(Topic ID: 255011)

Stars: target/ball launch/kickers solenoids all not working

By CropDuster

83 days ago

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  • Latest reply 68 days ago by CropDuster
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  • Stars Stern Electronics, 1978
#1 83 days ago

Pinside gurus,

My Stern Stars, which has been through a ringer, now all of a sudden stopped launching ball (out hole) on start up. I ran a solenoid diagnostic and found that only the credit, flipper, and chime solenoids are working. so I know its not an individual solenoid. I have in the past had to replace a resistor or 2 on the solenoid board but this issue seems to be more that just one resistor. I'm not the sharpest tool in the shed when it comes to reading schematics and so I'm having a hard time knowing really where to start my checks.

I'm basically looking for starter ideas to get me going. I'll be uploading some pics soon.


#2 82 days ago

under playfield fuse is blown

flippers still work because they are connected to the feed side of it

2 weeks later
#3 68 days ago


Thanks I will check that out. my apologies for not responding sooner. I got real busy.

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