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Broken Scaley aston.

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Hi everyone, fairly new to slot car.
I have a digitalised scaley aston DBR9 ( the gulf club car ) which isnt working properly.
When it is on the track the lights are on and it moves in short steps with pushes but contact is very intermittent, (the lights are flashing on and off).
I oiled it using 3 in1 spray on oil and it went everywhere, could this be causing it?
I also have a ferrari F430 with the same problem.
My other two cars (another aston and an audi TT) work fine.

Hope someone can help

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Most likely the pickup braids are not making good contact with the track rails, either because they are dirty or because they need to be adjusted. Try cleaning the braids with alcohol or lighter fluid. WD-40 is not a great lubricant because it is mostly solvents with a rather small amount of oil. If the WD-40 is in the usual spray can only a fraction of it will get where you need it to go, the rest will just make a mess. Only use lubricants that are plastic safe and put those in container with a needle tip.
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