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ESC or Motor issue?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by sdoerr2, Jan 18, 2015.

  1. sdoerr2

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    See vid:

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/tipuih6k2ohfj ... 6.mp4?dl=0

    I bought the drone upgraded, flew it first time, and crashed it into a tree. The one motor seems to sputter and not move too well and heat up. I have checked and the eclip is seated fine. I was told the the ESC needs replacement and not the motor. I have noticed that having the drone on and if I try and flick the propeller in the direction of spin several times, it will start working. If i have the stick on controller moved to spin the propeller it will not move any faster, but will do so if i do the flicking i noted before.
     
  2. RDCF550

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    ESC is bad.
     
  3. sdoerr2

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    Indeed it was! Soldered a new one on there and its working great. Thank you!
     
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