(Topic ID: 219974)

STTNG: Game losing track of balls

By callmesteam

2 years ago

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  • 6 posts
  • 6 Pinsiders participating
  • Latest reply 2 years ago by Meatneck
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#1 2 years ago

I have been working on a customers STTNG and it keeps randomly loading additional balls. I thought it might be a trough issue, as the Superpin trough boards were flaky, but even after checking it out and installing a new pair of boards, the issue persists. I was thinking about it yesterday, and maybe one of the 'captive' balls held in the game is acting up? There are no switch errors, or even a tech dot. Maybe one of the 'captive' balls is flaky though, and in the middle of playing, the game gets confused the sends another ball out of the shooter lane...?

I am heading back to the customers home tomorrow, and again next week. Any ideas or items I should double check? Thanks so much!

#2 2 years ago
Quoted from callmesteam:

items I should double check?

Subway optos.

LTG : )

#3 2 years ago
Quoted from LTG:

Subway optos.
LTG : )


#4 2 years ago

Might even try another pair of trough boards.

#5 2 years ago

The other thing is the wires
On these games are stiff and can have a slight break in the wire inside the insulation . Check the wires going to the trough boards . Just a thought

#6 2 years ago

seems silly, but make sure there isn't too many balls in the machine, had a customer load 3 extra balls in a machine once

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