(Topic ID: 226897)

F14 Tomcat Sluggish Flipper


By CharlestonSCPins

1 year ago



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    #1 1 year ago

    I've had the F14 Tomcat for 5+ years and no problems. But recently the lower left flipper gets sluggish after 3 or 4 games. Almost in slow motion. No mechanical issues everything moves smoothly without binding. I rebuilt the flipper (mechanical parts) when I bought the machine but didn't replace the capacitor. Replaced the capacitor and everything was good again, for about a dozen games and then started to get sluggish again.

    Looking for suggestions. The coil is not new so that seems to be the only remaining piece to the puzzle. Time for a new coil? Anyone have any insights?

    Thanks!

    Alan

    #3 1 year ago

    LTG,

    Yeah EOS switch was replaced when I rebuilt the flipper. It is in excellent condition but the first thing I tried was cleaning the contacts since this didn't cost anything and took only a minute or two.

    Thanks.

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