Thrustmaster Ferrari Challenge wheel not working properly...

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 :/
 

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?
 

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 :)
 

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.
 

Dan Allen

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