Originally Posted by Cobalt Caliber
Also connectors. I had Tamiya or Mini type fail on one of my guns. You should switch them, problem gun or not switch to deans, XT60 or other connector.
I have been using Tamiya connectors since the very 1st TM I have yet to see a switch burned, the only time I see it burned was when it was improperly assembled, shitty wiring or too much current going through. I use tamiya connectors on all my guns now with LiPo
To the OP you have a short for sure, I've seen guys with those vented motor plate shorted out their motor because of moisture getting in