The various colored icons are meant to direct you to the different hangars in the Hot Wheels Test Facility.The red diamond icon takes you to the Search and Destroy Hangar, the yellow triangle icon takes you to the Long Jump Hangar, and the blue circle icon takes you to the Race Hangar. The green tool icon will allow you to upgrade your vehicle in the workshop.
Once Car Maker instructs you to pull the handle, you must immediately pull it all the way down in one continuous motion until you hear “Complete.” For best results, DO NOT pump handle when pulling it down and complete the injection within 2-3 seconds. If you do not pull it all the way down to complete the injection, Car Maker will keep repeating the phrase, “Please pull down handle.”
You need the appropriate piece of equipment, such as a flotation device, big-wheel tires or wings, to access certain areas. You can get this equipment in the Workshop, which you can find by following the green tool icon, then pressing the action button once you arrive at the Workshop hangar.
Make sure the pen is fully inserted by pushing it all the way into the slot on the spray gun until you hear/feel it click. Start spraying with the nozzle adjuster pointed all the way toward the negative side (-) and, while holding the trigger down, slowly move the adjuster toward the positive side (+) until you get a nice even spray. If you’re still having issues, please refer to the troubleshooting section below.
Use the circular stencil tool to add detail to your artwork. First fully insert the pen until you hear/feel it click and adjust the spray nozzle until you get a nice even spray. Then plug the circular stencil tool directly onto the end of the airbrush tip. Rotate the stencil to select the artwork that you would like to apply. The art should be centered over the spray tip and applied to the car in close range.
You can customize your vehicle in the workshop.Follow the green tool icon to find the workshop hangar.
There are multiple types of customizations that you can make:
One-shots are one-time game modifiers that you can use to improve your performance, such as nitro bursts that give you faster speed. However, after you use a one-shot, you no longer have it anymore.You would need to unlock another one to use it again.
Add-ons are customizations that can be used forever on your vehicle, such as tires or weapons.Once you have unlocked them, they are permanently available for your use.
In order to modify your vehicle in the workshop, tap any icon in the circle with your finger and it will take you to the page where you can unlock it, if you have enough credits.
Those that are green are unlocked and your car is currently equipped with that item.
Those items that are orange are already unlocked, but your car is not currently equipped with that item.
Those that are grey are unearned.
You can purchase more credits to unlock specific one-shot or add-on modifications. Once add-ons are purchased, they will always be available to equip your car.
If you cannot press the handle down, have an adult unplug the machine, wait ten seconds and then plug it back in to reset. Car Maker will automatically go into the cooling cycle. Do not unplug during this time. After you hear “Cooling Complete” and the door opens, try the following:
Check the mold for blockage. See CLEANING section in the instruction sheet.
Look into the front window on the machine. Ensure that there is a wax stick in the heating chamber and that the wax stick above it is properly aligned.