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Motor issue?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by Jbrown83, May 26, 2014.

  1. Jbrown83

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    Having a motor issue I think on my p2. When I elevate it dips sharply to one side. Like one of the motors isn't getting enough thrust or something. At times going full up on the left stick it wouldn't even climb. What could this be? I have t motors on my other p1 and I'm thinking I may just take those off and put on on the p2. Any thoughts? Motor issue or something else? Thanks!
     
  2. tom3holer

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    Is one motor much more difficult to turn? It is normal to have at least one motor slightly more difficult to turn that the others.

    Tom
     
  3. Jbrown83

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    All feel about the same. I do notice a strange sound coming from the motor. I'm gonna put my other t-motors on here soon to see if it's fixed. ;)
     
  4. goldfishrock

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    Fire it up, spin the motors to full (without the blades on!) and keep it like that for a few minutes. Shut it down and immediately touch the motors wiht the back of your fingers (or if you have one, use a laser thermometer) and see if you can detect one that's warmer than the rest. This can indicate a problem.