Having issues with your FarmBot’s hardware? Try looking through our troubleshooting guides below. If you have software related issues, please see the Software Troubleshooting Guide.
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- Picking Up Seeds
The FarmBot fails to pick up seeds entirely, frequently drops seeds when moving, or sucks seeds fully into the needle or vacuum system.
- Z-Axis Movements
The z-axis frequently stalls when moving upwards. Movements may fail to complete, and in some cases the z-axis may even stall and then begin moving in the opposite direction.
- Track Tolerance
- Replacing Stepper Drivers
- Why is my FarmBot not moving?
Problem description: FarmBot is having trouble with movements. This Troubleshooting document has been adapted from a post that was originally written by Marc Dingena on the FarmBot Community Forum.
- Are my encoders working?
Problem description: FarmBot is having trouble with measuring movements. Learn how to interpret and diagnose common encoder issues, what causes them, and how to fix them.