G27 Potentiometer Replacement

Discussion in 'Sim Racing Hardware' started by Ross Garland, Jul 17, 2017.

  1. Ross Garland

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    I'm having issues with throttle control, and have found out that my throttle is faulty. Under normal calibration, it spikes constantly at all times regardless of pedal position. Using the Bodnar calibration thing I've set deadzones to prevent spiking at min/max pedal range, but it obviously still spikes at anything in between.

    So, looks like I need a new potentiometer, possibly three since I may as well do them all at the same time. Does anyone know where I can get like-for-like potentiometers for G27 pedals?

    Thanks!
     
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  3. Ross Garland

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    Thanks for the reply Phil. :thumbsup: Someone sent me a handy cleaning guide the other day, which I tried out yesterday. It was actually quite simple as long as you're careful, and worked like a charm! No more spiking in my throttle, and it was immediately noticeable in-game.

    G25/G27 Potentiometer Cleaning Guide

    Thanks for that second link too, I'll definitely be bookmarking that one for future reference. :)
     
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  4. Phil Davies

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    No worries buddy,I'm glad you've got them sorted,Mine could do with a clean too,So thanks for the link :thumbsup:.
     
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    I did the clean, it only fixes it temporarily. So is there no replacement for these?
     
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  7. Dennis Phelan

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    I believe they are a special potentiometer but they are available. I thought mine were going bad and picked up a set online but never had to use them, still have them somewhere I think.

    Spec's are here: http://www.thesimshop.com/
    Might try this: https://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/450D103F7/450D103-6-ND/183274

    My ten year old g25 just quit on me, the wheel went bad. The pedals, never a problem and I had removed the case/cover, the pot's were just sitting in the dirt/dog hair/dust environment that lives under my desk adn I had no problem!
     
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    Bought 5 or 6 from Digikey about 3 years ago. Think it was £25 delivered to UK... worked & still working great.
     
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  9. JoelGL

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    Is this the exact same one for G27 pedals (1 for each pedal)?
    https://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/450D103F7/450D103-6-ND/183274

    Nothing else needed? Just taking the opportunity to order while I have a relative in the US.
     
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    Yes that's them. You will need to snip off the three circular ends for the pedal connecting wires to fit but completely simple to do. 1 pot per pedal & I must of ordered 6 because I have 2 sets of G27 pedals.
     
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