(Topic ID: 233278)

EBD everything working wont start a game

By zello

6 months ago

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    #1 6 months ago

    I have an EBD That was working years ago but now wont start a game.
    The MPU boots the attract fully work lights and sound. All the Selonids fire. The ball through switch seems to work. The coin door start but seems to work. It makes the sound. no fuses are blown.
    any ideas?
    I have an altek mpu i will dig out and try.

    #2 6 months ago

    Is it in free play? Did you put quorters in?

    #3 6 months ago

    Freeplay. Everything seems to work just wont start a game.

    #4 6 months ago

    Switch in outhole working so the game knows a ball is there ?

    LTG : )

    #5 6 months ago

    It is physicaly working and making contact... been so long i forgot how to switch test on the machine

    #6 6 months ago

    Put the machine in self-test mode, get to the switch test, and make sure the coin door credit button is being recognized during the test. The credit button is switch 06.

    #7 6 months ago

    switch test.... when the ball is in the out hole switch 8 registers till i remove the ball. the coin door button switch 9 registers when held as well.

    #8 6 months ago

    I had a shorted tilt causing the same symptom when I first got my Paragon.

    #9 6 months ago

    wouldn't that show in the switch test ?

    #10 6 months ago
    Quoted from zello:

    the coin door button switch 9 registers when held as well.

    If you are in switch test mode and you press the credit button and a "9" is displayed, you have a problem because the credit button should register a "06". "9" is for one of the coin switches on the inside of the coin door.

    #11 6 months ago

    So the start button makes a sound but the game doesn’t leave attract mode? Or the start button sounds and a game starts but ball is not sent out into the shooter lane?

    #12 6 months ago
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    #13 6 months ago

    Check ball roll tilt mech

    #14 6 months ago

    If there is a capacitor on a tilt switch, I would clip one leg to check if it has shorted out.

    #15 6 months ago

    I reseated all the connectors. its running now!

    #16 6 months ago
    Quoted from zello:

    I reseated all the connectors. its running now!

    Sounds like you have a little repinning job in your future

    #17 6 months ago

    Reflowing solder on the header pins does wonders

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