The problem

Horizon Hobby has recalled some of its remote-controlled model vehicles. The vehicle’s Electronic Speed Control (ESC) could short circuit and pose a fire hazard.


The affected ESC #DYNS2201 was supplied with ECX Ruckus and Torment remote-controlled model vehicles. These can be identified by the numbers below:

  • ECX03130T1
  • ECX03130T2
  • ECX03131T1
  • ECX03131T2
  • ECX03133T1
  • ECX03133T2
  • ECX03154

What to do

Stop using the affected products and contact your dealer or the New Zealand supplier Hot RC for instructions on receiving a free replacement ESC.

For more information, contact Horizon Hobby or Hot RC.

Information provided by Product Recalls — part of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.