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Yes, I’m still using the magnets on my yoke and it’s working great. Maybe once a month I was needing to run a quick recalibration but doing flight control checks before taxi took care of any issues. I’m still very pleased with my fix. I even added one to the left side of the throttle quadrant because I found the spoiler/speed break was not going back to the full forward position without me pushing on the lever pretty heavily. With the magnet now as soon as it hits the forward stop the speed break/spoiler is retracted..

Thrustmaster has issues with these things. I closed out my last RMA ticket because I did not want to send it in again, but I told them how I fixed my problem and they thank me for the information.


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I had the issue where the roll axis was 'jittering' a large degree from centre almost constantly. No amount of calibration would remedy this and I even tried the magnet on the back of the yoke to no avail.
I decided to open it up - I disconnected all the flat ribbon cables and tested each with a multimeter for opens or shorts. All were good. No issues were noted with the circuit boards.
As the roll axis was the issue I removed the back cover of the yoke to access the roll axis hall sensor, found no visible debris but did find the 2 cables connected to the board were under tension due to the way they were glued down to the yoke. I disconnected them, removed the glue and separated the individual wires so they could sit in a relaxed way. I cleaned the hall sensor on the board and the target on the yoke itself, reassembled and the calibration is now rock solid with no erratic responses.

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