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Hot Tip (no 10 pt scoring for player 2)

By chuckwurt

1 year ago



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#1 1 year ago

Hello everyone!

My hot tip has an issue where it is not scoring the ten point switches for player 2 only. Every other player is getting their 10 points when those switches are made.

Where should I start?

Thanks!

#2 1 year ago

If player 2 is resetting correctly, then I'd look at the connection in the Player Unit:

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#3 1 year ago

First step I would take is to inspect the P2 10 point reel itself and make sure no wires are broken off the solenoid terminals and the plunger is free to operate the ratchet mechanism.

#4 1 year ago

Great. Thanks y’all. I’ll look at both and report back.

#5 1 year ago

Paulace is right: if P2 10's reel is resetting at boot up, then the solenoid and ratchet mech is functional.

#6 1 year ago

Good point. Thanks again.

2 weeks later
#7 1 year ago
Quoted from paulace:

If player 2 is resetting correctly, then I'd look at the connection in the Player Unit:[quoted image]

Can you help me find the associated wires you highlighted? I don’t see anything visibly wrong with any of these connections.

In testing the 10 point relay fires and chimes sound, but P2 never gets the points. I sanded the rivets and cleaned them with alcohol. No change.

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#8 1 year ago

From the typically awesome Williams Hot Tip game manual available on IPDB:
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It shows where the lugs are, the wire colors, what they do and where to find them on the schematic.

In your case, when player 2 is up there should be a connection between lugs 29 and 32.

/Mark

2 weeks later
#10 1 year ago

Haha. I should’ve kept it simple!

P2 10 point reel coil is fried and seized up. I’ll replace that, and we should be good.

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