(Topic ID: 258565)

Failing multiball in Starship Troopers


By Madhatter

3 months ago



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#1 3 months ago

About half the time multiball is started, maybe on 1 or 2 balls make it in the playing field. The rest of the balls get shot out but not far enough to make it to the playing field. I have taken apart the metal/wire apparatus to prevent the ball from returning to the plunger and it seemed to be working just fine. The plunger works fine most of the time with just one ball. Could the electronic plunger be starting to fail? Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance.

#2 3 months ago

May need a good cleaning on electronic plunger such as coil,coil sleeve,coil plunger ect. Dirt or gunk has to be cleaned off

#3 3 months ago

SST is unusual in that the shooter lane is also the right outline. Thus occasionally during MB balls draining will interfere with new balls coming into play, but it doesn't sound like this what you are talking about. In additional to replace the coil sleeve and cleaning, make sure the ball isn't hitting anything on the way out.

#4 3 months ago

I'm having the same issue on mine. Worked great for 2 years now wont launch straight. I've rebuilt the launch mech, installed a new launch mech and even tried bending and shimming it with no luck. Now it just sits broken.
Hope you find a repair that works and you can share it here.

#5 89 days ago

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