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Dragging motor

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Skylane765, Aug 28, 2013.

  1. Skylane765

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    I just got my new Phantom and I notice that one motor does not turn as smooth as all others. I check to make sure nothing was clogged in the rotor and that is all fine. It feels like it may be a baring. When I shut down it stops faster than all others.

    It seems to fly ok but the motor gets a little warmer than the others. I wondr if I should ask for a new motor?
     
  2. Roadkilt

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    If its not making any noise or feeling really rough to turn, ie sticks, release, grinds etc, then don't worry. the brushless motors have a certain stick that makes them feel resistant. Thats the magnets, not the bearings. The bearings will feel grabby and release with consistent grinding scracthing sound. if that happens go back to the dealer for a new motor.
     
  3. Skylane765

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    Yes, I have not had a problem yet. Thanks