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Wet p3p battery -- can it be saved?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by CenLA, Mar 12, 2016.

  1. CenLA

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    My battery sat in a Louisiana flood for more than 24 hours. I've had it out of the water for about two days now.

    When I power it in I get two green bars, then it shuts off after a couple seconds.

    Then I connected it to a charger and it looks like it is supposed to when charging except it never charges to three bars and the red light on the power button flashes once with each green bar cycle, then turns off instead of staying on like a regular battery charging.

    Is my battery toast?
     
  2. flpholt

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    sad to say but I think its a goner
     
  3. robsquad

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  4. CenLA

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    But....but... Okay.
     
  5. NepenthesLucas

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    I fell for you. They are too ex pensive and not very tough
     
  6. Skyler

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    I just recovered my P3 after 4 days in the top of a tree in a heavy wooded area. It rained hard on one of those days. Got it down and let it dry out for 2 days before trying to power up. The battery was DOA with no LEDs. Put on charger and nothing. In your case even if it did appear ok, I would be Leary of leaving it while charging with all the horror stories on fires. The bird ended up being ok. I flew it today with no issues.