(Topic ID: 120911)

Bally EM 4 Million BC - will not game over-HELP!

By dalispictures

4 years ago

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  • 5 posts
  • 4 Pinsiders participating
  • Latest reply 4 years ago by dalispictures
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#1 4 years ago

I have a Bally 4 million BC that will not game over. It does not go to the second player and will not 'game over'. I am sure it is a stuck switch but I am not sure how to trouble shoot it. Any help would be great!

#2 4 years ago

Does Ball In Play advance?

#3 4 years ago

I would recommend checking a few places.

#1. Inspect your ball count unit. Verify that it is moving properly. Examine the coils and wire connection. Clean and adjust the rivets on the bakelite.
#2. Inspect your outhole switch. Clean and adjust as necessary.
#3. Inspect your player unit. Verify that it is moving properly. Examine the coils and wire connection. Clean and adjust the rivets on the bakelite.

If you have questions about doing any of these steps, visit http://www.pinrepair.com/em/index2.htm#steps for more details.


#4 4 years ago

I had a 4 Million BC (sorry I sold it now) and had similar problems. One of the best things I did was to go through all the wiring in the back box by methodically tugging one each wire that is soldered. I was surprised how may were hanging on by a thread. Reflowed the solder on those connections that were questionable and never had any further problems. It is not as bad a job as you might think, took me only about an hour to an hour and a half.


#5 4 years ago

Thanks!! I will check all of these potential problems!! I will keep you all updated!

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