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Drift and motor issues

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by ChristianPhantom, Jun 9, 2016.

  1. ChristianPhantom

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    So I have a Phantom 3 Advanced that I purchased last month. Lately I have been having problems with it not flying straight, and it keeps drifting to the right. Furthermore, the gyroscope indicator in the bottom left of the dji go app shows that the quadcopter isn't flying level either. After landing the drone I have noticed that the rear left rotor is warmer than all of the others which leads me to believe that this could be a rotor issue. I have replaced all 4 propellers, I have done several remote controller and IMU calibrations, as well as compass calibrations and nothing seems to fix the problem. Any suggestions? Is there any way that I could definitively determine what is wrong and how to fix it? Thank you.
     
  2. MedinaTaylor

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    Are you sure it is PERFECTLY level for the IMU calibration?
     
  3. ChristianPhantom

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    If you count 0.3 degrees off as not level enough, then no it wasn't perfectly level.
     
  4. BVC

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    I noticed this yesterday as well..

    However I thought it was the wind.. as I took off GPS and the thing floated pretty quick down wind.

    Was it windy???