Motor running hot and slow

My Vex IQ motor on the claw has just started to run hot on the claw and now the claw is moving very slow (like slow motion). Any one having issues with motors all of a sudden?

I’d guess you’ve just overheated the motor. Give it a while to cool off and it should resume normal functionality. This is a common vex issue although I haven’t seen it in iq before.

ok thanks…hoping this will not be an issue during competition.

Overheating happens when you are working the motors too hard, so driving for long periods of time or lifting something really heavy repeatedly can cause overheating. As long as you aren’t practicing your driving right before every match, there shouldn’t be any issues

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