Introduction

Use this guide to replace a broken propellor on your DJI Phantom. When replacing, be sure to match the original propellor spin direction.

Tools

Parts

Press down on battery door release tab to flip the battery door open. Press down on battery door release tab to flip the battery door open. Press down on battery door release tab to flip the battery door open.
  • Press down on battery door release tab to flip the battery door open.

Pull out the battery pack. Avoid pulling on the battery wires, excess stress may break the wires, damage the power connectors, or crack the internal solder joints. Avoid pulling on the battery wires, excess stress may break the wires, damage the power connectors, or crack the internal solder joints.
  • Pull out the battery pack.

  • Avoid pulling on the battery wires, excess stress may break the wires, damage the power connectors, or crack the internal solder joints.

Pull the two halves of the XT60 power connector apart. It's a tight fit, so be careful not to hit your drone or yank on the cables when it releases!
  • Pull the two halves of the XT60 power connector apart.

    • It's a tight fit, so be careful not to hit your drone or yank on the cables when it releases!

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Silver-topped propeller collets unscrew counter-clockwise Black-topped propeller collets unscrew clockwise
  • Silver-topped propeller collets unscrew counter-clockwise

  • Black-topped propeller collets unscrew clockwise

For propellors with silver collets: Use a 12 mm wrench or socket to loosen silver collets in the counter-clockwise direction. Once free, unscrew and remove the collet. Once free, unscrew and remove the collet.
  • For propellors with silver collets: Use a 12 mm wrench or socket to loosen silver collets in the counter-clockwise direction.

  • Once free, unscrew and remove the collet.

For propellors with black collets: Use a 12 mm wrench or socket to loosen black collets in the clockwise direction. Once free, unscrew and remove the collet. Once free, unscrew and remove the collet.
  • For propellors with black collets: Use a 12 mm wrench or socket to loosen black collets in the clockwise direction.

  • Once free, unscrew and remove the collet.

Gently press down the motor shaft and lift the propeller up to remove it. Gently press down the motor shaft and lift the propeller up to remove it. Gently press down the motor shaft and lift the propeller up to remove it.
  • Gently press down the motor shaft and lift the propeller up to remove it.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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