(Topic ID: 122899)

My first machine. Problems already.


By FNGUY

4 years ago



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#1 4 years ago

I just got a Bally 8 ball machine. I put it back together and as I plugged it in... BBZZZSSSHHHAAPPP!!!
Something cooked... I investigated and found what looks to be a repair(lug soldered to main board) had fried and was now loose. I saw that a green wire and a white wire were joined with a spade connector to them and they attached to the same wire that fried. So I connected the white wire and the green wire to same colored wires that run into the lower clip on my main board cause they were joined together as well. Plugged it back in. And voila!! Everything works except some of my general lighting along the outer side of the playing field,the ball ejector to plunger. And flippers don't work either... Just got it today... GRRRR...!

#2 4 years ago

Don't think of them as "problems".....thinknof them as challenges

#3 4 years ago

welcome to pinball ownership.

#4 4 years ago

Welcome to pinball collecting. If it works, it's only temporary...

#5 4 years ago
Quoted from tamoore:

Welcome to pinball collecting. If it works, it's only temporary...

yep, this and "sorry about your wallet!"

#6 4 years ago

Wrong forum.....

#7 4 years ago

And NOW your fun begins!

Seriously, this is the fun part. Fixing and repairing.

#8 4 years ago

Probably just a fuse.....

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