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Hot motor and prop fly off and I found this

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Help' started by Brandon2491, Jul 30, 2015.

  1. Brandon2491

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    Is this an issue that could cause the motor to heat up and prop come off ImageUploadedByPhantomPilots1438278187.713023.jpg
     
  2. Brandon2491

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    It's soldered to the screw on the yellow- and that's the motor that gives me issues I believe
     
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    ya that looks junque'

    ... thats french for 'that solder looks like crap'
     
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    Seller is luckily local and said he's gonna fix me up good- but the things I noticed, very hot motor, prop came off twice while landing, and battery life is iffy
     
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    Dang man. I cannot think that would be good. It looks like a brass screw holding that ESC to the frame. Even though brass isn't a good electrical conductor, it still has a low conductivity property.

    So you had a prop come off the P2V? Does the motor still work? What's the description of the crash and damage? Can you tell if that is just dried flux from the soldering or is it actual PCB de-lamination around the soldered wires? Those soldered wires look kind of ugly and rushed.

    From what I've read, opening the cover on the Quad voids your warranty although, I had mine off within a week of getting it to inspect for problem areas.

    It sucks to have that happen. I'd be asking for a replacement even if opening the cover voids the warranty.
     
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    So it was landed when the prop came off both times- I think the decel on the motors caused the trouble one to stutter or something and bam prop flies off. No crash but lots of heat- it was an eBay buy and I'll see what happens later today as its looked at. I'm just making sure I don't get told what I wanna hear and nothing is fixed haha or a shortcut is taken
     
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    The rest of the solders are very clean and shiny btw