(Topic ID: 150242)

Sinbad (SS) Gamoever Issue on 2nd Ball


By DnDPins

3 years ago



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  • Latest reply 3 years ago by Tomahawkjim
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#1 3 years ago

I have a Gottlieb Sinbad solid state (1978) which has had a Game Over issue since I got it.
Original boards installed

Here is the scenario:
Every 10 - 15 games, the game ends (usually on ball 2) with the Game Over lights illuminated. (Does not look the way a Slam Tilt does on a System 1) The ball is usually between the pops and the spinner when it happens. The game ends for all players.

I did disconnect the lock out coil however the same problem occurred. I also inspected under the playfield and did not see any wiring issues. What seems puzzling is that it is usually on ball 2.

This is my first Gottlieb game so I am a little unsure of the next steps. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Dave

#2 3 years ago
#3 3 years ago

Bump...for the last 4 hours I have been shoveling snow...grr. And I have a snow blower!

#4 3 years ago

Bump for a little help.

#5 3 years ago

Could be the switch, wires, connectors, or bad diodes on the MPU.

Clean the outhole switch by running an index card between the contacts a few times and see what happens after that.

#6 3 years ago

Bump...

#7 3 years ago
Quoted from ForceFlow:

Clean the outhole switch by running an index card between the contacts a few times and see what happens after that.

^ THIS

Check the switches below the pop bumpers too. Is the tilt bob on your machine too high and tilting the game when the pop bumpers are firing?

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