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Motor hesitation and blinking arm LED?

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Help' started by Brady, Aug 14, 2015.

  1. Brady

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    I did a shell swap the other day and now my left green arm is flashing along with a hesitation in the motor that matches the blinking. I am thinking it is a bad esc. But what makes an esc bad? Everything looks good on it. Everything is plugged in. Havent crashed recently I would rather not buy a new one if I can fix it. Any suggestions? Could I be wrong about it being the esc?
     
  2. RoyVa

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    Check the electrical connections from the motor to the ESC to make sure there is not a loose or broken connection. Gently move them around while inspecting the connection and any movement.
     
  3. Brady

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    No luck with that. I do have a frayed wire on my board im not sure what it goes too. Not a motor
     
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    Can you take and post a photo of the wire and area its at?
     
  5. Brady

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    http://imgur.com/T6NciEv

    The brown wire coming from naza X1 is frayed but still connected to the black board. Not sure if that would make the motor or esc malfunction. I was assuming it was the radio because of the radio leads coming out of it and going down the legs.
     
  6. Brady

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    I put a little bit of glue on it just to keep it from shorting or getting frayed further
     
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    Any luck resolving the problem? I'm curious what the issue is/was.

    Thanks
     
  8. Brady

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    Yep! Got it fixed. My esc just went bad I guess. Weird because I didnt crash it recently. Maybe I mishandled it when I was transferring the components from one shell to another. But I got another one online for like $20, soldered it on, and shes good as new. I have a new peoblem now though.. my antenna on my RC broke off......
     
  9. IflyinWY

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    Good to hear you fixed the problem but... OUCH, now a broken antenna on the RC. Bummer.
    I don't know how to fix that or I would share what I know.