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Dan Brightstone
03-07-2015, 19:51
Hi,

Firstly:
TX Wheel fully updated
Game fully updated
XB1
Hard Wired

After a solid evenings racing yesterday i returned tonight to continue and its been somewhat unsuccessful,
When i going into the settings menu to initially calibrate the wheel it looses all resistance what so ever and when turning during
the calibration process the movement isn't registering, I've tried everything i can possibly think of:

Pressed XB Home button and then returned to game (FFB resistance returns but wheel now hardly rotates and continues to show no register of movement)
Powered down box and carried out a USB reset multiple times
Powered down and restarted wheel multiple times
Tried set to both online and offline
Completely uninstalled and re installed game including removing previous game save from console
Full factory restore and full re installation of game
Tested wheel with Forza 5 and Horizon 2 and all is responding correctly and totally responsive

Ive no idea what to try next, if anyone has any further suggestions they would be hugely appreciated.

Many Thanks
Dan
:confused:

Dameyon
03-07-2015, 20:57
Hey, I wanted to come on to start a thread relative to the TX racing wheel calibration issue where the wheel slammed violently to the right repeatedly and came across your issue. I hope this works for you. There is a motor calibration software that is very simple to use. Since you're already up to date, all you are required to do is connect your wheel to the usb of your pc while running this program and leave it. You have to be patient, as long as your pc picks up the wheel the program will be working on calibrating your wheel even if it doesn't move the same time. GOOD LUCK.

https://sites.google.com/site/descargasforzamotorsport/archivos/Motorcalibration.rar?attredirects=0&d=1

Instructions below

https://sites.google.com/site/descargasforzamotorsport/archivos/Motorcalibration.pdf?attredirects=0&d=1*

Dynomight Motorsports
04-07-2015, 01:57
There is an issue with the TX, that I and some others have had. The break away connector sometimes has a poor connection. It would allow me to do the initial calibration upon start up but aftewards the lights would go out and the wheel was non-reponsive. If this is ever the case pick up he Barrel connection ( Break-away connection) and twist back and forth while engaged and make sure your lights are on the wheel.

Dan Brightstone
04-07-2015, 06:33
Thanks guys, have checked all the cabeling and all is ok, i have also tested it with another brand new TX wheel complete with its own cabling (pre and post new firmware update) then went another step further, tried it with both TX wheels on a different new XB1 and sill the same prob, this has completly at a loss.

Didd31
04-07-2015, 10:24
try to unplug all AC and USB and restart.

even beeing in economic mode the usb3 protocol is still on with the console off, it can be down.

Dan Brightstone
04-07-2015, 11:52
Thanks Didd31 but thats already been tired juring the process of using both a different new Xbox and different new TX Wheel, im now thinking its possiblly an issue with my live account but the problem isnt present with any other racing title, have a friend over later so shall try downloading his account, booting pCars with exact same eqipment that failed before and see what happens.

Dameyon
05-07-2015, 06:15
Thanks guys, have checked all the cabeling and all is ok, i have also tested it with another brand new TX wheel complete with its own cabling (pre and post new firmware update) then went another step further, tried it with both TX wheels on a different new XB1 and sill the same prob, this has completly at a loss.

Did you try the motor calibrating tool I sent the links to?

Dan Brightstone
09-07-2015, 10:45
Issue seems to be solved, after rigorous testing using multiple friends live accounts all with complete success, i then returned to my own account and issue returned, Ive since deleted all evidence of my previous game save from the cloud, done a full factory reset, install and update again, started a new career OFFLINE and everything is great. Going to get some races under my belt then sync with the cloud and see if problem returns.

