with AC or all racing games? Does the wheel act normal in the TM control panel when you test it?
     
  3. Dan Allen

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    Hi Blkout...

    The problem is across all of my racing games and it does behave erratically in the control panel :)

    Thanks for your input :)
     
  4. Blkout

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    If it behaves erratically in the control panel, the wheel has probably gone bad. Unfortunately, I couldn't begin to tell you how to repair it. If it had acted normal in the control panel, I would have said there was still hope.
     
  5. Dan Allen

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    Damn, that's what I was afraid of... Anyone else know what I could do to fix it?