(Topic ID: 116293)

T2 coil problem/help


By Breaking_Dad

5 years ago



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#1 5 years ago

Hey guys...this is my 1st coil problem...so just wanted to ask before I go in...had my 1st family/friends tourney last week...(much fun)...towards the end the drop target started acting up...would fire 5-6 times sometimes the drop would stay up...others times not...a 4 player game going I said to myself..."I'll check it after this game"...but before the game ended it went back to normal...worked for a few more balls...then nothing at all....drop stays down...there is a very faint sound of the coil firing...(5-6 times)...but you have to put your ear to the glass to hear it....so what can I try....can it be as easy as popping a new $12 coil in there...or can it be much more....?....Thank you in advance............Joey

#2 5 years ago
Quoted from Breaking_Dad:

Hey guys...this is my 1st coil problem...so just wanted to ask before I go in...had my 1st family/friends tourney last week...(much fun)...towards the end the drop target started acting up...would fire 5-6 times sometimes the drop would stay up...others times not...a 4 player game going I said to myself..."I'll check it after this game"...but before the game ended it went back to normal...worked for a few more balls...then nothing at all....drop stays down...there is a very faint sound of the coil firing...(5-6 times)...but you have to put your ear to the glass to hear it....so what can I try....can it be as easy as popping a new $12 coil in there...or can it be much more....?....Thank you in advance............Joey

Coils rarely fail

What it sounds like from your description is a mechanical issue. Dirty mechanism, dirty/worn sleeve, loose bracket or screws etc... In most cases, tearing it apart cleaning it will either fix or reveal the cause.

#3 5 years ago

^^^...Thank you...the exact same thing happened on RK and yaa...cleaned it...good as new...what's throwing me off this one is why is the coil so quiet...but I'll report back after I crack her open after a nap...(just got out of work)....Thank you again..........Joey

#4 5 years ago

Couldn't sleep...went in and the damn arm that sticks out to bring up the drop was bent almost straight...???....HOW.....bent it back and played a game....towards the end it started again...if I bend it back again it will probably snap off....hmmm............Joey

#5 5 years ago

That piece broke off on mine. I just made another one out of heavier metal and put it back together. still working after two years.
I looked in the manual and don't even see a part number for it.

#6 5 years ago

It's in there....drop target assembly page....it's a drop target reset finger.(A-11388-2)...Marco has them...4.95 in stock.....but I am leaning towards making my own....what makes these bend/break....it's plastic on metal...!!!....I'll throw up some pics when I get it off...seems common enough this might help others..........Joey

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