Thank you everyone for your ideas and suggestions :D

AtomicSphincter
11-07-2015, 09:24
Hey, I wanted to come on to start a thread relative to the TX racing wheel calibration issue where the wheel slammed violently to the right repeatedly and came across your issue. I hope this works for you. There is a motor calibration software that is very simple to use. Since you're already up to date, all you are required to do is connect your wheel to the usb of your pc while running this program and leave it. You have to be patient, as long as your pc picks up the wheel the program will be working on calibrating your wheel even if it doesn't move the same time. GOOD LUCK.

https://sites.google.com/site/descargasforzamotorsport/archivos/Motorcalibration.rar?attredirects=0&d=1

Instructions below

https://sites.google.com/site/descargasforzamotorsport/archivos/Motorcalibration.pdf?attredirects=0&d=1*

Wanted to thank you for posting this! My wheel started to act weird about two weeks ago, self-calibration on startup was acting up. It would start by turning left very slowly and not far at all, then slamming into the wall after turning right at turbo speeds. It wouldn't calibrate unless I turned the wheel all the way left before turning it on. Force feedback wasn't there how it used to be, it was week and lacking. I was starting to think my wheel was about to die. So I came across this thread and figured I'd give it a try.
So thank you for posting those files! My wheel is back! It feels like I just got a brand new one, and self-calibration has no issues anymore.

miint
24-11-2015, 20:29
Hey, I wanted to come on to start a thread relative to the TX racing wheel calibration issue where the wheel slammed violently to the right repeatedly and came across your issue. I hope this works for you. There is a motor calibration software that is very simple to use. Since you're already up to date, all you are required to do is connect your wheel to the usb of your pc while running this program and leave it. You have to be patient, as long as your pc picks up the wheel the program will be working on calibrating your wheel even if it doesn't move the same time. GOOD LUCK.

https://sites.google.com/site/descargasforzamotorsport/archivos/Motorcalibration.rar?attredirects=0&d=1

Instructions below

https://sites.google.com/site/descargasforzamotorsport/archivos/Motorcalibration.pdf?attredirects=0&d=1*

Just tried this and resolved all my issues! Thanks a bunch.. much appreciated.

Dameyon
29-11-2015, 19:34
Wanted to thank you for posting this! My wheel started to act weird about two weeks ago, self-calibration on startup was acting up. It would start by turning left very slowly and not far at all, then slamming into the wall after turning right at turbo speeds. It wouldn't calibrate unless I turned the wheel all the way left before turning it on. Force feedback wasn't there how it used to be, it was week and lacking. I was starting to think my wheel was about to die. So I came across this thread and figured I'd give it a try.
So thank you for posting those files! My wheel is back! It feels like I just got a brand new one, and self-calibration has no issues anymore.

Happy it helped :)

Dameyon
29-11-2015, 19:44
Just tried this and resolved all my issues! Thanks a bunch.. much appreciated.

I'm glad, you're welcome

AtomicSphincter
02-12-2015, 09:28
Hey, so update on that whole thing. The wheel had to be re-calibrated at every start-up, and would lose force feedback in two minutes of playing. After talks with Thrustmaster tech support they sent me out a new base saying the old one was no good. But anyways, those files are great and hope more people find them useful.

WardellSRP
25-03-2016, 18:50
Hey, I wanted to come on to start a thread relative to the TX racing wheel calibration issue where the wheel slammed violently to the right repeatedly and came across your issue. I hope this works for you. There is a motor calibration software that is very simple to use. Since you're already up to date, all you are required to do is connect your wheel to the usb of your pc while running this program and leave it. You have to be patient, as long as your pc picks up the wheel the program will be working on calibrating your wheel even if it doesn't move the same time. GOOD LUCK.

https://sites.google.com/site/descargasforzamotorsport/archivos/Motorcalibration.rar?attredirects=0&d=1

Instructions below

https://sites.google.com/site/descargasforzamotorsport/archivos/Motorcalibration.pdf?attredirects=0&d=1*

Thanks so much for this post, I was almost at the point of buying a new wheel but now its good as new!

STEELJOCKEY
27-03-2016, 03:36
My wheel has recently started having the same problem, slow partial spin to the left, then smashing the right stop repeatedly. By turning my wheel completely left then back to the right just a bit, before turning on lets the wheel calibrate. From what I gather the sensor that "listens" or control movement to the left is faulty. Importer has contacted Thrustmaster who have advised it is a known issue and needs replacement.

