Introduction

I've got a Parrot Mambo that flew itself into the ground a little too hard. My friend brought it to me to see if I could remedy a solution. What I found was that the brushed motor had been completely ripped from its contacts; thus leaving no option but to replace it.

This motor is the defective one.  The motor shaft is allowed to move freely up and down.  Mine was the front right motor. This motor is the defective one.  The motor shaft is allowed to move freely up and down.  Mine was the front right motor. This motor is the defective one.  The motor shaft is allowed to move freely up and down.  Mine was the front right motor.
  • This motor is the defective one. The motor shaft is allowed to move freely up and down. Mine was the front right motor.

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Flip quadcopter over to its underside Use spudger or your fingernail to get underneath the rubber foot. Remove rubber foot
  • Flip quadcopter over to its underside

  • Use spudger or your fingernail to get underneath the rubber foot.

  • Remove rubber foot

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Black Friday
Broken doesn't stand a chance.
Use the T4 driver to remove 4 screws. Gently lift up the panel starting from the rear of the quad, and unhooking from the lip on the front.
  • Use the T4 driver to remove 4 screws.

  • Gently lift up the panel starting from the rear of the quad, and unhooking from the lip on the front.

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You will now disconnect the motor wires that correspond to the motor you are replacing.  I had to disconnect the rear right in order to correctly rewire the front right motor. Pull gently on the wire and use the spudger to pop the connector out of its socket Pull wires free from board
  • You will now disconnect the motor wires that correspond to the motor you are replacing. I had to disconnect the rear right in order to correctly rewire the front right motor.

  • Pull gently on the wire and use the spudger to pop the connector out of its socket

  • Pull wires free from board

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Grasp the motor you want to remove in one hand and the frame in the other and pull firmly to pull the motor out. My motor did not work because the contacts were broken in the crash.  Thus, the motor separated from its contacts. My motor did not work because the contacts were broken in the crash.  Thus, the motor separated from its contacts.
  • Grasp the motor you want to remove in one hand and the frame in the other and pull firmly to pull the motor out.

  • My motor did not work because the contacts were broken in the crash. Thus, the motor separated from its contacts.

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Use the spudger to remove the base of the motor by pushing it through the top. Use the spudger to remove the base of the motor by pushing it through the top. Use the spudger to remove the base of the motor by pushing it through the top.
  • Use the spudger to remove the base of the motor by pushing it through the top.

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Conclusion

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

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