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ESC Status error - not able to take off

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by DonWerner, Aug 16, 2016.

  1. DonWerner

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    Hey guys,

    Was out flying today. Used up first batteri, flew fine. Landed. Changed the battery and when I tried to take off with the second battery it gave me this ESC error, grounding the drone.

    I put the first battery back in and the same thing. I'm not able to take off. It's a P3A which has never been crashed.

    So what's the deal? Any suggestions what to try?
     
  2. varangian

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    This probably won't help in your case, but this happened to me back in May. I'd had a minor tree limb induced crash that sent one motor howling and overheating but with no change in appearance. After several flights and a few days it gave me that message. DJI replaced the motor and it's been go since. If you haven't had a rough landing or something, I don't know what has suddenly popped up to initiate the ESC error.


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  3. DonWerner

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    Nope, landed the same way I always do, so no rough landings or anything. Well, I guess I'm in for a repair job then. The drone is only 4 months old, so luckly it's still under warranty.
     
  4. Dronason

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    Are all your motors free to rotate and all in a similar way ? You can try to check if there is something in a motor. But the best is a repair under warranty.