I'll give this a quick go to see if it fixes it, but I reckon it will only be temporary. Once it is faulty I believe it is only time before it fails completely.

STEELJOCKEY
27-03-2016, 09:39
Awseome, fixed!! Someone should make this a stickY

STEELJOCKEY
18-04-2016, 02:19
Interesting that, although this initially fixed my calibration issue, over the last three weeks I have noticed that wheel has been gradually getting slower when spinning to the left during the calibration phase, and now I am back where I was before using the calibration programme with the wheel refusing to calibrate. Something must be failing. I'll run the programme again and I'm expecting it will be fixed again, until next time. Something must be wrong with the firmware I'm thinking.

AtomicSphincter
19-04-2016, 14:55
Interesting that, although this initially fixed my calibration issue, over the last three weeks I have noticed that wheel has been gradually getting slower when spinning to the left during the calibration phase, and now I am back where I was before using the calibration programme with the wheel refusing to calibrate. Something must be failing. I'll run the programme again and I'm expecting it will be fixed again, until next time. Something must be wrong with the firmware I'm thinking.
If you read through the thread you'll notice we all had the same issue, and that software fix only helped for a little bit. I think the issue is with the sensor that is responsible for reading wheel position. I ended up getting a replacement servo base from thrustmaster tech support. Good luck with everything!

Schnizz58
19-04-2016, 15:24
Jockey, that sounds a lot like the problem I was having back in Jan/Feb (http://forum.projectcarsgame.com/showthread.php?32233-Sudden-Problem-with-My-TX-Wheel&p=1214708&viewfull=1#post1214708). I'd recommend contacting TM to see if they'll send you a replacement.

STEELJOCKEY
19-04-2016, 22:28
Importer has organised a replacement base. Just gotta box mine up and return it.

AtomicSphincter
21-04-2016, 12:51
Importer has organised a replacement base. Just gotta box mine up and return it.

That's great, hope you get the replacement quickly!

oscarolim
28-09-2016, 09:53
Hey, I wanted to come on to start a thread relative to the TX racing wheel calibration issue where the wheel slammed violently to the right repeatedly and came across your issue. I hope this works for you. There is a motor calibration software that is very simple to use. Since you're already up to date, all you are required to do is connect your wheel to the usb of your pc while running this program and leave it. You have to be patient, as long as your pc picks up the wheel the program will be working on calibrating your wheel even if it doesn't move the same time. GOOD LUCK.

https://sites.google.com/site/descargasforzamotorsport/archivos/Motorcalibration.rar?attredirects=0&d=1

Instructions below

https://sites.google.com/site/descargasforzamotorsport/archivos/Motorcalibration.pdf?attredirects=0&d=1*

You deserve a beer! (unless you below the legal drinking age, then a soft drink!).
Thanks mate :)

ao1977
15-04-2019, 21:36
Hey, I wanted to come on to start a thread relative to the TX racing wheel calibration issue where the wheel slammed violently to the right repeatedly and came across your issue. I hope this works for you. There is a motor calibration software that is very simple to use. Since you're already up to date, all you are required to do is connect your wheel to the usb of your pc while running this program and leave it. You have to be patient, as long as your pc picks up the wheel the program will be working on calibrating your wheel even if it doesn't move the same time. GOOD LUCK.

https://sites.google.com/site/descargasforzamotorsport/archivos/Motorcalibration.rar?attredirects=0&d=1

Instructions below

https://sites.google.com/site/descargasforzamotorsport/archivos/Motorcalibration.pdf?attredirects=0&d=1*

Thank you very much, good sir. You deserve 1 internet for saving me from buying a new TX wheel base!

Also, all of a sudden the wheel base has it's full strength back, which I kinda missed since I swapped the XBONE for a PC. Always wondered why the wheel appeared to be weaker since I plugged it into the PC, but now it all makes sense somehow.