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P3 battery has 1 flashing bar on right, won't charge

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by jephoto, Jul 17, 2016.

  1. jephoto

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    A buddy called today asked what this means. The battery has one flashing bar- opposite side from when it's charging- and will not take a charge.
    Any idea what this means?
    Battery blown?
    I told him to put in P3 and turn on, fire up Go app and look at stats &'cell read outs.

    Maybe try to drain all the way and cherie back up- but from its behavior now I'm not sure he'll be able to.
    Thoughts?


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  2. msinger

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    Too hot maybe?


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  3. jephoto

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    Thx. I'll forward this chart to him to evaluate.


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  4. msinger

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    Or, just tell him to look in his Phantom manual ;)
     
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  5. jephoto

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    He's not big on reading anything. Rather call me for tech support...


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  6. jephoto

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    I'll have to ask if had been just used. But don't think it was hot. He's got 4-5 batteries & we know not to try charging when hot.
     
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    Definitely sounds like a temperature thing. I've had them too warm to charge and too cold to charge. Both instances I left them connected to the charger and when the temp stabilized within "normal" range they started and completed the charge cycle.
     
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    You can always turn on a warm battery to get the charger to begin. If it was only warm, this would defeat the error.

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