Gottlieb Surfer add bonus rollovers not cycling position


By Blue-el34

1 week ago


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#1 9 days ago

Hi All,
My Surfer used to change which Add bonus rollover was lit up when the spinner spun but no longer does. I cleaned and checked the spinner contacts but that didn't help. I recently tweaked the AX relay is it possible that is the culprit or should I look elsewhere. Any advice or direction is greatly appreciated.

#2 9 days ago

Does the AS relay still spin properly when the spinner spins? Does the spinner still score points?

#3 9 days ago
Quoted from Blue-el34:

... Any advice or direction is greatly appreciated.

Do you have the schematic? If not, get one.

#4 9 days ago

@zacaj
I found the KS relay with the dried remains of a rubber band around it's spring. This appears to be the problem.
Thank you for the direction.

#5 9 days ago

@HowardR
Thanks, I do have the schematic but I'm still learning how to read it. Thanks to @zacaj I now can see on the schematic that the KS relay is the obvious starting point and is indeed the problem. Thank you for your patience with a pinball noob.

#6 8 days ago

on the circuit board connected to the ks relay there is two sides , one side only controls the add bonus light , undo the two screws holding the spring take it off ,then the washer then the double sided pivots , use some circuit board cleaner give the board a good clean, then with some sand paper giver the two pivots a clean, that pivot arm give it a little bend to make sure it is making contact with board then put it back together the same way you take it off, and check it with a dmm to make sure its making contact , make sure when you put the spring arm back on that its not to tight on or the pivot arm wont move freely around

#7 8 days ago

@Raff thank you I will give this a go next time I am servicing it but for now its playing well.

PS
When I was a kid my family lived in west lakes/semaphore area sea side and I have many fond memories of Bloods matches

#8 8 days ago

footy games are not played at west lakes anymore there all played at Adelaide oval now

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