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Steady Flashing Orange, Steady Beep, Bad Motor

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Help' started by imADgine, Dec 18, 2013.

  1. imADgine

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    Hello, everyone!

    First post, woot!

    I purchased v1.1.1 a week or so ago and have been really enjoying it. A few days ago, I had a prop escape the craft at about 15m and took a nasty fall onto a roof. Cracked the shell, but all else was ok. Warmed the arm, straightened it out, and cursed under my breath in shame. :cry:

    Yesterday, while flying, it started behaving erratically and at one point wouldn't fly strait up. It just took off in one direction and ran into a fence. Yay. I've ordered a new shell. It was flying weirdly because the compass cable had come undone. The compass cable is broken and I've ordered that as well. :?

    Now I get a steady beep immediately after start-up. It will go through the start-up lights and then I get a steady orange flash, no matter my mode; GPS or either ATTI. Any thoughts? While in NAZA assistant, motor check showed me that back-left motor is not working. That's where the beeping is coming from. I opened it up and all connections are good. The ground for front-right has come undone and I will fix that tonight.

    Any thoughts on what you think is wrong?

    Any help is really appreciated.
     
  2. imADgine

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    Update:

    The beeping is coming from the motor that is not spinning. I don't want to replace the motor if I don't have to. Could anything else be the problem?
     
  3. OI Photography

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    It could be that the ESC (the little circuit board in each arm) has gotten disconnected from the NAZA...each one of them should have a cord that's plugged in firmly to one of the M1-4 outputs on the NAZA.
     
  4. imADgine

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    Per your advice, I took a closer look at the connection and discovered this:

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    Shoot.

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    Crap.

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    Dang.


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    I will update when I know more after replacing ESC.

    Thanks!